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Alex Rudenco ( B . S ., Criminal Justice ). Alex is finishing his law degree at the University of Tennessee . He will graduate in Spring , 2022 . Alex was a championship tennis player at Bluefield State .
Brianna Vineyard

2018

( B . A ., Social Science . Master ’ s , Winston-Salem State University ). Brianna is a counselor intern at Wright ’ s Care Services in Winston-Salem , NC . She returned to campus during Homecoming Week and spoke as part of a panel discussion on alumni experiences .
Alyssa Bishop

2017

2016

( B . S ., Nursing . A . S ., Nursing , 2014 .). Alyssa is employed as a Registered Nurse for the McDowell County Commission on Aging . She is married with three children . Her mother , Sabrina Mullins ( B . S ., Nursing , Class of 2021 ), is enrolled for her Master ’ s degree at Liberty University . Sister , Farrah Mullins ( Class of 2023 ), is also studying to be an RN .
Alyssa writes , “ Even throughout the Pandemic , where I returned to bedside nursing for a year , I am so thankful for the education , degrees and licenses I obtained through BSC . I gave myself , and now my family , the best opportunities because of my career . I will always have BSC to thank for that !”
Alex Ledgerwood ( B . A ., Humanities ). Alex received his Ph . D . in Philosophy from the University of Miami .
Kelly Pawlowski

2013

( B . A ., Social Sciences . J . D ., West Virginia University College of Law ). Kelly is an associate with the firm of Pullin , Fowler , Flanagan , Brown & Poe in South Charleston , WV . Kelly returned to campus during Homecoming Week and spoke as part of a panel discussion on alumni experiences .
Zach Helton
Karen Bowling

2012

( B . A ., English . Certificate , Carolina School of Broadcasting ). Zach is the Director of Broadcasting at Bluefield State . He established the Bluefield Sports Network . Zach also does play-by-play announcing for the Bluefield Baseball Club . Zach joined other alumni on campus during Homecoming Week to speak as part of a panel discussion on alumni experiences .

2004

( A . S ., Nursing . B . S ., Master ’ s in Nursing , WVU . Master ’ s in Higher Education , Capella Univeristy ). Karen has been named President and CEO of Princeton Community Hospital . Previously , she was executive vice-president for government affairs for West Virginia University Health
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