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Riley Cross Memorial Scholarship

Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is open to journalism majors intending to enter print journalism in news editorial, advertising or photojournalism.

Riley Cross was the publisher and owner of the Denton Record-Chronicle from 1945 to 1970. Mr. Cross’ wife, Vivian Cross, and son-in-law, Fred Patterson, also served as publishers of the newspaper. Mr. Cross’ oldest grandson, Bill Patterson, is currently publisher of the Denton Record-Chronicle and another grandson, Riley Cross, is employed at the newspaper.