Alice L. and William E. Diers Student Endowment

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This scholarship was created by Bill Retelle in 2001, as a memorial to his dear friends, Alice (1911-2000) and William Diers (1910-1969). Bill and William were fishing buddies and lifelong friends. After William’s death in 1969, Bill continued to care for his friend Alice until her death in 2000. 

  • Deserving students in microbiology (certified majors)
  • Preference to those students with financial need

Scholarship Recipients

  • Kimberly Ellis, 2010
  • Marie Smith, 2010
  • Katherine Rempe, 2010
  • Xin Wei, 2010
  • Pierce Claassen, 2019
  • Olivia Dietrich, 2018
  • Jordan Bolen, 2019
  • Marissa Watanabe, 2019

Questions about giving? Contact Lynne Haley or 509-335-5021.

To make a gift by mail:

Please make your check out to “WSUF” (Washington State University Foundation) and indicate the fund name. Send the check to:

College of Veterinary Medicine
Attn: Development Office
PO Box 647010
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-7010

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