Peggy & Bob Kirkpatrick Special Education Credential Scholarship
Peggy and Bob both graduated from Eureka High School and Humboldt State University. Bob attended University of Alaska, and through the National Science Foundation he attended Gonzaga University, University of Nevada, and Arizona State University where he received a Master of Science in math. He taught math at Eureka High School for 29 years. Peggy taught at Grant, Franklin, and Lafayette Elementary Schools in Eureka. She returned to teaching after eleven years of raising their three boys as a resource specialist teacher. She received many awards during her career: California Association of Resource Specialist Teachers CARS selected her has the 1st Resource Teacher of the Year, HCOE Excellence Award, and Jean Olson Career Achievement Award. After she retired from Eureka City Schools, she became a SPED Program Coordinator at HSU where she worked for 15 years. This scholarship was established to help other special education candidates find a job that they love. Two awards of $1,000 available.
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