Meet Our Donors

Dave and Katherine BlakleyA Win-Win-Win Gift Strategy

Dave and Katherine Blakley’s various gifts to Centre College include those from their IRAs, which support students and provide the Blakleys with tax savings. 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