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BSC announces Jerolee White Nursing Scholarship 5K Run & Walk


(Bluefield)—The fifth annual “Jerolee White Nursing Scholarship 5K Run/Walk will be held at Bluefield State College on Saturday, April 18, 2015 beginning at 9 a.m. The event was created in memory of the late Jerolee White, BSC Professor Emeritus, who dedicated her life to caring for the sick and disadvantaged, both locally and on medical mission trips to Arizona, and the continent of Africa.

Each entry fee (5K run--$15 preregistered (if received by April 4), $18 thereafter; 5K walk ($10, no late fee) includes a souvenir t-shirt and refreshments, with proceeds going toward the “Jerolee White Nursing Scholarship Fund” for BSC nursing students. Race day registration will be conducted on April 18, 2015, 7 a.m.-8:30 a.m. in the Ned Shott Physical Education Building, Room 414.

Awards will be presented for the top three male and female finishers, overall, and to the top three male/female finishers in each of 13 age groups. A $50 prize will be awarded to the top overall male runner and the top overall female runner. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Julie Orr, BSC Assistant Professor of Nursing, by phone (304-327-4132) or by e-mail (

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