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Marjorie Phillips Wins Lifetime Achievement Award


September 15, 2021

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Marjorie Phillips is pictured at her home in Freeport

Humble about receiving accolades, Marjorie Phillips lights up when she speaks about past students she and her late husband, Spencer, were able to help when they gave out the first scholarship to Highland Community College students in 1966.

Saying, "Giving is a part of living," Phillips, 94, remains a key player at Highland Community College by serving on the Foundation board and giving two scholarships each year to top male and female students. Her focus is to make sure students at the top of their class are rewarded for their hard work. Phillips said she wants to encourage students...

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