Recently, Tori May, a senior at Sherman High School, was recognized at a “student of excellence” in the Fourth Annual EQT Students of Excellence Recognition issue of The State Journal.
Inside the special publication, student profiles of high school seniors from all 55 counties throughout West Virginia were featured, including May from Boone County.
“These students are truly exceptional — they are students who have excelled in the classroom, contributed time and talent to their schools and also worked to improve their communities,” it said in the article. “The accomplished students highlighted in this year’s edition represent both large and small high schools in cities and rural regions of the state. While they have different experiences and aspirations, they have one strong common trait: They are planning for the future and developing their path toward their educational and career goals.”
May has a grade point average of 4.1. Her activities and achievements including being Sherman High School’s senior class vice president, captain of the volleyball team and a member of the National Honor Society. She has volunteered throughout her community with Hi-Y, including the annual Heritage Fair. She has competed in math field day events and represented Sherman High and the Boone County Honors Academy.
The EQT Students of Excellence program would not be possible without the generous help of EQT Corp. Having several offices across West Virginia, EQT is dedicated to enriching the communities where its employees live and work. And as an integrated energy company with an emphasis on Appalachian area natural gas production, gathering, transmission and distribution, EQT is pleased to support West Virginia students by sponsoring the Students of Excellence Scholarship Program.
The EQT Foundation graciously sponsors $1,000 scholarships for one student in each West Virginia county, as well as three complete four-year scholarships, each up to $18,000 per year, to students interested in studying engineering, geology, computer science/information technology, energy or land management and environmental or safety science.