By Amanda Hayes, The Inter-Mountain in Elkins, W.Va.
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — One of the largest applicant pools for the West Virginia Scholar program in its 12-year history about 100 applicants led to some tough competition for a full tuition and room and board scholarship at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
At a luncheon Wednesday, Megan Meyer of Martinsburg and a rising senior of Hedgesville High School learned she was the winner out of 10 finalists.
“I really didn’t come in here thinking that I would win this amazing scholarship so I am just unbelievably happy right now,” she said minutes after learning of her win. …