ELKINS – Jackson Gibson of Ona, West Virginia, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day in a virtual platform. Gibson, a graduate of Cabell Midland High School, was selected from a group of the 37 highest achieving high school seniors accepted to attend D&E this fall.
Gibson is the son of Anna and Jason Gibson of Ona, West Virginia. At Cabell Midland High School, he participated in cross country, track and basketball. Gibson has an academic interest in sports management.
To be eligible to compete for a Leadership Scholarship, 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. Students vying for the scholarships participated in interviews and submitted an essay of no more than 500 words consisting of a personal statement outlining their interests, life experiences, goals and commitment to leadership.
For additional information, call 304-637-1230 or visit www.dewv.edu/future-students.