The Ripley County Community Foundation Announces Larry Sutherlin Memorial Scholarship

The Sutherlin Family established this scholarship in memory of Larry, who dedicated his life to the field of education.

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(Versailles, IN) - The Ripley County Community Foundation announced the establishment of the Larry Sutherlin Memorial Scholarship. The Sutherlin Family established this scholarship in memory of Larry, who dedicated his life to the field of education.

Larry passed away in June, 2023 at the age of 80. Larry began his teaching career at Moores Hill School and then continued for thirty-three years in the South Ripley School Corporation.

During his tenure at South Ripley, he taught juniors and seniors, served as prom director, student council sponsor, class sponsor, in addition to coaching baseball and freshman basketball.

The Larry Sutherlin Memorial Scholarship will support a graduating senior from South Ripley High School who demonstrates financial need in the pursuit of a post-secondary degree. “Through this scholarship fund, we hope to support tomorrow’s teachers and find happiness in the fact that Larry’s legacy will continue to impact the lives of local students for generations.”, stated Sue Sutherlin, Larry’s wife.

Visit Ripley County Community Foundation (rccfonline.org) to donate to the Larry Sutherlin Memorial Scholarship.

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