West Virginia Southern unveils scholarship named for Murphy

LOGAN, W.Va. — America’s Got Talent winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. entertained his hometown crowd with a free concert Saturday night at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College to help celebrate the school’s 50th anniversary. But then the singer received a surprise of his own, when the school announced they will now offer a scholarship in his name to non-traditional students. “We have a special surprise for you (Landau) and everyone else,” Southern President Dr. Pamela L. Alderman said. “Southern is now offering a scholarship in your name for non-traditional students.”  In addition to his musical success, Murphy also serves … Continue reading West Virginia Southern unveils scholarship named for Murphy