This scholarship was established to help non-traditional students whose lives have led them away from school for a time and who are now dedicated to complete a college business degree. Betsy was a native of Sault Ste. Marie and a graduate of Sault Area High School. She transferred to Lake Superior State College in 1971 as a sophomore and continued taking classes along with raising a family and working full-time, graduating magna cum laude in 1983 with a BS in Accounting. She completed an MBA at LSSU in 1993. In 2009, she received the LSSU Outstanding Alumna Award – an award that honors personal and professional accomplishments and involvement with LSSU. Betsy was very active in her community and served on the LSSU Foundation Board of Directors until her death in 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. Successful candidates must be a student majoring in any LSSU Business degree program with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to non-traditional students who are residents of Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula.