Elkins native graduates summa cum laude

Cody Currence earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from West Virginia University Institute of Technology in December 2012. The commencement ceremony took place May 11. Currence graduated summa cum laude with a grade point average of 3.95.

Currence received the Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, earned dean’s list honors each semester, is a member of Alpha Chi and Tau Beta Pi and served as vice president of the Christian Student Union. He volunteered with several charitable organizations and tutored his peers.

A native of Elkins, Currence is the son of Michael and Pamela Currence and has one sister, Nicole. He is a graduate of Elkins High School and is currently pursuing his career as an electrical engineer in Charleston.