St. Bonaventure University's cam-
pus when she arrived in the fall
year as a chemistry major. The South
Plainfield, N.J., native hadn't had the
chance to visit campus but said she was
confident she'd made the right choice.
one of her uncles, Fr. Basil F. Lobby,
O.F.M., a Franciscan friar, had taught
chemistry at the university and later be-
came the purchasing agent for the uni-
1972, her brother, Daniel May-
also studying chemistry.
ing as a research chemist in
gastroenterology at Walter Reed Army
Medical Center in Washington, D.C.,
before retiring two years ago. Daniel
the New England College of Osteo-
pathic Medicine. He is practicing family
medicine at the Bally Medical Group in
can university in Western New York
that gave them an education to pursue
Anne and John Maydonovitch En-
dowed Scholarship -- named in honor
of their parents -- to benefit a chem-
mother nor my father had the opportu-
nity to go to college but they recog-
nized the value of higher education
and provided the encouragement and
the means for us to go to college."
moting a Catholic Franciscan education
and will continue to support St.
Bonaventure and the Department of
Chemistry in the future.
community gathered in April in Doyle Hall
for the 2017 Celebration of Excellence. The
annual event honors scholarship and grant
recipients and pays tribute to the donors
whose generosity makes such a difference.
In the photo (from left), Interim President
Dr. Andrew P. Roth is pictured with Celebra-
tion of Excellence speakers Michael
McLanahan, '17, Lian Bunny, '17, and Leslie
C. Quick III, '75.
the Class of 1943, served at St.
Bonaventure from 1950 to 1961, teach-
ing chemistry and acting as the pur-
through endowed scholarship