Stuart Scott inducted into UNC’s Journalism Hall of Fame

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The late sports broadcaster Stuart Scott has been inducted into the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Journalism Hall of Fame.

The Raleigh News & Observer reported that the school honored the late sportscaster Friday at the event with about 100 people in attendance.

Scott, best known for “SportsCenter,” graduated from UNC in 1987 and died in January of this year at the age of 49. He attended Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem.

The Hall of Fame ceremony took place in Alumni Hall in the University’s George Watts Hill Alumni Center.

Jones Angell, journalism alumnus and the “Voice of the Tar Heels,” emceed the induction ceremony, which featured speakers UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt, Carolina soccer legend Mia Hamm and UNC School of Media and Journalism Dean Susan King.

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