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Damon and Danelle Boyd Family Scholarship Fund to be endowed

The fund will provide support to non-Michigan resident undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need.| Short Read
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Damon (BSE ME ’95) and Danelle Boyd have documented their intention to make a gift to the College of Engineering through a bequest. The gift will endow the Damon and Danelle Boyd Family Scholarship Fund, which provides support to non-Michigan resident undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need.

Damon Boyd is the founder of the Law Offices of Damon L. Boyd, PLLC in Phoenix, AZ.  His practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent and trademark prosecution, copyright, licensing, and intellectual property litigation and counseling.  Danelle Boyd became a certified paralegal in 2000, and currently works alongside her husband at the law offices.  Her expertise is in all facets of litigation, from discovery through trial and appeal.  Mrs. Boyd holds a bachelor of science in public and environmental affairs from Indiana University.  

Mr. Boyd’s philanthropic interests include serving on several boards of directors, such as the Arizona Bar Foundation and the Recreation Association of Madison Meadows-Simis, and he is a member of the U-M Victors for Michigan Phoenix Campaign Leadership Council.  Mr. and Mrs. Boyd have three children, and reside in Phoenix, AZ.

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John Balbach
Executive Director of Advancement

Michigan Engineering

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