Awarding Scholarships to Carrollton High School Graduates

Awarding Scholarships to Carrollton High School Graduates

To perpetuate former Carrollton superintendents W.R. Bell and J. Wendell Herron and their love of learning, scholarships are awarded annually to Carrollton High School graduates to make the possibility of earning an advanced degree a reality.

Bell-Herron Scholarship Foundation
Est. 2019 / Scholarship Fund


The Bell-Herron Scholarship Foundation was originally established in 1963 and is named in honor of two former Carrollton superintendents – W.R. Bell and J. Wendell Herron. To perpetuate their love of learning, scholarships are awarded annually to Carrollton High School graduates to make the possibility of earning an advanced degree a reality.

Throughout the years, many donors in the Carroll County community have contributed to the foundation in honor and in memory of local individuals, families and businesses.

The Bell-Herron Scholarship Foundation provided $59,250 in academic support to 36 Carrollton High School graduates in 2020, including Jennie Stine who is pursuing a degree in nursing at Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences. To date, more than 1,300 college scholarships have been awarded totaling $1,515,350.

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