Wheeling Central Catholic’s Matthew Gruber Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 09/26/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Press Maroon Knights’ two-sport athlete earns statewide honor    Matthew Gruber of Wheeling Central Catholic High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 28. A junior, Matthew is a 3.88 g.p.a. honors student. He is a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society, and is active in the school’s Drug Free Club and peer ministry group. He is the son of Lee and Lisa Gruber …

Clay Battelle High School’s Ethan Carrico Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 09/19/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Press Cee-Bees two-sport athlete, active community volunteer, earns statewide honor   Ethan Carrico of Clay-Battelle High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 21. A senior, Ethan is a 3.4 g.p.a. Honor Roll student. At Clay Battelle, he is involved in many school clubs and activities including the Rotary Interact and LEO Clubs, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, RAZE, FFA, SADD, Drama Club and Ski Club. He was selected as …

Petersburg High School’s Lauren Harman Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 09/12/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Press Grant County three-sport athlete earns statewide honor   Lauren Harman of Petersburg High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 14. A junior, Lauren is a 4.05 g.p.a. AP Honors student and serves as her class secretary. She is the daughter of Brent and Becky Harman of Lahmansville. Lauren is a three-year starter with the Petersburg varsity soccer team, earning Maryland-West Virginia “All Bi-State” honors as a freshman …

Riverside High School’s Jared Phalen Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 09/5/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Press Kanawha County two-sport athlete, strong academic performer earns statewide honor   CHARLESTON – Jared Phalen of Riverside High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 7. A senior, Jared is a 4.82 g.p.a. AP Honors student and a member of Mu Alpha Theta National Math Honor Society. His school activities include Prom Committee, Ski Club and Baseball Diamond Club. He is the son of John and Missy Phalen …

Lincoln’s Jarrod Kellar named AARP WV Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 08/29/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Press Cougars’ two-sports standout is first AARP/MetroNews statewide honoree of 2014   Jarrod Kellar of Lincoln High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of August 31. A senior, Jarrod is a 4.17 g.p.a. AP Honors student and ranked among the Top Ten in his class. He is a National Honor Society member and serves as Key Club president. He is the son of Mike and Missy Kellar of Shinnston. A three-year starting …

AARP WV, MetroNews To Again Recognize Outstanding WV High School Scholar Athletes In 2014

Posted on 08/14/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Press AARP West Virginia and the 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 program. This statewide honor, presented each week during the Fall Sports season on the popular West Virginia MetroNews High School GameNight program, recognizes West Virginia high school student athletes for outstanding achievement in athletics, the classroom and in communities across the Mountain State. Student athletes in Grades 11 …