Donald and Marjorie Finch were farm owners in Springfield Township located in Franklin County, Indiana. They were both school bus drivers and were active in the Springfield and Brookville United Methodist Churches. Donald was also a scorekeeper for boys’ basketball for both Whitewater and Brookville High Schools.
The Finches supported their two children Stephen and Carol through their education at Purdue University. Stephen has a degree in Agriculture and Carol has multiple degrees in Audiology.
The Donald & Marjorie Finch Memorial Scholarship was recently established to honor Donald and Marjorie’s memory and to commemorate their lifetime of service to the community. It will be awarded annually to a resident of Franklin County who has been accepted to and attending Purdue University as a full time student. The scholarship will be awarded to the student for 4 years as long as the recipient maintains at least a 3.0 grade point average.