"The establishment of a scholarship fund within the College Heights Foundation provides encouragement and financial support in perpetuity to deserving Western students." -Mary Sample
Mrs. Mary Sample is a strong pillar of the College Heights Foundation, having served in various roles since 1980. Mrs. Sample has been Executive Secretary of the College Heights Foundation since 1980 and a member of the CHF Board of Directors since 1987. She served as Treasurer from 1982-1995. She was a full-time employee for 19 years before her transition to part-time status in 1998. She began working at WKU as a staff assistant under Dr. Dero Downing, then Vice President for Administrative Affairs, in 1966 after teaching for six years at College High School. A two-time graduate of the University (Business Education B.S., ’57, Business Education M.A., ’59), Mrs. Sample also served under Dr. Kelly Thompson as a student worker.