The William & Evelyn Stokes Art or Mathematics Educators Scholarship is dedicated to supporting students demonstrating financial need in pursuing an undergraduate degree in Art or Math education at Ball State University. Twelve Ball State students were awarded the 2022-2023 scholarships, and as the 2023-2024 deadline to apply approaches, we are highlighting a few of this year’s winners. Next up is Megan Pax.


Megan Pax (She/Her)


Fairmount, IN

High school extracurricular activities:

Art club, book club, academic club

Are you involved with any sports or clubs, etc. at Ball State? If so, what?

Art Education club, News and Notes (Honors newsletter)

What are you studying at Ball State?

Art Education; Honors College member

What makes you want to become an educator/teacher?

I want to help educate students in the realm of art and make a positive impact on their futures.

Painting by Megan Pax

What made you choose Ball State?

I chose Ball State because of the art education program and honors college.

Do you have any hobbies? If so, what?

I like reading, drawing/painting, and playing the bass guitar and piano.

Fun fact about yourself:

My favorite genre of music is metal.

Do you have a favorite artist, art style, or media?

My favorite artist is James Ensor, and my favorite painting style is wet-on-wet.

Congratulations to all of the 2022-2023 William & Evelyn Stokes Art or Mathematics Educators Scholarship winners!

Sara Bohm – Art

Kearia Eckhart – Math

Diana Evans – Math

Brenda Harder – Math

Kiley Hurst – Art

Alexzander Mitchell – Math

Lillian Mull – Math

Megan Pax – Art

Elizabeth Salser – Art

Lillian Trinidad – Art

Valerie Weston – Math

Kaitlyn Yeager – Art

Apply now for the 2023-2024 William & Evelyn Stokes Art or Mathematics Educators Scholarship

The application deadline for the 2023-2024 academic year is Friday, November 18, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. EST.