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Shannon Harr Scholarship established

Harr-Mug.jpgThe Morehead State University Foundation has announced the establishment of the Dr. Shannon Harr Scholarship Fund.

A native of Olive Hill, Harr holds a bachelor’s degree in animal science and a master’s degree in organizational communication from Morehead State. He earned his doctoral degree in educational leadership from the University of Kentucky.

He joined the staff at MSU in 2001 and has since served numerous roles. Harr has served on staff congress and is currently serving as Staff Regent on the MSU Board of Regents. He is also a graduate of MSU President's Leadership Academy and an emeritus member of the St. Claire HealthCare Foundation Board of Directors.

Recipients of the scholarship will be incoming freshmen from West Carter High School with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference will be given to a student pursuing a degree in either agriculture/animal science or music. The scholarship is a one-time award of $500.  The recipient will be announced annually at the West Carter High School Awards Banquet.

“I am excited to be able to support students from my hometown who will be coming to MSU to continue their education,” stated Harr. 

Harr resides in Olive Hill with his wife, Dalia. 

Additional information is available by contacting MSU’s Enrollment Services at 606-783-2000 or the MSU Foundation Inc. at 606-783-2033 or at