Ralph and Irene Gray Scholarship for Page, NE
The *Ralph and Irene Gray Scholarships for Page and Brunswick, NE *were established in 2012
after the death of Irene. Ralph was born in Page and Irene was born in Brunswick. On Aug. 17,
1945, Irene married her longtime musical associate, Ralph Gray, superintendent of schools at
Inman. With Irene’s vocal music skills and Ralph being an accomplished band instructor, they
literally made beautiful music together for the next 54 years. They both taught at Inman until
transferring to Blue Hill, where Ralph became superintendent of schools and Irene taught
English and Latin and oversaw numerous extra-curricular activities. Ralph’s promotion to the
State Department of Education brought them to Lincoln, where Irene was a Greek and Latin
professor at UNL until retirement.
To apply, you must be a resident of Page, NE, a current senior or graduate of Clearwater-Orchard or O’Neill High Schools, planning to attend a 2 or 4-year college and maintained a 3.5 GPA or higher.
REQUIRED WITH APPLICATION: High school or college transcript.