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Fannie Shenk ’84 P’15

Major Gift Officer

As a Major Gift Officer, Fannie meets with alumni, parents and friends of the college to engage their support for WC. Fannie is also the Athletic Liaison for Washington College, assisting the College coaches raise gifts and support for each of their sports.  Besides being an alumna herself, she is also a parent of a Washington College student.  

Some specific funds and programs Fannie is working on are:

  • The Elm Tree Fund. An endowed fund that helps students with exceptional financial needs that cannot be met in conventional ways.
  • The Locker Room Sponsorship Program. An athletic sponsorship that names a locker or locker room after the donor and directs 100% of the funds to the sport of the donor’s choice. 
  • The Dale Patterson Adams ’65 Fund for Student/Faculty Research. Named after the distinguished alumna, chemist and board member,  Dale made plans in her will for Washington College and alummi are invited to contribute towards this fund which will help Washington College students and faculty for years and years to come.


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