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  • 2013 EQT Students of Excellence

    2013 EQT Students of Excellence

    The EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship Program honors high school seniors from throughout West Virginia who are making a difference in their communities.
    The EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship Program honors high school seniors from throughout West Virginia who are making a difference in their communities.

County: Morgan

High School: Berkeley Springs High School

GPA: 4.45

Activities and achievements: Tyler has received the Principal's Honor Award each year since he's been in high school and is an AP Scholar with Distinction, a 2013 College Prep Scholar and a 2013 National College Match finalist. He placed first at the 2013 W.Va. State Science and Engineering Fair in the Earth Science category. Tyler has also received recognition by the American Meteorological Society and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin for his work at the Morgan County Fair. He was a Morgan County winner for the 2012 W.Va. Young Writers Contest. He is the vice president of the Berkeley Springs Chapter of the National Honor Society. Among his other activities, Tyler is a member of stream monitoring teams for Warm Springs Watershed and Sleepy Creek Watershed associations and is on the Berkeley Springs Envirothon team.  

Plans: Tyler wants to major in chemistry at a four-year research institution. He hopes to then attend medical school in West Virginia and practice cardiology.