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2024 Foundation Scholars includes Two Eberly College Students

Five exceptionally talented incoming West Virginia University freshmen whose academic interests span the fields of humanities, medicine and science are eager to use their curiosity, creativity and problem-solving skills to generate new ideas and innovative solutions for a better future as the 2024-25 WVU Foundation Scholars, the highest academic scholarship the University awards.

Isaac Brown from Clay County High School

Brown, who discovered his career passion while volunteering his time to local political campaigns, will major in political science and mathematics. While exploring his college options, Brown decided to pursue his degrees where he wants to make a difference — his home state of West Virginia. He plans to join the Student Government AssociationModel United Nations and eventually serve as legislative intern in Charleston or study comparative law in Europe. His longer-term goal is to attend law school and/or teach mathematics.

Zadie Worley from Liberty (Raleigh) High School

Worley will major in neuroscience. After watching a young family member suffer from epilepsy, she plans to use her degree to become a pediatric neurologist in West Virginia. Worley said her priorities align well with the top health care professionals at WVU, which include generating innovative ideas and helping others while pursuing her passions. She plans to join the Medical and Dental Brigades and hopes to have the opportunity to participate in groundbreaking research at the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute.

Learn more about the 2024 WVU Foundation Scholars on WVU Today.

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