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President's Circle Event Pays Tribute To Donors

Collin College Foundation’s annual event highlights those who go above and beyond the call of education

The President’s Circle was honored May 11 for giving the ultimate gift of education by donating much-needed funds to the Collin College Foundation for scholarships.

May 13, 2011 – The Collin College Foundation paid a lasting tribute to pillars of the community May 11.

The Foundation honored this year’s President’s Circle and dedicated the Living Legends Conference Center located at the Spring Creek Campus in Plano to those who had given so much to the community.

Living Legends was a fundraising event held each fall starting in 2003 honoring individuals and organizations that made huge impacts on the communities in Collin County.

The President’s Circle acknowledges the leaders who have given the ultimate gift of education by donating much-needed funds to the Collin College Foundation for scholarships.

The President's Circle includes:

Legacy Million Dollar Club
Royden L. Lebrecht Estate
City of McKinney
Texas Instruments, Inc.
City of Melissa

Legacy Platinum
Collin County Fireman’s Association

Legacy Gold
Sharon & David McCall/ Gay, McCall, Isaacks, Gordon & Roberts, P.C.

Legacy Silver
The Richard R. Dickinson Family
Diane & Richard Dill
Hites Foundation
Hoblitzelle Foundation

Legacy Bronze
Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano
Smokey & Vivian Commons Estate
Emma Lou Lancaster Estate
Medical Center of Plano
PBK Architects
Pogue Construction
Southwestern Medical Foundation
Sam Roach/ Roach Business Center

Legacy Pacesetter
Jill & Richard Abernathy/Abernathy,
Roeder, Boyd & Joplin, P.C.
Emerson Process Management/Fisher Regulation
Technologies, Inc.
Ericsson, Inc.
JCPenney Corporation
Libby & Steve N. Maus, Nautilus/New York Life
Nortel Networks

Legacy Benefactor
Gayle & Dr. E.T. Boon
Collin County Health Care Foundation
EDS Corporation
Hunt Construction Group
Mazzie & Fred Moses/Telecom
Electric Supply Company
Senator Florence & Howard Shapiro
Florence & Gregory W. Simpson/Raytheon
Seniors Active in Learning (SAIL)
Dr. Sherry Schumann
The Woodward Family Foundation

Legacy Patron
Atmos Energy
Cindy & Harry Bauge
Beulah Holman Foundation
Blockbuster Entertainment
Ray* & Ora Botsford
Toni & Norman* Brinker
Milton & Mary Kate Buschbom/
Texas Instruments
Centennial Medical Center/Tenet
Healthcare Foundation
William P. Coker/Dow Chemical Company
Collin-Fannin County
Medical Society
Claude Ann & Dr. J. Robert Collins
Dental Careers Foundation/
Dr. Wayne Goodowitz
Rebecca & Patrick DePole
Browning Duffey
Exide Technologies
Farmersville Economic Development Corporation
Mary Alice & Ruben Garza
Brenda & Stan Goodell
Hall Financial Group
Genie & Dr. David J. Hammel/
Conoco Phillips
Sherry & Mac Hendricks
Hillcrest Foundation
Intel Corporation
Trudy & Cary Israel
Junior League of Plano
Medical Center of McKinney
Paula & Robert G. Ouellette
Plano Rotary Club
Gerry B. Ruschhaupt/
McKinney Office Supply
Mary Lou & Will Smith/Boeing
Joan & Thomas Stephens
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
TXU Electric Delivery
Verizon Communications
Helen R. Wilems
Jane Willard

The Living Legends include:

The Living Legends were honored in a dedication of the conference center at the Spring Creek Campus. The Living Legends (from left, back row) Fred Moses, Rutledge Haggard, Brian Loughmiller (mayor of McKinney), Raymond Cooper and Mike Newman; (front row) Jean Newman, Marilyn Brooks, Mary Nelle Cummins, Mazzie Moses and Nancy Boyd.

Gladys Harrington*

Myrtle & John* Hightower
Elisabeth & Erwin* Pink
Gerry Ruschhaupt

Diane & Richard Dill
Jan Sherley Miller
Rita Smith
Bob Warren

Raymond Cooper
Helen Gibbard Hall*
Mazzie & Fred Moses
Jean & Mike Newman

Nancy Boyd
Mary Alice Skaggs*
Lynn & Neil Sperry

Marilyn Brooks
Mary Nelle Cummins
Donald Dillard
Rutledge Haggard

Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano
Citizens of McKinney
David McCall
Rick Reedy

Call 972.599.3145 or visit for more information on how to invest in this community’s tomorrow.

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