Jerry Robertson, a long-term companion of Elon College and sponsor of the Elon Emblem, died on June seventh at 83 years old after a long fight with the disease.
A local of Burlington, Robertson was a previous Duke College b-ball player who proceeded to procure his lord’s and doctorate certificates from the College of North Carolina at Sanctuary Slope. Be that as it may, he got back to Alamance Region to educate and act as head in the Alamance Province Educational system.
During the 1980s, Jerry and his soul mate, humorist and Elon College Leading group of Legal administrators part Jeanne Robertson, began going to Elon games and become companions with past Elon sports boss Alan White and his significant other, Norma. Be that as it may, neither Jerry nor Jeanne continued on from school; the couple became excited lovers of Elon sports and people from Elon’s Phoenix Club, a social occasion of givers who put assets into award support for Elon student contenders. Robertson’s associations with Elon were supported when his youngster Bailey “Beaver” Anchor continued on from the school in 1989.Beaver Bowline
The Robertsons have been a piece of the Southern Meeting Recognized Help Grant beginning around 2007. Their commitments to Elon sports have been massive, and their devotion to the school is unmatched. They have given various awards, upheld the upgrade of different offices, and added to the development of new workplaces. Their obligation to Elon is a motivation to all who know them.
2014, Jerry and Jeanne Robertson Beaver Bowline
In 2014, Jerry and Jeanne Robertson supported a venture to patch up the Olympic-style events complex, which was in this manner named after them. Furthermore, they gave cash to renovate the fundamental ball court in the Schar Center, and it was renamed Robertson Court in their honor. Moreover, they blessed an athletic grant in recognition for their long-term companions Alan and Norma White, and both the Alan J. White Ringer Pinnacle and Dr. Alan and Norma White Field were named in recognition of the White family’s heritage.
Jerry and Jeanne were both allowed the Elon Emblem in 2017 by President Emeritus Leo Lambert for their proceeded with help of the school. Jeanne has dropped all open appearances until the end of the week, including a show reserved for this evening, and memorial service game plans are not finished right now.