Grants Kick Off New Sports at Westmont: Names Family Funds go toward swimming, golf programs

A philanthropic family from Tacoma, Wash., has given Westmont $575,000 as seed money to launch women’s swimming and men’s and women’s golf beginning in the 2019-20 academic year.

The Tom and Meg Names Family Foundation awarded a $500,000 grant to the swimming program, and the Names Family Foundation has donated $75,000 toward the creation of men’s and women’s golf.

Megan Shagren ’18, the daughter of Mark and Erin (Names) Shagren (a co-trustee of the Tom and Meg Names Family Foundation), graduated from Westmont in May with a degree in liberal studies. more

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