Palamountain Scholarship Benefit
|Amy Bergstraesser '11, Palamountain Scholar
[7/7/17] Amy Bergstraesser spoke at the Polo by Twilight benefit as a student in 2011, and now returns to the stage as the fourth Anne T. Palamountain Scholar Award recipient. Read More.
|Tom Collins: Scholar Highlight
[7/7/17] "I fell in love with Skidmore on my first visit. Saratoga Springs felt like a big city (coming from rural VT), but not too big! The campus in the woods was so gorgeous. I got a great vibe from the students too. I think I was on campus for about 10 minutes when I said, 'This is it. Nothing else will do.' " Read more.
|Joan Hodges-Wu: Scholar Highlight
[7/7/17] "I decided to attend Skidmore because I wanted a school that would nurture my creativity but also provides me with a superior liberal arts education. I decided to attend Skidmore because I wanted a school that would nurture my creativity but also provides me with a superior liberal arts education."
|Claire Davenport '08: 2016 Palamountain Scholar Award Winner
[7/8/16] Claire Davenport '08 is finishing a residency at Albany Medical College and pursuing a master's degree in bioethics. She is the third recipient of this award, which recognizes Palamountain Scholars who have distinguished themselves through leadership, service to others, and committment to the larger good of society. Read more.
|Artist Profile: Anne Diggory
[7/8/16] Anne Diggory paints out of her studio in Saratoga Springs. She is known for her combination of accurate detail with expressive painting and strong abstract structure. Her recent work is inspired by the nearby Adirondacks in all seasons, as well as the scenery of Alaska, Arizona, and California. Read more.
|Kelly Harkins '04: 2015 Palamountain Scholar Award Winner
[7/13/15] This year's Anne T. Palamountain Scholar Award goes to Kelly Harkins '04, an accomplished scientist. The annual award, now in its second year, recognizes Palamountain Scholars who have distinguished themselves through leadership, service to others, and a commitment to the larger good of society. Read more.
|Artist Profile: Sharon Crute
[7/13/15] The signature artwork for this year's Palamountain Scholarship Benefit is the handiwork of equine artist Sharon Crute, whose extensive experience as an insider in the horse racing industry informs and inspires her work as a painter. Read More.
|Colleen Barber Hursh '04: 2014 Palamountain Scholar Award Winner
[6/25/14] Colleen Barber Hursh '04 is the inaugural winner of the Anne T. Palmountain Scholar Award, created to recognize Palamountain Scholars who have distinguished themselves through leadership, service to others, and a commitment to the larger good of society. Read More.
Colleen Barber Hursh '04 is the inaugural winner of the Anne T. Palmountain Scholar Award, created to recognize Palamountain Scholars who have distinguished themselves through leadership, service to others, and a commitment to the larger good of society. - See more at: http://www.omniupdate.com/servlet/OX/preview?site=dev&path=%2Fpalamountainbenefit%2Fprofiles%2Fscholar14.pcf&local=false#sthash.RcvCmZEV.dpuf
|Hilary Knecht '13: Palamountain Scholar
[6/26/13] Drawn to Skidmore by its ethos of creativity, Hilary has taken advantage of the curriculum, internships, and study abroad to prepare for a promising career in museum education. Read More.
|Artist Profile: Tom Myott
[7/3/12] The signature artwork for this year’s Palamountain Scholarship Benefit is the handiwork of Tom Myott, a painter known for his landscapes, portraits, and equine scenes. Read More.
|Bryn Shockmel '12: Palamountain Scholar
[6/26/12] Bryn is one of 19 students to receive financial aid this past year through the Palamountain Scholarship Fund. “Without the Palamountain Scholarship, I would never have been able to attend Skidmore or participate in such fantastic experiences as study abroad,” said Bryn. Read More.
|Skidmore to recognize Marylou Whitney and John Hendrickson for community service
[6/18/12] Skidmore College will honor well-known Saratoga couple Marylou Whitney and John Hendrickson with the awarding of the college’s Lucy Skidmore Scribner Medal at the Palamountain Scholarship Benefit, July 31. Read More.
|Executive Chef Jim Rose
[7/29/11] Executive Chef Jim Rose will prepare this year's menu. "The concept is healthy flavors using a lot of local summer ingredients,” Rose said. “Each year, we’ve increased our vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options at the college, and we wanted to bring that into our catering.” Read More.
|Greg Montgomery, featured artist
[7/8/11] Artist Gregory R. Montgomery has donated his talents to the Palamountain Benefit by creating the artwork that graces the cover of this year’s invitation and printed program. Read More.
|Kyle Carey '08, Palamountain Scholar Update
[7/8/11] Kyle Carey, who was the featured student speaker at “Polo by Twilight” in 2008, has been busy building a successful musical career, drawing on her Skidmore education and her passion for songwriting and Celtic languages. Read More.
|Anne Palamountain, Skidmore's Cheerleader
[7/6/11] “You cannot expect a person to come up with creative solutions to complex problems unless you allow that person to develop their own creative tools. We must focus on ways to develop that creative part of our collective mind through education if we are to endure on this planet.” Read More.