Clay County High School is proud to announce Roger Hanshaw as the 2015 commencement speaker. Roger Hanshaw is a life-long resident of Clay County and currently practices environmental and natural resources law in the Charleston office of the law firm of Bowles Rice. He also represents Clay, Calhoun, and Gilmer Counties in the West Virginia House of Delegates. After graduating from Clay County High School in 1998, Mr. Hanshaw earned a bachelor of science degree in Biochemistry from the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design at West Virginia University, a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Notre Dame, and a law degree from the WVU College of Law. He is a former state president of the WV FFA Association, special assistant to the WV Commissioner of Agriculture for scientific and technical affairs, and an assistant professor at West Virginia University. In November, 2014, Mr. Hanshaw was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates to represent the thirty-third delegate district, including Clay County, in the West Virginia House of Delegates. Roger is the son of David and Marie Hanshaw. Roger and his wife, Kirsten King Hanshaw, reside in Wallback.