The Lincoln High School Alumni Association Endowment is establishing an endowment scholarship honoring Bill Lynch

2/1/1973 – 9/29/2019 
The scholarship will be awarded to a senior student in need of financial assistance who demonstrates an uncommon and authentic passion for the study of literature and philosophy; the type of student that Bill Lynch inspired.

Bill Lynch with his children Hazel and Henry

Our goal is to raise $25,000

Bill was a much beloved English teacher at Lincoln High School and was named teacher of the year, representing Portland, Oregon at a ceremony in Washington, DC. One school principal stated, “Bill was a legendary and impactful teacher who meant so much to hundreds/thousands of students and families." His students admired him for his empathy, his listening ear, his wit, his intellect, his true passion for ideas, and his love for helping students succeed, not only within his class, but also within themselves. 

To contribute to the scholarship fund, please click  Bill Lynch Donation

We are counting on LHS Alumni to support this scholarship honoring Mr. Lynch, a beloved Lincoln High School Teacher who enlightened youth with the powerful essence of reading and thinking between the lines.

Or mail your donation to:

Bill Lynch Scholarship Fund

c/o LHSAA, 4931 SW 76th Ave., #282

Portland, OR. 97225


Collected: $7,021.00
Goal: $25,000.00
"Mr. Lynch changed the lives and touched the souls of so many students. I am deeply grateful to have been able to learn about both life and literature in his classroom. His kindness, wisdom, and contagious laughter will live on with his incredible legacy." LHS Student, LHS FB

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