The family of Jack and Louise Sellars has established this scholarship in her memory. Louise retired from Bethel Middle School where she taught eighth grade social studies. She had a particular love for NC History. Mrs. Sellers was an advocate for all students. She believed that all children should be treated equally and deserved the opportunity to learn and further their education.
Louise started teaching in 1982, after earning a degree from Mars Hill University. She was dedicated to Haywood County Schools where she served not only as a teacher, but also as an instructional assistant and volunteer. She was committed to her family and raised three sons while maintaining a full-time job and earning an elementary education degree.
Louise’s family understood how important education was to her. She was the first person in her family to attend and graduate from college. She would find great joy in knowing that her passion for education will continue through this scholarship. This is a one-time scholarship for students who attended Bethel Middle and are graduating from Pisgah High School. The amount will be determined as funds are available.
Mrs. Sellers would be happy that her legacy will encourage others to live by her teacher motto: Go prepare for life.
- Graduating senior of Pisgah High School
- Must have attended Bethel Middle School for sixth, seventh and eighth grades
- Financial Need
SELECTION PROCESS AND AWARD
A selection committee of the Jack and Louise Sellers Memorial Scholarship will make a recommendation for the recipient of the scholarship. The Board of Directors of the Foundation will make the final decision on the recipient of this scholarship. The Board’s decision shall be final. The Haywood County Schools Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt charitable foundation, will administer the scholarship fund.