Elkins High School’s Pratt selected for scholarship


ELKINS — Jaden Pratt of Elkins has been awarded a $10,000 per year scholarship for a total of $40,000 over four years to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day in March.

Pratt, a student at Elkins High School, was selected from a group of the 62 highest achieving high school seniors who are among hundreds of students accepted to attend D&E this fall.

Pratt is the daughter of Seth and Michelle Pratt of Elkins. Her father is a D&E alumnus with the Class of 2010.

At Elkins High School, Pratt is a member of National Honor Society and Skills USA and participates in the Randolph County Technical Center CNA Program. As a student-athlete, she lettered in volleyball. Outside of school, she is a member of 4-H and the Center Stage dance competition team.

At Davis & Elkins College, Pratt plans to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.

To be eligible to compete for a Leadership Scholarship, students must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students were also required to submit a list of outstanding leadership honors or awards they have received and describe three skills that have strengthened them as a leader. Students vying for the scholarships participated in interviews and submitted an essay of no more than 500 words consisting of a personal statement outlining their interests, life experiences, goals and commitment to leadership.

For additional information, call 304-637-1230 www.dewv.edu/admissions.


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