West Virginia University’s chapter of the Collegiate Horsemen’s Association
recently raised $800 for equine disaster relief and captured first place in the
American Collegiate Horsemen’s Association inaugural philanthropy challenge.
As a member of the national nonprofit organization, WVU’s chapter saw an opportunity
to have a positive impact on the equine industry, opting to donate funds raised
to the United States Equestrian Federation Disaster Relief Fund.
West Virginia University
alumni prepare for the next stages of their collegiate careers, they can breathe
a little easier knowing they have some financial support as recipients of scholarships
from the H.E. “Doc” Kidder Memorial Trust.
The trust provides students in the
Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design with thousands of
dollars for each year of their post-baccalaureate instruction.
Tiffany and Robby Bellissimo are graduating as a married couple today (May 10)
from the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design.
Hannah Schantz, an agricultural and extension education major, is the 2019 Outstanding
Senior for the School of Design and Community Development.
To create a well-rounded college experience, the Fallston, Maryland, native took
advantage of several teaching, research and service opportunities.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The son of a West
Virginia University alumnus is honoring his father's legacy as cattleman
and educator by making a planned gift to The Emery L. “Bud” Prunty Memorial
Tom Prunty recently named the WVU Foundation and his father's scholarship
the beneficiary of a life insurance policy as a planned gift.
Kinsey Reed, a dual major in applied and environmental microbiology and animal and nutritional sciences, is the 2019 Outstanding
Senior for the Division of Plant and Soil Sciences.
As she prepares to graduate, Reed, a Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, native is looking forward to working with Rivendale Farms in in Washington County, Pennsylvania.
“Rivendale strives for excellence by combining natural,
sustainable farming with innovative techniques and technology,” she said. “I’m
excited to get hands-on experience with a farm on the forefront of agricultural
innovation and technology.”
Reid Croft, an
energy landmanagement major from Morgantown, is the 2019 Outstanding Senior
for the Division of Forestry and Natural Resources.
With a keen interest in the oil and gas industry, Croft quickly found a home in the
energy land management program.
If you ask about her most meaningful
experience as a West Virginia University student, Antinone will tell you it was
being named Ms. Mountaineer in 2018 in front of a packed Milan Puskar Stadium.
Dillon Meadows, an agribusiness management major, is the 2019 Outstanding Senior for the Division of Resource
Economics and Management.