Dunlop leaves $900K to school for scholarships

Floyd Dunlop

Generations of Greene County students will have an easier time paying for college thanks to the generosity of Floyd Dunlop, who didn’t attend college himself.

School superintendent Tim Christensen announced at the Greene County school board meeting Monday that the school foundation received $912,118 from the Floyd Dunlop estate to be used for scholarships.Dunlop died in March, 2017, at the age of 96. He attended country schools in Bristol and Hardin townships, and served as an antiaircraft artillery crewman in the European theater in World War Two. He started farming northwest of Farlin after the war. He and his wife Maxine moved to Grand Junction in 1968, and he worked several part-time jobs. The

Dunlops moved to Jefferson when Floyd retired.

Floyd and Maxine had no children. Maxine died in March, 2016.

It is the practice of the school foundation to invest large donations and draw off the interest to provide scholarships.

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