BETHANY, W.Va. – Rev. Dr. Tamara Nichols Rodenberg, president of Bethany College, has announced 34 incoming freshmen who have been awarded scholarships. The Kalon, Presidential, and Honors Program scholarships are granted for four years of enrollment, beginning with the 2018-19 academic year.

Kalon Scholarship

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

Whitney Abbott (Weirton, WV)
Siara Brooke Conley (Holden, WV)
Trinity Dixon (Bowie, MD)
Grace Kusbit (Sewickley, PA)
Emilee Jarrell (Foster, WV)
Skyler Myers (Vermilion, OH)
Kevin Pollock (Sharpsville, PA)
Alexandria Smith (Jamestown, OH)
Andrew Smith (Erie, PA)
Courtney Walker (Moundsville, WV)
Joshua Addison Wegrzyn (Parkton, MD)
Hanna Rae Williams (Wintersville, OH)
Khalil Wilson (Pittsburgh, PA)
Clayton James Richard Yingling (Union Bridge, MD)

Presidential Scholarship

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

Haley Bensinger (Fredericksburg, VA)
Grace Chambers (Uniontown, PA)
Maleena Hatfield (Lawrence, KS)
Lauren L. Holbert (London, OH)
Megan McDonald (Uniontown, PA)
Kelsie Meintel (Moundsville, WV)
Allison Paxton (Canonsburg, PA)
Erika Nicole Perry (Moundsville, WV)
Dorcas Raber (Apple Creek, OH)
Amanda Reynolds (Sistersville, WV)
Lindsey Robinson (Smithfield, PA)
Craig W. Sauers (New Castle, PA)
Brandon Shanklin (Prairieville, LA)
Mickaleen Webster (Moon Township, PA)

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.

Hannah Florey (Greensburg, PA)
Victoria Magnotti (Bethel Park, PA)
McKayla Martin (Dillonvale, OH)
Maxwell Reamer (New Castle, PA)
Sarah Riedel (Wheeling, WV)
Sarah Michelle Sberna (Wheeling, WV)
Dalton Hunter Tenney (Buckhannon, WV)

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.