Spring Phone-a-Thon fundraiser has record-breaking success


TUSKEGEE, Ala. (March 22, 2011) — Over 30 student fundraisers for this semester’s Phone-a-Thon garnered approximately $700,000 in alumni donations for the university. Funds raised benefit the Annual Fund.

The students were treated to a congratulatory luncheon on March 20. President Gilbert L. Rochon said he was glad to celebrate a record-breaking year and recognize the students for their hard work. Ashley Liggion, whose work yielded over $165,000 in pledges, was given the title of “Top Dollar Earner.” Coming in at second place with over $52,000 in pledges was Meisha Keitt.

Left to right: Courtney Brightharp; Tuskegee University president Gilbert L. Rochon; Krystal Floyd, program center manager for RuffaloCODY, the firm that manages the fundraiser; and Ashley Ervin.


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