Gary and Eleanor Shumaker Endowed Scholarship for a High School History Instructor/Scholar History and Art History

The Gary and Eleanor Shumaker Endowed Scholarship for a High School History Instructor/Scholar was established to provide undergraduate scholarships for students majoring in History and intend to pursue their graduate work in History at Mason in order to obtain certification as a secondary school social studies teacher. 

2022 Awardee

Hunter Shenk

Hunter Shenk

Hunter Shenk is from Fauquier County here in Virginia, where he attended Fauquier High school before applying to George Mason University. He is currently a fourth-year student at George Mason University graduating this spring. He is graduating with a bachelor of arts in history with a concentration in global history and a regional focus on East Asia and a minor in Japanese studies. After he graduates in the spring, he is planning to remain at George Mason University to obtain a master's degree in history. He aspires to one day work teaching history at the K12 level.