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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University has created a new scholarship for students seeking a degree in education from Carter County, Kentucky.
The scholarship is in honor of Larry Prichard, who was an educator for 35 years before his death.
Prichard's wife donated $101,000 to establish a scholarship in her husband's honor. Larry Prichard received a master's degree in education from Marshall in 1975.
He was superintendent of schools in Carter County, Kentucky from 1997 to 2006.