Brianna Waybright, a recent graduate of Philip Barbour High School, is the recipient of a $500 academic scholarship from the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce.
Making the presentation is Chamber Education Committee Chairman Rich Mace of Mace Pharmacies. Mace is also chairman of the Scholarship Committee of the Barbour County Community Foundation, which manages the selection process for several community scholarships.
Waybright is the daughter of Christina and Marty Waybright and a resident of Belington. As a member of the Future Business Leaders of America Club, she served as chapter treasurer and led a clothing drive for Heart & Hand Ministries.
Brianna Waybright is presented a $500 academic scholarship check by Barbour Chamber Education Committee Chairman Rich Mace.
She was secretary and vice president of the Student Council, a member of the National Honor Society and Key Club and was an all-state runner in cross country, where she had four top-10 finishes. She also ran track and attended the West Virginia Rhododendron Girl's State.
She was selected for the school's honor roll and recently graduated summa cum laude with a 4.0 grade point average.
Waybright has enrolled in the nursing program at West Virginia Wesleyan College from whom she received a Presidential Scholarship.
Her goal is to nurse in a local hospital close to home. She is a member of Faithway Baptist Church where she sings in the youth choir and serves in the nursery.