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.