Mike and Helen Milam Endowed Scholarship

R.D. "Mike" and Helen Milam

Type: Endowed

Donor: R.D. "Mike" and Helen Milam

Established: 2005

Originally from Kansas, Mike and Helen Milam attended grade school and high school together, with Helen being one grade behind Mike.  Mike’s aunt loved JBU and had wanted Mike to attend, however he attended the University of Kansas where he received a degree in business.  After living in Iowa, Chicago, and Kansas, while in the military, Mike and Helen, who had married while at the University of Kansas, settled in Michigan.  The Milams retired to Bella Vista after living 25 years in Michigan.  They were re-introduced to John Brown University and attended many events on campus and became good friends to the University. Mike passed away in 2013 and Helen passed away in 2017.