Beverly Wadsworth Memorial Scholarship

  • Major in the Department of Kinesiology,
  • upper division student
  • minimum overall gpa 3.0
  • The intent of this scholarship is to recognize Physical Education and Exercise Science students who exemplify the dedication and professionalism exhibited by Dr. Wadsworth.

The Beverly Wadsworth Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of the aforementioned California State University, Chico emerita professor of Physical Education and Exercise Science. Dr. Wadsworth’s professional life spanned nearly 50 years as a dedicated teacher in both the public schools and at the university level. She taught at Chico State from 1968 to 1998. Over the years, she educated and supervised many students who were preparing to enter the teaching profession. In addition to her classroom and scholarly activities, she was an assistant softball coach for five years during the latter part of the 1970’s and the early 80’s. Professor Dick Trimmer, chair of the Physical Education and Exercise Science Department, noted that "Dr. Wadsworth had a very positive influence on all the students she taught. She promoted professionalism with her students and got them involved in physical education and health professional associations.