The Dortha E. and John D. Withrow Endowed Scholarship in Education
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This scholarship will be given to student(s) enrolled in a College of Education teacher education programs in elementary education, special education, or secondary education with concentrations in math or science. Preference will be given to student(s) with the interest and capacity to adapt to learners’ needs. This may be demonstrated through letters of recommendation, personal statements, or evidence from their work with learners. Recipient(s) shall be selected on the basis of strong academic performance.
About Jack and Dottie Withrow
Jack and Dottie Withrow are both graduates of Michigan State University. Jack received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, and an MBA from the MSU Executive Program. Dottie received her B.A. in Education, with a dual major in Speech Therapy and Elementary Education. She received her Masters Degree in Learning Disabilities from Oakland University. Jack is a native of East Lansing, so has enjoyed the campus of Michigan State University all of his life. Dottie grew up in Detroit. They have lived in the Detroit Metropolitan area where Jack worked for Chrysler, Dottie taught in the West Bloomfield School District for ten years. They divide their time between Michigan and Naples, FL now that they are retired. Dottie continues to participate in the “Partners in Education” program in Collier City, Florida, working with children with special needs as a volunteer tutor.
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