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December Scholar Profile: Olivia Zinn

Meet Olivia, a talented senior at Bethany College in West Virginia who is pursuing dual degrees in communications and Spanish. Hailing from Philippi, West Virginia, Olivia’s passion for involvement was evident during her time at Philip Barbour High School, where she actively participated in yearbook, theater, and Student Council.

At Bethany, Olivia’s dedication extends beyond her academic pursuits. She is a proud sister of Phi Mu Fraternity, a member of the honors program, Spanish Club, and PRSSA. What’s more, she competes on the College’s equestrian team, specializing in hunt seat, and holds the esteemed title of senior fellow in her CMA Department—a testament to her exceptional skills as a communications student. But Olivia’s ambition doesn’t stop there. She embraces off-campus opportunities and internships to further enhance her experience. She has worked with reputable organizations such as WBOY in Clarksburg, West Virginia, and the Wheeling Nailers. She currently works as a new anchor while still pursuing her education at Bethany. becoming the youngest on-camera reporter at News9 in Steubenville, Ohio, where she’s covered the Ohio Valley.

We’re excited to see what’s ahead for Olivia, as she’ll be graduating from Bethany College this coming spring!