South Charleston High School: Kylie Joins, Matthew Massie, Isabella M. Sanchez.
Winfield High School: Eva Dunn.
Area semifinalist named for 2013 National Achievement Scholarship Program
Andrea E. Tyree, a student at George Washington High School was designated a semifinalist in the 49th annual National Achievement Scholarship Program. Tryee will compete for one of approximately 800 Achievement Scholarships, which recognizes academically promising black students throughout the nation.
American Scholar competition begins
Magic 106.5 and West Virginia Wesleyan will award scholarships to North Central West Virginia students through the American Scholar Program, which provides 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 Wesleyan academic awards. In addition, each finalist will receive a Kindle Fire or iPad.
Students from Barbour, Braxton, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Randolph, Ritchie, Taylor, Tucker and Upshur counties are eligible for the competition.
Students can apply online at www.wvmagic.com or submit a paper application to West Virginia Wesleyan's Office of Admission. Scholarship candidates are required to send Wesleyan their high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores. All application materials must be submitted before Oct. 31.
The program is sponsored by West Virginia Wesleyan, in conjunction with West Virginia Radio Corporation and the law firm, Columbo & Stuhr, PLLC. For more information about the program, contact the Wesleyan Office of Admission at 800-722-9933.
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