D&E Voted No. 1 in Three People’s Choice Awards

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Friday, March 1, 2019

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College has again earned three top spots in The Inter-Mountain newspaper’s People’s Choice awards. Selected for Simply the Best honors were Davis & Elkins in the College category, Dr. David Turner in the College Professor category and Graceland Inn in the Bed and Breakfast category.

Winners of the annual contest are determined by votes cast by the newspaper’s readership. 

Founded in 1904, D&E has been recognized numerous times by Colleges of Distinction and last fall was No. 1 in West Virginia in the WalletHub 2019 Best College’s Ranking. 

Turner serves as professor of history and chair of the Division of Humanities. He is the author of “The Centennial History,” which traces the College’s first 100 years, and writes a weekly political science column for The Inter-Mountain.

The historic Graceland Inn was the summer home of U.S. Sen. Henry Gassaway Davis. Today, the restored Victorian mansion is a premier lodging, retreat and meeting facility. 

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.