Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Campbell to receive "Friend of the University" award

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KRCU) - Harryette Campbell of Sikeston will receive the 2011 “Friend of the University” Award from the Southeast Missouri State University Foundation.

Campbell has made numerous gifts to the university. More than 30 students have received scholarships that she has established.

The H. B. Campbell Memorial Scholarship, in memory of her father, is awarded to female students majoring in agriculture at Southeast’s Sikeston campus.

Campbell has a lifelong interest in archaeology, and she has made numerous gifts to the Department of Foreign Language and Anthropology. The Beckwith Collection’s visible storage area in the River Campus Museum bears Campbell’s name.

Harryette Campbell has also made contributions to the William Shakespeare Circle and the Theatre and Dance Guild.

Campbell will receive the Friend of the University award at an event on February 25 in Bedell Performance Hall.


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