May 31, 2023

Holiday Brings Additional Scholarship Gift

At the end of the calendar year, the University received a gift of $33,333 to support the existing Chiles Scholarship. The late Dorothy Chiles Hodnette ’26 originally established the Chiles Scholarship in 1992 to showcase her love for Mary Washington and to honor her three sisters: Avie Bell Chiles Smith ’19, Lula Garland Chiles Clark ’31, and Mary Chiles Henderson ’27.

Mrs. Hodnette’s daughter, Dr. Lucy Gibbs, made the new gift to augment the endowed scholarship to benefit students who demonstrate exceptional academic ability.

This gift announcement is from the Office of Advancement and University Relations.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.