Bluefield’s Turner Jones Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete Of The Week

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-10-13T21:30:00+00:00">October 13, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-10-13T10:39:04+00:00">October 13, 2017</time> by AARP West Virginia

Beavers’ two-sport student athlete earns AARP/MetroNews statewide honor Turner Jones of Bluefield High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of October 15. A senior, Turner is a 4.1 g.p.a. AP student. He is a member of National Honor Society, Student Council and Senior Leadership Team and has participated in the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Program. His activities include Key Club, Debate Club, Academic Bowl, Science Club and Band. He …

Parkersburg Catholic’s Mikayla Alkire Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-10-06T21:30:00+00:00">October 6, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-10-10T11:35:46+00:00">October 10, 2017</time> by AARP West Virginia

Crusaderette two-sport student athlete earns AARP/MetroNews statewide honor Mikayla Alkire of Parkersburg Catholic High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of October 8. A senior, Mikayla is a 4.0 g.p.a. student. She is a member of National Honor Society and Student Council, and has participated in the Governor’s Honors Academy, Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Program, and ‘I Believe’ Youth Leadership Program. She is the daughter of Stephen and Renee …

Wheeling Park’s Allison Holmstrand Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-29T21:30:00+00:00">September 29, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-29T16:35:52+00:00">September 29, 2017</time> by AARP West Virginia

Patriots’ two-sport student athlete earns AARP/MetroNews statewide honor Allison Holmstrand of Wheeling Park High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of October 1. A senior, Allison is a 4.8 g.p.a. AP Honors student. She is a member of National Honor Society, Key Club, Drug Free Clubs of America and the Wheeling Park Orchestra. Allison has participated in the Governor’s Honors Academy, Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Program, Math Field Day, …

Martinsburg High’s Trey Henry Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-22T21:30:00+00:00">September 22, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-21T19:26:08+00:00">September 21, 2017</time> by AARP West Virginia

Bulldogs’ standout student athlete earns AARP/MetroNews statewide honor Trey Henry of Martinsburg High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 24. A senior, Trey is a 3.0 g.p.a. Honor Roll student. He is a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Eastern Panhandle Young Life program. Trey is the son of Brandy Forsyth of Martinsburg. A team captain for Coach Dave Walker’s defending Class AAA WVSSAC State …

Weir High School’s Mason Rice Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-15T21:30:00+00:00">September 15, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-15T07:58:11+00:00">September 15, 2017</time> by AARP West Virginia

Red Riders’ two sport standout earns AARP/MetroNews statewide honor Mason Rice of Weir High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 17. A senior, Mason is a 4.0 g.p.a. AP Honors student. He is a member of National Honor Society and a 2017 Ohio Valley Athletic Conference All-Conference Academic Team honoree. Mason is the son of Tommy and Barbara Rice of Weirton. A team captain for Coach Tony …

WV Projects Receive AARP Community Challenge Grants

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-09-13T17:02:48+00:00">September 13, 2017</time> by AARP West Virginia

“Quick Action” Community Projects in Hinton & the Greater Kanawha Valley make communities more livable AARP West Virginia has announced two state winners for the AARP Community Challenge, aiming to create change and improve quality of life at the community-level. Nationally, 89 recipients of AARP Community Challenge grants received $780,000 to support projects that make communities livable for people of all ages. Each project was partially or fully funded through the AARP Community Challenge grant and is set to be …

Robert C. Byrd High’s Sophie Banko Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-08T21:30:00+00:00">September 8, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-07T16:10:13+00:00">September 7, 2017</time> by AARP West Virginia

Eagles’ two sport standout earns AARP/MetroNews statewide honor Sophie Banko of Robert C. Byrd High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 10. A junior, Sophie is a 4.0 g.p.a. AP Honors student. She is a member of Student Council, a Promise Scholarship qualifier, and serves as an Eagle Mentor. Sophie is the daughter of Andrew and Jennifer Banko of Clarksburg. Sophie is a two-time State Champion member …

Lincoln High’s Cory Fazalare Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete Of The Week

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-01T21:28:00+00:00">September 1, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-01T16:05:59+00:00">September 1, 2017</time> by AARP West Virginia

Cougars’ three sport standout earns AARP/MetroNews statewide honor Cory Fazalare of Lincoln High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 3. A senior, Cory is a 4.25 g.p.a. AP Honors student. He serves as Lincoln High Student Body Vice President, Key Club President, and is a member of DECA and FBLA. Cory is the son of Gary and Amie Fazalare of Shinnston. A starting tight end for Coach …

Frankfort High School’s Wyatt Yates Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-08-25T21:25:00+00:00">August 25, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-08-25T17:54:07+00:00">August 25, 2017</time> by AARP West Virginia

Falcons’ two sport student athlete earns first AARP/MetroNews statewide honor of 2017 Wyatt Yates of Frankfort High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia / MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of August 27. A senior, Wyatt is a 4.2 g.p.a. AP Honors student. He is a member of National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta National Math Honor Society, and is the son of Robert and Kristi Yates of Fort Ashby. Wyatt is a three-year …

MetroNews, AARP WV Scholar Athlete of the Week Program

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-07-27T17:05:12+00:00">July 27, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-08-02T09:15:00+00:00">August 2, 2017</time> by AARP West Virginia

AARP West Virginia and the West Virginia MetroNews Radio Network are again partnering to recognize some of the state’s best and brightest student athletes through the AARP West Virginia Scholar Athlete of the Week awards program. This statewide honor, presented each week during the Fall Sports season on the popular West Virginia MetroNews High School GameNight program, recognizes high school student athletes for outstanding achievement in athletics, the classroom and in communities across the Mountain State. Student athletes in Grades …