Tucker County Schools Celebrate Constitution Week

All throughout Tucker County schools, students are celebrating Constitution Week, which is Sept. 17 – 23.  Recently, local officers of the Blackwater Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) joined students, teachers and school administrators in signing school proclamations stating they would “read and study the Constitution of...

Eastern welcomes two new faculty members

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. – Two full-time faculty members joined Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College in August. Anthony “Tony” Prato, Ph.D., will be teaching math at Eastern. The Nevada native recently moved to Petersburg after teaching in high schools and colleges in the Las Vegas area. Prato holds a master of...

Eastern’s fall semester to begin Aug. 22

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. – The start of the fall 2022 semester at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College is approaching, with academic courses and several of the college’s short-term workforce training programs set to launch the week of Aug. 22. The last day to register for most of Eastern’s classes...

$97,300 in Scholarship Awards Presented by Tucker Community Foundation

$97,300 in Scholarship Awards Presented by Tucker Community Foundation

2022 Tucker Community Foundation Scholarship Recipients By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate The Tucker Community Foundation presented over $97,000 in scholarships to local students wishing to further their education. This year’s scholarships were presented by The Tucker Community Foundation’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Mike Moore. Moore called forwarded the donors...

Poling named TCHS Good Citizen Scholarship Winner

Poling named TCHS Good Citizen Scholarship Winner

Clay Poling, a 2022 graduate of TCHS, was presented the Good Citizen Award and Scholarship by the Blackwater Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  Giving him the award are Blackwater Chapter Regent Cathy Hebb and Chapter Past-President Cindy Kolsun.  Clay wrote a moving essay about how important it...

Tucker County Student Graduates from Glenville State University

Tucker County Student Graduates from Glenville State University

Brody Strawderman shakes hands with Glenville State University Provost Dr. Gary Morris (left) as he crosses the stage during the University’s May 2022 Commencement Ceremony. (GSU Photo/Kristen Cosner) GLENVILLE, WV – Brody R. Strawderman of Parsons graduated from Glenville State University as part of the University’s May 2022 Commencement. Strawderman...

Summer Reading Program 2022

Five Rivers Public Library’s summer reading program was June 8, 15 and 22, the theme was “Ocean of Possibilities” Books were read to the children weekly and this year it was all about the ocean and the animals that live there. The crafts, games, snacks & activities were geared towards...

TCBOE Approves Stem Lab Course and Extracurricular Salary Scale

TCBOE Approves Stem Lab Course and Extracurricular Salary Scale

Tucker County Schools Superintendent Alicia Lambert By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate In special executive session the Tucker County School Board of Education members conducted the year end evaluation of Superintendent Lambert. In closing statement, the board said, “As a school system, we believe we are heading in the right...

WVU Potomac State College Spring 2022 Dean’s List

WVU Potomac State College Dean of Academic Affairs Greg Ochoa is pleased to announce that 219 students earned a place on the Dean’s list for spring 2022. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled for at least 12-credit hours of graded courses, excluding courses in...

Kachmarek Named to Dean’s List at Frostburg State University

FROSTBURG, MD Edward Kachmarek, of Kerens, has been named to the dean's list at Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD, for outstanding academic achievement for the spring 2022 semester. To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours and earn a cumulative semester...

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...

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