27 S. State Avenue, Suite 101
Freeport, Illinois 61032
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Regional Office of Education #8
Regional Superintendent: Aaron Mercier Assistant Superintendent: Brent Chrisman
Esther Hutmacher Parriott Scholarship
The Esther Hutmacher Parriott Scholarship is based on equal opportunity and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex or handicap.
Esther Hutmacher Parriott, a lifelong resident of Stephenson County, created this scholarship fund for rural Stephenson County college students. Esther was born in 1897 in Harlem Township, daughter of Henry and Katie Henke. She grew up near and in Scioto Mills and farmed for much of her life. She established this scholarship fund for rural youth to provide them with a better opportunity to pursue higher education.
As per the last will and testament of Esther Hutmacher Parriott, the trust is administered by Aaron Mercier, Regional Superintendent as Trustee.