Donor Profiles

A mother's love to extend through the ages

The driving force behind Ann Bruce Doster’s, ’66, desire to learn is her mother Lottie Banks Bruce, who possessed and expressed the wonderment of knowledge.


A love of tuba sparks music scholarship

Katie Boss always had a resounding passion for the tuba. She aspires to be a professional musician someday. The Georgia College sophomore and her twin sister Libby discovered their love of playing musical instruments when they lived in Singapore.

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Thanking community members through endowed scholarships

Sharon and Gary Avants know the value of their community. It’s interwoven into the fabric of the Zaxby’s mission statement. As the owners of 21 Zaxby’s stores, including one in Milledgeville, they want to thank their local customers by offering an academic and athletic endowed scholarship at Georgia College. Read more.


A mother's wish turns into lifetime focus on education

Dr. Leslie Crawford beams when discussing education and rightly so. He’s quite accomplished in this area. Crawford co-authored children’s books, traveled across the globe to share his love of teaching with three-and four-year old students and faculty, was GC’s first faculty member to receive a Fulbright Scholarship and was dean of the John H. Lounsbury College of Education. You could say he’s taken every opportunity he could to learn just as his mother had wished.