Photo: Big Sandy Community and Technical College
Big Sandy Community and Technical College recently recognized Drs. Gopal and Mina Majmundar at the National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals KY, Bluegrass Chapter. The annual event honors philanthropists and volunteers in our region who make a difference. Drs. Gopal and Mina Majmunder moved to the United States from India in the early 1970s. Dr. Gopal operates a pediatric and family medicine practice. His wife, Dr. Mina, is now a retired anesthesiologist of more than thirty years. Since 2014, the doctors have awarded a scholarship in their namesake to the top two Associate Degree Nursing and Licensed Practical Nursing students at graduation. They recently established the Drs. Gopal, Mina, Mamata, and Monica Majmunder Family Endowed Scholarship, which benefits first generation college students and encourages students to complete their degrees. The scholarship is renewable for their second year of college.