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TWU Announces 2004 Founders’
DENTON — Frank
Martino, DeBerry Funeral Directors and the late Dorothy and Wendell
Mayes are recipients of the 2004 Founders’ Award presented
by Texas Woman’s University, the TWU Foundation and the Former
Students Association of TWU.
The awards will be presented
at a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 20 in Hubbard Hall. Tickets for
the event are $25 per person. Patron seats are available for $60.
Benefactor tables for eight are available for $500. Reservations
are required by Monday, Feb. 9, and may be made by calling the TWU
Office of Institutional Development at (940) 898-3863.
Frank Martino, Chairman
Emeritus of Russell-Newman Inc., is a past chairman of the TWU President’s
Council, now known as the Chancellor’s Circle. Russell-Newman
Inc., has been a major contributor to TWU for many years.
DeBerry Funeral Directors
has been a consistent supporter of TWU for more than a decade, contributing
to the Chancellor’s Circle, Pioneer Athletics and general
scholarships. It also was the first donor to the outdoor pool renovation
Dorothy Mayes attended
TWU when it was known as the College of Industrial Arts. Wendell
Mayes was serving as chairman of the TWU Board of Regents at the
time of his death in 1970. The Dorothy and Wendell Mayes Endowed
Scholarship, established in their memory by their children, is awarded
to a Brownwood High School graduate enrolled full time at TWU.
Founders’ Day was
known as Pancake Night when the Ex-Students Association started
it in 1924. When the school was renamed Texas State College for
Women in 1936, the event was given its present name.
Observance of Founders’
Day was discontinued from 1955 until 1978, when former TWU President
Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey asked the National Alumni Association, now
the Former Students Association, to assume responsibility for planning
For Further Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456