The Herald-Dispatch

PROCTORVILLE, Ohio - "Standing Out in Our Field," an annual fundraiser for the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, took place Saturday evening at the home of School of Medicine 1997 alumnus Bobby Miller, M.D., and Eric Hardin-Miller.

This year's event, titled "Take Me Out to the Field," was a baseball-themed night of food and fun. Dinner was served to the attendees by current medical school students. Music was provided by Santa Cruz.

The benefit is the largest annual scholarship fundraiser for the School of Medicine. According to the School of Medicine, more than 90% of medical students rely on federal student loans to pay for tuition and cost of living while they are in school. The average Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine student graduates with more than $150,000 in student loan debt.

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