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Wiregrass receives million dollar donation

Dr. Mark and his wife pose with Health Sciences students after the ceremony Wednesday Dr. Mark and his wife pose with Health Sciences students after the ceremony Wednesday
Tina Anderson Tina Anderson
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

The Health Sciences program at Wiregrass Georgia Tech in Valdosta is the recipient of the largest single-person donation in the college's history.

Wednesday morning, Valdosta neurosurgeon Ed Mark and his wife officially announced that they are donating $1 million to the college for the program. The college's president, Tina Anderson, said the money will be used in whatever way will benefit current and future students in the program the most.

"We're in the business of changing lives, and this allows us to do that in even a bigger way and do the things that we might not have been able to do for students," Anderson pointed out.

Dr. Mark said he and his wife are looking forward to becoming an intimate part of the college.

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