The Four Girls Scholarship Fund

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This fund honors four Lake Station girls who never had the chance to further their educations. They died on October 31st 1971, when their Sunday School bus was hit by a freight train at an unguarded crossing in Lake Station. Their names were Elizabeth Miller, Donna Breckman, Becky Tucker and Merralee Meler. They ranged in age from 9 to 17.

Award Amount

This fund will award four (4) $1,000 awards given each year.

Applicant Criteria

  • Graduating high school senior from Thomas A. Edison Jr./Sr. High School in Lake Station, Indiana.
  • Current cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater
  • Pursue a 2-year or 4-year degree at an accredited college or university
  • College or university shall not be an online-only institution


Legacy Foundation, Inc.
370 E. 84th Drive, Suite 100
Merrillville, Indiana 46410
Tel 219-736-1880 

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