Foundation and Endowment

The St. Paul’s Episcopal School Foundation, Inc. seeks to continually strengthen endowments through philanthropic means. An endowment links past, current, and future generations allowing St. Paul’s to make commitments far into the future, knowing that resources to meet those commitments will continue to be available. The total endowment funds as of December 31, 2015 equals $2,038,951.

ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dudley E. Dawson, III, President
Melissa C. Morrissette, Secretary
Alan I. Franco
Patricia B. Frazer
John W. Jeffries
Gaylord C. Lyon, Jr.
A. Robert Outlaw, Jr.
Robert H. Rouse
Mark Foley, Ph.D, Ex-Officio

 

Foundation Endowment Funds

An endowment fund is created when a donation is given to St. Paul’s School Foundation to serve as a perpetual legacy that can honor or memorialize an individual loved one or an entire family. The endowment fund remains intact in perpetuity, while its earnings support a purpose chosen by the donor. Naming opportunities begin at $10,000. An endowment fund is created when a donor(s) sign a gift agreement with St. Paul's Episcopal School.

Established Funds

General Endowment Fund: 

The General Endowment is a long term investment that generates an unrestricted income to allow for financial discretion and flexibility in building a quality academic experience for all students. Contributions come from estate plans, unrestricted memorials and gifts to the endowment otherwise not designated for a specific named fund.

 
Accumulation Fund: 
Established by the Foundation By-Laws to hold designated funds until they reach $10,000 or naming status.
 
The Linda Bowman Memorial Fund 
was established by Charles Bowman to memorialize his beloved wife who served as a valued staff member of St. Paul’s School for over 23 years:
The Peggy Ellis Memorial Scholarship 
was started by Margaret Boland Ellis, who taught and coached at St. Paul's for 26 years, in memory of her daughter Margaret “Peggy” Ellis Campbell ’78. Peggy was a member of the first cross country and track state championship teams that won St. Paul’s first state championships in 1976. When this fund is endowed it will benefit a deserving student who is an asset to the St. Paul’s cross country and track teams.
The Patricia Marsh Memorial Scholarship 
was started by the family of Patricia Marsh in her memory to provide financial assistance when endowed to a student with a special interest in the arts.
The Leslie Lerner Community Service Endowment: 
Established by St. Paul’s Board of Trustees in honor of Mrs. Leslie Lerner's successful Community Service Program and its six month build of the Habitat for Humanity House in 2010. The fund’s earnings will support the School’s Community Service Program.
 
Alumni Scholarship Fund: 
Established for general financial purposes to assist in the education of a deserving and qualified child of an alumnus who would not otherwise be able to attend St. Paul’s.
 
Dawson Faculty Excellence Fund: 
Established by Catherine and Dudley Dawson to provide a monetary stipend annually to a deserving faculty member in recognition of teaching excellence.
 
Faculty Development Fund: 
Established to provide stipends and financial assistance when endowed for the continuing education and development of the School’s faculty members. Contributions to the Natalie Newman Memorial Fund were designated to this Fund by her parents, Debra and Don Newman. Natalie was a member of the Class of 1997 and possessed a strong love of learning.
Frank Winter Hardie Memorial Award Fund: 
Established by the Hardie Family in memory of Frank Winter Hardie ’98 who died in December 2007 at age 28 of a rare incurable cancer. Frank’s family has chosen to remember him with an annual award to be given to an Upper or Middle School teacher, coach or staff member whose contributions have inspired ordinary students and athletes to be outstanding people. This endowed award is intended to supplement the recipient’s salary.
Frank Hardie
Robert G. Kendall Scholarship Fund: 
Established in memory of Judge Robert G. Kendall to provide financial assistance to qualified students, with special consideration to minority students. This award is given to students who possess the requisite skills, aptitude, abilities and desire to succeed in the course of study they are pursuing at St. Paul’s Episcopal School and meet the financial assistance requirements.
John McGehee Memorial Fund: 
Established by Dottie McGehee and family in memory of Dr. John McGehee. The Fund will provide financial assistance to a qualified and deserving student.
 
Max Emery Miller and Marguerite Galloway Miller Scholarship Fund: 
Established through the generosity of the John W. Laidlaw Foundation, a Scholarship Fund was created in memory of Max Miller, a long-time friend and supporter of the School. Mr. Miller served on the Board of Trustees for over 25 years and during that time set an example of a true leader and philanthropist for education. In January 2010, Marguerite Galloway Miller's children chose to honor their mother by adding her name to the scholarship and directing memorial contributions there. The purpose of the Fund is to provide, on an annual basis, one or more scholarship{s) for deserving students who will benefit from the St. Paul's experience, who will contribute to St. Paul's through academics, extra-curricular activities, leadership, and citizenship, and who meet St. Paul's criteria for eligibility for financial aid.
 
Alex Parkman Memorial Fund: 
Established by Carlos and Harold Parkman in 1990 in memory of their son, Alex Parkman, Class of 1988. The Fund will give financial assistance to a qualified and deserving student.
William Bradshaw Radcliff Scholarship Fund: 
Established by Dare’ and Donny Radcliff, in memory of their son, William Bradshaw Radcliff, Class of 2005, who died in November, 2002, while a sophomore at St. Paul’s. This award is given annually to the best all-around boy or girl in the junior class who best represents the lively spirit, values, and academic accomplishments that William demonstrated during his lifetime.
Robert H. Rutledge Faculty Chair of Excellence Fund: 
Established by the Board of Trustees in 2006 in recognition of Bob Rutledge’s success as both coach and administrator upon his retirement as headmaster. The Fund, when endowed, will be the first endowed teaching chair, the proceeds from which will enhance the School’s ability to attract the best professional to hold that position and free up operating funds to be used for other purposes.
Chad Saucier Memorial Scholarship Fund: 
Established by Dr. Scott Saucier and Ms. Rita Saucier in memory of their son, Chad Saucier, Class of 1993. A scholarship is given annually to a rising senior who exhibits the qualities of respect, integrity, responsibility, service, tolerance, and the highest moral standards, who has a strong belief in and promotes the alcohol free and drug free policies of the School, and who is considered a role model by his peers and by the faculty and administration of the School.
The Paula Harrison Armstrong Community Service Scholarship Award: 
Following Paula Harrison Armstrong’s (’85) unexpected death in 2014, her family created an endowed scholarship award in her memory. The Paula Harrison Armstrong Community Service Scholarship Award will serve as a tribute to Paula while inspiring students to pursue a lifelong commitment to serving others. This annual scholarship award will be given to a rising senior student who exemplifies the characteristics of serving others through his or her participation in the St. Paul’s Community Service program.
 
Kaleigh and Madison Floore Endowed Scholarship Award 
was established in 2013 by Mr. Robert L. Floore, Jr., who took advantage of his company’s encouragement for their employees to contribute to philanthropic causes by matching employee gifts made to nonprofit organizations. Mr. Floore chose to create an endowed scholarship for future St. Paul’s students and named it in honor of his two daughters, Kaleigh ‘09 and Madison ‘12, who graduated from St. Paul’s Episcopal School. This award will be given to a female student who has proven academic success from sophomore or junior year with preference given to a student who participates in athletic activities.
 
The Helmsing Endowed Scholarship Fund 
was originally established by a gift to St. Paul’s Episcopal School that Mr. Frederick G. Helmsing in¬cluded in his will and later enhanced by friends and family who contributed to the fund in his memory. The Fund will provide financial assistance to a student entering his or her senior year of high school and exhibits good character, including a possession of a solid level of respect from his or her peers, and exhibits average academic performance and average or above average participation in extracurricular efforts.
 
Brittany Huber Memorial Scholarship Fund 
was established to honor the life of the 2008 St. Paul’s alumna. Brittany Huber was an alumnae of St. Paul's class of 2008 and died in a terrible automobile accident in the spring of 2014. Brittany was an exceptional youg woman whose sweet smile, courage, compassion and talent touched everyone with whom she came in contact. Brittany quietly faced an obstacle of hearing loss at a young age, but with dignity and grace grew to be an accomplished artist and young woman.  Following her unexpected death in 2014, Brittany's family created this award in her memory in order to recognize students who, like Brittany, faced obstacles and challenges, but flourished while at St. Paul's.
 
 
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