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McKenzie named recipient of Byrd H. Perry Jr. Scholarship

Austin McKenzie PictureAustin McKenzie of Bath County has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Byrd H. Perry Jr. Memorial Scholarship. McKenzie is a graduate of Bath County High School.   

"I am so grateful to be the recipient of this scholarship and am looking forward to the start of my MSU journey," he said.   

The Byrd H. Perry Jr. Memorial Scholarship supports incoming first-year students who have graduated from Bath County High School. Preference is given to students majoring in music, history, government or political science who have demonstrated strong participation in community service.  

Students interested in applying to this scholarship, along with other privately funded scholarships managed by the MSU Foundation, should visit the online scholarship application at      

For more information on this scholarship, or to establish your own, contact MSU's Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 606-783-2033, email or visit