John Baily ’65 and Donna Baily have always been devoted to Albright.
John also serves as a member of Albright’s Board of Trustees, and has
taken on the significant role of co-chair of the Presidential Search Committee.
Elizabeth Blecker Bergstedt ’37 has shown her support of Albright
through the establishment of a scholarship in the name of her late husband,
Gustave, and herself.
Salvatore M. Cutrona Sr. ’73 and Nanette Cutrona ’74 have
served their alma mater with dedication since their student days. Sal serves
as the chairman of the Board of Trustees and also serves on the Alumni Association
Board’s Executive Committee.
Murray H. Dashe ’69 was recognized for the time, leadership
and financial support he has generously given to the College. As part of his
commitment, he serves as a member of the Board of Trustees.
Paul Diefenderfer and Minnie Diefenderfer were honored posthumously
for establishing The Diefenderfer Family Scholarship and providing for its
funding well into the future. The scholarship will be awarded annually with
preference to a full-time student who demonstrates financial need. The Rev.
and Mrs. Paul Hetrich accepted the honor on behalf of the Diefenderfers.
Robert Gerhart Jr. ’41 and the late Lillian Gerhart gave the
largest gift ever from a living donor. They established the Bob and Lillian
Gerhart Chair in Communications. Previously, the Gerharts established the Senator
and Mrs. Robert R. Gerhart Jr. Scholarship for needy and worthy students.
William Hutchinson ’50 and Lois Hutchinson ’49 were
active in a number of extracurricular, athletic and musical activities while
students at Albright. Their generosity toward Albright will help ensure that
future Albright students are able to do the same.
P. Sue Perrotty ’75 was recognized for both her generosity and
her committed service to the College. She has served as a member of the Board
of Trustees since 1988, has been vice chair since 2000, and is currently the
chair of the College’s comprehensive campaign.
William W. Walb Jr. ’48 recently established the “William
W. Walb Jr. Scholarship Fund,” which will aid students who are seeking
certification in education and who demonstrate financial need.