Scholarship created to honor Gore

Jerry Gore –

The man who many say was instrumental in spotlighting Maysville’s role in the Underground Railroad will be honored with a scholarship named for him at his alma mater.

The Jerry Gore African-American Heritage Scholarship Fund has been established in recognition of the late Dr. Jerry Gore. A graduate of Morehead State University, and an employee for 27 years, Gore had a profound impact in promoting African American heritage and paving the way for significant change at MSU, according to information from the university’s website.

“He will forever be a part of this area through his involvement with the Underground Railroad,” Mason County Judge-Executive Joe Pfeffer said.

Pfeffer credited Gore and former…

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