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Introducing the Young Guns Class of 2023



Whether it be through their astute ability to make the most of any situation, awe-inspiring passion for helping others or abundant love of community, true leaders are easy to spot.

As we introduce the newest class of Young Guns, we see in them each of these qualities, along with a desire to push the state of West Virginia forward on a trajectory of continued success and lasting prosperity.

Each year, 10 outstanding Mountaineers are recognized for their dedication to bettering the world around them, one act of service at a time.

Extending from Southern West Virginia all the way to the Eastern Panhandle, the members of the Young Guns Class of 2023 have made their mark as passionate individuals who are reaching impressive heights while keeping their feet firmly planted in Appalachian soil.

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