This scholarship has been established by friends and family in loving memory of Frances M. Hyland.

Frances received a degree in Speech and Music from Northwestern Christian University, following which she was a speech professor there for 27 years. She leaves a legacy of grateful college freshman that learned to speak in front of a group thanks to her instruction and encouragement. Frances also served as an adjunct professor of speech at the University of Oregon during World War II.

Frances was a beloved citizen of many communities in her lifetime and always involved in community service and educational or church organizations that promoted the value and education of young people.

This scholarship will be awarded yearly in the amount of $1,500.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Award to a female Anacortes High School graduating senior
  • Financial need
  • Attend an accredited university, college or vocational/trade school
  • Must be used for academic pursuit in the upcoming school year