Centre receives $16.4 million endowment bequest
RELEASED: January 15, 2009
The Wood bequest is among the three largest gifts the College has received.
This generous estate gift will endow a scholarship that will be known as The Alfred M. and Mary Swain Wood Scholarship. Students who are enrolled full-time at Centre will be eligible for the scholarship. Additionally, recipients will be chosen on the basis of financial need, scholarship and character.
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