Maurice and Mary Rankin Endowed Scholarship

Maurice and Mary Rankin

Type: Endowed

Donor: Maurice and Mary Rankin

Established: 2006

Maurice Rankin came to JBU in 1958 from a farm outside of Springdale, Arkansas.  He married Mary on June 23, 1962, just weeks after he graduated from John Brown University with a degree in Broadcasting.  The Rankins had two children and four grandchildren.  They were active members of Central United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  Mary enjoyed gardening, and Maurice spent nearly 30 years as a Boy Scouts leader.  He received the high honor of the Silver Beaver Award for his years of service to the Boy Scouts of America.