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Wheeling Park Senior Named WVU Foundation Scholar


One Wheeling Park High School senior was awarded a prestigious merit scholarship with four other high school students from across the Mountain State Friday.

Cristin Dolan has been named a West Virginia University Foundation Scholar. Her award will cover her full tuition as well as room and board.

She is also awarded over $4,000 to study abroad. She will be a third generation Mountaineer and plans to study bio-chemical engineering

“I’ve taken AP classes and CP classes, honors courses. That’s how I knew I wanted to get into science. I’m in AP chemistry and from that I decided that I love science and I can’t get enough of it,” Dolan said.

Just some of Cristin’s high school activities include: National Honor Society, member of the track, volleyball and swimming teams, and band.

She was also the recipient of the American Cancer Society Award and said she plans on being a part of the WVU Marching Band.

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