Disability Services Manning Award for Academic Success


This award is presented to a Wheeling Jesuit University graduating student who has demonstrated academic success while conquering the challenges of a learning disability.

This honor is given in the name of Shawn Manning, a 2010 WJU graduate, who overcame the obstacles of his learning disability through personal motivation, determination, hard work and a desire to fulfill his dream of a university education.

Criteria for this Award

The student will:

  • Earn a GPA of 3.0 or one that shows consistent improvement
  • Utilize available accommodations and resources
  • Demonstrate the qualities of an independent lifelong learner
  • Receive a recommendation from the Disability Services Director

Graduate Overcomes Learning Disability and Earns New Award, along with Degree

2011 Graduate Sean Cooksey Earns Manning Award for Academic Success

Wheeling Jesuit's Courtney Delk Given Manning Award for Academic Success