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 her friend, St. Mary's alumna Katherine Brown Bailey '25.

Burch/Kahn Scholarship Fund
Established in 1995 by the Burch/Kahn family to provide financial assistance to qualified students.

Marilyn Rhea Cheeseman and Lizzy Rhea Cook Scholarship Fund
Established by Linda and Herbert Rhea in honor of their daughter, Marilyn Rhea Cheeseman '77, and granddaughter Lizzy Rhea Cook '05.

Mary M. Davis Scholarship Fund
Established in 1988 in honor Dean Emerita Mary Davis.

The Day Foundation Scholarship Fund
Established through a challenge gift from the Day Foundation in 1994, this fund generates more scholarship assistance than any other.

Faxon Divine Scholarship Fund
Established in 1984 by Thomas McCallie Divine, Jr. and his sister, St. Mary's faculty member Mrs. Joseph Gill, to honor members of their family closely associated with St. Mary's.

Head of School Fund for Financial Aid
Established in 2003 by the Board of Trustees.

Robin K. Formanek Endowment Scholarship Fund
Established by Robin and Peter Formanek in 1994 to provide financial assistance for minority students.

Anne Garrett '79 Scholarship Fund
Established by the Class of '79 during their 25th reunion year in memory of classmate Anne Westmoreland Garrett '79.

Eric Sutcliffe Greenwood Scholarship Fund
Established in 1975 by John Salmon.

Charlotte Stemmler Hazlehurst Memorial Fund
Established in 1966 as a memorial to Charlotte Stemmler Hazlehurst to provide scholarships for qualified students.

Margaret R. Hyde Fund for Financial Aid
Established in 1989 by the friends and family of Margaret R. Hyde.

Marvin Littenstein Fund
Established in 1990 by Margaret Littenstein in memory of her husband.

Suzanne Trezevant Little Memorial Fund
Established in 1971 by Edward H. Little in memory of his wife, Suzanne Trezevant Little.

Helen Loomis Fund
Established in 1965 in memory of Miss Helen Loomis, principal of St. Mary's from 1910 until 1949.

John Robert and Gilmore Bicknell Lynn Scholarship Fund
Established by the late Mrs. Gilmore Lynn, principal emerita, in memory of her late husband.

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

William Hugh and Josephine Gerhardt McKinnon Scholarship Fund
Established in 1989 by alumna Jo McKinnon Chism '36 in memory of her parents.

McLaren Family Scholarship Fund
Established by the McLaren family in 1996 in honor of Annie McLaren '99.

Katherine Neely Fund
Established in memory of former teacher and principal Katherine Neely.

Nanette Quinn Scholarship Fund
Established in 2009 in memory of longtime French teacher Nanette Quinn.

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 during their graduation year in memory of classmate Courtney Shores. This fund will provide annual financial aid support for a fifth-grade student at St. Mary's.

Amanda Taylor Smith Scholarship Fund
Established in 2000 by friends and family of former St. Mary's student Mandy Smith.

Betty Lou Stidham Fund
Established in 1990 in memory of this former Latin teacher.

Carmine and William M. Vaughan Jr. Scholarship Fund
Established in 1996 by the Vaughan family in honor of Carmine Vaughan at the time of her retirement.

Kelsey Zehring Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established by the Zehring family in memory of former St. Mary's student Kelsey Zehring, this fund provides financial assistance to qualified students who exemplify Kelsey's qualities of determination, peacefulness, selflessness, and love for St. Mary's.

Funds in Support of Faculty

Fund for Faculty Growth and Development
Established in 2005 to provide professional development opportunities for faculty.

The Fogelman Family Faculty Enrichment Fund
Established in 1984 by Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Fogelman in honor of their daughters Fran Fogelman Hyde '84 and Catherine Fogelman '87.

The Nathaniel C. Hughes, Jr. Teaching Excellence Fund
Established in 2012 in honor of former Head of School, Nat C. Hughes, by Ashley Moore Remmers '72.

Morgan Faculty Fund
Established in 1995 by Allen and Musette Sprunt Morgan '72 to provide financial support for faculty professional development and educational sabbaticals.

Parents Association Fund for Faculty Professional Development
Established in 2010 to benefit faculty travel and participation in enrichment programs and professional development.

Edith Weaver Southard Wellness and Support Fund
Established in memory of Edith Southard, the late wife of former Head of School Thomas N. Southard, to provide financial assistance to members of the St. Mary's school community faced with the extraordinary cost of medical care.

Additional Funds

Louise T. Archer Artist in Residence Fund
Established in 2000 through a bequest from Louise T. Archer, with additional gifts from her daughters, Nell Archer '79 and Louise Archer Slater '67 to provide an annual artist-in-residence program.

The Gold Cross Fund
Endowed in memory of Mrs. Charlotte Hazlehurst '07, the Gold Cross is St. Mary's oldest and most prized award.

Ardeane Heiskell Music Fund
Established by the Heiskell family to fund an award each year to an Upper School student who excels in either vocal or instrumental music.

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

Gary Lasko Fund
Established in 2002 by Kim Lasko, in memory of her husband, to benefit Middle School Technology.

E. E. Muirhead Science Fund
Established in 2001 by the Muirhead family, Marilyn Muirhead '68, Jan Muirhead '71, and Sara Muirhead Shanley '77, to benefit St. Mary's Science Department.

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

Joseph Orgill III Endowed Speaker Fund
Established in 2011 in honor of Joseph Orgill III.

Bethany Mays Owen '93 and Mary Austin Mays Smith '03 Endowed Fund
Established in 2004 by Dr. and Mrs. Kit S. Mays, this fund provides income to support the Upper School English Department and fund the Mays Writing Award.

Young Owens Fund
Established by Katherine Young Owens '17 in 1990 in memory of her sisters, St. Mary's alumnae Rebecca Locke Young and Louise Young. The fund provides income for the valedictorian and salutatorian medals.

George Phillips Fund
Established by former teacher Mrs. George Phillips in memory of her late husband. The fund provides income for graduation awards and plaques.

Ellen Feild Todd Memorial Fund
Established in 1989 in memory of St. Mary's alumna Ellen Feild Todd '81 to support the presentation of three annual awards, one to a graduating senior, one to a member of the St. Mary's staff, and one to a seventh grade student.