Brett Morris

Senior from Richmond One of 59 Tillman Military Scholars Nationwide

photo of of Andrew Napier

­An Eastern Kentucky University senior from Richmond is one of 59 Tillman Military Scholars nationwide.

Andrew Napier, a biology/pre-medical science major who served six years in the Army National Guard after graduating from Madison Central High School in 2006, will use the $9,000 scholarship to finish his studies at EKU this fall and prepare for medical school.

New Book by EKU Student Veterans Chronicles Their Military Experiences

Veteran Flag Salute photo

“When we arrived, the smell of rotting flesh filled the air. I was told to pull the first guard shift around the mass-grave site. During one of my patrols, I made the huge mistake of looking down. The body of a little girl was still there, holding onto a stuffed rabbit. The little girl was wearing a purple dress; she still had a blindfold on her eyes.

Bechtel Parsons Assists Student Veteran Relief Fund

Bechtel Parsons gift presentation photo

Eastern Kentucky University has received more than $7,000 in employee donations and matching funds from Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass for the University’s Student Veteran Relief Fund endowment project.

The Fund is being developed as part of EKU Operation Veteran Success, a series of initiatives designed to make Eastern an even more veteran-helpful campus.