Betty Whitaker ’62 Jackson

Betty Whitaker ’62 Jackson recently selfpublished her 27th book available on her website since her retirement from her 40-year secondary
school teaching career. She and her sisters,
Ellen Whitaker ’65 Conrad and Dorothy
Whitaker, have recently been inducted into the
DAR, tracing their Scudder family roots back
to the Revolutionary War period. She won First
Prize in the LifeRich/Reader’s Digest Memoir
Writing Contest in 2014 and has published her
work in 13 anthologies. She is a former member
of the Alumni Board and her two children
are graduates of Hope College; Paul ’02 and
Nancy ’04.

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