Betty Whitaker ’62 Jackson
Betty Whitaker ’62 Jackson of Palm Bay, Florida, reports that since her retirement from classroom teaching after 40 years and in five states she is now an author. Her first book, It’s a God Thing!, has a setting similar to Hope College. Her 13th book was published in December, and her books include a fiction series, nonfiction, memoir and devotional guides. She won first prize in the Reminisce Reader’s Digest Memoir Writing Contest in 2014 which resulted in publication of the first book in her Whispering Woods series, and she recently appeared at a writers’ forum at the Central Brevard Library.