Alumna Emily Coffman Moderating Legislative Discussion in Elkins

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College alumna Emily Coffman, ’18, will serve as special moderator for the Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 11 in the Randolph Room of the 1863 Appalachian Bistro. 

The salutatorian of her class, Coffman has extensive experience in public speaking as a member of the D&E Calliduz Debate Team. In 2017, she received the Barbara F. Sims Award for Year-Long Excellence in Lincoln-Douglas Debate. The award is one of two top honors of excellence presented to individuals by the Collegiate Forensics Association, a regional speech and debate organization in the mid-Atlantic region.

A native of Elkins, Coffman also is a 2014 graduate of Elkins High School. She earned degrees in political science and philosophy and religion from Davis & Elkins College. Currently, she is pursuing a master’s degree in history at West Virginia University.

The Chamber luncheon will focus on the post Legislative session with guest speakers West Virginia Sens. Greg Boso and Bill Hamilton and Delegates Bill Hartman and Cody Thompson.

Reservations are requested and can be made by calling 304-636-2717 or email

Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Davis & Elkins College is located in Elkins, 2 hours east of Charleston, 3 hours south of Pittsburgh and 4 hours west of Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit the College website at or call 304-637-1243.