UVa-Wise Tributary Gifts

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Tributary gifts provide a beautiful way to honor family or friends or to remember those who have passed away while supporting The University of Virginia's College at Wise. Gifts may be designated to an area would be meaningful to the honoree or to one that the donor has a passion.

In Honor of Gifts

Gifts to The University of Virginia’s College at Wise may be made in honor of a person or a special event in the life of a loved one. Many choose to honor a particular faculty member, classmate, their parents or friends – anyone who has inspired them, challenged them and helped them to grow. Others honor birthdays, anniversaries and many other special occasions. Just be sure to indicate the full name of the person you wish to honor and the College will notify them of your kindness. Honorary gifts are listed below for the current fiscal year, July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014.

 

In Memory of Gifts

Gifts to the College may also be made in memory of a person who has affected the life of the donor or at the passing of a family, friend or colleague. Memorial gifts are a beautiful and loving way to pay special tribute to a loved one. Please indicate the full name of the person and who you would like us to let know of your gift.  Memorial gifts are listed below for the current fiscal year, July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014.

 

Twinleaf Society Clock Personalized Pavers

Another possible way to give in honor of or in memory of someone is by making a contribution for a personalized brick to be placed at the Twinleaf Clock which is conveniently located near the Chapel of All Faiths and across from Crockett Hall.  Each brick is $500 and has up to 18 letters on three lines of brick. Click this link for the Twinleaf Society Brick Order Form.

 

To make a tributary gift, make a gift online by clicking here or send a check to UVa-Wise Foundation, 1 College Avenue, Wise, Virginia 24293.  For more information, please contact Tami Ely at 276-376-1057 or Valerie Lawson at 276-376-4523.  

 

In honor of and in memory of gifts from July 1, 2013 are listed below.

In memory of Ida Adams for the John I. Burton Class of '56 Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Carroll and Pat Dale
  • Charles and Mary Henderson
  • Walter and Andy Ware

In honor of Freda Atwood for the Culbertson Emergency Fund made by:

  • George and Nancy Culbertson

In honor of J.B. Atwood for the Culbertson Emergency Fund made by:

  • George and Nancy Culbertson

In honor of Sally Baird for the Sally Baird Endowment for the Arts made by:

  • Steve and Valerie Lawson

In memory of George Barnette for the Joe Tom and Frances Howard Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Joe Tom and Frances Howard

In memory of George Barnette for the John I. Burton Class of 1956 Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Dorothy Chittester
  • James Collins

In memory of Michael G. Basham for the Michael G. Basham Memorial Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Chris and Heather Basham
  • George and Nancy Culbertson
  • Carroll and Pat Dale
  • Winston and Tami Ely
  • Don and Phyllis Green
  • George and Becky Gumm
  • Steve and Valerie Lawson
  • Pat McCracken Memorial Fund
  • Don and Gigi Pippin
  • Ron and Dixie Prewitt
  • Merry Lu Prior
  • Phil and Patty Robbins
  • Edwin and Karen Roop
  • Jimmy and Jo Stewart
  • Jerry and Joyce Summers
  • Wise Kiwanis Club

In memory of Joshua Bentley for the Joshua Bentley Memorial Football Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Winston and Tami Ely

In honor of Pat Bevins for the Pat Bevins Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Frankie Holbrook
  • Eddie and Cheryl Kilbourne
  • Steve and Valerie Lawson
  • Royce and Linda Meade
  • Judy Miller
  • Jimmy and Jo Stewart
  • Mark and Natalie Wells

In memory of Clyde Patton and Margie Read Bishop for the Clyde Patton and Margie Read Bishop Memorial Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Clifton P. and Sara A. Bishop

In memory of Dorothy Bryant for the UVa-Wise John Cook Wyllie Library made by:

  • David and Betty Kelly

In memory of Verlin K. Carty for the John "Jack" Mahony Phi Sigma Kappa Alumni Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Lloyd H. Davis

In memory of Randy Castle for the John I. Burton Class of 1956 Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Dorothy Chittester
  • James Collins

In honor of Gina Chisenhall for the UVa-Wise Volleyball team made by:

  • Sandra Jones

In memory of Shirley Colyer for the Colyer Family Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Rod and Valeri Colyer

In memory of Fred and Anna Lee Culbertson for the Culbertson Emergency Fund made by:

  • J.B. and Freda Atwood
  • George and Nancy Culbertson

In honor of George Culbertson for the Culbertson Emergency Fund made by:

  • J.B. and Freda Atwood

In memory of Bill and Jean Damron for Student Scholarships made by:

  • Billie Jean Cole

In honor of Carroll Dale for the Carroll Dale/Tracy Stallard Cavs Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In memory of Bill and Hazel Dalton for the Carroll Dale/Tracy Stallard Cavs Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Carroll and Pat Dale

In memory of Inez Dotson for the Education Department made by:

  • Ernest and Mary Keeling

In honor of Tami Ely for the Ralph L. Siemen Scholarship Fund in Chemistry made by:

  • Sandra Jones
  • Steve and Valerie Lawson
  • Merry Lu Prior

In honor of Winston Ely for the Mark and Ruby Ely Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior
  • Jason and Karen Riggs
  • Darren and Kristin Stanley

In honor of Sim Ewing for the UVa-Wise Scholarsipship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In memory of Lauren Wallace Fields for the Lauren Wallace Fields Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Edward Overton, Jr.

In honor of Sue Fischer for the Culbertson Emergency Fund made by:

  • J.B. and Freda Atwood
  • George and Nancy Culbertson

In memory of Jenny Frank for the B.F. Needy Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Anonymous

In honor of Robbie Fritz for the Robert and Lucille M. Fritz Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In honor of Robert Fritz for the Robert and Lucille Fritz Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In honor of Robert and Mitzi Fritz for the Robert and Lucille M. Fritz Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In memory of Robert P. and Lucille M. Fritz for the Robert P. and Lucille M. Fritz Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Bill and Rue Gembach

In honor of Stan Fritz for the Robert and Lucille M. Fritz Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In memory of David Wayne Fuller for the David Wayne Fuller Scholarship Fund made by:

  • John Wallace Barton and Steven Vuotto
  • C. Ray and S. Darlene Bowling
  • George S. Burgan
  • Jeau Jye Cheong
  • Yaw Jye "Jay" Cheong
  • Winston and Tami Ely
  • Dax Folh and Tee Ean Cheng
  • David Hansel
  • Mark E. Hemphill and ChiaYee Ang
  • Joey Higgins
  • Zantonio Hung
  • Terence Kam
  • Dolores Kemp
  • Steve and Valerie Lawson
  • Rose Sutherland
  • David E. Tipton
  • Gregory N. Walters
  • Bill and Teresa Wendle

In honor of Rue Gembach for the UVa-Wise Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In honor of Carol Sue Gilbert for the Sam Gilbert Foreign Study Fund made by:

  • Mery Lu Prior

In honor of Kent Grant for the Ernest C. Starker Memorial Athletic Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Winston and Tami Ely

In honor of Don Green for the Napoleon Hill Scholarship made by:

  • Winston and Tami Ely

In memory of Ann Gregory for the Delta Kappa Gamma InternationalScholarship Fund made by:

  • Alpha Psi Chapter, Virginia Iot State Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma
  • Billie Jean Scott

In memory of Peyton Gregory for the Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Billie Jean Scott

In memory of Suzanne Daniels Hall for the Amy Hall Memorial Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Robert and Debbie Bates
  • James and June Dotson
  • Eastside High School
  • Robert and Gequetta Laney
  • Robert and Donna Raines
  • Joe and Pat Stallard
  • Ron and Barbara Sturgill

In honor of Donna, Allen, Magaret and Jessie Henry for the greatest needs made by:

  • Bill and Rue Gembach

In honor of A. Darrell Holbrook for the A. Darrell & Joy Holbrook Football Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Alpha Natural Resources

In memory of Joe Tom Howard for the Joe Tom & Frances Howard Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Mr. and Mrs. Gaylon W. Anderson
  • James and McKey Berkman
  • George and Nancy Culbertson
  • Winston and Tami Ely
  • Sue Fletcher
  • Catherine Page Fraley
  • Bill and Rue Gembach
  • Marvin and Marcia Gilliam
  • George and Becky Gumm
  • Betty Humphreys
  • Don and Gigi Pippin
  • Frances Roberson
  • Bruce Robinette
  • Bill and Gaye Sturgill

In honor of Sanders Huguenin for the UVa-Wise Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In memory of Archer Jones for the greatest needs made by:

  • Joanne Jones

In honor of John Jones for the College's greatest needs made by:

  • Alpha Natural Resources

In memory of Brent Kennedy for the Joe Tom & Frances Howard Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Joe Tom and Frances Howard

In honor of William Earl King for the Robert and Lucille M. Fritz Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In honor of Valerie Lawson for the Valerie & Steve Lawson Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Winston and Tami Ely
  • Sandra Jones
  • Jimmy and Jo Stewart
  • Ben Russell and Debbie Vanvoer

In memory of Georgia Litton for the Joe Tom & Frances Howard Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Frances Howard

In honor of Steve McCoy upon the occasion of his retirement for Student Scholarships made by:

  • Jordan Fifer

In honor of Rick Meade for the greatest needs made by:

  • Alpha Natural Resources

In honor of Preston Mitchell for the College's greatest needs made by:

  • Meredith Skelton

In honor of Elsie Moorehead for the Robert and Lucille M. Fritz Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In honor of Rachel Mullins for the Robert and Lucille M. Fritz Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In honor of Michael O'Donnell for the O'D/Michael O'Donnell Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Steve and Valerie Lawson
  • Elaine Mahoney
  • Jacqui Petch

In memory of James Pate for the John I. Burton Class of '58 Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Mrs. James N. Pate

In honor of Rhonda Perkins for the Mullins-Perkins Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Steve and Valerie Lawson 

In memory of Avery Don Powers for the Avery Don Powers Scholarship Fund made by:

  • D. L. and Diane Hubbard

In memory of Carlis Don Powers for the Avery Don Powers Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Judy Shortt

In honor of Janis Powers for the Avery Don Powers Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Judy Shortt

In honor of Andrea Prior and Tom Martin for the Robert & Lucille M. Fritz Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In honor of Christopher and Sarah Prior for the Robert and Lucille M. Fritz Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In memory of David J. Prior for the David J. Prior Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Winston and Tami Ely
  • Bill and Rue Gembach
  • Merry Lu Prior

In memory of David J. Prior for the Nursing Program made by:

  • John C. and Janet Marion

In honor of Lucy Prior for the David J. Prior Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In thanksgiving for Merry Lu Prior and the late David J. Prior for the Volleyball program made by:

  • Dennis and Frances Sturdavant

In honor of Bill Ramseyer for the Ernest C. Starker Memorial Athletic Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Winston and Tami Ely

In honor of Perry Ratliff upon the occasion of his retirement for Student Scholarships made by:

  • Jordan Fifer

In honor of Brian and Brandy Robards for the Robert and Lucille M. Fritz Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In honor of Carmen Rodriguez for the Robert and Lucille M. Fritz Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In memory of John Salyers for the John and Ruby Salyers Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Lena Haight

In honor of Phil Shelton for the Phil Shelton Scholarship in Environmental Science made by:

  • Marshall and Ashley Bevins
  • Bradley and Jessica Broskie
  • Jace and Nancy Cuje
  • Mary Katz
  • Eileen Mayer
  • John Reinhardt
  • Marlene Salyer

In memory of George Y. Scarborough for the Joe Tom and Frances Howard Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Joe Tom and Frances Howard

In memory of Georgia Sovern for the Theo Gibson and Elizabeth Gibson Fugate Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Ronald Meister and Jane Sovern

In memory of Shirley Spenilla for the B.F. Need Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Anonymous

In memory of Philip Andrew Stallard for the Philip Andrew Stallard memorial Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Bradley and Kimberly Sowden
  • Joe and Pat Stallard

In memory of Ernest Starker for the Ernest C. Starker Memorial Athletic Scholarship Fund by:

  • Anonymous
  • Mike and Nicki Berry
  • Sean Brown
  • Tom Costa and Mary Martin
  • James and June Dotson
  • Doug and Sue Ellen Fleming
  • Will and Jaimee Gardner
  • John and Carolyn Grant
  • Kent and Tonya Grant
  • Steve and Valerie Lawson
  • Jay and Marsha Lemons
  • Chris and Lena McCall
  • Bill and Mary Ramseyer
  • Danny and Kim Sterling

In honor of Joe Stallard for the Phillip Andrew Stallard Scholarship Fund made by: 

  • Timothy and Martha O'Day
  • Jean M. Stallard

In honor of Rodney Stanley for the Ernest C. Starker Memorial Athletic Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Winston and Tami Ely

In honor of Jim Stewart for the Jimmy C. Stewart Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Roger and Georgie Dotson
  • Royce and Linda Meade
  • Billy and Louanna Stewart
  • Claude and Nevada Stewart
  • Jo Stewart

In honor of Jim Stewart for the Men's Golf Team made by:

  • Josh and Mendy Hughes

In honor of Jo Stewart for the Jo Stewart Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Stephen and Ilona Conte
  • Clayton and George Dotson
  • Frankie Holbrook
  • Eddie and Cheryl Kilbourne
  • Claude and Navada Lawson
  • Steve and Valerie Lawson
  • Royce and Linda Meade
  • Judy Miller
  • Ben Russell and Debbie Vanover
  • Mark and Natalie Wells

In honor of May Straughan for the Joseph Straughan Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In honor of Virgil Straughan for the Virgil E. Straughan Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Steve and Valerie Lawson

In honor of Frances and Dennis Sturdavant for the Joseph Straughan Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Merry Lu Prior

In memory of Laura Danielle Wampler for the Laura Danielle Wampler Scholarship Fund made by:

  • H. Fred and Juanita Colley
  • David Horne
  • Dorothy Nelson
  • Charles and Erin Riedhammer
  • Randy and Yvonne Wampler

In honor of Stan Willis for the Stan Willis Scholarship in History Fund made by:

  • Steve and Valerie Lawson

In memory of Joyce Winston for the Joe Tom & Frances Howard Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Frances Howard

In memory of Joyce Winston for the Judge Robert T. Winston and Joyce R. Winston Scholarship Fund made by:

  • American Association of University Women - Norton/Wise County Branch
  • Faye Barker
  • The Book Club
  • George and Nancy Culbertson
  • Winston and Tami Ely
  • Sue Fletcher
  • Bill and Rue Gembach
  • John and Helen Habbert
  • Betty Humphreys
  • Joan Jackson
  • Elizabeth Minor
  • Scotty and Debbie Pendergast
  • Don and Gigi Pippin
  • Merry Lu Prior
  • Cynthia Rallis
  • W. Rhudy Renfro
  • Sandra Williams
  • B. Susan Yeary

In memory of Robert T. Winston, Jr. and Joyce R. Winston for the Judge Robert T. Winston and Joyce R. Winston Scholarship Fund made by:

  • Bill and Gaye Sturgill

In honor of Shirley Wolfe for the Twinleaf Society made by:

  • Terry and Gina Chisenhall
  • Carroll and Pat Dale
  • Tom Costa and Mary Martin
  • Brenda Craft
  • Winston and Tami Ely
  • Ken and Tammie Hale
  • Sandra Jones
  • Steve and Valerie Lawson
  • Thomas and Darlene Moore
  • Susan Mullins
  • Michael and Vachira O'Donnell
  • Don and Cynthia Sharitt
  • Pearl Smith
  • Kathy and Michael Still
  • Bruce and Christina Turnbill
  • Ben Russell and Debbie Vanover
  • Sam and Debra Wharton

In memory of Evelyn Dollens Wyllie for the UVa-Wise John Cook Wyllie Library made by:

  • Bibliographical Society of University of Virginia
  • Lucy Buchholz
  • Hugh and Kathy Chisholm
  • Ronald and Charlotte Dollins
  • Jan and Judy Finkel
  • Randy and Nancy Fultz
  • Steven and Sharyn Kussin
  • Martha MacLeod
  • Sarah Marshall
  • Lee, Dana and Heather Mitchell
  • Queens Borough Public Library (Catalog Division)
  • Betty Strider
  • Diane L. Weber

 

Updated 4.14.14