Ben Pollard Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed

Donors:
Chip and Carey Pollard
Family and Friends

Established: 2011

This scholarship is established in memory of Benjamin John Pollard by his family and friends. He was the son of President Chip and Carey Pollard, and brother to Chad, Emma and James. Ben was a junior at John Brown University studying English when he passed away.  He was born in Oxford, England and moved to Siloam Springs when he was 14. He played soccer and graduated with honors from Siloam Springs High School. 

He cared deeply about questions of justice, particularly for the disadvantaged, and about encouraging young people. He served as a camp counselor at Lake Geneva Youth Camp and as a youth soccer coach in Siloam Springs. He was a loyal friend, a loving brother, a cherished son, and a beloved child of God.