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WVU Collegiate Horsemen's Association raises funds for equine disaster relief

West Virginia University’s chapter of the Collegiate Horsemen’s Association recently raised $800 for equine disaster relief and captured first place in the American Collegiate Horsemen’s Association inaugural philanthropy challenge.
 

As a member of the national nonprofit organization, WVU’s chapter saw an opportunity to have a positive impact on the equine industry, opting to donate funds raised to the United States Equestrian Federation Disaster Relief Fund.

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Kidder scholars get help with next academic steps

As two West Virginia University alumni prepare for the next stages of their collegiate careers, they can breathe a little easier knowing they have some financial support as recipients of scholarships from the H.E. “Doc” Kidder Memorial Trust.

The trust provides students in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design with thousands of dollars for each year of their post-baccalaureate instruction.

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Meet the Grads: Hannah Schantz

Hannah SchantzHannah Schantz, an agricultural and extension education major, is the 2019 Outstanding Senior for the School of Design and Community Development.

To create a well-rounded college experience, the Fallston, Maryland, native took advantage of several teaching, research and service opportunities.

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Son of the late Emery L. “Bud” Prunty donates to his memorial scholarship

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The son of a West Virginia University alumnus is honoring his father's legacy as cattleman and educator by making a planned gift to The Emery L. “Bud” Prunty Memorial Scholarship.

Tom Prunty recently named the WVU Foundation and his father's scholarship the beneficiary of a life insurance policy as a planned gift.

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Meet the Grads: Kinsey Reed

Kinsey ReedKinsey Reed, a dual major in applied and environmental microbiology and animal and nutritional sciences, is the 2019 Outstanding Senior for the Division of Plant and Soil Sciences.

As she prepares to graduate, Reed, a Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, native is looking forward to working with Rivendale Farms in in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

“Rivendale strives for excellence by combining natural, sustainable farming with innovative techniques and technology,” she said. “I’m excited to get hands-on experience with a farm on the forefront of agricultural innovation and technology.”

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