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Alumni Council Scholarships

Each year the Olivet College Alumni Council awards a number of competitive scholarships to current students who are actively engaged in campus life, both in and outside the classroom.

“The Alumni Council endowed scholarship benefits my experience at Olivet College in many ways. I am most thankful for the financial help because it eases the burden of college expenses. The scholarship, instead, allows me to focus my energy on being successful in and out of the classroom. I look forward to becoming an alumna of Olivet College because I know the education I receive will give me an edge at becoming a successful professional in my career. Since I have experienced the benefits of alumni support firsthand, I hope I am fortunate enough to grant this opportunity to another future Olivet College graduate.”
– Leah Lupu ’17

Following are our 2016 Alumni Council Scholarship recipients:

Ellyn ’36 and Lane ’40 Breidenstein Endowed Alumni Council Scholarship
Established by their daughter for a model student in the field of business and potential alumnus in scholarship and service to Olivet College and participant in social and extra-curricular activities.
Recipient- Madeline Maxwell

David C. Pywell ’69 Endowed Memorial Alumni Council Scholarship
Established in memory of David Pywell ’69, in honor of his love and appreciation of Olivet College and the example he set in life through volunteerism and community service.
Recipient- Jennifer Elliston
Recipient- Dallie Flower 

Rev. Grafton ’37 and Ruth ’38 Thomas Endowed Alumni Council Scholarship
Established by Rev. Grafton “Mac” ’37 and Ruth ’38 Thomas for a model student and potential alumnus in scholarship and service to Olivet College and the community and participant in social and extra-curricular activities.
Recipient- Dominique Giroux

Joan Johnson Wagner ’45 Endowed Alumni Council Scholarship
Established by family and friends for model returning student and potential alumnus in scholarship and service to Olivet College and participant in social and extra-curricular activities.
Recipient- Nicole Gilbert

 

Alumni Council Scholarships positively impact Olivet College students. Contact Marty (Mason) Jennings ’67, director of alumni engagement, at 269.749.7644 or mjennings@olivetcollege.edu for information about donating to the scholarship fund.

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