LaFevers Donate Land to Carl Albert State College
Mick and Rebecca LaFevers, along with Mick’s brother David LaFevers, donated 60 acres to Carl Albert State College. The parcel of land adjoins the east side of the Poteau campus.
Mick and Rebecca were guests at the recent CASC Board of Regents meeting as the resolution to accept the land was approved. According to the Resolution accepting the parcel, the specific use of the land shall be at the discretion of the CASC Board of Regents, and the LaFevers family name will be recognized in any and all future use of the property in perpetuity.
CASC Board of Regents Chairman Ron Lawson and President Garry M. Ivey thanked the LaFevers on behalf of the College, and explained that the LaFevers family will be recognized with a bronze plaque placed in the Business Center of the Poteau campus.
President Ivey stated, “In addition to this gift, the LaFevers have been generous with Carl Albert State College in the past. Two Endowed Professorships have been created in the names of Mick and David’s parents by Mick and Rebecca. In 2004 the Dick LaFevers Endowed Professorship for Excellence in Education was created, and in 2012 the Veronica Ann LaFevers Endowed Professorship for Excellence in the School of Nursing was also created. Mr. Ivey continued, “The LaFevers family has been with Carl Albert State College for a long time. Mick was actually an original CASC Regent, but at that time they drew straws for the length of service and he ended up with a one year term. ” Mick commented that the College is very important to his family, and his brother David is an alumnus of the College.
President Ivey concluded, “We appreciate the generosity and thoughtfulness of Mick, Rebecca and David. It has been an honor for us to have Mick and Rebecca with us today to formalize their gift. ”