Sabrina Barnes and Stephanie Price, students at Berkeley Springs High School, attended the 43rd annual regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) on April 4-5 at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon.
Barnes was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the national JSHS to use for college tuition at the school of her choice. Barnes also secured a $1,500 scholarship to West Virginia Wesleyan College.
The Morgan County School Board's financial future crystallized at the 11th hour last week. The five-member board voted unanimously to keep their special levy rate at 85% while funding a growing school budget.
The levy vote took place Thursday, March 20 after a Wednesday night budget workshop. Board member Larry Omps was absent from the vote.