Arlene Starwalt Jeskey was born in 1933. She received her Masters of Science in Math in 1960 and her Master of Science in Secondary Math Education in 1966. She taught both at high school and college levels and received recognition for her teaching from Rose State College. Arlene Starwalt Jeskey passed away in 2015. The Arlene Starwalt Jeskey Scholarship supports a full-time, female student in Mathematics or Mathematics Education who is pursuing certification in teacher education.