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Terry ’86 and Dick Southwick

Terry and Dick Southwick

Local business owners. Spirited Warriors. Avid tennis players. Hockey enthusiasts. There are many ways to describe Terry ’86 and Dick Southwick—and now they can also add proud members of the 1947 Society to that list. Longtime supporters of the Merrimack ice hockey program, Terry and Dick recently established the Southwick Family Scholarship and documented a planned gift to the College that, when realized, will further support athletics and financial aid, enhancing the Merrimack experience for generations of Warriors to come.

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Anne Halley ’67

Dr. Christopher E. Hopey and Anne Halley

Anne Halley ’67 attended Merrimack with the dream of becoming an educator. Today, she’s ensuring future students have access to the same life-changing education she did.

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Robin Smith ’66

students working on project

When it came time to apply to colleges, Robin Smith ’66 knew she wanted to major in engineering or chemistry, a degree that could lead to a well-paying job so she would not have to worry about money. Without ever having visited the campus, Robin showed up the first day of classes.

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Anthony “Tony” and Gladys Sakowich

Anthony and Gladys Sakowich

Anthony “Tony” and Gladys Sakowich of Andover, Massachusetts, were a rare breed. Not only did they live well into their 90s and enjoy a happy marriage for nearly 60 years, but they were also both business pioneers who supported many charities and who were passionate about making a difference for future generations.

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Frieda Bleeck ’66

Frieda Bleeck

Frieda Bleeck ’66, who graduated from Merrimack with a degree in liberal arts, was excited to celebrate her 50th class reunion last year. She reconnected with several former classmates who were also attending and they stayed in a suite on campus during the reunion activities.

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Eileen Jennings ’64

Eileen Jennings

Eileen Jennings ’64, who earned her undergraduate degree in political science from Merrimack, calls herself a perennial student and scholar with a long-standing interest in international education.

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