We thank all our donors for their generous support. Here are some of their stories.
Jean Stangle Roberts fondly recalls her years at Wilmington College. Among her most memorable
professors, Lew Marcuson "launched" her love for theatre and Phil Hodge inspired her appreciation for art.
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Starr Duffy Wheeler fondly recalls her years at Wilmington College.
She greatly benefited from the nurturing campus environment and discovered
direct links between the liberal arts and her career preparation in business.
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Lucile Fisher Hadley was a 1936 Wilmington College
graduate who served her community as a school teacher,
a leader within her Quaker faith, a member of WC's
Board of Trustees and as a volunteer with numerous
local organizations. Her daughters wished to honor their
mother's memory by establishing the Lucile Fisher
Hadley Memorial Endowed Scholarship.
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The years Merrill and Lois Evans' spent at Wilmington College resulted in great
memories that resonate to this day. Now enjoying their retirement in southern California, the
couple appreciates the key role WC played in their lives.
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James '58 and Edna '61 Landon from Greensboro, N.C., established the Landon Family Scholarship in 2003 in order to help students reach their education goals. Each year they add to the endowed fund and Nationwide Foundation matches their gift. When Ben Lowe of Zanesville first visited WC, he quickly realized it was a good fit.
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Ed Sherman knows what it means to be a student with the deck stacked against him. His single mother gave him much love and encouragement, but it was his determination and loyal donors' support for scholarships that gave him an opportunity to succeed at Wilmington College.
Philip and Barbara Bayless have been a significant part of the Wilmington College community for more than 50 years and they have made plans to continue contributing to the life of the College even after they are gone. Phil joined the chemistry faculty in 1954 and taught for over 34 years before retiring in 1988.
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Tim Buren recalls all those factors that made his Wilmington College experience a
special one: a small, personal college; close enough to home but far enough away to enjoy a
degree of independence; caring faculty that helped prepare him for a successful career; and the
opportunity to make life-long friends.
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Luke '60 and Ann '57 Woods fondly recall their years at Wilmington College where, in a nurturing environment, they prepared for their careers, enjoyed campus life, met lifelong friends and started together on what now has been a 60-plus year journey.
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