Eligibility Criteria for Students
|The applicant must:
1. be a continuing or transfer student
2. have high academic achievement (preferred)
3. be intending to major in education (preferred)
History of Award
|The award was established in 2007 through an endowed gift from Brett Barker’s mother & father to honor his grandmother. Opal (1901-1974) taught in a one-room school house in West Virginia. She attended “Normal School” at Marshall Teacher’s Institute.