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Wanda Shelton Farmer

January 1, 1973

1973 – Rochester Hills, Michigan & Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Well-known for her civic and philanthropic activities, Wanda Farmer has contributed her talents as chairman of the Northwood Detroit FAD Auction, was awarded the Order of the Rose by Beta Sigma Phi and has chaired numerous benefits for Rochester’s Crittendon Hospital. She is a member of the Detroit and Ft. Lauderdale chapter of the Northwood National Women’s Board. Wanda has three children, Russell M., Brenda (Mrs. Bruce Milnes) and Jill (Mrs. Jill Sattler). Russell and Jill attended Northwood. In Florida, she has been active as statewide chair of Northwood’s Florida National Women’s Board chapter and as a participant in the University’s Ft. Lauderdale and Palm Beach campus events and programs. Wanda says, “My interest in Northwood began when my son expressed his desire to enroll there. I investigated the school and found its ideas, philosophies and goals (preparing students to be productive in the world of work) the same as mine. Thus my pledge to myself to do all in my power to help Northwood.” And so she has!