Ann and Vincent Becker Endowed Scholarship

Vincent and Ann Becker

Type: Endowed

Donor: Vincent and Ann Becker

Established: 2000

Vincent Becker attended JBU for one year in 1949-50 on the GI Bill®. He graduated from Hardin-Simmons University and received a master's degree from University of Northern Colorado.  Ann Becker received her degree at Texas Tech. The two met each other at a teacher conference in Texas.  They both retired from teaching elementary school.  The Beckers traveled quite a bit and had a love for history. One of their hobbies was visiting every courthouse in the state of Texas in order to take pictures of the inside and outside of each courthouse. They also collected 1st edition books and postcards.  Vincent liked to build furniture out of wood. The Beckers had one son who died in 2000. Vincent passed away in 2017.