Pamela Smith Jackson Memorial Scholarship Due Monday April 1, 2013
Posted by Chris Lacy on 03/27/2013
The Pamela Smith Jackson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a senior attending Waterford High School and one to a senior attending West Muskingum High School. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0, be involved in community activities including some volunteering, and be planning to attend a 4 year degree college or university.
Pamela Smith was born in 1950 to Addison LeRoy Smith and Wilsie Maxine Smith of Waterford, Ohio. She graduated from Waterford High School in 1968. She attended Ohio University and graduated in 1972 with a double major in history and government. She also had minor in secondary education. Pam was a voracious reader and she enjoyed challenging herself with a variety of mind games and puzzles.
Pam developed multiple sclerosis in her adult life at approximately the age of 42. She battled this debilitating disease for the rest of her life. In 2006, Pam was diagnosed with cancer and within approximately 6 weeks, she passed away. Her four sisters have established this scholarship to honor her memory and her love of learning.