Yates family leaves $1 million bequest to Island scholarship fund

By September 19, 2015Donor
Margaret Yates

Last week, the Permanent Endowment Fund of Martha’s Vineyard learned that Margaret A. (Pinto) Yates, whose ties to the Island extended more than a century, bequeathed $1 million for a scholarship to be called the George R. Yates and Margaret A. Yates Memorial Scholarship Fund.

The endowment will award scholarships to graduates of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, with a preference for students interested in pursuing higher education in health-related fields such as nursing and pharmacy, according to a press release.

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