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Mapleton teacher and bus driver team up to create scholarship (Cynthia Johnston and Ed Wahl Scholarship)

Cindy Johnston was a fourth grade teacher at Mapleton who worked to make sure that every student was ready to take the state fourth grade tests and pass to the fifth grade. She was a very caring person who tried to make learning fun for her students. Cindy was listed in Who’s Who Among American Teachers and was awarded the Jennings Scholarship.

Ed Wahl was a bus driver and custodian in the Mapleton School District who had a passion for students he came in contact with. He was a dedicated employee, willing to do anything he could to help the District and to help students.

Cindy and Ed enjoyed a friendship that lasted over 30 years. They wanted to show their lifelong support and love for Mapleton students by offering a scholarship to Mapleton students pursuing careers in education.