Endowed Funds

Funds in Support of Financial Aid

Katherine Brown Bailey '25 Fund for Financial Aid

Established in 2000 by Hope Zanes Butterworth in memory of Katherine Brown Bailey '25.

 

Burch/Kahn Scholarship Fund

Established in 1995 by Peggy Burch and Arthur Kahn in honor of their daughters, Zoe Kahn '04 and Nora Kahn '05.

 

Chloe Malone Burch '29 Scholarship Fund

Established through a bequest from Ms. Burch and the support of her family to provide financial aid for students with high academic achievement.

 

Mary M. Davis Scholarship Fund

Established in 1988 in honor of Dean Emerita Mary M. Davis.

 

Day Foundation Scholarship Fund

Established through a challenge gift from the Day Foundation in 1994; this fund awards financial aid to ten Upper School students annually.

 

Faxon-Divine Scholarship Fund

Established in 1984 by Thomas McCallie Divine, Jr. and Mary Hills "Presh" Gill in honor of family members who were closely connected to St. Mary's.

 

Robin K. Formanek Endowment Scholarship Fund

Established in 1994 by Robin Formanek and Peter Formanek in honor of their daughter Robin.

 

The Fri Legacy Fund

Established in 2017 by Sally Fri ’74 and Carol Fri Robinson ’78 in memory of James L. Fri.

 

Anne Westmoreland Garrett '79 Scholarship Fund

Established during the 25th reunion year of the class of 1979 in memory of classmate Anne Westmoreland Garrett.

 

The Suzanne Goza Scholarship Fund

Established in 2015 in memory of former Lower School Librarian, Suzanne S. Goza.

 

Horace and Jo McKinnon Graham Scholarship Fund

Established in 2009 through a bequest from Jo McKinnon Chism '36.

 

Eric Sutcliffe Greenwood Scholarship Fund

Established in 1975 by John Salmon in honor of Eric Sutcliffe Greenwood.

 

Crissy Garrett Haslam '76 Scholarship Fund

Established in 2010 by Natalie and Jim Haslam in honor of Crissy Garrett Haslam '76.

 

Charlotte Stemmler Hazlehurst Scholarship Fund

Established in 1996 by Jean H. Cone and Jan Cone Davis '68.

 

Head of School Fund for Financial Aid

Established in 2003 in honor of former Heads of School at St. Mary's.

 

Dianne Hill ’75 Scholarship Fund

Established in 2018 by the Class of 1975 in memory of Dianne Hill ’75.

 

Margaret R. Hyde Fund for Financial Aid

Established in 1989 by the friends and family of Margaret R. Hyde.

 

Suzanne Trezevant Little Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1971 by Edward H. Little in memory of Suzanne Trezevant Little.

 

Helen Loomis Scholarship Fund

Established in 1965 in memory of Miss Helen Loomis.

 

John Robert and Gilmore Bicknell Lynn Scholarship Fund

Originally established by the late Mrs. Gilmore Lynn, Principal Emerita, in memory of her late husband; the fund was renamed to include Mrs. Lynn at the time of her death.

 

Barclay McFadden, Jr. Scholarship Fund

Established in 1992 by the McFadden family in honor of Barclay McFadden, Jr.

 

William Hugh and Josephine Gerhardt McKinnon Scholarship Fund

Established in 1989 by Jo McKinnon Chism '36 in memory of William and Josephine Gerhardt McKinnon.

 

McLaren Family Scholarship Fund

Established in 1996 by Karen McLaren and Mike McLaren in honor of their daughter Annie McLaren Neufeld 99.

 

Katherine Neely Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Katherine Neely.

 

Nanette Quinn Scholarship Fund

Established in 2009 in memory of Nanette Quinn.

 

Marilyn Rhea Cheeseman '77 and Lizzy Rhea Cook '05 Scholarship Fund

Established by Linda and Herbert Rhea in honor of  Marilyn Rhea Cheeseman '77 and Lizzy Rhea Cook '05.

 

Dr. Kelly N. Ridder Scholarship Fund

Established in 2013 by family and friends in memory of Kelly N. Ridder '02.

 

Courtney Shores Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by the Class of 2000 in memory of their classmate Courtney Shores.

 

Amanda Taylor Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 2000 by family and friends of Mandy Smith.

 

Betty Lou Stidham Scholarship Fund

Established in 1990 in memory of this former Latin teacher.

 

Ellen Feild Todd '81 Award

Established in 1989 in memory of Ellen Feild Todd '81.

 

Carmine and William M. Vaughan, Jr. Scholarship Fund

Established by Bill Vaughan in honor of former Middle School faculty member Carmine Vaughan upon her retirement in 1996.

 

Kelsey Zehring Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by the Zehring family in memory of Kelsey Zehring

Funds in Support of Faculty

Fogelman Family Faculty Enrichment Fund

Established by Martha and Bobby Fogelman in 1984 in honor of their daughters Fran Fogelman Hyde '84 and Catherine Fogelman '87.

 

Fund for Faculty Growth and Development

Established in 2005 to provide professional development opportunities for faculty.

 

The Nathaniel C. Hughes, Jr. Teaching Excellence Program

Established in 2012 by Ashley Moore Remmers '72.

 

Morgan Faculty Fund

Established in 1995 by Allen and Musette Sprunt Morgan '72.

 

Parents Association Fund for Faculty Professional Development

Established in 2010 to benefit faculty travel and participation in enrichment programs and professional development.

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Additional Funds

The Apple Award

Established in 2014 by Lizzie Apple '14 to recognize the many teachers at St. Mary's who inspired her.

 

Louise T. Archer Artist in Residence

Established in 200 by Louise Archer Slater '67, Nell Archer '79, Sam Archer, and Ward Archer in memory of their mother, Louise T. Archer '40.  Each year, the residency brings to campus national, regional, and local artists specializing in a broad range of artistic venues.

 

Hazlehurst Gold Cross Fund

Established in memory of Mrs. Charlotte Hazlehurst, class of 1907; the Gold Cross is St. Mary's oldest and most prized award.

 

Ardeane McNeil Heiskell Award for Musical Merit

Established by the Heiskell family to fund an annual award to an Upper School student.

 

Susan Barksdale Howorth '86 Opportunity Fund

Established in 2012 by Debbi and Mike Rose in memory of Susan Barksdale Howorth '86.

 

Gary Lasko Fund for Technology

Established in 2002 by Kim Lasko in memory of Gary Lasko to benefit school technology needs.

 

Bethany Mays Owen '93 and Mary Austin Mays Smith '03 Endowed Fund

Established by Diane and Kit Mays in 2004 in honor of their daughters Bethany Mays Owen '93 and Mary Austin Mays Smith '03.

 

E. E. Muirhead Science Fund

Established in 2001 by the Muirhead family in memory of Dr. E. E. Muirhead.

 

Katherine Neely Endowed Chair of English

Established in 2008 in memory of former Lower School Head Katherine Neely.

 

Joseph Orgill III Endowed Speaker Fund

Established in 2010 in honor of Joseph Orgill III.

 

George Phillips Fund

Established by Katharine Phillips in memory of her husband, George Phillips, the first chairman of St. Mary's Board of Trustees.

 

Edith Weaver Southard Wellness and Support Fund

Established in 2001 by former Head of School Tom Southard in memory of Edie Southard.

 

Young Owens Fund

Established in 1990 by Katharine Young Owens '17 in honor of her sisters Rebecca Locke Young and Louise Johnson Young.