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Annual Report: Honor Roll of Donors for 2017-2018

In 2017-2018 Annual Fund was fueled by momentum and pride. Knowing that philanthropy bridges the gap of the true cost of a CSS education, our donors gave generously to the tune of $405,071 in Annual Fund contributions. Additionally, $78,591 of gifts were contributed to restricted funds such as scholarships, endowment, specific programs, professional development, security, technology and capital improvements. A legacy gift of $104,325 was contributed through planned giving.

The 6-week Annual Fund in the fall focused on parent giving and the Claremont Challenge. Ninety percent of Annual Fund donations were made through leadership gifts to the Claremont Society for $1,500 or more. Leadership donors were called to the Principal’s Office at the Ivywild School to be appreciated. They celebrated the achievement or reaching the Claremont Challenge which triggered an additional $25,000. During this reception, we also applauded the visionary support of our Leadership Giving Society, those who have contributed more than $50,000 in combined gifts throughout the history of the school.

Gifts are appreciated at every level from donors representing current parents, past parents, faculty/staff, Board of Trustees, grandparents, and alumni. Parent participation reached 68%, while 100% of the Board of Trustees and 100% of faculty/staff gave to the Annual Fund. 

Proceeds from the Gala & Auction supported student-centered learning in the most fun of ways, an 80s prom-themed benefit netting a record-breaking $100,353! Community-building events such as Carnival and Fun Run are championed by the Parents Association and supported the purchase of twelve new outdoor education tents, costumes and scores for the spring musical, and Google Expedition virtual reality tools for classrooms.

Claremont Society Donors

(as of June 30, 2018) 

We offer sincere gratitude and appreciation to those who have 
made Annual Fund gifts of $1500 or more to the Claremont Society in 2017-2018.

Legacy Leaders           $20,000 and up

Melissa and Pio Hocate P’27, P’20, P’16
Sathya and Alan Monroe P’27, P’25, P’23
Kathy and John Norsworthy P’18, P’18
Anonymous

 Leadership Circle         $10,000 - $19,999

Jennifer and Will Bain P’25, P’22, P’21
Allison and William Cabaniss Jr. P’29, P’28, P’27
Heather and Leon Kelly P’30, P’27
Taryn and Wally Long P’22
Lorie and Clint Malone P’27, P’22, P’19
Ms. Betsy Mecom G’27
Diane and Eric Weidman P’17, P’14

Sponsors Circle             $5,000 - $9,999

Patty and Raymond Deeny P’05, P’01
Stephanie and John (Kimball) Edwards P’24, P’22
Tia and Dan Ferguson P’11, P’08
Christopher Franklin and Stacey Franklin P’17
Margot Gray and Jeff Gaul P’24, P’21
Lina and Karey Klaus P’27, P’25
Koch Trust
Amy Noffke and Ramin Sarrafizadeh P’32
Lee Ann and Paul Williams P’23, P’21, P’19

Benefactors Circle         $3,000 - $4,999

Anonymous (1)
Yoona Choi and Jung Kim P’19, P’16
Dr. Mike Edmonds
Caro and Randy Gardiner P’16, P’14, P’13
Anne and Mark Hatch P’21, P’19
Jessica and Lance James P’30, P’28
Kathy Leppard and Kevin Patterson P’21
Robin and Mike McGrath P’03
Carol and Gil Porat P’26, P’22
Mrs. William E. Pratt G’22
Lindsay and Michael Samora P’27, P’25

Members Circle           $1,500 - $2,999

Anonymous (3)
Sabrina and Kimball Bayles P’23
Aubryn and Adam Bednar P’28
Huma and Sana Bhatti P’27, P’24
Barbara and Douglas Bradley G’22
Laura and Dean Boschert P’11, P’07
Mrs. Mary Chenoweth G’25, G’22, G’21
Lisa and A.J. Cheponis P’24
Jackie Day and Jose Deocon P’27, P’26
Jerri and Paul DeCarolis P’18
 Breegan and Patrick Deeny ’01
Michelle and Stan Dobnikar P’25
Dr. Lee S. Ehrhart and Mr. Tony J. Bigbee P’19, P’19
Tracey Eubanks and Bill Griffin P’28, P’24
Marga Watsu-Edwards and John Edwards P’26, P’23
Jennifer and Dean Fellabaum P’25
Sara Ferguson ‘08
Barbara and Larry Gaddis
Ilise Garvin and Eric Gaylord P’19, P’17
Gretchen and Spencer Gresham P’22, P’22
Myrium Haye and Kashif Shan P’27, P’22
Carla and Mike Hassel P’08, P’06
Ms. Nadja Hunter ’99
Morane and Michael Kerek P’22, P’20
Hendrika and Chris Layton P’21
Young Lee ’95
Lorn Lee and Perry Sanders P’27, P’20
Joy Maguire-Parsons and Rick Thompson P’21, P’20
Marti and Maurice Markus P’32
Lois and Mike Miller G’27
Amy and Mike Paschal P’20, P’18
Anna Sass and Aaron Schubach P’25
Megan and Mark Shottes ’01
Tanya and Matt Shtatman P’24, P’19
Anne and Clay Taylor P’24, P’17
Donna and Dean Taylor P’20, P’18
Suki and Ray Thomas P’18, P’16
Allison and Casey Thompson P’32, P’29
Vicki Vaughan and Kelly Walker
Kim and Dick Walsh P’04, P’02
Erika and Rich Ward P’19
Gail Warkentin and Dr. Paul Young P’18

 Restricted Giving    Major Gifts Above $1,500

We offer sincere gratitude and appreciation to those who have 
made restricted gifts of $1500 or more in 2017-2018.

“Beyond the Annual Fund”
Anonymous for Alumni Reunion
Anonymous for School Security (2)
Estate of Susan Barker Day ’70 for Scholarships
Carl George Bjorkman Foundation for Full Steam Ahead
Ben Harvey P’25 and Northwestern Mutual Foundation for Shakespeare Workshop
Becky and Danny Mientka P’27, P’29 for Early Childhood Playground
Sarah J. Hoiles Foundation for Professional Development
Parents Association of The Colorado Springs School

Pourtales Society 

$1499 - $500

Aerospace
Anonymous (2)
Avago Technologies
Kshama Belsare and Pankaj Nashikkar P’21
Leticia and Ricardo Creel
Dean Foundation Inc.
Jane and Andy Dillon P’24
El Pomar Foundation
Jennifer Clarke and Craig Foster P’29, P’27
Erin Sokol and Henry Fricke P’22, P’19
Peggy and John Fuller P’91, P’88. P’86
Marcia Quezada and Donald V. Gibson P’27
Valerie Gordon-Johnson ‘70 and Doug Johnson
Suzanne Graham P’18, P’15, P’06, P’04, P’03, P’01, P’98, P’95
Shireen Hoff G’31, G’27
Richard Karsh P’24
Ann Keith ‘74
Coral Knehans P’19
Susan and William Kosar P’08, P’06
Karen and Howard Kunstle G’21, G’17
Kimberly and Timothy Lacey P’26, P’24
Karen and Donald Lawson
Gerry Lui Kuo P’08
Suzy and Jon Marple P’23, P’17, P’16
Graham and Peggy Martin P’01, P’99, P’98
Priscilla and Jose Medina P’26
Kimberly Mennecke P’29
Kristin and Kevin Penn P’26, P’24
Jill and David Richardi P’21, P’18
Jennifer and Eric Richter P’23, P’20
Cynthia Roden ‘74
Gail and Thomas Rollinger G’23
Novelette Ryan P’29
Carol Ann Sass G’25
Kara and Randolph Schumacher P’31
Mary Beth and Rex Shaffer P’13
Christina Spring ‘03 and Justin Spring
Eva Stefanac ‘00
Kareem Stewart P’29
Anne Taylor ‘76 and John Richardson
 Gayna and Daniel Taylor G’28
The Dickson Foundation, Inc.
Dawn and Larry Wainright P’27, P’25
Judy Walker P’21, P’18
Laura and Charlie Whiteside P’10, P’07
Peter and Wendy Woodbury P’31

 

$499 - $1

Amy Levin and Keith Abeles ‘85
Amanda Abrahams
Susan and Al Adams
Lynette and Chase Anderson P’29
Bette Anterra
Jose Arguello
Dawn Ashbridge P’21
Monica and Mick Backsen P’22
Donald Bain G’25, G’22, G’21
Merrisue and Brent Baldwin
Blisse Beardsley
Maggie and Michael Beltrami
Jessica Lougeay-Benson and David Benson P’31, P’29, P’27
Rachel Benton ‘79
Dick Bowles
Rebecca Bradley and Justin Codorniz P’22
Sandy and David Bray
Peggy and Lance Brown G’19
Judy and Tim Bryan
Jolly Burke
Carlene and Napoleon Chagnon G’24
Kelly and William Chavis P’31
Mary and Christopher Clark
Denise and Derek Cohn P’23, P’21
Ann Conde Gillis ‘69 and Kenneth Gillis
Scott Costello ‘84
Deborah Crowell ‘79
Leo and Ronnie Dadone G’32, G’30
Sarah Dahl P’32, P’27
Lori and Fernando de Juan P’10, P’12
Kathryn Derr and James Evans P’13
Sara and Josh Derr
Delyn Drake ‘76 and Bob Drake
Adele DuBay
Emily Evans P’30
Diane Farrell
Sarah Hautzinger and Timothy Ferguson P’21
Camilla Field and Matt Field ‘81 
Amaya Firestone ‘11 and Ben Firestone ‘08
Jackie Firestone P’98, P’11, P’08
Larry Firestone P’98, P’11, P’08
Susan Jordan and Darryl Fuller ‘88
Powys Gadd ‘75
Julia Gallucci P’23
Michelle and Dan Gates P’30
Rebecca and David Gerstel P’27, P’25
Tamara and Jeff Gorman P’19
Simona and John Gould P’23, P’21
Nicole Goyette
William Graves
Selenda and Joshua Grimes P’31, P’29
Melissa Hafter and Greg Johnson P’20, P’18
Julie and Ronald Hamilton P’23, P’16
Holly and Daniel Hannum P’29
Natalie Hanson
Cheryl and James Harding
Peggy and Rusty Haynes P’09, P’08
Jen and Robert Hedden P’23, P’21
Mike Hemsworth P’18, P’17
Debra and Tyson Herman P’24
Leanne and Steve Hesselberg
Annette Hines ‘68
History Colorado Center
Melissa and Wayne Hoefler P’27
Adam Hooper
Jane and Todd Horn
Brian and Hollie Horvath P’26
Lisa and James Hughes P’17
Kristin Hutter Longa ‘86 and Lefty Longa
Bruce Jackson, In Memory of Rosalind Jackson G’19, G’17, G’15
Linda Jackson P’19, P’17, P’15
Bernie Jackson P’19, P’17, P’15
Robin and Rio Jacober P’23
Donna and Pat James G’30, G’28
Tricia and Jesse James P’29, P’25
Patricia and Bill Jensen
Amy Johnson-Smith
Andrew Julian
Jana Kaiser P’24
Karri and Ben Kaleshefski P’31
Tiffany Kelly ‘98 and Shawn Kelly P’31
Karen and Jon Khoury P’20
Amy and John Kunstle P’21
Nicole and Andrew Kunz P’22
Marta Kunze and Jose Alas P’18
Kathleen and John Ladowicz G’31, G’29
Melissa Law
Heather Lea P’29
Carol and Nelson Lebo G’22
Jennifer and Scott Lebo P’22
Kari Alexander and Lorraine Leist ‘88, P’19
Thalley Lindeman
Linda and John Longo
Adrienn Loughmiller and Russell Tellup P’29
Laurel Maik P’19
Randi and Michael Malone G’27, G’22, G’19
Andrea and Ron Marko
Jeanette Valentin and Joseph Maslak P’30
Sheilagh McAteer P’12
David McDivitt P’31, P’30
Kerrie and Jose Montalvan P’30
Stacy and Brent Moorhead P’26
Rebecca Morey ‘69 and David Morey
Bill Moyes P’13, P’12, P’05
Alison Nacht and Joshua Nacht ‘92
Helen and Milton Newell G’23
Colleen and Doug Nissen
Julie and Jeremy Noel P’23, P’20
Abby and Gabriel Ortega P’30, P’23, P’21
Brenna and Michael Payne P’30, P’29
Liza Dadone and Constantin Pop P’32, P’30
Maureen and William Ragsdale P’24
Dawn and Frog Rainbowstar P’30, P’28
Sarah and John Raslowsky
Brooke and Bradley Rawls P’32, P’30
Sara and Adam Reich P’29
Lisa and Jason Reid P’23, P’21
Kaja and Dave Reynolds
Margaret and Dave Rich
Twyla Surritte and Daniel Rodriguez P’11
Kathleen Roles P’20
Georgianne and David Rollman
Janenne Rosen
Carolyn and Brett Rubenstein P’27, P’25
Ann Runte
Natellie and Jeff Ryan P’31
Laura and Amir Safayan P’21
Emily and Alex Schilperoot
Mala Setaram-Wolfe and Hans Wolfe P’20, P’17
Carol and John Shottes P’01
Julia and Birge Shulman P’28
Allison and Jedd Sims P’30, P’28
Glenda and Scot Southard P’22, P’16
Regina Splees P’20
Lori and Ryan Stikeleather P’20
Paisley Taylor and Chase Taylor ‘01
Virginia Tenney ‘69 and Duncan Tenney
The Kula Foundation
Deb Grohs and Roger Tucker
Julie and Robert Turner G’30, G’27
Kim Tyson ‘77
Betsy and Gil Vasquez
Mrs. Eleanor Walters
Linda and David Warhoe P’18
Jody Welch
Welkin Sciences, LLC
Lara and Amos White P’27, P’25
Shanea Wilson-Campbell and Alton Campbell P’29
Krista Wills
Rebecca Yaffe ‘85
Deborah Yaffe ‘83 and Alastair Bellany
Erin and John Yazdi P’18, P’16
Jacqy Zingsheim

In the spirit of total thanking, donation totals include gifts made for the Gala Raise Your Paddle.

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

Advancement Committee 

Diane Smith G’27, G’25 - Advancement Committee Chair
Pio Hocate P’27, P’20, P’16, Leadership Giving Chair
Christopher Franklin P’17
Jessica James P’30, P’28
Heather Kelly P’30, P’27
Lorraine Leist ‘88, P’19
Mark Shottes ‘01
Aaron Schubach P’25
Taylor Stamp ‘07

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

 

 
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