Donor Recognition Breakfast 2015
On Saturday, April 25, 2015, the Harper College Educational Foundation honored scholarship
donors and Dean's Circle Society members (those who give $1,000 or more to the Harper
College Educational Foundation annually). Scholarship recipients joined donors for
breakfast and for the opportunity to thank the donors who support their education.
- Harper College Educational Foundation donor, Michelle Mabry (r) sits with a scholarship
- Michelé Robinson, Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion at
Harper College and the founding donor of the BJ Lawrence Future Educators Scholarship,
shares why she created this scholarship in honor of her mother.
- Harper Foundation Board members Sam Oliver (l) and Dee Beaubien (r) with Harper retiree
and Foundation volunteer, Steve Catlin.
- Carol and Paul Pankros (r) with recipients of their family scholarship, the Betty
and Matt Cockrell Endowed Scholarship.
- Michelé Robinson with her mother, Bettye Lawrence.
- Joe Haynes, a Foundation scholarship recipient, current Harper Student Government
President and incoming Student Trustee, speaks to donors about the impact receiving
a scholarship has made in his life.
- A scholarship recipient speaks with Harper College alumna Shirley Turpin.
- Mary Jo Willis, Professor Emerita Harper College Speech and Theatre Department and
Harper Foundation Board member, with Rebekah Haynes, the recipient of the Mary Jo
Wills Theatre Theatre Scholarship.
- A scholarship recipient with donor and alumna Mrs. Mary Gianopulos.
- Linda Kolbusz-Kosan (center) chats with Jean and Richard Kolze.
- Harper College Educational Foundation board member, Dr. Robin Turpin (r) with her
mother, Shirley Turpin (c) and a scholarship recipient.
- Scholarship recipients and students of the Community Music Center along with their