Awarded to a student who will be student teaching for a full semester in the area of elementary education. Preference will be given to an Iowa resident. Established by Joseph (BA '52) and Rosalie (BA '52) McFarland in memory of their daughter, Sheila Eileen McFarland (BA '73).

Recent recipients

  • 2017 - Madison Atzen
  • 2016 - Lucket Kiche
  • 2015 - Elisabeth Cowden
  • 2014 - Melanie Hester
  • 2013 - Brooke Furlong
  • 2012 - Amanda Dunphy
  • 2011 - Michael Whitt
  • 2010 - Andrea Rice
  • 2007 - Jannea Miller