Friday, November 30, 2012
Contact: Leah Payne, Public Affairs Director, Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy 304-691-1713

Fruth Pharmacy provides School of Pharmacy with scholarship support gift

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University School of Pharmacy announced today it has received a $10,000 gift for student scholarships from West Virginia-based Fruth Pharmacy.

Dean Kevin Yingling, R.Ph., M.D., said the relationship with Fruth Pharmacy is fundamental to the growth of the school.“We are grateful for the unwavering support from the Fruth Pharmacy family,” Yingling said.  “Lynne Fruth and her team understand the importance of educating the pharmacists of tomorrow and they have become valued advisors to all of us at the Marshall School of Pharmacy.”

Fruth said the company has a robust history of providing help to many students.

“Fruth Pharmacy has long partnered with Marshall to provide scholarships for Fruth employees and other deserving students,” she said.  “Specifically helping the Marshall School of Pharmacy is a natural partnership for us. Fruth Pharmacy is committed to assisting in the development of the next generation of pharmacists that will be serving the rural communities of West Virginia and Ohio.”

Recipients of the Fruth Pharmacy Scholarship for the School of Pharmacy  will be from Mason, Cabell, Kanawha, Putnam, Wayne, Roane, Jackson and Wood counties in West Virginia or Gallia, Jackson, Meigs, Lawrence, Athens, Washington and Pike counties in Ohio and have an interest in community pharmacy. 

For further information, contact:  Office of University Communications
Marshall University | 213 Old Main | Huntington, WV 25755-1090
Fax: (304) 696-3197