Purdue to honor Tyler Trent with memorial, scholarship

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WTHR) - Purdue University President Mitch Daniels is scheduled to announce a permanent campus memorial in honor of Tyler Trent, the Purdue graduate who died Jan. 1 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Daniels also will announce the inaugural recipient of the Tyler Trent Courage and Resilience Award, a scholarship in Trent’s honor.

The announcement is scheduled Wednesday, March 27 at 11:00 a.m. at the Ross-Ade Stadium student gate.