Chatburn Family Endowed Scholarship
The Chatburn Family Endowed Scholarship was established in 2001 in honor of the late Ethel Chatburn and was later changed to honor the whole Chatburn. Ethel was a member of the first graduating class of Boise College. She taught at Garfield Elementary in Boise for 25 years, served as a Sunday school teacher and Girl Scout leader. Ethel was a master gardener and knew the value of hard work. Acel Chatburn served as the Idaho state superintendent of public instruction during 1944. He then became chairman of the Department of Education at Boise Junior College from 1956 to 1968. He served as dean of faculty for the Department of Education and in 1968 became director of education service at Boise State College. He retired from Boise State University in 1977. Acel was active in many civic and professional organizations including the Boise Park Board, Capital Educators Federal Credit Union, South Boise Water Company, the Bogus Basin Ski Patrol, the Lions Club, and Masonic Lodge.