The Fairmont State University School of Business honored a Tucker County student for academic achievement at the end of the spring 2014 semester.
Philip Dent of Parsons received the Emily Leaf Nichols Alumni Scholarship. A 2011 graduate of Midland Trail High School in Hico, he is the son of Rev. Philip Royce Dent and Tracey Lynn Dent of Parsons.
A business administration major with a concentration in marketing, he is a 2013 recipient of the Louis Schoolnic Endowed Scholarship and a member of Kappa Omicron Chapter of Delta Mu Delta, the international honor society for business administration.