New funds endowed to FHSU

Fort Hays State University was recently endowed with two new scholarship funds.

Maurine Ehrlich, Colorado Springs, CO, established the Bernard and Maurine Ehrlich Scholarship to honor the memory of her husband, Bernard, and to encourage more interest in music education.

Bernard received his B.S. in sociology in 1938 and his M.S. in music in 1953 from FHSU. During his hiatus from FHSU he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Phi Delta Chi and the Music Educators Association. He also held a state-level office in the World Affairs Council.

Maurine received her B.S. in music education in 1933 from FHSU. She has been a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, the Music Educators Association, Eastern Star and the World Affairs Council.

Donna Wells, Newton, KS, established the Glenn Wells Memorial Scholarship in memory of her husband.

Glenn Wells received his B.S. in industrial arts from FHSU in 1965. In 1971 he received his MA in education from Central Missouri State University. He patented the Newton Grain Cleaner in 1992. In 2001 he and his two sons, Steve and Darren, were granted their patent for the TracAbout.

He owned and served as president of Mid-Continent Industries Inc. and TracAbout Inc. He was also affiliated with several civic organizations, taught Sunday school and served in the U.S. Army.

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