D&E in the News


THE PARSONS ADVOCATE — Each year, one teacher is chosen throughout the county to be honored with the title as Teacher of the Year. With only having three schools in Tucker County, the task rotates between them to choose how they will make this selection. The 2019-20 school year belonged to Davis Thomas Elementary Middle School, putting the decision in the hands of Principal Neil “Steelie” Kisamore.


WBOY – An area college was honoring students who are the first in their families to attend college Thursday morning. Davis and Elkins College’s TRIO program held a First Generation Day at the campus library in Elkins.


THE INTER-MOUNTAIN - The Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce and Davis & Elkins College have teamed up to create the Summer Highlands Internship Program for local college students from June 1 to July 31.


WBOY - Rhododendron Girls State is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary and is focused on teaching high school girls about Americanism, citizenship, and leadership. Students who attend take classes on life skills such as money handling and college prep and are given the opportunity to participate in mock government elections.


THE INTER_MOUNTAIN — Participants in the 77th session of the American Legion Auxiliary Rhododendron Girls State learned some history Monday about voting rights.


MY BUCKHANNON - Make no bones about it: Buckhannon-Upshur High School students were ‘digging’ learning about Ice Age mammals and artifacts from that era Tuesday and Wednesday during a presentation by Mark Lanham, curator of the Stirrup Gallery at Davis & Elkins College.


THE INTER-MOUNTAIN - Schools in Randolph County will soon be seeing a mentor program introduced to their students and classrooms.


WBOY - Davis & Elkins head coach Nick Patella is joined by his son, NJ, on the sidelines every game.


WBOY - Organizations throughout West Virginia, and around the country have been counting down the days until Giving Tuesday, and Tuesday is finally the day.


WBOY - The Phil Gainer Community Center in Elkins has been working to fill a void in Randolph County and officials said they are well on their way.