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Botsford Scholarship 2014

Botsford Scholar 2014/2015 - Kayla Dettinger

Awarded to Kayla Dettinger for her essay, "The Life and Times of Mrs. Edward C. Walker of Willestead Manor”

David P. Botsford Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student registered in 3rd or 4th Year Honours History who has a superior academic record and has demonstrated an interest in local area studies. The awardee, named the Botsford Scholar for the academic year in question, is expected to prepare an original research paper under the direction of the Department of History, and to present this paper publicly at the request of the David P. Botsford Memorial Committee to the Essex County Historical Society. The Botsford Scholar’s name is inscribed for eternity on a plaque at Fort Malden. Established in 1979 in memory of David P. Botsford, C.M. in recognition of his lifelong service to area historical studies. The award also comes with a monetary prize of $900.