Full Name
Charles Sypolt
Glenville State College
Rick Sypolt, of Glenville, W.Va., grew up on his family’s farm in Etam, Preston County, as one of 10 children in his family. After two years in the US Army, he earned a BS degree in Forest Re- source Management in 1970 and completed a Master’s Degree in Forest Hydrology in 1971. Mr. Sypolt has served on the faculty of Glenville State College for 34 years where his goal has been to provide instruction to pre- pare the most highly skilled forestry and land surveying graduates. He has published several papers including the results of a chestnut blight research project. Mr. Sybolt has been an active, dedicated leader in the West Virginia Association of Land Surveyors for more than 30 years where he has served in many leadership positions including serving twice as President. Rick has been honored as Land Surveyor of the Year by the West Virginia Association of Land Surveyors. The Sypolt’s operate a farm in Gilmer County that includes a “Choose and Cut” Christmas tree business.
Charles Sypolt