The tenth annual Foundation Scholars Luncheon, an event celebrating philanthropy and the accomplishments of student scholarship recipients, took place Friday, April 25, 2014 in the University Union Chesapeake Rooms. Attended by 280 donors, students, and university leaders, the event offered the opportunity for donors to meet the recipients of their gifts and to share how their experiences led them to support Towson.
Emceed by Towson University Foundation Board President Mrs. Molly Shock ’75, this year’s event featured a keynote address by Dr. Edna May Merson ’45, stewardee of the Dr. Edna May Merson Scholarship, and highlighted the following speakers:
Dr. Maravene Loeschke ’69/’71 President
Ms. Sadie Lockhart, Class of 2015 Recipient, Alexander E. Sidorowicz Memorial Fund
Mr. Al Tan, Class of 2018 Recipient, Sarah Elliott Tolson (Traband), Class of 1883, Scholarship
Ms. Isabella Thornett, Class of 2017 Recipient, James Patterson Teacher Education Scholarship
The luncheon also featured a beautiful opera performance of Air Vif, the fourth song in Francis Poulenc’s set called Air Chantes, by one of our scholarship recipients:
Ms. Ashley Larkin, Class of 2015 Recipient, Peggy Friedmann-Gordon Music Competition Scholarship and Henry Sanborn Music Scholarship
Thank you to all who participated in this wonderful day!