The Linda Schrufer – Whitey Miller Scholarship Fund honors the memory of Linda and Whitey.
Linda Schrufer was born and raised in Reading. She graduated from Reading High School and from Penn State University. She was a dedicated elementary school teacher in Connecticut and a reading specialist at St. Peter’s School in Reading for many years. She and her husband, Bill, spent their winters at their Key West home for many years. Linda was very active in her community, both here and in Key West. Linda had a lifelong interest in education.
Whitey Miller was born and raised in Reading. He graduated from Reading High School. He became a civil engineer and worked for the Reading Airport, but he spent most of his engineering career as Chief Engineer for Windsor Service, Inc., a local paving and road construction firm. Whitey and his wife, Helen, were world travelers.
The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships to high school seniors at Reading High School who will be continuing their education at a four-year college or university in the field of engineering. Recipients must be in the top 25% of their graduating class at Reading High School and must have participated on one or more Reading High School athletic teams in their junior and senior years.
No application is needed. This scholarship is awarded by a committee at Reading High School, with consideration given to all Reading High School seniors.