A lifelong Wheeling resident and graduate of Wheeling Park High School, Ron Scott Jr. attended Morehouse College and graduated from West Liberty University. He spent 13 years as a counselor in the field of addictions, working at a variety of agencies. His love for community, justice and creativity has led him to positions such as former president and vice president of the Upper Ohio Valley NAACP, former vice chairman of the Wheeling Human Rights Commission, founder of the Ohio Valley African American Students Association, member of Undependent Films, chairman of the Performing Arts Committee of the Wheeling Arts & Culture Commission, and a board member of the Independent Theater Collective. He currently serves as program director of Cultural Diversity & Community Outreach for the YWCA Wheeling.
What does “success” mean to you?
Success looks different to everyone, and what it looks like to me has changed a lot over the years.
Looking back at my past in Wheeling, I had a wonderful childhood. There...
Blue Church seeks to fill niche in community
This Saturday the Blue Church in East Wheeling will be home to a Homegrown Hip-Hop show that will feature several young artists from the Wheeling community. The c...