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February 29, 2024

The Great Day

Thanks to all who participated — and congratulations to our winners!

Social Challenge Winners

$1,000 Scholarships

  • Kaitlyn Gooch
  • Ryan Warner
  • Maggie McCutcheon
  • Christopher McGraw
  • Sean Hollenhorst
  • John Paul Dunphy
  • Tessa Hewitt
  • Kylie Hahn
  • Layla Cline


  • Noah Lipps
  • Faith Jones

Adventure WV Tips

  • Paris Barker
  • Robert Mowery

Mountaineer Maniacs Package

  • Taylor Phillips
  • Drew Pilcher
  • Austin Fobes

Parent Winners

  • Tim (Carys) Davis – Barnes and Noble gift card
  • Hillary (Payton) Pedigo - Barnes and Noble gift card
  • Janis (Jason) Goldfeder – Microfridge
  • Sue (Amanda) Barron – Microfridge
  • Sunshine (Kassie) Mushrush – Fall Family Weekend hotel stay
  • Donna (Amber) Sallee - $1,000 scholarship

Essay Contest Winners

WVU Dining Meal Plans

  • Morgan Jefferson
  • Marc Rivera

$1,000 Scholarships

  • Alexis Graham
  • Samuel Keeney
  • Mattox Hibler
  • Morgan Tenney
  • Sophia Marks
  • Chloe K. Mitchell
  • Andrew Long
  • Samantha Rutherford
  • Jacob Dietz
  • Logan Adkins
  • Alexander Peyton
  • Ethan Perkins
  • Rebecca Diaz
  • Isaac Grove
  • Tyler Randolph
  • Kamryn Jeanette Ciochetty

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Terms and Conditions

The Great Day Promotion begins on February 12, 2024 and concludes on February 29, 2024. Admitted students may enter to win scholarships by completing the given prompts and submitting the essay submission form. Scholarship entries must be submitted by February 26 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Winners will be chosen by a committee of WVU staff. Winners will be notified on February 29, 2024 via email provided on essay application and the winner must respond within 24 hours to claim their prize. If the prize is unclaimed, another person will be selected and the new winner and will be notified. Scholarships will be placed in the student’s financial aid package and other prizes won on social media throughout The Great Day will be distributed electronically. Winners will receive email communication with instructions to claim prizes.