Joclyne Souza, a senior at Pendleton County High School, was awarded the R Kenneth Price Jr. Scholarship on May 15. This scholarship is donated in memory of R. Kenneth Price, Jr, the superintendent of Pendleton County Schools from 2001 – 2005.
She plans to attend West Virginia University in the fall and has been accepted to their honors engineering program for fall 2023, with a specialization in aerospace engineering. She will be getting a head start this summer in their ACES summer program. She is the daughter of Saprina Berkstressor of Brandywine.
While attending Pendleton County High School, Souza was an active member in National Honor Society, BETA and Upward Bound and was the active co-president of the student council her senior year. She continues to participate in 4-H by volunteering as a camp counselor to mentor younger participants. She always went above and beyond to help others whether it was through volunteering her time outside school or mentoring younger students in academics. She was always ready to lend a helping hand.