A Life Story Lives Forever through an Endowed Scholarship

Carleton R. Parish ’71 pays tribute to his wife, Sharon, and her extraordinary career in intelligence.

Carleton Parish '71 and Sharon, his beloved wife and best friend of 35 years.

When Sharon Parish tragically died in an automobile accident in February of 2011, Carleton Parish ’71 of Spotsylvania, Virginia, lost his beloved wife and best friend of 35 years.

Now with a $50,000 gift to endow a scholarship in her name, Parish is memorializing the role Sharon played in his life and her remarkable accomplishments as a senior intelligence officer with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Read more>>