MARQUETTE, Mich.- Katelyn Roth of Negaunee is the recipient of the Luther and Gladys Gant Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University for the 2014-2015 academic year.
To qualify for the scholarship students must be pursuing a degree in education. Preference is given to applicants from the Upper Peninsula.
The Luther and Gladys Gant Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in 2000 by Elizabeth Hosking Binda, former teacher at the John D. Pierce School, in honor of Luther O. Gant and his wife Gladys. Luther Gant was hired in 1917 as NMU’s mathematics instructor. He became the men’s athletic director in 1918 and registrar in 1937. A dormitory building at NMU is named in his honor as well.