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The Mission of the Glory Stack Memorial Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarship funding for two female students from Henderson County, NC who are aspiring to get a degree in a STEM field at a four year university. Each recipient of a scholarship will receive a $18,000 scholarship disbursed at $4,500 per year for four years.
The recipients will exhibit similar determination and kindness as Glory. Glory was known as a very kind and thoughtful person. However, she always stood up for what she wanted and was very competitive. She was a BSME graduate of Rutgers University, the only female in her graduating class. As part of that class she was selected to join a National Student Competition Team. They designed and flew a small plane utilizing a VW engine they rebuilt. They took 1st place in the competition beating MIT. She was the first female to join the GE Industrial Turbine Technical Marketing team. A position she was first told was not “proper” for a woman. She continued a very varied career at several large and small companies, including starting her own franchise business. Of a group of over a dozen, Glory was the only franchise to last more than a year and the only one to be profitable. She was also the director of a local town Arts Council. She ended her career to take care of her mom who became a widow and eventually suffered from Alzheimer’s. Glory always remembered the strong role God played in her successes, connecting and giving back through her involvement with various church charities and groups.
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