Published On: Fri, Aug 8th, 2014

Greenbrier County Schools Foundation awards David Yarid Memorial Scholarship to Tori Pierce

David Yarid Memorial Scholarship recipient Tori Pierce (left) received her award from Dina Buly, GEHS Senior Class Counselor

David Yarid Memorial Scholarship recipient Tori Pierce (left) received her award from Dina Buly, GEHS Senior Class Counselor

The David Yarid Memorial Scholarship, administered by the Greenbrier County Schools Foundation, was awarded to Tori Pierce, a 2014 graduate of Greenbrier East High School. Tori plans to attend West Virginia University and major in business.

The David E. Yarid Scholarship Fund was established in 1989 to honor the memory of David Yarid, a GEHS graduate and young businessman who died in the prime of his life. The scholarship also honors the Yarid family who has been prominent in the local business community for many years.

The scholarship awards $250 each year for four years to a graduating senior at Greenbrier East High School who demonstrates outstanding achievement in the field of business and who plans to pursue a college education in this field. The recipient is selected by the faculty of the business department of Greenbrier East High School.