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Public Asked to Help Endow Kevin Davidson Memorial Scholarship at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, July 29, 2003

A scholarship in memory of Kevin H. Davidson, the 17-year-old Averill Park High School student who was killed in a vehicle/pedestrian crash, Sunday, July 27, will be established in the Hudson Valley Community College Foundation.

Davidson's mother, Yvonne Ayotte, is a secretary in the college's Center for Effective Teaching. Preference in awarding the scholarship will be given to an Averill Park High School graduate.

To contribute to the Kevin H. Davidson Memorial Scholarship, send a check made out to the Hudson Valley Community College Foundation, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy, NY 12180. In the memo line, please note the Kevin H. Davidson Memorial Scholarship. Those interested in contributing to the scholarship endowment also may call 629-8012 for further information.

The Hudson Valley Community College Foundation exists solely for charitable and educational purposes. By seeking external resources and grants, the Foundation works to promote the college\'s educational programs and services and to enhance its institutional goals and objectives. The Foundation\'s objective is to help shape the future and enhance the continuous development of the college, its students and alumni, and its faculty and staff through philanthropic activities designed to produce a positive and beneficial impact upon both the college and the communities it serves. The Hudson Valley Community College Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation administered by a board of directors composed of community leaders and college representatives. The Foundation maintains its funds apart from those of the college.