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Weirton Rotary's WVNCC Scholarship

Posted 10/26/16

 Members of the Weirton Rotary Club dedicate a plaque on the Weirton campus of West Virginia Northern Community College honoring the late Dan Wilson, a long-time member of the club. Front row, from left, are John Newbrough, Rotarian; Olga Trujque, Rotarian visitor from Mexico; Amy Howell, who works in the tutoring center at WVNCC; and Frank DeCaria, Rotarian and WVNCC faculty member. Back row, from left, are Bill Cattrell, Rotarian; George Kondik, Rotary president; Larry Tackett, campus dean, WVNCC; and Rotarians Steve Kladakis and Dr. S. Morisetty. Kondik is a member of the WVNCC Foundation Board of Trustees and Newbrough is a former member.The Weirton Rotary Club has created a scholarship in memory of a long-time member, Dan Wilson, and dedicated a plaque honoring him at West Virginia Northern Community College.

Members of the club met earlier this month at WVNCC’s Weirton campus to dedicate the plaque. Rotarian Wilson was a certified public accountant in Weirton for many years and also treasurer of the Weirton Rotary Club. After his death in 2013, the club created a new scholarship in his name at West Virginia Northern.

The scholarship of $500 will be awarded every year to an outstanding business or accounting student from Weirton who attends the Weirton campus.

Weirton Rotary Club President George Kondik said he is “proud of the club’s long association with WVNCC and happy that the club could honor Dan Wilson in this way.” Kondik also is a member of the WVNCC Foundation Board of Trustees.