Richard A. Farrier Jr. Scholarship

Farrier, RichardRichard A. Farrier Jr. graduated from The Citadel in 1981 with a B.A. in history. He played offensive tackle and was a captain of the football team. He earned first-team All-Southern Conference honors as a senior and won the Joe Missar Trophy, signifying the team’s best lineman. Richard was inducted into the Citadel Hall of Fame in 2010.Richard maintained an active membership in the Citadel Alumni network and Brigadier Foundation. He was a proud Citadel graduate, a man who exemplified the term scholar-athlete.Richard went on to become a lawyer, earning his Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina in 1985.

Richard was well known for and very proud of his mentorship of numerous budding young trial lawyers throughout his thirty-six year legal career. He was an excellent attorney, and this excellence was passed on and veryevident in those he mentored and all who worked around him and with him. He also found great joy in participating as a Chairman Charleston Board of Architectural Review and was a long time member and deacon of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian church. A vibrant man, Richard took the utmost pride in his family, friends, and most importantly his sense of humor.

Farrier, Richard cadet

We ask you to consider helping us cement Richard’s legacy at The Citadel by contributing to the Richard A. Farrier, ’81 Scholarship.  Scholarship awards from this fund will be used to support Citadel football players and will help The Citadel accomplish one of its main strategic priorities of building its athletic endowment.

In life, Richard emphasized the importance of access to continued education for all. We hope to honor his legacy at the Citadel by providing an opportunity for a cadet to benefit from the strong alumni network and education the school offers. He loved this college and would take great pride in having a scholarship in his name.

 

 

 
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