Locals receive scholarships

MORGANTOWN – Three local residents were recognized at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy Scholarships and Awards Convocation held this spring.

Molly Cline of Colliers was the recipient of the Bernabei Independent Pharmacy Scholarship, which was established by JJ and Sue Bernabei, members of the WVU School of Pharmacy Class of 1989, of Follansbee Drug and is awarded to deserving student pharmacists.

Louis Comis of Weirton was the recipient of the Steven C. Judy Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded to students who are in good academic standing and who are interested in pursuing a career in rural and independent community pharmacy practice.

Melissa Hood of Follansbee was the recipient of the Charles Stump Community Service Award, awarded to deserving students who demonstrate outstanding community service to citizens of the state of West Virginia.

She was also a recipient of the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy Leadership Scholarship – an essay-based scholarship that recognizes student pharmacists who demonstrate innovation, initiative-driven leadership at a local, state, or national level and have had a positive impact in the profession of pharmacy or community.