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Donatta Anderson Scholarship


Donatta Anderson
August 6, 1909 – November 24, 1992

Donatta Jean Anderson was born on a farm in Central Illinois in 1909. She was educated at Eastern Illinois State Teachers College and the University of Illinois. She spent most of her life with young children whether it be in the family, the school or the church. She taught elementary schools in Illinois prior to her marriage to George W. Anderson.

As a navy wife, she taught in several schools in the U.S. including the Naval Air Station, Pensacola. She was raised in a Methodist family and became a member of First United Methodist Church in Pensacola in 1954. She taught Sunday School classes and was active in the church kitchen until it moved to The Wright Place. She was the mother of George Ray Anderson, and was the devoted wife of George W. Anderson for 61 years.


1994 David Elder
1994 Topher Schrag
1995 Lacey Boutin
1996 Ashley Johnson
1997 Tommy Davies
1998 Jenny Noonan
1999 Patrick Howard
2000 Sara Al-Jazra
2001 Nathaniel Wienert
2002 Megan Loper
2003 Jenna Susko
2004 Tyler Moore
2005 Stephanie Early
2006 Stephanie Early
2007 Sarah Adcox
2008 Katherine Allen
2009 David Thompson
2010 Robert Varnson
2011 Lalla Pierce
2012 Rachel Girouard
2013 Rebecca Anne Farr
2014 Katherine Bryant


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