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Rotruck Appointed to West Virginia Board of Education


Scott Rotruck has been appointed to the state Board of Education.

Rotruck replaces Wade Linger, who resigned last month.

Rotruck has been director of energy and transportation services at the law firm of Spilman Thomas and Battle. He also worked for several years for Anker Energy, CONSOL, CSX and Norfolk Southern.

Rotruck previously served as economic development director and senior adviser to the president at West Virginia University. He also taught a course on entrepreneurship at WVU’s business college.

In announcing Rotruck’s appointment Friday, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said that he possesses a wealth of knowledge fundamental to the state’s economic growth and ongoing development.