ULSTER HERALD – Jordan Hyland has enjoyed many memorable rounds in his short, yet illustrious, golfing career, but few will be remembered quite as fondly as his bogey-free course record-breaking 63 at Omagh Golf Club on Saturday.
ELKINS – Renovations to Myles Center for the Arts are taking shape with the installation of the glass curtainwall along the serpentine wall of the event space. Here, crews prepare for the metal panel installation along the fascia and work on the roof and wall framing for the rotunda. Sitework on Myles Plaza is continuing in preparation for placement of sidewalks, pavers and landscaping. The $6.7 million project is generously funded by Trustee Emerita June Myles.
THE HERALD DISPATCH – Jakeya Perrin was there for the beginning of Davis & Elkins College’s track program and she is going to see her time there through to the end.
ELKINS – Katie Beth Caudill of Huntington, West Virginia, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day. Caudill, a graduate of Spring Valley High School, was selected from a group of the 46 highest achieving high school seniors accepted to attend D&E this fall.
ELKINS – Beginning July 1, the Davis & Elkins College joined 2,065 colleges and universities nationwide to implement a smoke-free and tobacco-free environment in order to provide a healthier atmosphere for students, faculty and staff. The policy covers all College-owned properties, including outdoor spaces, and vehicles.
ELKINS – Katelyn Leary of Elkins has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day in a virtual platform. Leary, a graduate of Elkins High School, was selected from a group of the 37 highest achieving high school seniors accepted to attend D&E this fall.
ELKINS – The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College is set to begin its summer sessions Sunday, July 5 in a virtual platform that offers greater access to classes, concerts and special events. In addition, participants will be able to enjoy programming from all genres and all three theme weeks.
THE PARSONS ADVOCATE — Each year, one teacher is chosen throughout the county to be honored with the title as Teacher of the Year. With only having three schools in Tucker County, the task rotates between them to choose how they will make this selection. The 2019-20 school year belonged to Davis Thomas Elementary Middle School, putting the decision in the hands of Principal Neil “Steelie” Kisamore.
ELKINS – Area high school students are continuing their education with participation in the Davis & Elkins College Upward Bound Classic Summer Program. Conducted in a virtual platform this year, the six-week session continues to offer standard programming that enhances students’ overall college readiness.
ELKINS – Nathaniel Vance of Scott Depot, West Virginia, has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day in a virtual platform. Vance, a graduate of Poca High School, was selected from a group of the 37 highest achieving high school seniors accepted to attend D&E this fall.
ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College and Randolph County Schools have partnered to feed local children throughout the summer. The partnership, 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Simplified Summer Food Service Program, also addresses the additional challenges stemming from the pandemic.