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Hunt Receives Award For Problem Gambling Prevention Education

Scott Hunt

Scott Hunt, Ph.D., Professor, School of Justice Studies was recently presented with an “Education Award” from the Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling (KYCPG) for his “dedicated, progressive leadership in education and treatment initiatives related to compulsive and problem gambling.”

Hunt’s Education Award nomination was approved unanimously by the KYCPG board in recognition of his contributions to outreach education furthering the KYCPG mission and was presented on Friday, February 5, 2016 at the Council's annual conference.

 Scott Hunt and Michael R. Stone, KYCPG Executive Director

Left to right: Scott Hunt and Michael R. Stone, KYCPG Executive Director


The KYCPG, who’s mission is to increase awareness of problem gambling, promote prevention and research, and advocate for the availability of treatment, presents up to four awards annually:  Jim Cooke Leadership Award (for individual meritorious service), the Government/Education Award, the Industry Award, and the Media Award. All are based on merit and must be approved by the KYCPG Board.  

Published on February 10, 2016

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