Jo's Hope Endowment

October 22, 2021 / 5 mins read

Jo’s Hope is named for Jo Hensley who passed away too soon from cancer. Her loving sisters Janet and Deb and their families created the scholarship in her memory. She was the dietician for Manchester Community Schools and was a great encourager of students. She was a beloved mother, wife, sister, and aunt. She had a sense of humor and a serious concern for everyone around her. The scholarship is awarded to a traditional student who shares Jolene’s personal interests and character traits of honesty, loyalty, humor, and leadership. Other selection criteria include school involvement/ engagement, academic performance, and community service.

Eligibility Requirements

  • A Manchester High School graduate in the current year
  • Graduating from high school with a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4-point scale
  • A Wabash County resident
  • Pursuing a 2-year or 4-year degree at an accredited public or private institution of higher learning with a concentration in healthcare or health and wellness