Beatrice Smith Family Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was initiated by Dr. Curtis Thomas on be- half of his aunt, Beatrice E. Smith, now deceased. It also honors her husband Henry Smith and sons Robert “Chuck” Smith and James H. Smith, Jr. Historically, this scholarship assisted Independence High School graduates attending MSU. As of 2014, it benefits IHS students attending UC-Beckley.
- Independence High School graduates attending University of Charleston-Beckley.