ELKINS – Emily Reckenbeil of Galloway, New Jersey, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day in a virtual platform. Reckenbeil, a graduate of Absegami High School, was selected from a group of the 37 highest achieving high school seniors accepted to attend D&E this fall.

Reckenbeil is the daughter of Carol Reckenbeil of Galloway, New Jersey. At Absegami High School, Reckenbeil was a member of the fall and winter cheerleading squad, spring track team and the school’s spirit club, Tribe. At D&E, she plans to study exercise science.

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 our Admitted Students page.