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New Scholarship Funds Honor Five Individuals Associated with Catawba College

February 19, 2010
Category: Academics, Faculty, Gifts
Four new scholarship funds have been established at Catawba College in honor of five individuals associated with the institution. The scholarship funds are established in honor of College President and First Lady, Dr. W. Craig and Mrs. Annette Turner; Senior Vice President, Tom Childress; Director…
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Estate Gift from Col. Louis "Ike" Green Establishes Scholarship Fund at Catawba

February 4, 2010
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Gifts, Politics
Thanks to a gift from the estate of Col. Louis "Ike" Alpheus Green '42 of Lexington, N.C., a new scholarship fund has been established at Catawba College. Preference for the Ike and Vicky Green Annual Scholarship Fund will be given to football players. The late Col. Green, a native of Lexington,…
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Trailblazer Sets Up Scholarship at Catawba College

October 16, 2009
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Gifts, Sport & Health Sciences
By Susan Shinn, Catawba College News Service Dave Robbins '66 never set out to be a trailblazer. But that's exactly what happened in his life and in his career. The Gastonia native, whose long professional career focused on basketball, actually left his hometown to play basketball at Oak Ridge…
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New Scholarship Memorializes Wife of '71 Catawba College Alumnus

October 12, 2009
Category: Academics, Alumni, Gifts
Dr. Kathleen G. Lee-Stevens never attended Catawba College, but thanks to a new scholarship established in her memory, future female students from some key North Carolina counties who shared her love of English, Education and Political Science will have that opportunity. Kathleen died in January of…
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Coach Popp Honored with Scholarship at Catawba College

August 11, 2009
Category: Academics, Athletics, Gifts
Joe Popp '52 of Mooresville, N.C., was the eldest son of nine children in a Yugoslavian immigrant family living in Johnstown, Pa., when Catawba College Football Coach Gordon Kirkland made him an offer that he did not refuse. Kirkland offered Joe a chance to attend Catawba College on a football…
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