9/24/2013 6:05 PM
by Joe Hellriegel
BECKLEY - The University of Charleston at Beckley is inviting students to participate in a presentation today in honor of Civic Awareness Month.
Judge H.L. Kirkpatrick was invited to speak to the students and faculty about citizenship and informing the young public on the judicial system. Judge Kirkpatrick has served as the circuit judge of Raleigh County since 1995 when he was appointed by West Virginia Governor Gaston Caperton III and has been re-elected in 1996, 2000, and 2008.