RTC students attend Hospitality University

Submitted photo Pictured are students Dakota L. Marco, Josh Channels, Kelcie Zirkle and Luke Mallow, with their Pro Start instructor Ashley Smoak.

The Greenbrier was the venue for four students from the Randolph Technical Center are the recipients of scholarships from the West Virginia Hospitality and Tourism Association to attend The Hospitality University at the Greenbrier Jan. 26-28.

Gov. Jim Justice kicked of the program Sunday morning with a warm welcome.

Other highlights included a demonstration from the Greenbrier’s Culinary Department and tour of the kitchen.

Speakers included Christian Asam, president of the Bavarian Inn; Nancy Bruns, C.E.O. and co founder of J.Q. Dickinson Salt Works; Tag Galyean, founder and president of Smooth Ambler; and learning how to have access across multiple digital platforms, featuring Max Greenwood, founder of Rocketbike and Josh Sherwood, head of Digital Marketing with Media One. Nikki Bowman and Buddy Butler from New South Media presented “The Power of Storytelling.”