Wayne County Schools - Trey Morrone, Board President

Trey Morrone is a resident of Kenova, Ceredo District, Wayne County. He has served on the Board of Education since July 1, 2014. The Board Members elected Trey to serve as Board President for the 2014-2016 term and again for 2016-2018 term. Trey was also elected by his fellow Board members to serve as the Board's representative on the RESA2 Advisory Council for same two terms. In 2014, the members of the RESA2 Advisory Council elected Trey to serve as its representative to the West Virginia School Board Association, and the following two years (2015-16 and 2016-17), he was elected to serve as Vice-Chair of the RESA2 Advisory Council. In 2017-2018, Trey was elected to serve as the Chair of the RESA2 Advisory Council. Trey also remains an active member of the West Virginia School Board Association, and he has served on various committees.

Trey is a graduate of Ceredo Elementary ('73), Ceredo-Kenova High School ('79), Marshall University (B.S. Chemistry, '84), West Virginia University College of Law (J.D., '88). Trey has been a practicing attorney in local, state and federal courts since 1988. In the early 1990s, Trey taught Medical Law at Marshall University Community College. He more recently received his teaching certificate from the Marshall University College of Graduate Studies (M.A.T./Post-Baccalaureate Program). From 2003 to 2013, he served as a substitute classroom teacher in elementary, middle and high schools in Wayne County. At the middle/high school levels, Trey has served as a long-term substitute teacher and taught the following courses: General Science, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, English, Speech, Journalism and Theatre. Over the past decade, Trey has tutored hundreds of high school students in preparation for the ACT.

Trey's former service in public office includes Kenova City Attorney (1991-1999) and Kenova Mayor (1999-2007). He has also served on countless public and private boards/commissions, dating back more than twenty-five years. Trey is married to Heather [Shannon] Morrone, a teacher and coach in Wayne County Schools, and they have three children - Blass, Kane and Giorgi.

Trey's goal as a Board member is to serve the students of Wayne County by increasing educational opportunities and improving academic achievement. He believes that the purpose of our school system is to produce young adults who are college, career and life ready. Our students are our future!