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High school seniors receive golf scholarships

May. 17, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

CHARLESTON -- Joshua Bumgarner and Chris Williams from Winfield High School and Phillip Wilson from Clarksburg Notre Dame High School are recipients of the William C. Campbell Scholarship from the West Virginia Golf Foundation.

The foundation selects seniors who are recognized for exceptional achievements in golf and work in the community throughout their high school careers.

Bumgarner is going to West Virginia University. He has a Promise Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship and Benjamin Statler College of Engineering Scholarship.

He played golf for the Winfield Generals and also competes on the Callaway Junior Tour. He also plays in the West Virginia Junior Amateur and West Virginia Junior Match Play. He works at Sleepy Hollow Golf Club in Hurricane.

Williams has received a golf scholarship to Coastal Carolina University. He's a member of the National Honor Society at Winfield. He's been low junior in the West Virginia Open and West Virginia Amateur. He plays in junior events as well. He also works at Sleepy Hollow.

Both players are active in the community.

Wilson is going to attend the University of Notre Dame. He played golf, soccer and basketball in high school. He's received the Athletic Achievement Award from the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission. At Notre Dame, Wilson has been chosen as one of 400 students as a Summer Scholar, and was also selected for the Notre Dame Leadership Seminar. He works at Clarksburg Country Club.

The Campbell Scholarships are named after Huntington's Bill Campbell, winner of 15 West Virginia Amateur championships. Applications for 2014 will be received through January. Information is available at www.wvga.org.