KEYSER - West Virginia University Potomac State College employee Lesley Stark was named the 2020 Outstanding Staff Person of the Year earlier this spring.


Stark has been employed with the college since 2015, serving as an admissions counselor in the Enrollment Services Department.


In that capacity, Stark coordinates all Discover PSC Days, which gives participants the opportunity to explore campus; meet faculty, staff and athletic coaches; and experience a real classroom demonstration. She also coordinates New Student Orientation Days and assists students with the admission process as well as the registration process to enroll students in Access courses through PSC.


Stark previously taught select classes and will be teaching COMM 104 in the fall as well.


According to an individual who nominated her, "Lesley always goes above and beyond with her job duties, exceeding the tasks given to her and taking pride in what she does every day."


Stark earned a bachelor’s degree in business management in 2015 from Potomac State College, a master’s degree in corporate and organizational communications in 2018 from WVU and a master’s degree in business administration in 2019 from West Liberty University.


Stark and her husband, Russell, are the parents of a son, Jaxson. She is the daughter of Danny and Sharon Keplinger of Maysville.