Roger H. Allen Memorial Math Scholarship Endowment

Professor Irene Amilhat Allen, Class of 1957, was on the education faculty at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan for 36 years. Upon her retirement in 2004, she was granted Professor Emeritus Status. She continues to do professional presentations in literacy on local, state, national, and international levels. She presented at the 21st World Congress on Reading in Budapest, Hungary in August 2006; the 53rd Annual International Reading Convention in Atlanta, Georgia 2008; and the 22nd World Congress on Reading 2008, in Costa Rica. She is an active member of Phi Delta Kappa, EMU Chapter, and Delta Kappa Gamma International, Iota State Michigan, Beta Chapter. She continues to travel in both professional and personal capacities and has taught on three continents, made presentations concerning literacy on six continents and has visited all seven.

 

She established this endowment in 1969 in memory of her husband Roger H. Allen, who was a civil engineer and worked for highway departments in Indiana and West Virginia and as an engineer in Saudi Arabia. 

 

The Roger H. Allen Memorial Scholarship goes to a mathematics major who is judged as outstanding by the math faculty.

 

Pictured above: Roger H. Allen and Irene Amilhat Allen

 

Recent Recipients

2011

  • Maria Lovette, majoring in mathematics with secondary licensure, Class of 2013. Eden, VT
  • Kylie VanEtten, majoring in mathematics with secondary licensure, Class of 2012, Montrose, PA

 

2010

Maria Lovette, majoring in mathematics with secondary licensure, Class of 2013. Eden, VT

 

2009

  • Casandra Kivela, majoring in mathematics with secondary licensure, and minoring in chemistry, Class of 2010, Bakersfield, VT
  • Rebecca Giroux, majoring in mathematics with secondary licensure, Class of 2011, St. Albans, VT

 

2008

  • Ted Chitambar, majoring in mathematics, Class of 2010, Newport, VT.
  • Lise Couture, majoring in mathematics, secondary licensure, Class of 2009, East Montpelier, VT
  • James Helak, majoring in mathematics, secondary licensure, Class of 2009, Huntington, VT

 

2007

  • Lise Couture, majoring in mathematics, secondary licensure, Class of 2009, East Montpelier, VT.
  • Samantha Mathieu, majoring in elementary education with a minor in mathematics, Class of 2010, Underhill, VT