New River CTC Foundation announces 2018-19 Scholarship recipients


BEAVER, WV (WOAY)- The New River Community and Technical College Foundation is pleased to announce 2018-2019 scholarship recipients.

This year’s scholars will be honored at a banquet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Kyle and Ann Fort Arts and Sciences Building in Lewisburg. The following students will be recognized:


Greenbrier Valley Campus: Traci Alderman of Marlinton, John L. Stewart Scholarship; Kaeley Asbury of Lewisburg, Marie Leist Foundation Scholarship; Jeramy Bailey of Rupert, Hollowell Dawkins Foundation Scholarship; Jacob Belcher of Peterstown, Paul and Helen Wheeler Scholarship; Kirstin Belcher of Rainelle, Benjamin Fort Teacher Scholarship; Tiler Bland of Smoot, McElhenney-Fry-Kirven Scholarship; Tori Bowman of Caldwell, Madlyn E. Fort Health Sciences, Dr. Richard and Ann Kline, and Horace McGraw Scholarships; Casara Buckland of Union, Judy D. Campbell, Mary and Jim Kilcollin, Dr. Richard and Ann Kline, and Edward D. Knight, Jr. Scholarships; Lisa Covey of Crawley, Education and Jeanne and Lawson Hamilton Scholarships; Sarah Crookshanks of White Sulphur Springs, Mary B. Nickell Foundation Scholarship; Laken Cyrus of Lewisburg, Hollowell Dawkins Foundation Scholarship; Kenneth Fitzwater of Union, Veronica Blanton and David B. McClung Scholarships; Veronica Hoke of Lewisburg, David and Bertha Moshy and Babe and Sidney Louis Hyatt Scholarships; Taylor Holliday of Smoot, Hollowell Dawkins Foundation Scholarship; J. Kaye Hunter of Lewisburg, Mary B. Nickell Foundation and Old Stone Presbyterian Women’s Scholarships; M. Sabrina Longanacre of Caldwell, Herkness Mathematics and Donald Runyon Scholarships; Stefanie Matthews of Rupert, Robert Patterson and Hollowell Dawkins Foundation Scholarships; Caleb Mullens of White Sulphur Springs, Gail C. Collins Scholarship; Stephanie Myers of Lewisburg, Joan C. Browning and Madlyn E. Fort Health Sciences Scholarships; Cheyenne Patton of Sinks Grove, Mary and Jim Kilcollin and David and Bertha Moshy Scholarships; Connor Pyles of Hillsboro, Madlyn E. Fort Health Sciences Scholarship; Andrew Seldomridge of Maxwelton, Hollowell Dawkins Foundation Scholarship; Alicia Tallman of Marlinton, Madlyn E. Fort Health Sciences and Marie Leist Foundation Scholarships; Cassi VanNatter of Meadow Bridge, Helen Virginia Chadwick Irons, Edward D. Knight, Jr., and Katherine Patterson Scholarships; Tori Yates of Lewisburg, Reginald and Nelle Dixon and Greenbrier Hospitality Scholarships.

Mercer County Campus: Desiree Bell of Kimball, Kyle and Ann Fort Scholarship.

Nicholas County Campus: Amanda Adkins of Tioga, J. Leroy Spring Scholarship; Jared Parissi of Kanvas, Neighborhood Investment Program Scholarship; Frankie Simmons of Summersville, Wendy’s Adoption and Kyle and Ann Fort Scholarships.

Raleigh County Campus: Kristina Bishop of Scarbro, Carter Family Foundation Scholarship; Kayla Blankenship of Scarbro, J. Leroy Spring Scholarship; Dylan Brehm of Mullens, Paul and Helen Wheeler Scholarship; Kimberly Broyles of Beckley, Paul and Helen Wheeler Scholarship; Kimberly Farmer of Beckley, Neighborhood Investment Program Scholarship; Michele Farruggia of Sophia, Carolyn Browning Social Service Scholarship; Jaela Law of Beckley, Carter Family Foundation Scholarships; Tamber Lilly of Beckley, Carter Family Foundation Scholarship; Lauren McGrath of Beckley, Carter Family Foundation Scholarship; Brianna Scarbro of Glen Daniel, Neighborhood Investment Program Scholarship; Broc Smith of Cyclone, Paul and Helen Wheeler Scholarship; Christopher Stewart of Beckley, New River CTC Foundation-Registration Days Scholarship; Katie Stover of Shady Spring, J. Leroy Spring Scholarship; Samuel Watkins, of Cool Ridge, Neighborhood Investment Program Scholarship.

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