Kaitlyn Hollen, a 2022 Buckhannon-Upshur High School graduate, will be attending Fairmont State College this fall. / Submitted photo

Wilson Martino Dental 2022 Family & Friends Scholarship recipients announced

Dr. Robert Martino, CEO of Wilmar Management (parent company to Wilson Martino Dental, TLC Dental, iSmile Specialists and the Smile Defenders) is proud to announce the 2022 Wilson Martino Dental Family and Friends High School Scholarship Recipients.   

Dr. Martino established the Wilson Martino Dental Family and Friends scholarship in 2020 to honor the perseverance, determination, and flexibility of our students as they navigated the chaotic environment of their high school careers. Despite the diverse conditions presented by our global pandemic, these students have successfully moved towards graduation and are pursuing bright futures.

Congratulations to our 2022 Scholarship Recipients, we know they will do well as they work to achieve their goals.

Mason William Betler, a 2022 Bridgeport High School Graduate, is the son of Doug and Melissa Betler. Mason has been accepted to WVU where he will major in Civil Engineering.


Hailey Rose Boyce, a graduating member of the Lincoln High School Class of 2022, is the daughter of Duane and Wendy Boyce of Shinnston. Hailey has been accepted to WVU where she will major in Health Sciences and Pre-Nursing.


Kaitlyn Hollen, a 2022 Buckhannon-Upshur High School Graduate, will be attending Fairmont State College this fall. She is the daughter of Tom and Tracie Hollen and Heather and Randy Lane of Buckhannon.


DeVante James Williams, a graduate of the Fairmont Senior High School Class of 2022, will be attending the United Technical Center to obtain certification in Welding. DeVante is the son of Revel and Brooke Williams of Fairmont.


“Our 2022 Scholarship Recipients exemplify many characteristics of success; they are forward-thinking, motivated, hardworking individuals who participate in many extra-curricular activities, leadership roles, honor rolls and National Honor Societies, and exhibit the qualities we appreciate in our future workforce and leaders,” said Martino. “We are not only proud of their high school achievements, but know they will go on to do great things for  the communities they serve through their chosen education path and future careers.”

Dr. Martino is the CEO of the Wilmar Management organization, which includes the six Wilson Martino Dental offices located across North Central WV, TLC Dental in Morgantown, iSmile Specialists, and the national chain of Smile Defenders Dental Offices. They also manage and house Dr. Martino’s national charitable organization, Freedom Day USA, along with Dentistry’s 2022 Best Of Class Award Winning Product, OraCare. Dr. Martino’s team is also aligned with multiple community outreach projects, partnerships, and various additional businesses.

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