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Estate Gift to Catawba College Establishes New Scholarship, Buys Choir Robes and Funds Choir Tour

October 10, 2008
Category: Academics, Alumni, Gifts, Music
The late Ruby Miller Sanchez of Chicago, Illinois, formerly of Spencer, N.C., was a 1947 alumnus of Catawba College. Through a gift from his estate, her husband, the late Jose R. Sanchez, memorialized her at the institution by establishing the Ruby Miller Sanchez Endowed Scholarship. Monies from his…
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Students Majoring in Religious Studies to Benefit from New Catawba College Scholarship

October 7, 2008
Category: Academics, Alumni, Gifts, Religion & Philosophy, Students
Students majoring in religious studies at Catawba College will benefit from a new scholarship, the Raffaelli Family Foundation Scholarship that has recently been established.  The new scholarship was established at the discretion of a board member of the foundation, Catawba College alumnus Thomas…
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Scholarship Is Just Another Way to Give Back

September 19, 2008
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Gifts
Albert H. "Tuck" Gudger, Sr., a 1948 alumnus of Catawba College, says a new scholarship he has established at the institution is just another way he is "giving back."   Preference for the Albert H. "Tuck" Gudger, Sr. Scholarship will be given to a wide receiver on the football team, a position that…
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A Dad Remembered and Deserving Students Assisted with New Scholarship

July 31, 2008
Category: Academics, Alumni, Gifts
The late Daniel H. Elkins, Jr. never attended Catawba College, but his two sons did, both graduating from the institution. Daniel Elkins, however, was a great   advocate for the institution. According to son Gary Elkins '75 of Winston-Salem, Daniel Elkins believed Catawba College embodied everything…
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Catawba Couple Establishes New Scholarship

July 23, 2008
Category: Academics, Athletics, Gifts
Gregory W. '74 and Gordene "Deanie" McMordie '72 Singleton of New Bern, N.C., have established a new scholarship  at their alma mater in memory of Deanie's father, the late Francis McMordie of Lewisville, N.C.  Preference for the McMordie-Singleton Scholarship at Catawba College will be given to a…
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