Annual Report: Honor Roll of Donors for 2015-2016

Donors honored at the Claremont Society Reception During 2015-2016, the community raised $265,781 in Annual Fund donations. Additionally, $259,562 in gifts were raised for restricted uses such as scholarships, endowment, specific programs, professional development and technology and capital improvements. One such large restricted gift came thoughtfully from the Estate of Susan Barker Day ‘70. The school and her friends lovingly shared her story and put a spotlight on her planned giving during the 2015 Founders’ Day ceremony.   

Eighty-eight percent of Annual Fund donations were made through Claremont Society gifts of $1,500 or more. This leadership giving society is critical to the success of reaching the Annual Fund goal. Appreciation was shown for Claremont Society donors during a reception last fall at the Mining Exchange’s Silver Room. 

Gifts were appreciated at every level from donors representing current parents, past parents, faculty/staff, the Board of Trustees, grandparents and alumni. Parent participation reached 67%, while 100% of the Board of Trustees and 100% of faculty/staff gave to the Annual Fund. 

Our spring Gala and Auction contributed much enthusiasm and appreciation for student-centered learning as it netted $80,900, a 58% increase from last year’s event. Proceeds from Gala & Auction supported arts and technology programs. Community-building events such as Carnival, Fun Run and Garage Sale championed by the Parents Association led to $13,000 in high-impact items purchased for the school. 

Claremont Society Donors

(as of June 30, 2016) 

We offer sincere gratitude and appreciation for those who have 
made gifts to the Claremont Society in 2015-2016.

Legacy Leaders           $20,000 and up

Clinton and Lorie Malone P’27, P’22, P’19
Alan and Sathya Monroe P’27, P’23

 Leadership Circle         $10,000 - $19,999

*Jennifer and Will Bain P’25, P’22, P’21
*Caro and Randy Gardiner P’16, P’14, P’13
Leon and Heather Kelly P’29, P’27
*Kathy and John Norsworthy P’19
Diane and Brad Smith G’27, G’25
Eric and Diane Weidman P’17, P’14

Sponsors Circle             $5,000 - $9,999

*Patty and Raymond Deeny P’05, P’01
Tia and Dan Ferguson P’11, P’08
Christopher Franklin and Stacey Franklin P’17
Melissa and Pio Hocate P’27, P’20, P’16
Mark Shottes ‘01
*The Thomas Family P’18, P’17
El Pomar Foundation

Benefactors Circle         $3,000 - $4,999

*Janet Bullock G’24 and Suzanne Bullock P’24
Anne and Mark Hatch P’21, P’19
Karey and Lina Klaus P’27, P’25
*Kevin Patterson and Kathy Leppard P’21
Carol and Gil Porat P’26, P’22
Perry Sanders and Lorn Lee P’27, P’20
Elizabeth Shelton P’25, P’23, P’22

Members Circle           $1,500 - $2,999

Monica and Mick Backsen P’22
Brett and Sarah Bartz P’29
Laura and Dean Boschert P’11, P’07
Patricia Burke P’22, P’16
Mrs. William Chenoweth G’25, G’22, G’21
*Derek and Denise Cohn P’23, P’21
Mary Coussons-Read P’20, P’17
Jerri and Paul DeCarolis P’18
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Deeny ‘01
Jane and Andrew Dillon P’24
Stanley and Michele Dobnikar P’25
In Honor of Libby Duson ‘72
John and Stephanie Edwards P’24, P’22
Dr. Lee S. Ehrhart and Mr. Tony J. Bigbee P’19
Ilise Garvin and Eric Gaylord P’19, 17
Jeff and Margot Gaul P’24, P’21
Gretchen and Spencer Gresham P’22, P’22
Leslie and Justin Hill P’19
Ms. Nadja Hunter ‘99
*Jessica and Lance James P’30, P’28
*Michael and Morane Kerek P’22, P’20
Tami Goodlette ‘88 and Paul Kim
Chris and Hendrika Layton P’21
Master Jay K. Lee ‘99
Kathy Leppard and Kevin Patterson P’21
Phillip and Faith Madsen P’28, P’24
Robin and Mike McGrath P’03
*Jose and Priscilla Medina P’26
Merle Melvin G’20, G’18
Jocelyn Terwilliger Murphy ‘88 and Sean Murphy
The Martinez-Vivot Family P’17, P’15
James Read P’20, P’17
*Michael and Lindsay Samora P’27, P’25
*Aaron Schubach and Anna Sass P’25
David and Susan Siphron G’21, G’19
Erin Sokol and Henry Fricke P’22
Clay and Anne Taylor P’24, P’17
Donna and Dean Taylor P’20, P’18
Kimberly and Richard Walsh P’04, P’02
Dawn and Larry Wainwright P’27, P’25
Paul and Lee Ann Williams P’23, P’21, P’19 
Dawn and Larry Wainwright P’27, P’25

 Restricted Giving    Major Gifts Above $1,500

“Beyond the Annual Fund” 

 El Pomar Foundation for REACH
Timothy Hoiles for Professional Development
Betsy and Warren Dean P’10, P’09, P’07 for Scholarships
Parents Association of The Colorado Springs School
Carl George Bjorkman Foundation for REACH 
Andrew and Margaret Sabin P’16 for REACH 
Ilise Garvin and Eric Gaylord P’19, P’ 17 - In honor of Hank Garvin for ECS Scholarship
Estate of Susan Barker Day ‘70 for Scholarships
J. Michael Johnston Memorial Fund of the Winston-Salem Foundation for RULER 
Charlotte Mason P’94 for John-Alex Mason ECS Scholarship
Northwestern Mutual and Benjamin Harvey P’25 for Shakespeare in Schools

Pourtales Society 

$1499 - $500

Bayles Family P’23
Ms. Kim Breault P’04, P’01
Alton Campbell and Shanea Wilson-Campbell P’29
Laura Courtney P’17
Leticia Montemayor de Creel and Ricardo Creel
Jose Deocon and Jackie Day P’27, P’26
Jordan Emmart ‘95 and Daniel Kramer
Jennifer and Dean Fellabaum P’25
Peggy and John Fuller P’91, P’88, P’86
Valerie Gordon-Johnson ‘70
Sarah Hautzinger and Tim Ferguson P’21
Laura Hemsworth P’18, P’17
Karen Lawson
Heather Lea P’29
*Kelley Lockhart and Richard Ehrich P’28
Peggy and Graham Martin P’98, P’99, P’01
Carol and Peter Mayberry
Lois and Mike Miller G’27
Simon and Amy Momber P’27, P’24
Eric and Jennifer Richter P’23, P’20
Louis and Carol Ann Sass G’25
Christina McGrath Spring ‘03 and Justin Spring
Rose Marie and Ermel Tansiongco G’27, G’20, G’16
Kemal Gokhan Ture and Iffet Asli Evrensal P’17
Mr. Russell T. Tutt, IV ‘08
Nisse A. Welchman ‘98 and Jon Welchman
Laura and Charlie Whiteside P’10, P’07
The Dickson Foundation, Inc.
United Health Foundation

$499 - $1

Susan and Al Adams
Bette Anterra
Blisse Beardsley
David Benson and Jessica Lougeay-Benson P’29, P’27
Ms. Rachel Benton ‘79
Laurel and William Biedermann P’16, P’14
Ivy and John Bigbee G’19
Tasha Bingman
Cate Noyes Boddington ‘74 and Tim Boddington
Sandy and David Bray
Jerrad Bridgmon P’26
Tim and Judy Bryan
Jocelyn Burke
Margaret and Alan Churchill P’17, P’15
Martha Clark
Jason and Ellen Crow P’20
Matthew and Lori Dagostino P’23
Lori de Juan and Fernando de Juan
Sarah and Josh Derr
Kathleen and Patrick Devanny P’24, P’21
Geralyn and Mark Farwell P’17, P’14
Camilla and Matt ‘81
Craig Foster and Jennifer Clarke P’29, P’27
Susan and Darryl Fuller ‘88
Powys Gadd ‘75
Donald Gibson and Marcia Quezada P’27
Robert Gilbert and Susan Kelly-Gilbert P’10
Mr. Harry H. K. Gilbert ‘10
Ms. Natalie Golden ‘79
John and Simona Gould P’21
Nicole Goyette
Lise Grace ‘82
Suzanne and Jerry Graham P’18, P’15, P’06, P’04, P’03, P’01, P’95
Bill Griffin and Tracey Eubanks P’28, P’24
Julie and Ronald Hamilton P’23, P’16
Lynn and Andy Handford P’00
Sarah Hautzinger and Tim Ferguson P’21
Peggy and Rusty Haynes P’09, P’08
Natsumi Higuchi Hays and Bryan Hays ‘89
Jennifer and Robert Hedden P’23, P’21
Debra and Tyson Herman
Cody and Heather Herr P’30
Leanne and Steve Hesselberg
Ms. Annette Hines ‘68
Michael and Clarissa Hobson P’30
Melissa and Wayne Hoefler P’27
In memory of Tami Collier P’10
Mr. Todd and Ms. Jane Booty Horn
Martin Hrebenar and Starla Wiggins P’27
Eli and Gigot Hudspeth P’17
Jim and Lisa Hughes P’17
Ms. Erin L. Hyde ‘08
Bruce Jackson MD G’19, G’17, G’15
Bernie G. Jackson P’19, P’17, P’15
Linda Jackson P’19, P’17, P’15
Pat and Donna James G’30, G’28
Keith and Kimberly Jarolimek P’20, P’18
Patricia and Bill Jensen
Kay and Sam Johnson
Amy Johnson-Smith
Robert and Misti Johnston P’22, P’20, P’17, P’12
Andrew Julian
Richard Karsh P’24
Lauren and John Kelley P’30, P’30
Lesley King ‘77
Lisa Kleintjes Kamemoto
Ms. Elizabeth A. Kosar ‘06
Marta Kunze
Libby and Stephen Leachman P’19, P’17
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee
Adam and Melisa Liberman P’30
Taryn and Weldon Long P’22
Linda and John Longo
Laurel A. Maik P’19, P’17
Gretchen and Mike Maixner
Randi and Michael Malone G’27, G’22, G’19
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Marko
Sheilagh McAteer P’12
Vaughan and Kevin McTernan P’99
Stacy and Brent Moorhead P’26
Rebecca Johnson Morey ‘69 and David Morey
Alison and Josh Nacht ‘92
Nieman Family P’19, P’17
Colleen and Doug Nissen
Mr. and Mrs. Niven
Julie and Jeremy Noel P’23, P’20

In honor of Coach Tony Bigbee from the 2015 Middle School Boys’ Soccer Team
John B. Pitman
Dawn Rainbowstar P’30, P’28
Mamata and Sridhar Reddy P’24
Anonymous
Kaja and Dave Reynolds
David and Jill Richardi P’21, P’18
Anita and Rick Risk
Dan Rodriguez and Twyla Surrite P’11
Amaya ‘11 and Benjamin Firestone ‘08
Thomas and Gail Rollinger G’23
Sharon Rieger and Wally Roy P’17
Brett and Carolyn Rubenstein P’27, P’25
Ann Runte
Alex and Emily Schilperoort
Lester and Nicolette Scofield P’29
Mala Setaram-Wolfe and Hans Wolfe P’20, P’17
Mary Beth and Rex Shaffer P’13
Birge and Julia Shulman P’28
Birge and Julia Shulman P’28
Lew and Rita Sims G’30, G’28
Jedd and Allison Sims P’30, P’28
Anne Taylor ‘76 and John Richardson
Paisley and Charles (Chase) Taylor ‘01
Virginia ‘69 and Duncan Tenney
Anonymous
Allison and Casey Thompson P’29
Deb Grohs and Roger Tucker
Ms. Kimberley Tyson ‘77
Betsy and Gil Vasquez
Larry and Dawn Wainright P’27, P’25
Michelle and Simon Waldbaum P’23
Eleanor Walters
Richard and Erika Ward P’19
Gail Warkentin and Paul Young P’18
John and Marilyn Webster G’28
Anonymous
Mr. Craig Westcott
Amos and Lara White P’27
Krista Wills
Sandra and Michael Woll P’21, P’23
*Kimberly and Carl Wooten P’18, P’17
Ms. Rebecca Yaffe ‘85
Deborah Yaffe ‘83 and Alastair Bellany
FrontStream Holdings LLC

* In the spirit of total thanking, those with aestericks include Gala Raise Your Paddle gifts as well.

Additional thanks to our Advancement Committee for your efforts in helping secure these leadership gifts and many more Annual Fund gifts.

Advancement Committee 

Pio Hocate, Leadership Giving Chair
Jennifer Bain, Board Chair
Patty Deeny - past parent
Christopher Franklin
Jocelyn Terwillger Murphy ‘88
Christina McGrath Spring ‘03 - alumna

Our regrets if we have mistakenly forgotten to list a name! Please inform us of our oversight.

 

 
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