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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

ELKINS – With an emphasis on how to make a dream a reality, several speakers paid tribute to the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. during a convocation in celebration of the Civil Rights leader’s birthday. The event, sponsored by Davis & Elkins College Multicultural Programs, also included a march, reflection and video of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

Aurelio Martinez

ELKINS – The Augusta Heritage Center, with support from the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, will present a concert with treasured Honduran musician Aurelio Martinez at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 29 at the Old Brick Playhouse in downtown Elkins. The event is open to the public.

- SENATORNATION - Taking a one-point advantage into the intermission, Davis & Elkins women's basketball closed the nonconference portion of its schedule with an 84-66 home victory against Alderson Broaddus on Monday night. 

- SENATORNATION - Davis & Elkins indoor track & field competed at Marietta College for the second time this season, sending its squad to the Pioneer Open on Saturday. The Senator women's team capped the meet in eighth place, while the men finished in 10th.

- SENATORNATION - Closing out their dual meet schedule on Saturday, the Davis & Elkins College swim teams took down in-state rival Salem, with the men edging the Tigers by a narrow 133-127 deficit, and the women defeating Salem 158-95 at the SU Pool.

- SENATORNATION - Davis & Elkins had scoreless stretches at the beginning of each half in an 82-47 loss to Concord on Saturday afternoon at the Carter Center in Mountain East Conference (MEC) action.

- SENATORNATION - D&E faced a difficult slate of PSAC wrestling programs on Saturday, taking part in the Kutztown Duals hosted by Kutztown University. The youthful Senators pushed their case on a national level on Saturday, taking down Shippensburg, a program that has been receiving votes in the Division II wrestling rankings, 24-19, in their opening match. D&E would follow with a narrow 22-21 loss to Millersville, and would come up short against two nationally-ranked programs, falling to Pitt-Johnstown, 42-12, and host Kutztown, 24-15.

- SENATORNATION - Davis & Elkins got off to a hot start, but could not fend off a balanced Concord lineup in an 80-63 road loss at the Carter Center on Saturday afternoon in Mountain East Conference (MEC) play.

Kobey Quamina

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a convocation, march and reflection on Monday, January 20. All activities are free and open to the public.

SenatorsConnect

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College alumni, faculty, staff, parents and students have a new place to meet and interact. Recently launched, SenatorsConnect is a personalized online community and networking tool that allows participants to share information, provide guidance and increase career opportunities.

Christopher Jones

ELKINS – Christopher Jones has been appointed director of career services at Davis & Elkins College, a position he began at the start of the spring 2020 semester.

- SENATORNATION -  Although being limited to seven active players, the shorthanded Davis & Elkins Senators came together behind senior Donte Doleman's immaculate performance to stun the visiting Glenville State Pioneers, 79-73, and snap a six-game losing streak in the process on Wednesday night in the McDonnell Center.

- SENATORNATION - Helping to lead the charge for the Senators in their return to action during the indoor track & field season last weekend, Roxine Chambers earned the Mountain East Conference (MEC) Women's Track Athlete of the Week award, the league announced Tuesday afternoon.

Mercedes Ray

ELKINS – Mercedes Ray of Clarksburg has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day on the College campus. Ray, a student at Liberty High School, was selected from a group of the 46 highest achieving high school seniors accepted to attend D&E this fall.

Jacob Sweitzer

ELKINS – Jacob Sweitzer of Deer Park, Maryland, has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day on the College campus. Sweitzer, a student at Southern Garrett High School, was selected from a group of the 46 highest achieving high school seniors accepted to attend D&E this fall.

Nicholas Allen

ELKINS – Nicholas Allen of Cheyenne, Wyoming, has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day on the College campus. Allen, a student at Cheyenne Central High School, was selected from a group of the 46 highest achieving high school seniors accepted to attend D&E this fall.

Shelbey Fuller

ELKINS – Shelbey Fuller of Fort Mill, South Carolina, has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day on the College campus. Fuller, a student at Fort Mill High School, was selected from a group of the 46 highest achieving high school seniors accepted to attend D&E this fall.

Robert Stephenson

ELKINS – Robert Stephenson of Cooper City, Florida, has been chosen to receive a full, four-year scholarship to Davis & Elkins College. A December graduate of Cooper City High School, Stephenson was selected from a group of 46 high achieving high school seniors participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day on the College campus.

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College’s Division of Adult and Online Learning has released the President’s List and Dean’s List for the fall 2019 RN-BSN rotation. Students pursuing their degree must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours of graded coursework during the rotation with a term grade point average of 4.0 to earn the president’s list or a grade point average of 3.6 to less than 4.0 to earn the dean’s list.

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College has released its president’s list and dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester. The president’s list includes all full-time students who earned a 4.0 grade point average for the semester and the dean’s list includes all full-time students with a semester GPA of 3.6 to less than 4.0.

D&E Delta Alpha Phi

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College students were recently inducted into the Delta Epsilon Chapter of Delta Alpha Pi international honor society. The local chapter, formed in 2015, is the 101st in 32 states that recognizes students with disabilities for their academic achievements.

First Church of Christ served up sweet and salty treats for Toasty Tuesday.

 

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