Making a Difference: Four Knox County Schools students receive Evan Richey Memorial Scholarships

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Four Knox County high school seniors received memorial scholarships for $2,000 each in honor of a Knoxville woman’s late son who died of bone cancer.

The scholarship is named after Evan Richey who died on the day he received his high school diploma.

His mother, Tina Richey, started the scholarship in 2020, awarding two students scholarships.

One of the main components of the application is writing an essay about how cancer has impacted your life.

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