Past Scholarship Recipients

2016

Ciara Hornberger is the daughter of Chuck and Lisa Hornberger of Fairmont, WV. She is a graduate of Fairmont Senior High School where is was a member of several clubs including Key Club, Interact Club, and the Student Council and has held various part time jobs.

Some of the many ways she has served her community has been ringing bells for the Salvation Army, volunteering at the Soup Opera, Veteran's Day breakfast and a hygiene project at the Clarksburg Mission.

She has been accepted into the Criminal Justice Program at Fairmont State University and wants to make it her mission to serve and protect. Ciara hopes to be employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


South Harrison High School graduate Cory Fox is the son of Steve and Kelly Fox of Jane Lew, WV.

Cory participated in Football, Golf, FFA, 4-H, the National Honor Society and various part time jobs. He has served his community by participating in trash pickups, serving meals at the Clarksburg Mission and providing electricity to areas of poverty.

Cory will attend West Virginia Wesleyan College and major in Criminal Justice. He plans to work as a police officer on the state or local level to gain experience. His ultimate goal is to become a Deputy U. S. Marshal. He has set his sights towards a career that is "exciting and fulfilling."


Jared Cline is the son of Jason and Teresa Cline of Shenandoah Junction, WV. He is a graduate of Jefferson High School. He participated in soccer, basketball and hockey. Jared was a Cadet Major in the AFJROTC program and held the position of 2nd Squadron Commander.

He served his community through the Road Cleanups program and the Jefferson County Shoe and Coat Fundraiser.

Jared will attend West Virginia University to major in Forensic and Investigative Science to prepare for a career as a Crime Scene Investigator.


Bridgeport High School graduate Hope Chalfant is the daughter of Todd and Jami Chalfant of Bridgeport, WV.

Some of Hope’s extracurricular activities included Basketball, Key Club, Church activities and part time jobs. She volunteered at the nursing home, humane society and community car washes.

Her plan at this time is to attend West Virginia University to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice preparing to become a Criminal Investigator.


Jessica Clelland is a graduate of Grafton High School. She is the daughter of Patrick and Paula Clelland of Grafton, WV.

She was a member of the soccer team and was a Student Council advisor. She served as an aide in the kindergarten Sunday school class, volunteered at the Soup Opera and animal shelter.

Jessica plans to attend West Virginia University and major in Forensic and Investigative Science. Her goal is to one day be a Health Care Fraud Specialist with the Office of the Inspector General.


Lincoln High School graduate Emily Skidmore is the great-granddaughter of Connie Minnix of Shinnston, WV.

Some of the organizations in which Emily was involved included Key Club, Student Council, and Band. She volunteered at her church pancake breakfasts, citywide yard sales, and humane society.

Emily will be attending Fairmont State University and Majoring in Criminal Justice. She hopes to become a probation or parole officer hoping to "help put people on a better path."


Justin Richter is currently a Junior at Fairmont State University seeking a degree in National Security and Intelligence and Political Science. He is the son of Jim and Toni Richter of Bridgeport, WV.

Justin stated, "a career in law enforcement is something I have known that I was meant to do for a long time." It is his desire to become a federal law enforcement agent.


Currently working in the field of law enforcement, Wesley Fredrick is enrolled at Fairmont State University to complete a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice.


2015

Chloe Smith is the daughter of Joel and Jill Smith of Core, WV. She is a graduate of Clay-Battelle High School where she was a member of the Volleyball team, INTERACT Club, LEO Club, Yearbook Staff, and Ski club. She works part-time.

She has served her community by helping with the Food Pantry, volunteering at the Morgantown Veterans Center, Sydney's Closet and with St. Mary's Youth Group.

She plans to attend West Virginia University and major in Criminology. Chloe is from a law enforcement family and would like to work in the behavioral science area of law enforcement.


Another Clay-Battelle High School graduate Faithlynn Walker is the daughter of Megan Walker of Fairview, WV

She has volunteered at the Children's Hospital, Cancer Center and at the "Pink Out" cancer fundraiser.

Faithlynn has been accepted to Fairmont State University to major in Criminal Justice. Faithlynn would like to some day work at the Federal Bureau of Investigations. She would like to make a difference and do what she can to affect change and make the world safer.


Jeffrey Hartley is a graduate of Lincoln High School. He is the son of Randy and Barbara Hartley of Lumberport, WV.

Jeffrey has volunteered at the National Night Out, the British Scottish Festival, Light Up Night and with the construction of the firing range used by many law enforcement agencies.

He was a member of the drum line for Lincoln High School, Key Club, Ski Club and was a citizen at Boys State. He works part time for the family owned business, Three H Granite.

Jeffrey plans to follow in his father's footsteps to a law enforcement career. He has been accepted to Fairmont State University and will pursue a degree in Criminal Justice. Jeffrey stated "with my heart and soul I am determined to be a Deputy United States Marshal."


University High School graduate Brayden Ours is the son of Reggie and Christine Ours of Morgantown, WV

Brayden has been involved with recreational league basketball and will soon be testing for a black belt in the martial art of Aikido. He has worked part-time at Ruby Memorial Hospital.

Brayden has been accepted to Fairmont State University and will major in National Security and Intelligence. In the future he plans to pursue a career as a federal agent.


Grafton High School graduate Lindsay Peters is the daughter of Gary and Judith Peters of Grafton, WV. During High School she was a 4-H Teen Leader, played soccer and is an active member of her church.

She worked on a local House of Delegates election campaign and attended Girls State.

Lindsay will attend Fairmont State University and major in Criminal Justice. She is considering a career as a criminologist.


Morganne Phillips is a graduate of Bridgeport High School and the daughter of Chris and Heather Phillips of Bridgeport, WV.

While in high school, Morganne was a member of the Track and Cross Country Teams. She is presently attending Fairmont State University and is a member of the Cross Country Team.

At Fairmont State University Morganne is obtaining degrees in Criminal Justice. Political Science and National Security and Intelligence. She plans to pursue a career as a Federal Agent.


2014

Dylan Smith is the son of Michael Smith and Allison Rowe of Lost Creek. He is a graduate of South Harrison High School where he was a member of the Basketball, Football and Track teams.

He has served his community by helping with meals at the Mission and gift-wrapping for the United Way. He works part time.

He plans to attend Wesleyan to major in Criminal Justice and plans to pursue a career with the West Virginia State Police. One of his goals is to "watch out for the people of West Virginia."


Lincoln High School graduate Haley Knight is the niece of Renee Blei and the daughter of Timothy Knight of Bridgeport.

Haley has sat with elderly people of her community and held part time jobs.

She plans to attend Fairmont State University and major in Criminal Justice with the goal of becoming a law enforcement officer. She states that she "really wants to help others."


Matthew Lohr is a graduate of Bridgeport High School. He is the son of Steven Lohr and Stephanie McGinnis of Bridgeport. He was involved with 4-H, DeMolay and the Bridgeport Presbyterian Youth Group.

His groups have participated in singing in nursing homes and repairs at Stonewall Jackson in Lewis County. Through High School he has held down a part time job.

He plans to attend Marshall University and major in Criminal Justice. He is motivated to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps to become a law enforcement officer.


Lincoln High School graduate Morgan Brooks is the daughter of Doug and Billie Jo Brooks of Meadowbrook. During High School she was a member of the Soccer and Softball teams. She was an active member of the Key Club, Art Club, Peer Mediation Group, Young Life, Jewel City Youth Group and the National Honor Society.

She assisted with the Feed-a Family Project at Christmas, baby sitting and worked part time.

Morgan plans to attend Fairmont State University to obtain a degree in Forensic Science. She believes that this will 'challenge' her, and she is "willing to tackle" this challenge.


2013

D. Brett Harbaugh is the son of Dan and Connie Harbaugh of Bridgeport. He is a recent graduate of Bridgeport High School where he was a member of the swim, football, basketball and baseball teams.

He is an active member of the Youth Group at the Clarksburg Baptist Church and recently participated in a mission trip to Haiti. He also participated with the State Wide Leadership Core with the WV Baptist Convention. During high school he owned and operated his own lawn care and snow removal business.

He will attend West Virginia University to major in Criminology and plans to pursue a law enforcement career at the federal level.


2012

Victoria (Tori) Childers is the daughter of Ted and Teresa Childers of Mount Clare. She is a recent graduate of Bridgeport High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She was also involved with the Bridgeport High School Girls Basketball, WV Lady and WV Explosion Basketball teams. Victoria attended Rhododendron Girls State, volunteered at various community activities and participated in the Harrison County Sheriff Department's Ride-along Program. She will attend Marshall University and major in Criminal Justice to "help keep the crime level to a minimum and keep citizens safe."


Liberty High School graduate Brandon Desormier is the son of Ronald Desormier of Glenville, WV and Diane Desormier of Salem, WV. He was a member of the band, National Honor Society and the French Honor Society. Brandon participated in football and basketball teams. He has volunteered with various community activities and held down a part time job. While at Fairmont State University he plans to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice. Brandon hopes to work with either the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the United States Marshal Service. His goal is to "help others and help protect my community."


Olivia Eubanks is also a graduate of Liberty High School. She is the daughter of Kimberly and Ryan Lantz of Clarksburg. Olivia was a member of the Red Cross Club, National Honor Society, and French Honorary. She was a member of the soccer and basketball teams. She has volunteered with various community activities such as Operation Christmas Child and serving at the Clarksburg Mission. She has been working part time at Aeropostale. Olivia will attend West Virginia Wesleyan College and major in Criminal Justice. Her goal is to become a WV State Trooper.


Erika Voreh is a graduate of Bridgeport High School and is the daughter of Greg and Maria Voreh of Mount Clare. She participated in multiple clubs including BABES, Student Council, RAZE and French Club. While working with the Journalism department, she wrote for the online newspaper and was a member of the yearbook staff. She was a member of the cross country and track teams. Erika, as did all the scholarship recipients, expressed her appreciation for receiving this scholarship. Erika will attend West Virginia University in the fall and major in Criminology. Upon completion of that degree, her dream is "to become an FBI Agent and travel the world."


2011

Emma Carpenter is the daughter of Francis R. "Butch" and Tammy J. Moore-Carpenter of Shinnston, WV. She is a recent graduate of Lincoln High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society and the band. She was also an active member of the Lincoln basketball, soccer and softball teams. Emma will continue her education at Fairmont State University and plans to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice.

In her application, Emma stated, "I feel great pride for the people involved in the criminal justice system that do their best everyday to make the citizens feel safe and I want to be a part of that."




Katalin Marie Stanton is a Notre Dame High School graduate. She is the daughter of Ralph and Mary Beth Stanton of Salem, WV. At Notre Dame, she was a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council and Key Club, as well as the basketball and golf teams. Katalin is also active with her church youth group and the peer ministry.

She has been accepted to Wheeling Jesuit University where she will pursue a degree in Information Sciences and Criminal Justice. Katalin said she wants "to be able to protect others and save lives" and plans to do so by becoming a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


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