American Scholar Finalists Announced

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

West Virginia Wesleyan College is pleased to announce the finalists for its seventh annual American Scholar Program.

Finalists are: Conner Ferguson of Glenville, WV, Gilmer County High School; Logan Godfrey of Clarksburg, WV, Robert C. Byrd High School; Christopher Gum of Camden, WV, Lewis County High School; Andrea Heater of Salem, WV, Liberty High School; Hunter Hirsh of Morgantown, WV, Morgantown High School; Ryan Holcomb of Lumberport, WV, Lincoln High School; Samara Kendrick of Clarksburg, W, Liberty High School; Susan King of Fairmont, WV, East Fairmont High School; Kelsie Krantz of Elkins, WV, Elkins High School; Katilyn Romain of Bridgeport, WV, Bridgeport High School; Christen Saab of Bridgeport, WV, Bridgeport High School; and Mason Winkie of Bridgeport, WV, Bridgeport High School.

In collaboration with Magic 106.5, West Virginia Wesleyan provides students from the Magic 106.5 listening area the chance to compete for a full, four-year scholarship to Wesleyan that includes tuition, room, and board.  The first and second runners-up will receive four-year scholarships of $5,000 and $2,500 respectively, in addition to other West Virginia Wesleyan academic awards.

Winners will be announced at the American Scholar Day at West Virginia Wesleyan College on Monday, January 21.

The program is sponsored by West Virginia Wesleyan College, in conjunction with West Virginia Radio Corporation and the law firm, Columbo & Stuhr, PLLC.

For more information about the American Scholar program, contact the West Virginia Wesleyan Office of Admission at 800.722.9933.