FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 28, 2013
Contact: Dave Wellman, Director of Communications (304) 696-7153


Marshall scholarships memorialize educator John E. Huxley

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The John E. Huxley memorial scholarships for physical therapy and special education have been established by the Marshall University Foundation, Inc., according to Dr. Ron Area, CEO of the foundation.

These endowed and renewable awards will go to full-time Marshall University students who are residents of West Virginia, in good academic standing (2.5 GPA or higher) and are majoring in Physical Therapy and Special Education, respectively. The award recipients will be chosen by the Office of Student Financial Assistance.

The awards were established to memorialize John E. Huxley, who spent his life as an educator, teaching in Kanawha and Boone counties and at Charleston Catholic High School. He also worked for the West Virginia State Department of Education in the Office of Special Education. Most recently, Huxley was the Director of Distance Education at the Marshall University Graduate School of Education and Professional Development.

These scholarships will be available for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Anyone wanting to contribute to the John E. Huxley Memorial Scholarship for Physical Therapy or the John E. Huxley Memorial Scholarship for Special Education may do so by sending a check payable to: The Marshall University Foundation, Inc., 519 John Marshall Dr., Huntington, WV 25703 and listing the specific scholarship on the memo line.



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