May 19, 2015
As a part of this year's commencement exercises, a check for $3,298.44 was presented, on behalf of the senior class for the Senior Class Campaign Scholarship.
Each year, graduating students raise money to support a deserving, incoming freshman in need of financial aid. Usually, the scholarship is given to a student who has proven to be the embodiment of a Hampden-Sydney Man.
"This was a terrific year for student giving as we saw not only the senior class supporting the scholarship, but each year contributing to help another young individual join these ranks of the Hampden-Sydney gentleman. This act of unity shows the caliber of brotherhood and family that we pride ourselves on at this College" commented Sydney Henriques, chairman of the fund raising efforts.
Henriques went on to say that "this scholarship has offered us a way to cement our legacy as a class that truly cares about Hampden-Sydney."
This year's scholarship was named in honor of Deputy Chief of Police, Jeff Gee. Since his career began here at Hampden-Sydney College in 1996, he has served this campus diligently, protecting our students, and maintaining the safe environment for which the College is widely revered.
"We all know that he's a loved member of the community. His extensive service to the College is greatly appreciated by students, faculty, and staff."
Pictured (left to right): Aaron Gilani, President of the Student Government; Deputy Chief Gee; Sydney Henriques, and President Howard at Commencement.