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New GSC Pioneer Mascot Named

For Immediate Release: May 30, 2014

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New Pioneer Mascot for 2014-2015 school year, Robert ‘Goat’ Hensley

New Pioneer Mascot for 2014-2015 school year, Robert ‘Goat’ Hensley

GLENVILLE, WV—Robert ‘Goat’ Hensley, a junior from Dundalk, Maryland, has been named the Glenville State College Pioneer Mascot for the 2014-2015 school year.

“I am very excited to be the new mascot, this is a great honor for me and I cannot wait to get out there and get the crowds motivated while continuing pioneer traditions and possibly coming up with some new ones,” said Hensley.

During his time at GSC Hensley has become the President of the GSC Science Fiction & Fantasy Guild, played the lead in a GSC Theatre production as well as several other acting roles, and has become a tutor for the GSC Student Support Services. Out of all of these though, Hensley says that his greatest accomplishment is the amount of friends that he has made while attending Glenville State College.

“I am so excited to have Robert as our Pioneer for the 2014-15 school year here at Glenville State College. His energy and involvement on campus are actually what the campus and community need. From clubs to plays to concerts to football games you always see him in attendance. He truly is a Pioneer,” said Dean of Student Life Duane Chapman.

As the GSC Pioneer, Hensley will attend GSC football and basketball games, tournaments, and other school events. The Pioneer is charged with working with GSC students, faculty, and staff to positively promote and support the college. The official uniform of the GSC Pioneer mascot is a set of buckskins, a coonskin hat, and a musket. Hensley becomes the 75th student to portray the Pioneer Mascot since the tradition began during the 1933-34 school year.

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GSC Spring 2014 President’s Honor List Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 28, 2014

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GLENVILLE, WV – The Glenville State College Spring 2014 President’s Honor List has been announced. To be named to the GSC President’s Honor Roll, students must have a 4.0 grade point average and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

The students making the GSC President’s Honor List are listed as follows according to their counties of residence:

Berkeley County: Steven E. Pifer

Braxton County: Kathy J. Childers, Larissa E. DeLuca, Marc A. Jones, Melissa L. Petry, Christopher L. Rhodes, Cami D. Roberts, Connie L. Roberts, Megan L. Rollins, Ashley R. Smallwood, Sharon R. Yost

Calhoun County: Sarah B. Lane, Emily L. Snyder

Clay County: Casey A. Burdette, Courtney E. Cole, Julie A. Greenlee, Courtney S. Holcomb-Bennett, Catherine N. Nottingham, Lauren K. Stover

Fayette County: Kennedy M. Cochran

Gilmer County: Amanda J. Abramovich, Ezekiel G. Bonnett, Jonathan E. Clark, Ashley R. Gish, Tara B. Grieco, Edgar D. Lewis, Hannah M. McCune, Andrea E. Osborne, Jodie L. Parsons, Casey D. Pritt, Brett M. Rinehart, Ashley D. Woodford

Hardy County: John D. Judy, IV

Harrison County: Samuel A. Brooker, Bradley M. Stutler

Lewis County: Joseph T. Perry, Jami K. Rice, Thomas P. Snyder

Lincoln County: Morgan A. Scarpellini

Logan County: Kaitlyn A. Bircheat

Nicholas County: Sarah J. Hypes, Betul Kudurogianis, Annabeth R. Marsh. Fred A. Roberts, III, Morgan L. Smyth, Kathryn A. Younts

Preston County: Chad M. Bishop

Raleigh County: Katie N. Nary, Nicholas G. Yale

Randolph County: Loyle T. Fortney

Ritchie County: Samantha J. Brookover, Sara A. Rollins

Roane County: Kayla D. Simons

Upshur County: Sarah A. Gillespie, Benjamin T. Stingo

Wayne County: James M. Egnor

Webster County: Harvey M. Hawkins

Wyoming County: Morgan L. Lambert, Brandon L. Peck

Out of State: Emmanuel Hernandez, Kayleigh A. Huck, Garrett J. Rinehart, Spencer A. Steele

GSC Spring 2014 President’s Honor List Announced
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GSC Spring 2014 Provost’s Honor List Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 28, 2014

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GLENVILLE, WV – The Glenville State College Spring 2014 Provost’s Honor List has been announced. To be named to the GSC Provost’s Honor Roll, students must have grade point averages between 3.5 and 3.9 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

The students making the GSC Provost’s Honor List are listed as follows according to their counties of residence:

Barbour County: John D. Cockerham, Jr.

Berkeley County: Brianna D. Caison, Tia M. LeMaster

Boone County: Tammy F. Charcandy, Michele L. Epling, Mackenzie R. Smith

Braxton County: Crystal L. Barrow, Robert C. Cline, Bryan K. Foster, Jr., Ashley B. Gauldin, Jesse L. King, Kristen F. Meadows, Ryan C. Singleton, Annetta L. Snyder, Casey D. Toler, Emmitt R. Wayne,  Mischell L. Workman, Clara D. Wymer

Calhoun County: Moriah J. Creelfox, Sr., Danielle N. Kendall, Justin G. Morris, Megan L. Prater, Anthony B. Richards, Randy R. Smith, Amara A. Yoak

Clay County: Ryan M. Bennett, James R. Hubbard, Erica D. Perdue, Erica L. Whitney

Fayette County: Brittany L. McGuire

Gilmer County: Autumn D. Bloom, Teayria G. Cool, Conner T. Ferguson, David A. Finley, Bethany B. Frymier, Clair L. Gilbert, Monica L. Goguen, Larisa D. Gordon, Hollie N. Gragg, Landon P. Gumm, Jacqueline K. Hashman, Debra K. Huffman, Christina L. Jenkins, Nicholas B. Lambert, Adrian D. Patterson, Heather C. Patterson, Emily E. Ramezan, Charity C. Ramsey, Anthony M. Rock, Jason D. Rosenburg, Kristal M. Sheets, Zandel M. Sponaugle, Valeri M. Sprouse, Abigail L. Stalnaker, Gregory T. Steele, Jason K. Taggart, Jenny N. Wolfe, Tiffany D. Young

Greenbrier County: Jacob R. Harper, Nathan A. Lilly

Harrison County: Joshua L. Smith

Jackson County: Carly M. Caldon

Jefferson County: Renee V. Ritenour

Kanawha County: Jonathan Z. Massey, Ella M. Messinger, Marcus A. Reed

Lewis County: Mariah L. Daniels, Richard C. Jones, II, Hunter E. McWhorter, Kayla B. Rose, Charlotte C. Squires

Logan County: Derrick O. Lowe

Marion County: Alexander D. Joseph, Seth J. Stemple, Paige M. Turtle

Marshall County: Laiken J. Boyd, Toni L. Doman, Chad E. Ingram

Morgan County: Colton L. Brandenburg, Robert B. Mann, Jr.

Nicholas County: Andrew J. Bailes, Marcella R. Bragg, Jasin S. Coulter, Chelsea D. Dorsey, Ashley M. Dyer, Alexandria D. Fitzwater, Nathan M. Kincaid, Benjamin J. Neal, Jonathan E. Nicklow, Kathryn G. Waddell

Ohio County: Christopher A. White

Pendleton County: Holly G. Crider, Albert L. Martin, II, Trent A. Moats

Putnam County: Alyssa B. Gladfelter

Raleigh County: Maygon A. Mollohan

Randolph County: Jacob M. Yocum

Ritchie County: Jesse M. Alborano, Joshua C. Kaplan, William N. Sarine, II, Jared M. Shipe, Kimberly A. Smith

Roane County: Shelby L. Montgomery

Upshur County: Brittany N. Hardy, Abigail E. Moore

Webster County: Matthew I. Perkins, Brendan M. Rumney

Wirt County: James L. Lynch

Wood County: Anthony M. Jones, Kayla A. Lowers, Brooke N. Radabaugh, Meghan D. Ruddlesden, Shelby M. Scott, Jade E. Spencer, Katelyn R. Walls

Out of State: James T. Cooper, Stefanie J. Gladders, Kenyell N. Goodson, Kevin J. Gray, Ashlee N. Henry, Tyler R. Jamison, Graydon T. Jedamski, Alfonso Medina, Stephen G. Mickle, Art’om T. Rank, Shauna L. Salopek, Ryan S. Spangenberg, Sean A. Steele, Abigail M. Totman, Tanner M. Wright

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GSC Fitness Center Organizing 5th Annual 5K Walk/Run and Fastest Kid in Town Contest

For Immediate Release: June 2, 2014

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Participants of a previous Folk Festival 5K leave the starting line

Participants of a previous Folk Festival 5K leave the starting line

GLENVILLE, WV – Staff members in Glenville State College’s Fitness Center are again organizing the annual 5K Walk/Run and ‘Fastest Kid in Town’ contests. The 5K Walk/Run will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the Fastest Kid in Town contest will start at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 21st.  Both events will start in downtown Glenville, West Virginia (Gilmer County) during the annual West Virginia State Folk Festival, which takes place Thursday, June 19th through Sunday, June 22nd.

Early registration fees for each event are $15. Fees for registration after June 7th are $20. Participants can still register on the morning of June 21st beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Main Street in Glenville just outside the United Bank. The Fastest Kid in Town contest is for children up to ten years old. Everyone who pre-registers will receive a t-shirt. Prizes will be awarded for top finishers and age groups.

“The Glenville State College Fitness Center staff would like everyone’s support in our efforts to provide healthy activities for individuals and families. I encourage all to join us at this wonderful event,” said GSC Fitness Center Director Christine Ramsey.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the GSC Fitness Center. Click here to download a registration form or contact Ramsey at (304) 462-6440 for more information.

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Hidden Promise Scholars Hold Community Meet & Greets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 3, 2014

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GLENVILLE, WV—Staff members and mentors of the Glenville State College Hidden Promise Scholars (HPS) Program met with high school students and their families from over 30 counties so that participants and their families could learn more about the HPS program.

The Hidden Promise Scholars program is an alliance between Glenville State College and 41 county school districts across West Virginia, Ohio and Connecticut aimed at improving communication between higher education and teachers, staff and students in grades K through 12. Other goals include increasing the number of high school and college graduates as well as aligning K-12 and higher education curricula.

“These meetings are important because they provide an opportunity for us to meet face-to-face with students and parents so they understand the many benefits of our Hidden Promise Scholars Program,” said GSC HPS Coordinator Jenny Boggs.

To learn more about the GSC Hidden Promise Scholars Program, contact Boggs at Virginia.Boggs@glenville.edu or (304) 462-6059.

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Two GSC Students Participate in National Ceramics Competition

For Immediate Release: May 22, 2014

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Ryan Singleton and Amanda Wallbrown

Ryan Singleton and Amanda Wallbrown

GLENVILLE, WV—Amanda Wallbrown of Rosedale, WV and Ryan Singleton of Burnsville, WV, two Glenville State College studio art majors, recently took part in the San Angelo National Ceramic Competition in Texas.  While both were honored by their selection to compete, Wallbrown was further recognized with a Merit Award that was accompanied by a $50 prize.

“This is really important to me because out of 764 who applied, only 124 were granted entry into the competition and Ryan and I were the only two artists from West Virginia who made it. Not only did we get to participate in this contest but we got to represent West Virginia and GSC,” said Wallbrown. “Winning an award made the experience that much better,” she added.

Wallbrown's entry in the competition

Wallbrown's entry in the competition

“This was an exciting opportunity for me to showcase my art to others and help put GSC on the map,” said Singleton.

Wallbrown was on hand at the opening and awards reception in San Angelo on April 11th to represent GSC. Entries in the competition were judged by ceramic artist Leopold Foulem from Montreal, Canada.

Singleton's entry in the competition

Singleton's entry in the competition

“I am very proud of both of my art students. To get into a juried national art competition is not an easy thing. To receive an award like Amanda did is really a big deal,” said GSC Associate Professor of Art Liza Brenner.

The competition is hosted by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts in San Angelo, Texas every two years and is open to all artists who are residents of the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The show runs until June 29th.

For more information on the Studio Art degree program at Glenville State College, contact Brenner at (304) 462-6346.

Wallbrown's entry (foreground, lower right) among others at the 20th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition  |  Photo: San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

Wallbrown's entry (foreground, lower right) among others at the 20th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition | Photo: San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

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DeMatteo Receives GSC Faculty Award of Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2014

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Glenville State College President Dr. Peter Barr (left) with 2014 Faculty Award of Excellence recipient Dr. Art DeMatteo

Glenville State College President Dr. Peter Barr (left) with 2014 Faculty Award of Excellence recipient Dr. Art DeMatteo

GLENVILLE, WV – Glenville State College Professor of History Dr. Art DeMatteo is the 2014 recipient of the GSC Faculty Award of Excellence. DeMatteo, who has worked at GSC for ten years, received the award at the 140th GSC Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 10th.

“Commencement Saturday was one of the best days of my life. Winning the Faculty Award of Excellence completely floored me; I never saw it coming. We have so many outstanding teachers on our campus, many of whom also deserve recognition, so the award is extra-special to me, and very humbling, as well. This honor also inspires me to work even harder to be an even more effective teacher,” said DeMatteo.

Other faculty members who nominated DeMatteo for the award observed that he “has developed a reputation as a tough but fair instructor who receives high marks in all categories of student evaluations,” and that students respect his “professional enthusiasm” and “entertaining and spirited lectures.”

“One of the best things about teaching here at Glenville is the positive attitude of the students. Many of them are first-generation college students and, with maybe a few exceptions, they seem to understand the importance of the opportunity they have. They are very teachable and very respectful. I usually cannot wait to get to class every day – the students make it fun and rewarding,” said DeMatteo.

DeMatteo received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History in 1986 and a Masters of History in 1988 from Cleveland State University. In 1999, he was awarded a Doctorate in Urban and Labor History from the University of Akron. He is a past President of the Gilmer County Historical Society, is the Faculty Advisor for the GSC Social Science Honor Society Pi Gamma Mu, is a member of GSC’s Faculty Senate, and participates in the GSC Honors Program Task Force. In October of 2012, he served as a member of a distinguished panel at a public forum that discussed the ‘Electoral College process and the National Popular Vote Bill’ at West Virginia State University.

He has been married to his wife, Betty, for 38 years. The couple has two daughters, three grandsons, and two step-grandchildren.

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Warner Receives Student Leadership Award at GSC Commencement

For Immediate Release: May 21, 2014

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Glenville State College President Dr. Peter Barr (left) presents the 2014 Student Leadership Award to Kyle Warner

Glenville State College President Dr. Peter Barr (left) presents the 2014 Student Leadership Award to Kyle Warner

GLENVILLE, WV – Kyle Warner, a 2014 Glenville State College Accounting and Management graduate, was presented with the Student Leadership Award at GSC’s Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 10th. He is the son of James Warner of Gassaway (Braxton County), West Virginia and is a 2009 graduate of Braxton County High School.

“Considering the several other graduates who had the right qualifications for this award, it was a very humbling experience when my name was called at commencement. Receiving this award is very special to me – it makes me feel that all my late nights of studying, intense football practices, and rigorous days in general have paid off.  It’s very pleasing to know that all my leadership qualities and accomplishments haven’t gone unnoticed over my five year career. It’s an honor and a privilege to represent Glenville State College and all the graduating class of 2014,” said Warner.

Nominations from fellow students and faculty members highlighted Warner’s qualifications. A student called his college career, “nothing short of amazing.” Another referred to him as, “the perfect candidate for the award.”

During his GSC career, Warner was a member of the Pioneer Football Team for five years. He was a three year starter at defensive end and the 2013 team captain. He was also a Resident Assistant at Pioneer Village for four years, President of GSC’s Professional Business Leaders organization, and a business tutor for Student Support Services on campus. He also was recognized by GSC’s Business Department as the Outstanding Accounting Student and was honored with the Ernest H. Smith award for being the graduating business student with the highest grade point average. Additionally, he was a public school mentor for two years at Glenville Elementary School.

In the time leading up to his GSC graduation, Warner was a highly sought after job candidate – he had three offers from different accounting firms in the Charleston area. He recently signed a contract to begin working with the one of the top four largest accounting firms in the world, Ernst and Young. He begins his employment with them at their Charleston location in October of 2014.

“I credit my father for being a great influence in my life; he’s made me the man I’ve become today. I also appreciate all of the instructors in GSC’s Business Department who have trusted in me and molded me. I plan to move forward in my career and transition my hard work ethic from the classroom over to the corporate world. I will do my best to represent Glenville State College,” concluded Warner.

In his spare time Warner is an avid bass fisherman. He also enjoys working out, lifting weights, and health and nutrition.

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Fifty Students Named GSC Honor Graduates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 21, 2014

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GLENVILLE, WV – Fifty members of Glenville State College’s Class of 2014 have been recognized as honor graduates. The students received their honor stoles at the annual Honor Graduates Reception held on May 8th in the Mollohan Campus Community Center Ballroom. The top graduates completed their degree requirements in July 2013, December 2013, or May 2014 and most of them participated in the 140th GSC Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 10th.

The following students are 2014 GSC honor graduates:

Amanda J. Abramovich of Auburn (Ritchie County), Katrina N. Adkins of Clay (Clay County), Brittany A. Bayless of Craigsville (Nicholas County), Carol J. Bearce of Pullman (Ritchie County), Ryan M. Bennett of Lizemores (Clay County), Ezekiel G. Bonnett of Coxs Mills (Gilmer County), Samantha J. Brookover of Auburn (Ritchie County), Lindsay B. Browning of Canvas (Nicholas County), M. Catherine Butcher of Glenville (Gilmer County), Carly M. Caldon of Le Roy (Jackson County), Tyler J. Carr of Gassaway (Braxton County), Maria M. Clothier of Millstone (Calhoun County), Janis R. Collins of Heaters (Braxton County), Derrick M. Crawford of Gauley Bridge (Fayette County), Randy S. Cremeans of Barboursville (Cabell County), Courtney L. Cutlip of Left Hand (Roane County), Robert B. DeWees of Gay (Jackson County), Craig A. Estep of Glasgow (Kanawha County), Racheal L. Fetty of Spencer (Roane County), Ashley B. Gauldin of Sutton (Braxton County), Donald E. Grant of Weston (Lewis County), Sue Guthrie of Thornton (Taylor County), Jacqueline K. Hashman of Glenville (Gilmer County), Courtney S. Holcomb-Bennett of Lizemores (Clay County), Miranda L. Hughart of Summersville (Nicholas County), Sonnie B. James of Burnsville (Braxton County), Marc A. Jones of Gassaway (Braxton County), Katelyn M. Lake of Hacker Valley (Webster County), Sarah J. Lewis of Buckhannon (Upshur County), Tate M. Linder of Mineral Wells (Wood County), Howard ‘Trey’ Meeks of Saint Marys (Pleasants County), Trent A. Moats of Franklin (Pendleton County), Stephanie D. Myer of Wilbur (Tyler County), Robert P. Neal of Hinton (Summers County), Amanda L. Perry of Craigsville (Nicholas County), Casey D. Pritt of Glenville (Gilmer County), Christopher L. Rhodes of Gassaway (Braxton County), Connie L. Roberts of Sutton (Braxton County), Megan Lynnette Rollins of Gassaway (Braxton County), Morgan A. Scarpellini of Hamlin (Lincoln County), Elora D. Shock of Glenville (Gilmer County), Ashley R. Smallwood of Sutton (Braxton County), Thomas P. Snyder of Camden (Lewis County), Casey D. Toler of Heaters (Braxton County), Sherry Villers of Paden City (Wetzel County), Kyle J. Warner of Gassaway (Braxton County), Loretta ‘Nikki’ Whytsell of Grantsville (Calhoun County), Katherine J. Williams of Spencer (Roane County), Jenny N. Wolfe of Glenville (Gilmer County), and Laura M. Young of Mount Lookout (Nicholas County).

GSC honor graduates are recognized based upon academic distinctions. Students with grade point averages between 3.85 and 4.00 are acknowledged as summa cum laude, averages between 3.70 and 3.84 are recognized as magna cum laude, and GPAs between 3.50 and 3.69 are honored as cum laude.

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GSC Awards Scholarships to Incoming Freshmen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2014

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GLENVILLE, WV – Over thirty upcoming Glenville State College freshmen from throughout West Virginia have been awarded scholarships from the GSC Foundation for the 2014-2015 academic school year.

Braxton County residents among the scholarship recipients include: Bonnie Bender of Gassaway, Keturah Cowling and Jacob Haymond of Sutton, Elizabeth Jackson of Frametown, and Jordan Batton of Flatwoods. All five received the Lorena Hefner Scholarship and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. Bender will be majoring in biology and is the daughter of Elizabeth Bender. Cowling will be majoring in criminal justice and is the daughter of Joe and Sherry Cowling. Haymond will be majoring in natural resource management and is the son of Margret Davis. Jackson will be majoring in business and is the daughter of Tela Jackson. Batton will be majoring in business education and is the son of Leasa Crump.

Calhoun County resident Kelsey Jett of Orma received the Helen E. Hunter and Alice M. Singleton Scholarship and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. She will be majoring in mathematics education and is the daughter of Steven and Jenna Jett.

Doddridge County residents receiving scholarships included: Rachel Casteel of West Union, Megan Ruppert of Salem, and Lindsey Travis of New Milton. Casteel received the Helen E. Hunter and Alice M. Singleton Scholarship and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. She will be majoring in mathematics education and is the daughter of Robin Reinig. Ruppert received the Fine Arts Education Scholarship and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. She will be majoring in music and is the daughter of Timothy and Beverly Ruppert. Travis received the Fine Arts Education Scholarship and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. She will be majoring in music and is the daughter of Marvin and Robin Travis.

Fayette County residents receiving scholarships include Breanna Bennett of Fayetteville and Daniel Pritt of Oak Hill. Both received the Helen E. Hunter and Alice M. Singleton Scholarship and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. Bennett will be majoring in music, also received the Fine Arts Education Scholarship, and is the daughter of James and Lori Bennett. Pritt will be majoring in health and physical education and is the son of David Pritt.

Gilmer County residents among the scholarship recipients include: Hannah Roberts of Coxs Mills, Dravin Gibson of Glenville, and Amanda Lamb of Linn. Roberts received the Honors Academic Scholarship, the Alvon F. and Phyllis D. Rohrbough Scholarship, the Howard Burk Scholarship, the Eula Bush Short Scholarship, and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. She will be majoring in biology and is the daughter of Owen and Anita Roberts. Gibson received the Bertha Olsen Scholarship and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. He plans to major in music. Lamb received the Honors Academic Scholarship. She will be majoring in behavioral science and is the daughter of Ronald and Angela Lamb. Additionally, GSC senior biology major Emily Ramezan of Glenville received the Dr. Mary Jo Pribble Scholarship. Ramezan is the daughter of Dave and Janette Ramezan.

Harrison County resident Kolby Abruzzino of Bridgeport received the Honors Academic Scholarship, the General Meritorious Scholarship, and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. He will be majoring in behavioral science and is the son of Tony and Deb Abruzzino.

Jackson County resident Evan Merical of Millwood received the Honors Academic Scholarship, Fine Arts Education Scholarship, and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. He will be majoring in music and is the son of Lonnie and Willard Merical.

Kanawha County residents among the scholarship recipients included Tahje Houston of Charleston and Jesse Austin Broussard of Elkview. Houston received the Gracie Viola Bosely Scholarship, the Holt-Wiant Memorial Scholarship, the Ruth Ann Nedermier Scholarship, the John C. Shaw Scholarship, and the Honors Academic Scholarship. She plans to major in biology and is the daughter of Carolyn Taylor. Broussard received the Honors Academic Scholarship. He plans to major in management and is the son of Kristie Broussard.

Lewis County resident Hannah Barron of Jane Lew received the Roanoke Methodist Scholarship. She will be majoring in graphics and digital media and is the daughter of Charla Barron.

Nicholas County resident Carrie Huffman of Tioga received the John R. and Annie C. Wagner Scholarship, the Turner Science and Math Scholarship, and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. Huffman will be majoring in biology and is the daughter of Rodney and Pamela Huffman.

Pleasants County resident Garrett Furr of Saint Marys received the Charles and Barbara Morgan St. Marys Scholarship and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. Furr will be majoring in social studies education and is the son of James Furr.

Pocahontas County resident Steven Casto of Marlinton received the Clark Jr. and Marjorie Hardman Scholarship. He will be majoring in land surveying technology and is the son of Sara Casto.

Raleigh County resident Nathaniel Adkins of Fairdale received the Isadore Nachman Scholarship and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. He will be majoring in English and is the son of Richard Adkins and Tina Bradford.

Randolph County resident Kayla Palmer of Elkins received the Helen E. Hunter and Alice M. Singleton Scholarship and John C. Shaw Scholarship. She will be majoring in elementary education and is the daughter of Michael and Debora Bates.

Roane County residents receiving scholarships included: Matthew Hayes of Walton, Travis Hammack of Spencer, and Cassandra Williams of Spencer. Hayes received the Stephen S. and Carolyn Dotson Taylor Scholarship, the Claudia Kelly Hays Memorial Scholarship, and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. He will be majoring in social studies education and is the son of Tammy Huffman. Hammack received the Claudia Kelly Hays Memorial Scholarship, the General Meritorious Scholarship, the John C. Shaw Scholarship, and the Honors Academic Scholarship. He will be majoring in music and English and is the son of Fred and Mary Hammack. Williams received the Fine Arts Education Scholarship and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. She will be a general studies major and is the daughter of Patricia Williams.

Upshur County residents receiving scholarships included Skylar Fulton of Rock Cave and Chantelle Leggett of Buckhannon. Fulton received the Helen E. Hunter and Alice M. Singleton Scholarship and John C. Shaw Scholarship. She will be majoring in elementary education and is the daughter of Micky Fulton. Leggett received the 2011 Miss WV Law Enforcement Teen Queen Scholarship. She will be majoring in elementary education and multi-categorical special education and is the daughter of Tammy Leggett.

Webster County resident Amber King of Hacker Valley received the Isadore Nachman Scholarship and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. She will be majoring in English education and is the daughter of Lori King.

Wyoming County resident Courtney Williams of Oceana received the Fine Arts Education Scholarship and the John C. Shaw Scholarship. Williams will be majoring in music and is the daughter of Michelle Williams.

The Lorena Hefner Scholarship is named for Lorena Hefner who was born on September 3, 1908 in Burnsville, West Virginia and was one of eleven children. She graduated from GSC in 1941 and began her teaching career in Braxton County at the Bragg Run School. While never forgetting her roots, she established the Lorena Hefner Scholarship for students attending Glenville State College who are from Braxton County.

The John C. Shaw Scholarship was established in 1985 by John C. Shaw, who was the Glenville State College President from 1901-1908. This scholarship is awarded to academically talented freshmen from West Virginia.

The Helen E. Hunter and Alice M. Singleton Scholarship was established by the two sisters in 1997 to show appreciation for the education that they received from GSC. The scholarship is awarded to students who are entering or who are already enrolled in the teacher education program at Glenville State College with academic promise.

The Honors Academic Scholarship is a component of the GSC Honors Program and is designed to help selected students develop scholarship, creativity, critical thinking, leadership, civic engagement, and academic enrichment in the classroom and beyond. To be eligible, students must have an ACT composite score of 24 or higher and a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students who successfully complete the GSC Honors Program will receive special distinction on their transcripts and during graduation ceremonies.

The Alvon F. and Phyllis D. Rohrbough Scholarship was established in 1994 by Alvon F. “Nate” and Phyllis D. Rohrbough to provide scholarships to students in the fields of music and biology. Nate was Athletic Director and coach of all sports at GSC from 1926 to 1946.

The Howard Burk Scholarship was established in 2009 in memory of A.M. Burk who taught for 25 terms at Gilmer County High School and in memory of Cora D. Burk. This scholarship supports graduates of GCHS who are pursuing coursework in pre-engineering or pre-medicine at Glenville State College.

The Eula Bush Short Scholarship was established by the family of Eula Bush Short. The scholarship is awarded to students who have graduated from Gilmer County High School with a minimum grade point average of 3.0, a minimum ACT score of 22, and who have participated in extracurricular activities and served as an active community volunteer.

The Dr. Mary Jo Pribble Scholarship was established in 1998 for the support of a student majoring in a science field. The student recipient for this award will be a science major exhibiting academic merit.

The Bertha Olsen Scholarship was established in 1980 in honor of Professor Emerita Bertha E. Olsen, who was a music teacher for 42 years at GSC. This scholarship goes to a student majoring in music.

The Gracie Viola Bosely Scholarship was established in 2005 by the estate of Gracie Viola Bosely. Applicants are required to submit an essay to the Scholarship Committee for review. Awards are made in the following priority: graduates of Grafton High School, other Taylor County residents, and then any other West Virginia resident.

The Holt-Wiant Memorial Scholarship was established by Dr. William W. Davis and Mrs. Mary L. Davis to honor the memories of the Holt and Wiant families who were among the earliest settlers in Gilmer County. Preference will be given to a history student with an interest in West Virginia history.

The Ruth Ann Nedermier Scholarship was established in 1990 by Ruth Ann at the time of her passing. It is for the purpose of general scholarship awards.

The Roanoke Methodist Scholarship was established in 1982 to aid and assist capable students of the United Methodist faith from Lewis County. Preference is given to those students who actively attend a United Methodist Church and exhibit academic proficiency.

The John R. and Annie C. Wagner Scholarship was established in 2006 by the son of John and Annie in memory of his parents. It is awarded to a science major from central West Virginia.

The Turner Science and Math Scholarship was established in 1978 in memory of Byron and Elizabeth Turner. Dr. Turner served as Professor of Chemistry from 1946 to 1976 when he retired from GSC. This scholarship recognizes an outstanding student in science and math.

The Charles and Barbara Morgan St. Marys Scholarship was established in 2013 by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Morgan, both Glenville State College graduates. The scholarship is available for graduates of St. Marys High School majoring in education, business, or computer science.

The Clark Jr. and Marjorie Hardman Scholarship was established in 2010 by Mr. D. Stephen Hardman to honor the memory of his parents. It also recognizes the important role GSC played in their education, pursuits, and accomplishments. This scholarship is awarded by the Land Resources Department. First preference is given to West Virginia residents. The award shall be made to a student beginning their sophomore year that has displayed high academic achievement.

The Isadore Nachman Scholarship was established in 2001 in memory of Isadore Nachman by his late wife, Nataleah Nachman. This scholarship is awarded to a student in the field of journalism or English.

The Stephen S. and Carolyn Dotson Taylor Scholarship was established in 1996. This endowed scholarship provides assistance to students who attend Glenville State College; with first priority given to students from Roane and Ritchie Counties, then Gilmer, Doddridge, and Calhoun Counties. Academic promise and financial need, as well as participation in high school, extra-curricular, community, and church activities are all taken into consideration. The scholarship is renewable for four years given that the student demonstrates acceptable academic performance.

The Claudia Kelly Hays Memorial Scholarship was established in 1997 in memory of Claudia Kelly Hays, a 1952 graduate of Glenville State College and former Roane County teacher. The scholarship was started by her husband, Bernard R. Hays, a Calhoun County native and 1935 Glenville graduate. Recipients are selected from Roane and Calhoun County high schools.

For more information about Glenville State College Scholarships, contact the GSC Foundation at (304) 462-6380.

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