Diane Amendt dedicated her life to inspiring the arts. She spent more than fifty years as part of Inland Dance Theatre, directing shows and shaping young dancers in the local area to go on to prestigious dance schools. As an educator, she was committed to the Pencil, Pen & Brush program which recognizes students’ talent and skills in Art and Writing. Diane had the gift to celebrate and honor the uniqueness of each child. This scholarship is to memorialize the impact she made, teaching and inspiring the Performing Arts to countless students during her lifetime.