Julia Fregonara, a senior at Elkins High School, was awarded the Esther J. Hinchman Scholarship Award at the 83rd annual meeting of the West Virginia Garden Club Inc.
Fregonara was selected for her outstanding academic achievements, a 5.0 GPA and her involvement with the Elkins High School Envirothon team, Eastern Regional Science Fair and the West Virginia Master Naturalist program.
At EHS, she is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Student Council and the International Thespian Society.
Julia Fregonara has received the Esther J. Hinchman Scholarship Award. Presenting the award of $500 to Fregonara recently is Judy Guye, president of the Emma Scott Garden Club.
She will be studying biology at the College of Wooster this fall with career plans of becoming a wildlife biologist.
She is the daughter of Jim and Nanci Fregonara of Elkins.