CHARLESTON, W.VA. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Albert Yanni Scholarships. Thirty career technical education (CTE) students in West Virginia were awarded this coveted $2,000 scholarship for the upcoming school year.
The Albert Yanni Scholarship provides CTE students an opportunity to pursue advanced education and/or training related to their career aspirations. The application process is rigorous involving two rounds of a thorough and extensive review of more than 80 applicants.
“These amazing students embody the excellence of public education as they pursue their career interests as well as shining bright in the classroom,” said State Superintendent of Schools W. Clayton Burch. “Not only are we impressed by their academic successes but also their interpersonal and self-management skills, leadership abilities and preparedness for post-secondary options whether that be education, employment or enlistment.”
The award recipients are listed below:
For media inquiries, contact Christy Day, West Virginia Department of Education Office of Communications, at 304-558-2699 or Christy.Day@k12.wv.us.