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1979 Alumnus' Parents Recognized with Catawba Scholarship

June 11, 2012
Category: Academics, Athletics, Gifts, Students
The family of Marvin A. "Skeeter" and Ann Francis has established a scholarship at Catawba College. Although Ann Francis and her late husband, Marvin, never attended Catawba, their son, Marvin A. Francis, Jr. did, and is an alumnus from Catawba's class of 1979. In a nod to the late Marvin Francis'…
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Scholarships Established in Recognition of a Current and a Retired Catawba College Employee

June 1, 2012
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Gifts, Mathematics, Staff
A current and a retired Catawba College employee have been honored with new scholarships established in their honor. Joanna Jasper, Catawba's chief information officer, and David E. Setzer, who retired in 1997 as special assistant to the president after 36 years of service, were honored with the…
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Friends and Alumni Fund Scholarship in Memory of Henry Bernhardt '50

March 30, 2012
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Gifts
Thanks to the efforts of friends and fellow alumni of the late Henry C. Bernhardt '50, a fully funded scholarship has been established in his memory at Catawba. The fund-raising effort for the scholarship was led by two close friends of Bernhardt, Tuck Gudger '48 and Walt Ramseur '49. Preference…
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Late Automobile Dealer, Hubert Parks, Memorialized through Catawba College Scholarship

December 1, 2011
Category: Academics, Alumni, Gifts
A new scholarship has been established at Catawba College in memory of the late automobile dealer, Hubert B. Parks of Kernersville. The Michael and Parks First Family Scholarship was created through gifts from Catawba alumnus and automobile dealer Chester A. "Junie" Michael, III '70 of Mooresville…
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Fowler Family Moves Endowed Scholarship at Catawba to First Family Level

October 20, 2011
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Gifts, Teacher Education
Newton and Nancy Fowler of Concord and members of their family have made a gift to Catawba College that moves their Fowler Endowed Scholarship Fund, established in 2005, to the First Family Scholarship level. Preference for the Fowler Family First Family Scholarship will be given to a student…
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