The annual AFT-WV convention was held Oct. 21-23 at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. AFT-WV vice-president Cynthia Phillips calls the 2010 convention to order. AFT-Pocahontas president Christine Campbell welcomes delegates to her county. Band members from Marlinton Middle School play the national anthem. WV Supt. of Schools Dr. Steve Paine speaks to the convention delegates. WVSSPA Exec. Director sings a duet with River Rock's Christine Campbell. AFT-WV political director Josh Sword joins River Rock onstage. First place percetage membership growth was awarded to Mason County. First place net membership growth was awarded to AFT-Wood County. Larry Dillon and Gary Ransom from the Job Corps local accept the 100% Membership Award. Greg Merritt was presented with the Apple Award by Judy Hale. Pat Snead was presented with the Apple Award by Judy Hale. Tony Lautar accepts the Lifetime Service Award from Judy Hale. Sam Brunett accepts the Shanker Award from AFT-WV President Judy Hale.