Björklunden is Essential for Deep Learning Bequest
Cheryl Wilson Kopecky '72 and Rob Kopecky
The thought of creating an estate plan may seem overwhelming until you do
it. Once you start thinking about what is important in your lives and the
influence you would like your gifts to achieve, the planning becomes easier.
Our estate planning includes Björklunden because throughout many years we have enjoyed the seminars, concerts, receptions, nature walks, meaningful conversations, and lots of laughter.
We realize that this 440-acre estate on the shore of Lake Michigan is a unique resource to students, faculty, adult learners attending summer seminars, and the Door County community. The setting inspires inquiry and dialogue, learning and fellowship, as well as calm and reflection. The lake shore's sounds and the forest's fragrance enhance this distinctively Björklunden experience. Since these factors are essential for students to learn deeply, we believe it is important for Björklunden to be stewarded carefully so that generations of learners can experience the magic that takes place there. We hope many others will want a robust Björklunden to be part of their legacy, too.
Lisalyn Jane Dresser, 2022
Clare Scherf Sweetman Scholarship
"The thing I admire most about Lawrence is the diverse community. You are accepted and treated fairly no matter where you are from. Lawrence does not only teach you what you need to know it also helps you to be independent and prepare you to be successful for the future. I have always wanted to be in this prestigious and diverse university. I will forever be grateful to the Clare Scherf Sweetman Scholarship for helping me reach my dream."