Boylan-Haven-Mather Academy NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
That's why we voted in 2010 to establish a scholarship at Claflin, a prestigious academic institution of similar origins. The scholarship will serve as a "baton" to future generations from the young people who came through Mather's doors and went on to make this a better world.
We will preserve the vision of founder Sarah Babcock, and the spirit of Lula B. Bryan, Evelyn "Ma" Gittens, John Roy Harper Sr., Mary Dorn, Thelma Walker, Barbara Boultinghouse and many others who believed education is an indispensable avenue to achievement for African Americans.
MAIL FORM AND CHECK TO:
Division of Institutional Advancement
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115-4498
Specify the Mather scholar- ship's name to ensure your donation is credited properly.
Mather alumni met with Claflin University President Henry N. Tisdale (seated, second from left) in Fall 2013 to commemorate the establishment of the “Boylan Haven Mather Academy Alumni Memorial Scholarship” at Claflin. BHMA alumni and other supporters raised $22,970.89 during a two-year campaign. Surrounding President Tisdale are (seated, from left): Geneva Belton Williams ('40); BHMA National Alumni Association President Jeronell White Bradley ('65); Cora Jenkins, widow of Sylvester Jenkins ('49); and Edwina Williams ('67). Standing (from left): William Durant ('66), Henrietta Carter Pope ('45), Dr. Eloise Bishop ('65), Delmarcia Jenkins Mitchell ('75), and BHMA Alumni Treasurer Knorphe Byrd ('73). The campaign is ongoing.
Photo by Cecil Williams/Claflin University
Why Give? To Perpetuate Mather's Legacy of Education!
A "Boylan-Haven Mather Academy Alumni Memorial Scholarship" at Claflin will help eligible Education majors afford to pursue their years of study.
Let's increase that endowment so the greatest amount of funds can be generated for the greatest number of recipients!
Archive them at Claflin! Telephone Marilyn Gibbs Drayton, Library Director, at
(803-535-5309); or Barbara Green, Archival Assistant, at (803-535-5406). Or click below to email:
Give to the Mather Scholarship at Claflin University!
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EXAMPLE: Donation in Memory
By Daughter of 1948 Mather Grad
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The larger the endowment, the more students we help. All amounts appreciated!
At "Designation," select "Other" & type "BHMA Scholarship."
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