The following biography was written at the time of this scholarship establishment; some information may not be up to date:
Beverly Revell Avren was born in Chicago, IL and raised in Los Angeles, CA. After attending Loyola/Marymount College for one year, she began a long career in the travel industry. Chris Avren was born and raised in Columbus, OH and attended Ohio State University. Chris and Beverly met and were married in Los Angeles and have two sons, Nick and Reed. Chris’ employment with AIG United Guaranty brought the family to Greensboro in 1986. Here, as a mother of two young sons, Beverly, with the support of her family, decided to complete her college education. With her background in the travel industry, she was drawn to what was then called recreation, parks, and tourism and UNC Greensboro. She graduated in 1997.
Beverly Revell Avren passed away in March 2017.