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Catching Up With W.Va.’s New School Superintendent And An Appalachian Trail Ice Cream Tradition, This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, Michele Blatt became the state superintendent of schools earlier this month following the retirement of David Roach in June. She is the third person to hold the position in less than two years. Reporter Chris Schulz caught up with the superintendent at the INVEST Conference in Morgantown this week to discuss her new position.

Also, in this show, sharing a fun summer feature on Appalachian Trail thru-hikers stopping to eat a half gallon of ice cream in PA, a hallowed trail tradition. WITF’s Rachel McDevitt takes us to the midpoint for a trail tradition.

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