ELKINS – Hunter Bellomy of Kenova has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day on the College campus. Bellomy, a student at Spring Valley High School, was selected from a group of the 54 highest achieving high school seniors accepted to attend D&E this fall.
Bellomy is the son of Wendi and Jason Bellomy of Kenova. At Spring Valley High School, Bellomy is an honor roll student and a member of the Bible Club and the baseball and football teams. He plans to study elementary education at Davis & Elkins College.
Students vying for the scholarships submitted essays and participated in interviews with a panel made up of a Davis & Elkins alumnus or alumna, a current student and a faculty member.
To be eligible to compete, students must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students were also required to submit a list of outstanding leadership honors or awards they have received and describe three skills that have strengthened them as a leader. The essay of no more than 500 words consisted of a personal statement outlining the students’ interests, life experiences, goals and commitment to leadership.
For additional information, call 304-637-1230 or visit www.dewv.edu/future-students.
Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Davis & Elkins College is located in Elkins, 2 hours east of Charleston, 3 hours south of Pittsburgh and 4 hours west of Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit the College website at www.dewv.edu or call 304-637-1243.