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.