Bresee Award

Haley Silvers, the daughter of Tisha Silvers and granddaughter of Charles “Bud” and Denise Silvers of Wellsburg, was awarded the Phineas F. Bresee Award by the Rev. Dennis K. Yingling of the Wellsburg Church of the Nazarene June 8. The award is named after a church founder and requires six years of work and study. It is the highest award available in Caravan and must be completed before the seventh grade. To obtain the award, Silvers studied the Articles of Faith, memorized scriptures and completed the mental, physical, spiritual, social and environmental merit badges. Following the morning worship service, a reception was held to honor her. — Contributed