Meet Our Donors

LucieGiving Back While Paying Forward Helps Centre Students

One alumna credits her time spent at Centre and the relationships she forged while there as the reason behind her successes now. She chooses to help other college students by giving to the school through her estate plan. Read More

Barbara HallMusic Professor Composes Perfect Gift to Centre

After spending years as a gifted music and humanities professor at Centre College, Barbara Hall chose to leave a legacy that hits all the right notes for her while helping support the students she cherished. Read More

Dave and Katherine BlakleyA Win-Win-Win Gift Strategy

Dave and Katherine Blakley have played an integral role in the success of students at Centre College by giving them practice rounds for golf, helping plan the Initiative for Wellness and Athletic Excellence and now supporting them through QCDs from their IRAs and through a set of living trusts. Read More

Macy Dykema RussellEnabling a Quality Education

Ever since her graduation from Centre in 2006, Macy Dykema Russell dreamed of having the financial stability to give back to the college that gave her so much. Her dream to give back to Centre became reality through estate planning. Read More

Kevin DukeCreating Opportunity for Others

On his graduation day, Kevin Duke (Centre ’07) set a goal to fully reimburse the value of his scholarships. He feels grateful for his education and for the earlier donors that made his education possible. Read More

David McNeillLeading a Life in Service to Others

David McNeill ’53 has built his life and career around helping others. With a blended gift to Centre College, David is supporting future doctors and nurses. Read More

CalvertA Gift to Grow the Centre Family

The plans Tom and Edith Harmon made decades ago are still making a difference for good in the lives of Centre students. Tom was a member of the class of 1936, but his experience here gave him the tools to succeed in his career and life. Read More

MartinThe Why and How of Giving

It was easy for me to arrange for the College to purchase a life insurance policy. I was able to determine the amount that I was comfortable paying and the period of time to make the payments.  Read More

MeffordTracing Blessings Back to Centre

Including Centre in our estate planning was not a difficult decision, nor was it a complex exercise once we set out to create our plan. Centre has been so good to us, and countless blessings trace back to the College... Read More

John Barton '79Building a Foundation

Ask John Barton '79 what led to a successful career in medicine and he'll tell you it was the foundation he built as a student at Centre. Sure, he spent many hours in science classes... Read More

Stephanie E. Dew '89Teaching by Example

Stephanie E. Dew '89 had known for a long time that she wanted to be a college professor. Her parents were college professors and she excelled in school, so her career choice came naturally. Read More