Scholarship established in honor of Wellington and Helen Lester for Math and Science.
Helen served as a Hancock Central School Math teacher until her retirement in 1983.
Wellington served as the first full time Hancock high school principal from 1968-1978 (with a peak enrollment at HCS of 1305 in 1969-1970). Dedicated class room work was his joy as well as serving as class advisor and senior class chaperone to Washington D.C. for thirteen years. He retired from HCS in 1978. He served as clerk for the Hancock Central School District from 1982-2010.
Mr. Lester worked with Ronald DeLuca and George Elwood to form the Hancock Community Education Foundation. He became a member and served as secretary of the Board of Directors.