The Scholarship is named in honor of Kenneth H Beck who served as Assessor for Dover Township from 1960 until his untimely death in 1984. In addition to being a long time regular member of the AMANJ, Ken served as the secretary from 1977 to 1984. One of his passions as a member of the Association and as a human being was Education. It was Ken's belief that continual education, either through formal education or practical learning, can benefit everyone. He worked hard to provide opportunities to make this happen. In order to continue his work, the AMANJ, in 1985, created the Kenneth H.