- Elizabeth "Betsy" Thomson graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in special education.
- She taught at the Metro School in Charlotte and Nation Ford High School.
- The scholarship is for nontraditional students majoring in many areas of the education field.
Winthrop University, "Father Establishes Scholarship to Honor Late Alumna, Educator" (2013). Winthrop News 2013. 102.