ELKINS – Hope Rogers of Fairmont, West Virginia, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day in a virtual platform. Rogers, a graduate of East Fairmont High School, was selected from a group of the 37 highest achieving high school seniors accepted to attend D&E this fall.
Rogers is the daughter of Heather Rogers and Kenny Rogers of Fairmont, West Virginia. At East Fairmont High School, she was a member of the track and field, and soccer teams, as well as the Spirit Babes.
At D&E, Rogers will be a member of the track and field program where she will participate as the College’s first female pole vaulter. She plans to study 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.