Scholarship established for wife of former college trustee

Posted: December 17, 2012

A scholarship has been established for Antelope Valley College students in memory of Irene Ross, the wife of longtime college trustee Donald M. Ross.

Anyone wanting to donate to the Irene Ross Memorial Scholarship may send a check made payable to the AVC Foundation at 3041 W. Ave. K, Lancaster, CA 93536. Donors should note the check is for the Irene Ross scholarship. Or people may call the foundation office to donate by credit card, (661) 722-6300, ext. 6391.

Irene Ross, a Canadian native, resided in Lancaster more than 50 years until her death three months ago. Don Ross served on the college’s board 32 years until he stepped down from office in 1999.