Elizabeth L. Heaton*

Elizabeth L. Heaton*

donor plaque

The late Elizabeth L. Heaton, ba '44, was born April 8, 1922 in Emporia, Kan. She moved to Topeka at the age of 10 and graduated from Topeka High School. She graduated from Washburn cum laude and was a member of Sigma Alpha Iota. Heaton also participated in the petition drive to help Washburn College become a municipal university, which involved going door to door asking for signatures from the Topeka community. In 1946, she moved to Michigan to teach string instruments and orchestra in elementary and junior high schools. She passed away March 28, 2010