Gamma Iota Chapter-Kimberly Kahmer Scholarship

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5 Dollar for Dollar for Gamma Iota - $1,000 Match

When the first $1,000 is contributed in support of the Gamma Iota Kimberly Kahmer Scholarship at York, $1,000 will be matched dollar for dollar thanks to the generosity of Noel Farner (Gamma Iota 1998/York).

About this scholarship


The Gamma Iota Chapter-Kimberly Kahmer Scholarship is named in memory of Kimberly Kahmer (Gamma Iota 1998/York). This award is reserved for member of the currently inactive Gamma Iota Chapter at York College of Pennsylvania. The Gamma Iota Chapter is scheduled to return to York College in the spring of 2023.

About Kimberly Kahmer


After graduating high school, Kimberly Kahmer attended York College of Pennsylvania and earned a degree in business. While in college, she joined Alpha Sigma Tau and the swim team. A passionate swimmer, Kimberly often worked as a lifeguard and swim instructor during high school and college.

Several weeks after graduating from York College and at the age of 23, Kimberly Kahmer was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Despite having been diagnosed with cancer and given just four-to-eight months to live, Kimberly continued to live life to the fullest. She used her time to speak candidly with high school students about what it was like to have cancer and enrich the lives of others who also were battling cancer.

Kim's legacy in the world continues to live on through the impact made with this scholarship.

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