BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany College has awarded scholarships to outstanding incoming freshman. The Presidential Scholars, Honors Program, and Kalon Leaders scholarships are granted for four years of enrollment, beginning with the 2022-23 academic year.

Presidential Scholarship

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

Samwell Powers** (Cambridge, Md.)
Alexus Reid* (Louisville, Ky.)
Chloe Riggs** (Berkeley Springs, W.Va.)
Amelia Scott* (Ellsworth, Pa.)
Katelyn Ziems* (Bowling Green, Ohio)
*Also part of the Kalon Leaders program
**Also part of the Honors program

Honors Program

Students who are accepted into the Bethany College Honors Program receive an annual $25,000 scholarship, along with the benefits of student-driven courses, honors dorm living, and unique opportunities outside the classroom.

Aubrey Ashenhart (New Martinsville, W.Va.)
Averie Braymer (Saegertown, Pa.)
Kayla Butler (Henderson, W.Va.)
Dillon Conroy (Woodbridge, Va.)
Alyvia Cox (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Mari Evans (Beckley, W.Va.)
Annabella Kovach (Canton, Ohio)
Taylor Love (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Mallory Peyton (Joppa, Md.)
Aliaksandra Savetava (Elkview, W.Va.)
Daphne Tennant (Core, W.Va.)
Madison Wagoner (Morgantown, W.Va.)
Emily Wenger (New Cumberland, Pa.)
Elizabeth Wolf (Triadelphia, W.Va.)

Kalon Leader Scholarship

The Kalon Leaders Scholarship is an annual $23,000 award based on leadership, character, service, and academic performance.

Alena Arbogast (Maidsville, W.Va.)
Izek Baldwin (Parkersburg, W.Va.)
Chad Behrendt (Monongahela, Pa.)
Keely Burke (North Canton, Ohio)
Jada Carter (Bethlehem, Pa.)
Lauren Cooper (Taneytown, Md.)
Gailya Dodd (Wheeling, W.Va.)
Brooke Fuleki (Baltimore, Ohio)
Adriana Gilliam (Hammondsville, Ohio)
Logan Hammond (Freedom, Pa.)
Aeriale Knopsnider (Normalville, Pa.)
Lea Landers (Glen Dale, W.Va.)
Alayna Meadows (Bloomingdale, Ohio)
Caroline Mercer (Shadyside, Ohio)
Elijah Miller (Ripley, W.Va.)
Reagan Rose (Triangle, Va.)
Elizabeth Shubert (Northfield, Ohio)
Nathan Weekley (Wheeling, W.Va.)
Kailyn Wilson (Wheeling, W.Va.)


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.