The Coach Murph Scholarship

Up to a total of $16,000, given as four annual installments of $4,000, for a 2022 graduate of West Forsyth High School. The applicant must be a student-athlete who has demonstrated good character, hard work, leadership, and the ability to overcome challenges while a leader on the field of play, in the classroom and the community.

Pat Murphy, affectionately called “Coach Murph”, is considered the #1 athletics fan among students and staff at West Forsyth High School. But he is so much more. Coach Murph has spent nearly three decades supporting the coaching staff and students at West Forsyth. He attends every practice and game, helps in between as he can, and truly brightens the lives of those who have the privilege of interacting with him. Coach Murph has faced the greatest of challenges, and yet, his outlook on life is nothing short of inspirational. The W.F. Fund established this scholarship in honor of Pat Murphy’s joy-filled spirit and his unwavering commitment to West Forsyth through its athletics. This scholarship was created to help student-athletes who demonstrate the same exemplary characteristics.

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APPLICATION DEADLINE:

March 28, 2022

Coach Murph Scholarship

The #1 Titan - Pat Murphy
West Forsyth High School has a history of greatness; whether it be in sports, academics, music and arts, or its faculty and students.  They also have a true titan among them - Pat Murphy, affectionately called “Coach Murph”.  He is considered the #1 athletics fan among students and staff and he is so much more.  Coach Murph has spent nearly 3 decades supporting the coaching staff and students at West Forsyth.  He attends every practice and game, helps in between as he can, and truly brightens the lives of those who have the privilege of interacting with him.  Coach Murph has faced the greatest of challenges and yet, his outlook on life is nothing short of inspirational.  The W.F. Fund established this scholarship in honor of Pat Murphy’s joy-filled spirit and his unwavering commitment to West Forsyth through its athletics.

Throughout the years, he has remained kind and encouraging to all who know him.  This scholarship was created to help student athletes who demonstrate the same exemplary characteristics.  Importantly, this scholarship celebrates and honors Coach Murph for the impact he has had on every student and faculty member having met him.
APPLICATION CYCLE BEGINS EARLY 2022!
About The Scholarship
The annual scholarship will be awarded to a student athlete at West Forsyth High School who is a graduating senior of good character, has overcome challenges through dedication and hard work, has excelled, and serves as a true servant leader on the field of play, in the class room, and in the community.  The ideal candidate would have at least the minimum GPA required by the admitting college/university. The scholarship is for a total of $16,000 to be awarded in $4,000 increments over a 4-year time period. The application for students to apply opens in early 2022.
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PHOTOS FROM THE SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT AT WEST FORSYTH'S HOME FOOTBALL GAME, FRIDAY OCTOBER 29th 2021!