Our Donors

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Friends and Family of Kevin Phillips

Kevin was employed as a Maintenance Mechanic at the College of Southern Maryland where he could fix almost anything. Kevin worked hard to make sure that facilities at the college were maintained to ADA standards and he always provided unstinting encouragement to...

Pam Starkey

Friends and Family of Pam Starkey

In November 1998, as an employee of CSM and as a cancer survivor herself, Pam co-founded the cancer support group Cancer Survivors and Friends (CSF). The initial goal of the group was to provide a support program to residents of the Southern Maryland area who were...

Friends and Family of the McAllisters

Friends and Family of the McAllisters

The Clifford J. and Marion L. McAllister Endowment Fund was established in 2006 by the friends and family of the McAllisters. This award supports students requiring childcare to attend the Children’s Learning Center.

Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr.

Friends and Family of Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr.

Maryland State Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. was the longest serving Senate President in Maryland history as well as the longest serving Senate President across the country. Senator Miller resigned his post in 2019 after a three-decade tenure leading the chamber...

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George W. Robertson Foundation

Established in 2012 by the George W. Robertson Foundation in support of students who reside in Southern Maryland.

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Gordon Croft

The Russell Gordon Croft Endowed Scholarship was established in 2000 by L. Gordon Croft in memory of his father, Russell Gordon Croft. This award supports students who reside in southern Charles County.

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Grace and Rich Fuller

The Grace and Rich Fuller Family Scholarship was established in 2019 by Grace and Rich Fuller in support of students majoring in nursing or the trades who reside in St. Mary’s County.

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Greater Waldorf Jaycees

In 2000, the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Foundation and the CSM Foundation partnered to invest in the education and futures of Charles County students through scholarships. The Greater Waldorf Jaycees Foundation – CSM Foundation Scholarship supports well-rounded...

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Grimm and Parker

The Grimm and Parker Student Success Endowed Scholarship was established in 2013 by Grimm and Parker in support of second-year students who are enrolled full-time and reside in Southern Maryland.

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Hammad S. Matin

The Shaheen A. Matin Class of 1990 Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established in 2018 by Hammad S. Matin in support of students enrolled in an early childhood/childcare program with a preference given to Charles County residents with the highest GPA.

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Hank Willoughby Foundation, Inc.

The Hank Willoughby Foundation, Inc. Scholarship was established in 2013 by the Hank Willoughby Foundation, Inc. in support of students who reside in Southern Maryland.

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Harry A. Shasho

The Mary I. Shasho Memorial Annual Scholarship was established in 2016 by Harry A. Shasho in memory of his wife, Mary I. Shasho. This award supports criminal justice majors who reside in Southern Maryland.

Helen and Mickey Todd

Helen and Mickey Todd

This scholarship was established by the late Helen and Mikey Todd in support of Charles County residents with preference given to graduates of Lackey High School.

Home Town Real Estate

Home Town Real Estate

Home Towne Real Estate Scholarship- Established in 2011 by Home Towne Real Estate in support of full-time students from the Southern Maryland area.

In Honor of La Verda Francis and Richard Blair

In Honor of La Verda Francis and Richard Blair

This scholarship was established in 2008 by an anonymous donor in support of students who demonstrate academic achievement and community service.

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James Graves and Jennifer Lesesne

CSM Alumni James Graves ‘02 and Jennifer Lesesne ’04 and ’05 both former CSM employees are practicing believers of lifelong learning. James and Jennifer met at CSM in 2002. Although they found themselves on different paths for many years, the “universe” had other...

Janet and Mick Donahue

Janet and Mick Donahue

The Castles and Foundations Scholarship was established in 1999 by Janet and Mick Donahue in support of students residing in St. Mary’s County.

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Jeff Sutten and Family

Established in 2018 by Jeff Sutten and Family in memory of his father, Adrian Sutten, to provide financial assistance for students majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math program of study and reside in Charles County.

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Joan R. Sine

The Dr. John M. Sine Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in 2018 by Joan Sine in support of students majoring in a STEM program of study with preference for students taking classes at the CSM Velocity Center in Indian Head, MD.

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John and Caroline Guerrieri

Established in 2009 by John and Caroline Guerrieri in memory of their son, Brock Nikolas Guerrieri, who was a CSM nursing student. This award supports second-year nursing students from Calvert County.

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John and Dianne McWilliams

The McWilliams Family Endowed Scholarship was established in 2001 by John and Dianne McWilliams in support of nursing students.

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John Lancaster & W. Cecil Short Charity Foundation, Inc.

The John Lancaster & W. Cecil Short Charity Foundation Scholarship was established in 2012 by the John Lancaster & W. Cecil Short Charity Foundation, Inc. in support of students enrolled in a political science or teacher education program of study.

Karla Kornegay

Karla Kornegay

The Johnie Kornegay, Jr. Scholarship was established in 2019 by Karla Kornegay in support of CSM students with a preference given to a disabled veteran who is a single-parent.

Kevin Elder

Kevin Elder

Established in 2002 by Kevin Elder and family in memory of Albert L. Elder, Jr. This award supports part-time and full-time students.

La Plata Lions Club

La Plata Lions Club

La Plata Lions Club-Milton M. Somers Scholarship- Established in 2004 by the La Plata Lions Club. This award supports Charles County residents who are graduates of La Plata High School or attended Milton Somers Middle School.

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Laura Polk, Health Sciences Division

Over the course of her 30-year career as a pediatric nursing instructor at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM), Susan N. Behmke, MS, RN, inspired countless students and many colleagues. Staff members at hospitals in Southern Maryland who attended CSM never fail to...

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Leonardtown Rotary Club

The Leonardtown Rotary Paddle for Heroes Scholarship was established in 2018 by the Leonardtown Rotary Club in support of students who are first responders or a dependent of a first responder and reside in St. Mary’s County.

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Linda Redding and Kevin Grimes

Linda Redding and Kevin Grimes partnered with the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation to establish the Our Earth Scholarship. The sole purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance for tuition, fees and books to CSM students who are...

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Lisa Oliver

“If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” -Fred DeVito One of the unique qualities that those in office and administrative professions possess is their desire to give their all to help others succeed while remaining in the background. The support staff role...

Mark Posten & Christine Rush

Mark Posten & Christine Rush

In 1958, Charles R. “Charlie” Posten established CR Posten Excavating, a company that would support his family and community for over 47 years. He later expanded the business to include his two sons and renamed it CR Posten & Sons Excavating. His sons used the...