HUNTINGTON — Marshall University’s School of Pharmacy recently announced it has received a $10,000 gift for student scholarships from West Virginia-based Fruth Pharmacy.
According to a release from Marshall University, Lynne Fruth, president and chairman of the board with Fruth Pharmacy, recently met with Dr. Kevin Yingling, dean of the School of Pharmacy, to present to donation to the scholarship fund.
Yingling discussed the School of Pharmacy’s relationship with Fruth Pharmacy, saying it 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, also discussed the company’s history of providing financial help to many students.
“Fruth Pharmacy has long partnered with Marshall to provide scholarships for Fruth employees and other deserving students,” Fruth 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.”
It was reported that 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.