Mary Ellen Chapman Scholarship Fund

52249448_1605045783997913_r.jpeg(Pottery made by Mary Ellen Chapman)

Mary Ellen Chapman was a wife, mother, grandmother, friend, and teacher. She was a warm soul that brought kindness and love to the world, and a great influence and inspiration to so many that were lucky enough to cross paths with her in this life. 

Ellen, or better known to her students as "Mrs. Chapman," was an art teacher for 41 years. She taught the last 11 years at Wirt Country High School in Elizabeth, WV. As a teacher, she was a passionate advocate for the arts, but more importantly, a empathetic advocate for her students. She took the time to get to know each and every one of them and taught them so much more than the art curriculum. 

To honor her beautiful life, we are setting up a scholarship fund at Wirt County High School that will be awarded to a student pursuing a career in the arts upon graduation. 

If you would like to contribute to this cause to honor her life and memory, it would be much appreciated. Thank you.


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  • Jaci Cheeseman 
    • 50 $ 
    • 3 d
  • Anonymous 
    • 50 $ 
    • 7 d
  • Anonymous 
    • 50 $ 
    • 8 d
  • Michaele Hymes 
    • 50 $ 
    • 8 d
  • Sylvia and Marvin Goff 
    • 220 $ 
    • 10 d
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Lacey Murray 
Pittsburgh, PA
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