Wheeling Park's Liam Casey Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Wheeling Park’s Liam Casey Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 11/22/2013 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Press | West Virginia Patriots’ multi-talented student athlete receives statewide honor   Liam Casey of Wheeling Park High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of November 24. A senior, Liam is a 4.4 g.p.a. honors student and a National Honor Society member. He serves as a Freshman Mentor, is a member of the competitive Speech Team, and is involved in a variety of theatre and musical productions at Wheeling Park. An accomplished musician, …

Ripley's Trevor Tucker named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Ripley’s Trevor Tucker named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 11/15/2013 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Press | West Virginia Vikings’ two-sports standout receives statewide honor   Trevor Tucker of Ripley High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of November 17. A junior, Trevor is a 4.05 g.p.a. honors student and a National Honor Society member. He has been recognized on numerous occasions as a Student of the Month, and is actively involved in Student Government, Mu Alpha Theta math honor society and History Club. He is the son …

Clay-Battelle's Jacoby Steele named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Clay-Battelle’s Jacoby Steele named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 11/8/2013 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Press | West Virginia Cee Bees’ three-sports standout receives statewide honor   Jacoby Steele of Clay-Battelle High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of November 10. A junior, Jacoby is a 3.94 g.p.a. honors student. He is actively involved in Student Government, serving as Class President for the past six years. Jacoby currently serves as Student Council Vice President and is a member of the Ski Club. He is the son of Steven …

Gilmer County's Hannah Roberts named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Gilmer County’s Hannah Roberts named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 11/1/2013 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Press | West Virginia Titans’ three-sports standout receives statewide honor   Hannah Roberts of Gilmer County High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of November 3. A senior, Hannah is a 4.0 g.p.a. honors student, National Honor Society member, and is ranked at the top of her class. She is actively involved in Rocketry Club and Student Government, and currently serves as Student Council President. Hannah has served as a class officer for …

Help Other West Virginians File Their Tax Returns

Help Other West Virginians File Their Tax Returns

Posted on 11/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community | Money & Work | Volunteering | West Virginia AARP West Virginia is recruiting volunteers to help low- to moderate-income taxpayers, especially those age 60-plus, prepare and file their 2013 tax returns. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide started in 1968 with just four volunteers preparing 100 returns. Now the program serves 2.6 million Americans annually. Last year in West Virginia, 137 volunteers helped about 22,000 residents at 35 sites. Volunteers receive training and work close to home during the February-through-mid-April tax season. They fill a variety of roles, including greeters, technology …

Petersburg's Kelson Thorne named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Petersburg’s Kelson Thorne named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 10/25/2013 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Press | West Virginia Vikings’ three-sports standout receives statewide honor   Kelson Thorne of Petersburg High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of October 27. A senior, Kelson is a 4.0 g.p.a. honors student. He is a National Honor Society member, Student Council representative and is actively involved with Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He is the son of Eddie and Tonya Thorne of Petersburg. In both his academic and athletic pursuits, Thorne has excelled at the Grant County school. …