Amanda Devine Cottle earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a concentration in management from Fairmont State University during the May 2012 Commencement.
Cottle graduated magna cum laude with a cumulative grade point average of 3.84 and earned president's or dean's list honors every semester.
During her educational career, Cottle was inducted into the Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society and had a two-year-internship with the United States Attorney's Office. She plans on pursuing a career within the Department of Justice
She is the wife of Michael Cottle, and the daughter of Teresa Devine of Austin, Texas, and Rick Devine, of Elkins.