TVMI Hands Out Scholarships.
At the May 17 Tug Valley Mining Institute (TVMI) dinner meeting, six 2018 scholarship recipients were awarded. The $8,000 David B. Akers Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Michaela Norman, Phelps High and the $8,000 Raymond J. Scites Honorary Scholarship Award was awarded to Hannah McCoy, Belfry High. Four $1,000 scholarships were awarded to Tori Doty, Man High; Addam Gibson, Mingo Central; Casey King, Mingo Central; and Bethany Prater, Belfry High.
Over the last 22 years, TVMI has awarded 130 students $313,250 in scholarship monies. The TVMI scholarship is open to students from Mingo, Logan, Wayne, Pike and Martin counties.
Caption: TVMI scholars pictured from left to right: Andy Ashurst, TVMI president; Tori Doty; Addam Gibson; Bethany Prater; Aaron Price, Coronado vice president of safety; Hannah McCoy; Michaela Norman; and Ray Scites, TVMI treasurer.