ENF Scholarship Winner Testimonials

150 for 150 - 2018 Most Valuable Student Contest Testimonial (PDF)
These stories were featured at the 2018 Elks National Convention. Read more here.

Meet the Class of 2017 - Kimberly Hadaway
Kimberly Hadaway is an MVS scholar who looks forward to showing other girls they can be passionate about and succeed in a STEM-related career, just like she plans to do after she graduates from Williams College with degrees in both mathematics and chemistry. Read her inspiring story here.

Meet the Class of 2017 - Alexander Ewing
2017 MVS scholar Alexander Ewing plans to “improve the health of all mankind by discovering alternative methods to detect cancer that are easier to utilize and less expensive to use.” He got a jump-start on his goal after participating in the 2016 Summer Biomedical Research Internship Program at the UCSF Fresno Center. Read Alexander's story here.

ENF Volunteer Testimonials
Remembering Jeffrey E. Patterson
Jeff Patterson lived and breathed scholarships. He loved hearing the top scholars speak at Convention and interacting with them and other scholars at the Foundation’s donor events.

Working Hand in Hand
Meet Rick and Patti Baccus of Bristol County, R.I., Lodge No. 1860, who together help enhance the power of Lodges through their charitable support of the Elks National Foundation.

True Grit Elks: Tom 'Tex' Tracy
Tex is an ENF Chair and is also involved with the Hoop Shoot, Drug Awareness, Veterans Service Committees and the Soccer Shoot. A recipient of the Purple Heart, Tex exemplifies grit, read on to learn how.

ENF Donor Testimonials
David Cioe’s Echo in Eternity
David has been an Elk for more than 40 years, continuously supporting the ENF as a monthly recurring donor and by staying involved through his Lodge. David wanted to take his support a step further by joining the John F. Malley Society, the ENF's planned giving program. Read why here.

One in the Quackenbush
David Quackenbush's unique name drew us in, but his dedication to supporting the Elks National Foundation through the ENF Fidelity Club is what made us stay. Read his story here.

Tying Together the Elks Family
Sean Pringle shows his gratitude for being an Elks scholar and pride in being an Elk by donating every month through the ENF Fidelity Club. Read why here.

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