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Cookeville's Dr. Wallace Samuel Prescott Passes Away

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The namesake of two Cookeville schools has died.

Dr. Wallace Samuel Prescott died Friday at the age of 93. Prescott spent 40 years teaching at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville. He was the University's interim president from 1985 to 1987.

Two schools in Cookeville were named or Prescott and his wife including, Prescott South Middle School and Prescott South Elementary School.

Funeral services will be held next Saturday.

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