Class of 1908
News editor of the Huntington Advertiser for 43 years, Wellman was noted for his community service, and he was one of the first presidents of the Marshall University Alumni Association. He wrote “History of Marshall College,” in One Hundred Years of Marshall College, and he chronicled local church histories as well. A scholarship in his honor is awarded to students in the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Wellman graduated from Marshall in 1908. He was editor of the Huntington Advertiser from 1920 until 1956, and was noted for his service to the community.