WVU’s Mr. Mountaineer Garrett Burgess a finalist for the prestigious British Marshall Scholarship

Just days after being named  Mr. Mountaineer, a competitive award that recognizes exemplary academic achievement and extracurricular involvement,  West Virginia University senior Garrett Burgess got word that he is a finalist for the prestigious British Marshall Scholarship.

Marshall Scholarships offer up to 40 young Americans of high ability the opportunity to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Burgess will interview for one of the coveted spots Nov. 13. 

An  Honors College senior from Elkview, Burgess is double majoring in  Russian studies and  political science. He is wing commander of the  Air Force ROTC Detachment at WVU, an AFROTC Commander’s Scholar and an outreach assistant with the  WVU College of Law’s  Veteran’s Clinic.

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