Circle of Vision Scholarship Recipients Announced

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Eight West Virginia Wesleyan College students were awarded a Circle of Vision scholarship for the fall semester. The scholarships include AEP Appalachian Power Company, Dominion, Maier Foundation, Bernard McDonough Foundation, and UPS.

AEP Appalachian Power Scholarship was awarded to Notashia Baughman of Fenwick and Brianna Swecker of Valley Bend. Baughman is a sophomore chemistry major, and Swecker is a freshman nursing major.

Michael Walters of Martinsburg was awarded the Dominion Scholarship. He is sophomore engineering physics major.

Receiving the Maier Foundation Scholarship were Lindsey Sayre of Buckhannon, a sophomore elementary education major, and Jared Hall of Webster Springs, a junior chemistry major.

Bernard McDonough Foundation, Inc. Scholarship was awarded to Samantha Dean of Buckhannon and Leah Baker of Vienna.  Dean is a sophomore biology major, and Baker is a freshman business administration major.

Jacob Cutright of Buckhannon received the UPS Scholarship. He is a freshman computer science major.

West Virginia Independent Colleges & Universities, Inc. created the Circle of Vision Scholarship Program in 1996 for West Virginia residents. Since the program’s first year in 1997, 3005 named scholarships totaling over $4.1 million have been awarded to deserving West Virginia students.

The Circle of Vision Scholarship Program provides a unique opportunity for West Virginia students to attend one of our eight private colleges and universities.  These include Alderson-Broaddus University, Appalachian Bible College, Bethany College, Davis and Elkins College, Ohio Valley University, University of Charleston, West Virginia Wesleyan College, and Wheeling Jesuit University. Many of these students are the first generation of their family to attend a college or university. Donors qualify as a member by giving $10,000 or more designated to the program.