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Sebring Jr., Gerald W. ’53 and Elizabeth A. ’52 Scholarship
The Gerald W. ’53 and Elizabeth A. ’52 Sebring Jr. Scholarship was established by Gerald and Elizabeth Sebring Jr. of Excelsior, Minn., in memory of Gordon A. Hagerman. Mr. and Mrs. Sebring wish to honor Mr. Gordon Hagerman for the important role he played in their lives as students at The University of Akron. Mr. Hagerman was a former Dean of Men at The University of Akron and is credited by Mr. Sebring as having a substantial influence on obtaining his college degree. Mr. Hagerman passed away on September 1, 2001.
Mr. and Mrs. Sebring have designated The Gerald W. ’53 and Elizabeth A. ’52 Sebring Jr. Scholarship to support married students attending the University. Mr. and Mrs. Sebring were married during their undergraduate studies at the University, giving them an understanding for the difficulties faced by these individuals. Scholarship awards will not be limited to a specific college. Student recipients must maintain a 2.5 overall GPA to be eligible for the scholarship. Awards will be given yearly and selected by the Office of Student Financial Aid.