The Carl R.
Morris scholarship was awarded to Emily Brady, who will graduate with
the CCHS Class of 2010.
She has been active in scholastic, community and sports
activities, including National Honor Society vice president, Mu Alpha
Theta math honorary, Learn and Serve, basketball and softball, and is
ranked third in a class of 98. She will attend West Virginia University
in the fall and major in pharmacy.
Her parents are Jeannie Wade of Chloe and Matt Brady of
The scholarship was presented by Jim Morris, board
member of Robert H. Mollohan Charitable Foundation and representative of
the Morris family.
The late Carl Morris was a man who believed in his
community and in education. To honor his dedication to both, his family
has established the Carl R. Morris Memorial Scholarship.
Carl Morris was born and reared in Calhoun and graduated
from West Virginia University with a bachelor of science degree in
geology and a minor in mathematics. A World War II veteran, he worked in
the oil and gas industry, owned
The Calhoun Chronicle, and was the first real estate broker in the
Carl and his wife, Helen, have seven children and 16
grandchildren. The children and seven of the 16 grandchildren have
either finished college or are enrolled at the present time.
Emily Brady receives the Carl
R. Morris scholarship award from Jim Morris.
The Robert H. Mollohan Family Charitable Foundation,
Inc., and the Morris family are pleased to offer the Carl R. Morris
Memorial Scholarship to support the perpetuation of the values that West
Virginia gave to Carl and that he returned each day. Values that he
lived by and died by, to keep and pass on to future generations.
Qualifications for the scholarship are: Planning to
enroll or attending Alderson-Broaddus College, Glenville State College,
or West Virginia University; pursuing a college degree; have a 3.0 GPA
or higher; demonstrate financial need; and be a resident of Calhoun