Hall of Fame

The Foundation’s Hall of Fame recognizes individuals for their service and contributions in the areas of volunteerism, professional or educational success, and outstanding support for the District or Foundation. Since 1996, the Foundation has inducted 67 individuals into this Hall of Fame. In 2006, the Marion Foundation Hall of Fame Scholarship was created to benefit graduating seniors who exemplify the characteristics of our Hall of Fame inductees.


Arnie Benedict

Inducted 1996

Administrator, Principal, Teacher

Bernie Cooper

Inducted 1996

Community philanthropist, MHS 1960

Connie Bennett

Inducted 1996

Teacher, School board director

Virginia Folkers

Inducted 1996

Community advocate, School board director

John Fowler

Inducted 1996

Principal, Teacher