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Both our donors and the beneficiaries of their generosity have stories to share.

Read their stories below:


John Budd [charity_name] Donor

John H. Budd

“Bearing in mind the amount of student debt incurred by college students today, it is my hope that my gift to Becker will alleviate that burden for one of our students each year”.

Judith (Hulbert) Leondes [charity_name] Donor

Judith (Hulbert) Leondes ’59* and Cornelius Leondes*

Judith Hulbert was a resident of Maple Hall while pursuing her medical secretarial degree and enjoyed the Glee Club, Kappa Omicron Kappa, and parties.

Gayle Nicholas [charity_name] Donor

Gayle Nicholas ’75

“It is a privilege for me to support an institution that continues to provide the foundation for so many success stories.”

Ernest E. O'Hara '60 LJC

“Ernie” arrived on the Leicester Junior College campus in the fall of 1958 from Hartford, Connecticut. He served as Sophomore Class Treasurer, was a member of the Gold Key Society, International Honor Society and Student Council, and played on the tennis team.

Noel (Alverson) Settle [charity_name] Donor

Noel (Alverson) Settle '53

“I have established an endowed scholarship fund because I have a true regard for Becker’s mission and its history...