NORTH MANCHESTER – Melissa Ramirez, Akron, was awarded the Arthur W. and Lois R. Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship at Manchester University.

The Tippecanoe Valley High School graduate is majoring in elementary education at the campus in North Manchester.

This endowed scholarship fund was established to honor Arthur and Lois Zimmerman. After Arthur's death in 1951, Lois supported their four children through college. Earnings from this fund provide scholarships with preference given to first-generation college students pursuing a major in accounting, communication, education, mathematics or psychology.