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William F. Pritchard Scholarship Fund

The William F. Pritchard Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to applicants who need tuition assistance and fit the selection criteria for the program. Scholarships are awarded solely by the LGS Board of Regents Selection Committee. The amount and number of scholarships are determined by the LGS Board of Regents. Completing the scholarship application does not guarantee tuition assistance.

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Bill Pritchard William “Bill” Pritchard founded Leadership Grand Strand. He started his career with Burroughs & Chapin Company in 1977 and served in many roles, including executive vice president and interim president and CEO, before Jim Apple was hired. He helped select and guide the company’s architectural firms through the designs of the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, Grande Dunes Resort Clubhouse, Members Club Clubhouse, Ocean Club, Vista Del Mar Luxury Condominiums and Villa Firenze Condominiums. After participating in Leadership South Carolina, he led the efforts to create the local program in Myrtle Beach. 

Pritchard was born in upstate New York and moved to North Carolina as a child. He received a bachelor’s of architecture degree with honors from North Carolina State University. Pritchard served in the U.S. Army as a first lieutenant 1964-1967 and was awarded two Bronze Stars for his heroism and meritorious achievement in the Vietnam War. He and his wife, Lineta, have been married 50 years.

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