Knox Williams and Family
A scholarship was established in memory of June Williams in 2014. A long time resident of Bakersfield, CA. June attended Bakersfield Jr. College for 1 year. She married Knox Williams, who also attended Bakersfield Jr. College, earning his AA degree. Knox and June moved to Santa Barbara in 1951 so June could attend UCSB for her BA degree in home economics. She took time off for the birth of twin daughters and completed her degree in 1959.
June believed that education transforms lives. She had a passion for reading, learning, and teaching. This scholarship was established in her honor by her husband, Knox, of 62 years to help provide an educational opportunity for deserving students.