West Virginia high school seniors taking the next step in their education through College Decision Day events

Recognizing this life-changing opportunity is not just for athletes

April 7, 2021

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – High schools across West Virginia are recognizing their seniors who have committed to pursuing education or training beyond high school.

More than 60 schools have registered to participate in the College Foundation of West Virginia’s (CFWV’s) annual statewide “College Decision Day” campaign. College Decision Day events provide educators and underclassmen the opportunity to celebrate seniors’ ambitions to continue their education beyond high school. College Decision Day events are happening statewide now through June 1.

Students who have committed to entering a certificate program, a career or technical program, a two- or four-year degree program, an apprenticeship program or military service will be recognized during College Decision Day events. 

“We’re thrilled to have so many schools participating in our College Decision Day initiative this year,” said Dr. Sarah Armstrong Tucker, West Virginia’s Chancellor for Higher Education. “Making the decision to continue your education after high school – no matter what that path looks like – is a really big deal, and it should be celebrated. These young people are working hard and they’re staying focused on their futures, and we applaud them. We also applaud the schools for celebrating their college-bound seniors, and for stepping up to help them navigate the college-planning process.”

The following schools have registered to host a College Decision Day event:

  • Bluefield High School
  • Board of Childcare
  • Bridgeport High School
  • Brooke/Hancock SPOKES Program
  • Cameron High School
  • Cross Lanes Christian School
  • Doddridge County High School
  • Fairmont Senior High School
  • Frankfort High School
  • Greenbrier West High School
  • Hannan High School
  • Hedgesville High School
  • Herbert Hoover High School
  • Heritage Christian School
  • Huntington High School
  • James Monroe High School
  • John Marshall High School
  • Keyser High School
  • Lewis County High School
  • Liberty High School – Raleigh
  • Madonna High School
  • Magnolia High School
  • Martinsburg High School
  • Meadow Bridge High School
  • Midland Trail High School
  • Mingo Central High School
  • Montcalm High School
  • Moorefield High School
  • Morgantown High School
  • Mountview High School
  • Musselman High School
  • Nicholas County High School
  • Oak Hill High School
  • Paw Paw High School
  • PikeView High School
  • Pocahontas High School
  • Point Pleasant High School
  • Princeton Senior High School
  • Randolph Technical Center
  • Ravenswood High School
  • Richwood High School
  • Ripley High School
  • Ritchie County High School
  • River View High School
  • Roane County High School
  • Saint Marys High School
  • Scott High School
  • Sherman High School
  • Spring Mills High School
  • Summers County High School
  • Tug Valley High School
  • Tyler Consolidated High School
  • Union Education Complex
  • Van Jr./Sr. High School
  • Wahama High School
  • Washington High School
  • Webster County High School
  • Westside High School
  • Winfield High School
  • Wirt County High School
  • Wyoming East High School

This initiative is one of CFWV’s three college-planning milestones. The first milestone, which is the statewide FAFSA Completion Campaign, began October 1 with the launch of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. The next milestone is College Application & Exploration Week, which occurred last fall and prompted students of all ages to explore college options while assisting students who will attend college this fall in applying to their chosen schools. Schools that participate in all three milestones and meet other requirements will be recognized this fall as a CFWV Champion of College Access and Success.

To learn more about College Decision Day and to view a schedule of events happening statewide, visit www.cfwvconnect.com/college-decision-day.

CFWV is a statewide college readiness and career planning initiative managed by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia.