WVU alumnus creates agricultural scholarship to promote positive influence

With the desire to promote positive influence and honor his family’s longstanding tradition in the agricultural industry, West Virginia University alumnus Michael “Blair” Snyder has established the Snyder Family Scholarship.

This endowed scholarship fund will benefit undergraduate West Virginia resident Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design students who are pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field. First preference will be given to Preston County students, or students who are descendants of Preston County natives, who are affiliated with the National Future Farmers of America Organization or 4-H.

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100-Mile Dinner returns to Café Evansdale

West Virginia University will host its annual 100-Mile Meal at the Café Evansdale dining center on Thursday (Oct. 13) with all major menu ingredients sourced from a 100 mile radius of the Evansdale campus. The evening is the result of a partnership between WVU Dining, The Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, WVU Extension Service, and dozens of local farmers.

The dinner will be served as part of the normal student dining experience from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with students using their Dining Plans to enjoy the evening’s menu. The event is also open to the public at the cost of $11.25 per person.

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