BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — Ten finalists have been named for the 2014 MVB Bank West Virginia Scholar Program with a full scholarship at West Virginia Wesleyan awaiting the winner.
The next step is online voting at wvmetronews.com. Those interested can click on the VOTE NOW button to watch the students’ videos and vote for their favorite WV Scholar Candidate.
The winners will be announced at a special luncheon June 18 at West Virginia Wesleyan. The finalists, all high school juniors, submitted information and were then interviewed.
The first prize is a four-year, $125,000 scholarship for undergraduate study at West Virginia Wesleyan that includes tuition, fees, room and board. The winning scholar must enroll in the Fall 2015 semester.
The second prize is a four-year, $5,000 scholarship at West Virginia Wesleyan, while the third prize is a four-year, $2,500 scholarship at West Virginia Wesleyan.
The 10 Finalists are listed below in alphabetical order by last name:
· Cassidy Duffy
· Jack Goellner
· Brooke Hinzman
· Danny McNeil
· Rebekah Perry
· Devan Perdue
· Katie Quillen
· Hunter Trent
· Ashley Walker
· Mitchell Winkie
In addition to MVB Bank, West Virginia Wesleyan and MetroNews, the sponsors for the 2014 West Virginia Scholar Program are the West Virginia Forestry Association, the West Virginia Hospital Association and the Friends of Coal.