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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

Betsy C. Jividen
Acting UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


1125 Chapline Street, Federal Building, Suite 3000 ● Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist

 

April 22, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA — Girls and boys will accompany a parent or mentor to work today (April 22, 2010) for the eighth “Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day.”

Acting United States Attorney Betsy C. Jividen announced that the United States Attorney’s Office will once again participate in this event. A total of 15 students will report to work for an educational experience with a parent or mentor, and they include: Elizabeth Brann “Libby” Altmeyer, who will accompany her mother, Assistant United States Attorney Helen Campbell Altmeyer; Clayton and Kent Bee, who will accompany their mother, Legal Assistant Laurel Bee McGill; Daniel and Dennis Bird, who will accompany their mother, Legal Assistant Victoria E. Ford; Alyssa and Logan Latimer, who will accompany their mentor, Legal Assistant Janet K. Evick; Jacob Lewellen, who will accompany his mother, Legal Assistant Lisa S. Lewellen; Luke and Rachel Morgan, who will accompany their mother, Assistant United States Attorney Shawn Angus Morgan; Hannah and Nathaneal Murray, who will accompany their mother, Legal Assistant Leanna B. Murray; Jack Reisenweber, who will accompany his mother, Assistant United States Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber; and Slater and Emma Shelek, who will accompany their father, Health Care Fraud Auditor Donald W. Shelek.

Plans for “Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day” include participation in a staff meeting with students in Wheeling, Clarksburg, and Martinsburg. Other educational plans include participating in a Mock Grand Jury session for the students in the Wheeling Office and visits with various law enforcement agencies for the students in Clarksburg and Martinsburg, as well as working with their parent/mentor.

Schools participating in “Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day” include: East Dale Elementary, Ellenboro Elementary School, Elm Grove Elementary School, Opequon Elementary School, Potomack Intermediate School, Rosemont Elementary School, Simpson Elementary School, Spring Mills Middle School, Steenrod Elementary School, and Wheeling Central Catholic High School.

“This program provides a unique educational opportunity for our youth to see first-hand a variety of careers in the law enforcement area,” stated Acting USA Jividen. “Giving students exposure to multiple career choices opens their eyes to a world of possibilities, and we are thankful for their participation and also for the cooperation and accommodation of the school administrations.”

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