Hall Scholarship Recipients Learn About Benefactor
Years after his death, Leiby S. Hall continues to impacts the lives of almost 60
In 1999, an estate commitment from Hall of more than $6 million created the Leiby Hall Scholarship Fund that provides significant financial support for scores of students in the College. Hall scholarships are awarded based on GPA, student activities, and community involvement. Not relying solely on GPA reflects Hall’s belief that well-rounded and deserving students might not be able to maintain a perfect grade point average. “Leiby believed that how you live and how successful you are depend on what you learn,” said long-time friend and Hall trustee Harold Alsup.
Hall scholarship recipients learned more about their benefactor during casual meals with Alsup, who traveled from
Hall was a
Hall, said Alsup, created his own challenges and got involved in the things he liked to do. His success gave him a chance to give back to his community and to the
“As long as there is a
The 2005-06 Hall Scholarship recipients will be among the students honored at the College’s annual awards banquet this spring.