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 …

Operation Scam Jam, Financial Education & Shred Events Highlight 2014 WV Money Smart Week, April 5-12

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Press AARP West Virginia and the AARP Foundation are partnering with more than 20 organizations, including the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Federal Trade Commission, and FINRA Investor Education Foundation to promote financial wellness during 2014 West Virginia MoneySmart Week®, April 5 – 12. West Virginia Money Smart Week®(MSW) is part of a multi-state public awareness campaign of the Federal Reserve Bank that stresses the importance of financial literacy, informs consumers where they can get help, and provides free educational seminars …

AARP WV Outlines 2014 State Legislative Agenda

Posted on 01/28/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Press Caregiving, consumer protections, retirement security among session goals for 50+ West Virginians AARP West Virginia’s legislative agenda for the 2014 West Virginia Legislature is focused on legislative action in the areas of caregiving, retirement security, elder abuse and consumer protections. Prior to the 2014 West Virginia Legislative session, AARP West Virginia commissioned a statewide survey, which gathered opinions from West Virginians 45+ on key issues impacting older residents and their families. AARP West Virginia staff and volunteers are maintaining a …

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

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

Press 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

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

Press 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 …