Morgantown High School

Two W.Va. Students Named U.S. Presidential Scholars

Lauren Shen, from Morgantown High School in Monongalia County, and Grant Kenamond, from Wheeling Park High School in Ohio County, received the honor. They are part of a group of 161 students nationwide to receive this recognition.

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National Honor Society Recognizes W.Va. Senior For Organization, Advocacy Work

The National Honor Society announced $2 million in scholarships for students nationwide on Monday, and one of the finalists to receive its biggest award is from West Virginia.

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High School Student Uses Music, Nonprofit To Raise W.Va. Literacy Rates

High school student Rania Zuri has made it her mission to end book deserts in West Virginia. Book deserts are places without libraries and bookstores, threatening literacy rates for young children. A senior at Morgantown High School, Zuri founded the LiTEArary Society to provide books to preschool children across West Virginia.

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Update: Mon County Bans Pride Flags In Schools, Receives Pushback

Students at Morgantown High School staged a walkout Wednesday afternoon to protest the removal of Pride flags from classrooms. Monongalia County Superintendent Eddie Campbell asked all school principals to remove Pride flags just after the start of the school year. He cited a county policy that bans political activity in classrooms.

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