Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC , a law firm based in Huntington, W.Va. has pledged $25,000 to the WVU Foundation, Inc. to create a law scholarship at the West Virginia University College of Law.

The scholarship endowment, the Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC John E. Jenkins, Jr. Law Scholarship, honors Jenkins and provides law scholarships for second- or third-year students enrolled in the WVU College of Law, who have demonstrated academic promise and have a financial need.

“The addition of law scholarships is essential in attracting outstanding students and in making a legal education more affordable,”said Dean John W. Fisher, II, WVU College of Law.

“The College is most grateful for the loyalty and support from Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC ,”Fisher said.”It also is very rewarding to have Jack Jenkins honored in this manner.”

Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC is a 19-lawyer, multi-practice, full service firm with a state and regional practice based in Huntington, WV. John E.”Jack”Jenkins, Jr. is Of Counsel at the law firm and has devoted much of his time and professional expertise to the WVU College of Law as an adjunct professor and as a visiting professor.

The gift was made to the WVU Foundation in conjunction with Building Greatness Campaign: West Virginia University. The campaign is a $250 million fundraising effort being conducted by the Foundation on behalf of the University and has received more than $216 million toward its goal. A five-year campaign, it concludes Dec. 31, 2003.

The WVU Foundation is a private non-profit corporation that generates and provides support for West Virginia University.