Theatre Arts Scholarships
Sam and Helen King Winkelmann Scholarship Fund: Established in 2004 by the late Dr. Sam King Winkelmann in honor of his parents, Sam and Helen King Winkelmann, from proceeds of the sale of the Sam King Winkelmann Ranch. Both father and son served as members of the Blinn College Board of Trustees: Sam from 1956 to 1972 and Sam King from 1984 to 1990. This scholarship will be awarded to students with financial need without preference as to major.
Sarah Beth Pohlmeyer Scholarship: Established in 2004 by the Estate of Melvin and Dorothy Pohlmeyer in memory of their daughter, Sarah Beth. Sarah was a 1975 graduate of Brenham High School, a member of the National Honor Society and a member of Christ Lutheran Church. This scholarship will be awarded to deserving students at the discretion of the Blinn College Scholarship Committee.
Larry and Mary Whigham Scholarship: Established in 2003 by Larry and Mary Whigham, this scholarship is awarded to students majoring in theater arts with preference given to those with greatest financial need. Active supporters of theater in Washington County and surrounding areas, Mr. and Mrs. Whigham endowed this scholarship to attract students to the field of theater arts.
Timothy Ray Whigham Scholarship: Established in 2004 by Larry and Mary Whigham in memory of their son, Timothy, this scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in theatre arts and demonstrating financial need. As active supporters of the Navasota Theatre Alliance and other area theaters, the Whighams endowed this scholarship to attract more students to the field of theater arts.
W.O. and Bobbie Dietrich Scholarship: Established in 1995 by Drs. Wilfred and Bobbie Dietrich to be awarded to a student majoring in speech, drama or English. The Dietrichs, instructors at Blinn College, are authors and civic leaders in Brenham and Washington County.