Meet Our Donors

Judy and Jack Miao

Siblings Honor Mother's Legacy

Judy Miao, Class of 1964, and her brother, Jack, understand firsthand the importance of scholarships. Born in Shanghai, the Miaos escaped to Taiwan when communists took over China, taking nothing with them but a strong sense of family, determination to succeed, and their belief in the value of a good education.

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Mary Jane Wall

Leaving a Lasting Legacy in Education

Seventy-five years ago Mary Jane Wall came to Cottey College from Fort Dodge, Iowa. Her classmate Lois Lee remembers her as beautiful, somewhat quiet, and very intelligent. Mary Jane's niece Julia Wall remembers her as an amazing aunt who was a good listener and to whom people naturally gravitated.

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Betzy Fry, her daughter, Kelsey McCauley, and her mother, Alberta Fry

Betzy Fry Leaves Her Mark on Cottey History

No doubt about it, Betzy Fry, ’81, loves Cottey College. Grateful for the education, opportunities and scholarships she and sister Debbie Fry Rink, ’84, received, Betzy included a gift to Cottey in her estate plan. "I wanted to be sure there would always be a gift for Cottey," she says.

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