BETHANY, W.Va. – Rev. Dr. Tamara Nichols Rodenberg, president of Bethany College, has announced 29 incoming freshmen who have been awarded scholarships. The Kalon, Presidential, and Honors Program scholarships are granted for four years of enrollment, beginning with the 2019-20 academic year.

Kalon Scholarship

The Kalon Scholarship is an annual $19,500 award based on leadership, character, service, and academic performance.

John (Jack) Gilman (Sheridan, MT)
Jaylie Harris (Charleston, WV)
Khoury Kloss (Wheeling, WV)
Joanna Melita (Fredericksburg, VA)
Cassidy Murray (Mercer, PA)
Andrew Pisani (Fredericksburg, VA)
Laura Woodruff (Wheeling, WV)

Presidential Scholarship

The Presidential Scholarship provides full tuition to students considered to be in the highest academic standing.

Haddae Rhea Allen (Vienna, WV)
Alexia Chavez-Brown (Frederick, MD)
Natalia Chavez-Brown (Frederick, MD)
Brianna Collins (Harrisville, WV)
Shelby Ferrell (Wellsburg, WV)
Noah Gill (Beach City, OH)
Patrick Michael Gleason (Philadelphia, PA)
Kiara Marchincin (Jamestown, NY)
Joanna Melita (Fredericksburg, VA)
Samaria Murry (Akron, OH)
Ian Nelson (Monongahela, PA)
Valeria Osorio (East Stroudsburg, PA)
Elizabeth Poletis (La Plata, MD)
Marie Shindledecker (Inwood, WV)
Rachel Stange (Stephens City, VA)
Lauren Starr (Venetia, PA)
Kevin (Drew) VonScio (Washington, PA)
Summer Whelan (Parma, OH)

Honors Program

Students who are accepted into the Bethany College Honors Program receive an annual $23,000 scholarship, along with the benefits of student-driven courses, honors dorm living, and unique opportunities outside the classroom.

Kaitlyn Adkins (Weirton, WV)
Alexia Chavez-Brown (Frederick, MD)
Natalia Chavez-Brown (Frederick, MD)
Joshua Gallagher (San Antonio, TX)
Noah Gill (Beach City, OH)
Adam Himmelrick (Weirton, WV)
Ian Nelson (Monongahela, PA)
Marie Shindledecker (Inwood, WV)
Lauren Starr (Venetia, PA)
Paisley Travis (West Finley, PA)
Danielle Williams (Sandy Lake, PA)

About Bethany College

Bethany College, founded in 1840, is the oldest private college in West Virginia. The Bethany experience focuses on academic excellence in the area of liberal arts and prepares students for a lifetime of work and a life of significance.