Scholarship Testimonials


“I sincerely appreciate your support and recognition of my past accomplishments as well as my future goals. I am forever grateful for your generosity and will be in contact in the months to come. Thank you again.”

“My heart was missing a part since I lost my mom. I never thought that I was going to get that love and care back…Darien has picked me up. Darien has brought me back to life…You are part of my family. You are part of my life and I thank you so much for everything you are doing for me. I know that one day I will make you all proud of me…”

“My kids are sooooo happy at their colleges! Happy kids = happy Mom! I can’t thank the DCA enough for your support for our family. Not only have the scholarships helped out monetarily, but even more so, the kids are proud to have received them.”

“Thank you so much for seeing something in me worthy of this most gracious gift…I could not be any more grateful that you’ve made my college dreams that much more of a reality. Again, thank you so much and I hope you’ll continue to bless young adults the way you’ve blessed me.”

“To the marvelous women at the DCA: I wanted to send you a letter of thanks for all that you have done for me over the years. Thank you so much for your generosity and support. Now that I’ve graduated, I plan on starting work soon at a design agency in New York. I couldn’t have done it without you. Thank you for all that you do.”

“My greatest loves are writing, reading and discussion, and you have helped make it possible to pursue these passions…I hope one day my education will allow me to support other students, as you have me.”

“Thank you so much for your generosity. It means so much to my family and me that I can continue my education, and the scholarship is truly an honor to receive.”

“With your generous grant, not only am I one step closer to achieving my college degree, but also to obtaining valuable skills that will last a lifetime.”

“It’s nothing short of a dream come true that with this scholarship (as well as the others I’ve received), going to Middlebury is now a reality.”