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MOUNT GAY, W.Va. — Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is rescheduling its popular S-CON Gaming and Pop Culture Convention this summer, due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, and in the interest of public safety. The convention is now scheduled for Saturday, July 17, 2021.

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S-CON was created in 2018 as a Southern Foundation fundraiser and community event. All proceeds from the event go toward scholarships for Southern students.