Tom and Martha Shaff Licea Family Scholarship


Martha Shaff Licea is a Graduate of St. Olaf College and Drake University Law School. She is a partner with the law firm of Betty, Neuman and McMahon of Davenport. Some of her accomplishments and memberships include: Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers (Board of Directors, 2011- present), President of the Iowa Defense Council Association (2007), and a Cody Elementary volunteer.

Tom Licea is a graduate of the University of Iowa, BBA. He is a Portfolio Manager for Baxter Healthcare in Deerfield, IL. Some of Tom’s accomplishments/memberships include: past President of The Iowa Quad Cities Rotary, Vice-Chairman of the Handicapped Development Center, Vice-President of the Pleasant Valley Educational Foundation, past board member of Rivermont Collegiate, football coach for Bettendorf Parks and Recreation, and Junior Achievement representative for Cody Elementary and PV Junior High.

The Tom and Martha Shaff Licea Family Scholarship was established in 2014 and is awarded to a Pleasant Valley graduating senior who demonstrates involvement in his or her school and community as well as hard work and good character.

"It would have been a lot harder to go to school without the scholarship. It meant a lot less pressure."

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