Danielle A. Schoonover-Wils of Bradford, a history/political science major and the mother of three daughters, received the Bruce and Beverly Perry Yellow Dog Scholarship. "Your generosity made it possible to enjoy some 'breathing room' by enabling me to purchase textbooks, pay tuition and procure a sitter, so that I can attend classes that are only offered in the evening.
"Private scholarships such as yours sometimes make the difference in whether or not a student has the support necessary to obtain a degree. Thank you for making a difference in my life."
"By your donation, you are not only making it possible for me to continue my nursing education, but you also inspire me as a role model. I greatly appreciate it." -- Mi-Sol Kwon, a nursing major from Dangjin, South Korea
"Thank you so much for giving me this opportunity and donating in order for me and my fellow students to have a good, solid university education." -- Sarah Lorya of Erie, PA,, who graduated in 2010 with a degree in history/political science
"I know that I am getting a first-class education, by first-class professors, in a first-class setting because of donors like you. Upon graduation I, too, will become an established donor to this great university." -- Michael Hadden of Port Allegany, PA, who graduated in 2010 with a degree in environmental studies