Beverly Jo Taylor was a teacher at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility and was an active CEAO member. Her life was taken on the job in 1990. To honor her memory CEAO offers this scholarship award to a teacher, administrator, and support staff member every year.
David Mielke was a lifelong learner who dedicated his professional career towards developing relationships that help and teach others. He is the Correctional Education Association Teacher of the Year award recipient for 2006. This scholarship money is for a lifelong learner.