This fund was established by donations from family, friends and the Saints and Sinners Club of Wheeling, West Virginia to honor Elmer Frederick Dietz, who passed away in 1997. Dietz was a distinguished individual and graduate of West Liberty. He was an outstanding football player and continued to support Hilltopper athletics throughout his life. Dietz was also a Foundation Board Member, a charter member of the President’s Circle, and a founding member of the Hilltopper Club.
Selected incoming freshmen who have been recruited to play on the West Liberty Football Team will be awarded with a $500 per semester scholarship that is renewable for up to four years.
Requirements: Eligible students must be an incoming freshman who has been recruited to play on the West Liberty Football Team.