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Local college awarded for community service



BLUEFIELD, V.a. (WVVA)-- A local school wins a national service award.

Bluefield College is on this year's President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

This is based on the school's work in the community, and students' service projects... As well as how much the school emphasizes service in its curriculum. 

B.C. president Dr. David Olive told WVVA the school has a long-standing relationship with the Wade Center in Bluefield, and other community organizations, as well as dedicated students who want to make a difference.

He said, "We want all of our students to be instilled with the idea of service. Because it is so important for healthy communities and for the strength of communities for individuals to always be giving back."

This is the college's sixth year winning the award.
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