PSC Alumni Association Scholarship Fund approaches endowment status

The Potomac State College Alumni Association is excited to announce that we recently received a generous anonymous gift for the scholarship fund. This scholarship will support students enrolled in WVU Potomac State College. Because of this gift, the Alumni Association is remarkably close to creating an endowed scholarship fund that...

ARGH! Beware! Pirates Afoot!

ARGH! Beware! Pirates Afoot!

By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate The Five Rivers Public Library, in Parsons, began its summer reading program for 2022 on June 8. The theme for this year’s program is Oceans of Possibilities. The program is designed to encourage children to read books during the summer. The more books the...

Student and Staff Goals Set for 2022-23 School Year

By Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate As the school year ends, the Tucker County Board of Education is still working hard to ensure the teaching and administrative staff are doing what is necessary for the success of the students. Principal Kelly Thompson and Assistant Principal Cynthia Shaffer of TVEMS, Principal...

Rosario-Crouch Earns Dean’s List at Davis and Elkins College

ELKINS, WV D & E College student Alyssa Rosario-Crouch of Parsons, West Virginia, has achieved the Dean's List for the spring 2022 semester. To earn the honor, full-time students must achieve a semester GPA of 3.6 to less than 4.0. Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Davis & Elkins College...

Teter Receives Bonner Memorial Scholarship

Teter Tucker County High School senior, Davin Teter, received the first “Doris Bonner Memorial Scholarship” presented by the Tucker County Republican Executive Committee.      Picture is Bruce Kolsun, Chairman of the Tucker County Republican Executive Committee, presenting a $500 check to Devin Teter.   Teter wrote an essay “Why is...

Croston Earns President’s List at Davis & Elkins College

ELKINS, WV (June 2, 2022) - Emily Croston of Parsons, West Virginia, was named to the President's List at Davis & Elkins College for the winter 2022 RN-BSN rotation, which runs January through April. To earn the President's List, students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours of graded...

Eastern recognizes Tucker County students for spring semester honors

Four Tucker County residents achieved academic honors during the Spring 2022 semester at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College. Dean’s List recipient, earned for completing nine or more credit hours this spring with at least a 3.5 grade point average, was Mateo Hinkle. Merit List honorees, based on completing...

Eastern holds 2022 graduation

Eastern holds 2022 graduation

MOOREFIELD, W.Va.  – Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College honored 80 students as Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 graduates at the college’s commencement ceremony May 7 in Moorefield.  Thirty-five of the graduates participated in the ceremony, including all 14 graduates of the 2022 nursing program cohort. The nursing graduates...

Young Writers Contest, Math Field Day, and Golden Horseshoe Winners

By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate   Tucker County schools held a Young Writers Contest with the students of grades three through eight. The contest is a collaborative effort with the Central West Virginia Writing Project (CWVWP). The winners were announced during the Board of Education meeting and the awards...

Tucker resident among Eastern’s PTK Honor Society inductees

Society recognizes achievements of students attending two-year colleges MOOREFIELD, W.Va. – A recent ceremony at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College saw the membership of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society grow as seven high-achieving students were inducted into the society on April 21. Tucker County resident Maya Paul...

April is Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness

Brody Strawderman at Mountaineer Showcase

The 2022 Mountaineer Showcase for track and field, was at Mylan Park.  Brody Strawderman finished first in the hammer with a throw of 54.16 meters and later that evening he closed the meet by coming in secondin disc with a throw of 42.44 meters. Strawderman attends Glenville University.  He is...

Davis Academy Applications Available to High School Seniors 

Elkins, WV-Davis Medical Center’s (DMC) “Davis Academy” is currently taking applications for the 2022-2023 internship program.  The Academy targets high school graduates who are undecided about a career path or who are not planning to go to college. The Academy provides paid, job-related education and coaching to create workers fully...

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