Purpose: For a student pursuing a 2-4 year degree in education with a 2.5 minimum GPA.
History: Mrs. Hackleman-Mendenhall graduated from Miami University of Ohio with a degree in music and art in primary education. She taught preschool and gave piano lessons to all ages. She taught piano and water-color art lessons in Mooresville for many years, and she served as the pianist for the United Methodist Church until she was 50 years old. Her family was an advocate for higher education and provides this scholarship for a student who wishes to pursue a degree in education.