Madison Rose of North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a $5,000 per year scholarship for a total of $20,000 over four years to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day in December. Rose, a student at Norwin High School, was selected from a group of the 55 highest achieving high school seniors who are among hundreds of students accepted to attend D&E this fall.
Rose is the daughter of Jeremy and Kristina Rose of North Huntingdon. At Norwin High School, she is a member of the soccer team, student council and National Honor Society.
At Davis & Elkins College, Rose will major in chemistry. She has plans of attending graduate school in the future to earn a Ph.D. in pharmacy.
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 www.dewv.edu/admissions.