Class of 2016 Parents’ Gift Raises Record-Breaking $1.1 Million At the Senior Farewell Dinner in May, Senior Parents’ Gift Co-Chairs David and Jocelyn Sand P’16 and Ken and Vicky Lang P’16, ’18, ’20, ’22, took to the stage to announce the results of senior parents’ generosity over the past year. The check presented to Head of School Rebecca T. Upham represented the cumulative gifts of 99 percent of parents in the class, and set a new record for a Senior Parents’ Gift with a total of $1,135,112 raised by the close of the ﬁscal year on June 30. Senior parents responded generously and enthusiastically to the outreach of a dedicated group of parent volunteers in support of this year’s class project: the establishment of the Class of 2016 Supplemental Financial Aid Fund. This Fund will support the non-tuition portion of the School’s ﬁnancial aid budget by covering such expenses as books, transportation to and from school, tutoring and academic support, computers, ﬁeld trips, travel grants, summer opportunities, and other miscellaneous expenses. Of the total class gift, $692,854 was allocated to the 2016 Supplemental Financial Aid Fund, with an additional $257,500 received from senior parents for other endowment funds and capital projects, and $174,758 for The BB&N Fund. Continuing a tradition set by previous senior parent classes, this year’s Senior Parents’ Gift Program also honored 60 different faculty, coaches, and staff for the special role they played during the senior’s time at BB&N.
2015-2016 BB&N Fund Highlights: The BB&N Fund raised a record-breaking
$3,531,348 far surpassing our goal of
$3.2M to make BB&N’s continued excellence in the 21st century possible.
1,780 alumni/ae, current and past parents, grandparents, faculty, staff, and friends supported the 2015-2016 BB&N Fund.
In May, Young Alumni/ae Leadership and Leadership Donors to The BB&N Fund successfully met the
$100,000 May Challenge with nearly
$150,000 in Leadership gifts.
3 Senior Parents’ Gift Committee Members: Co-Chairs: Ken and Vicky Lang P’16, ’18, ’20, ’22 David and Jocelyn Sand P’16 Committee Members: Jim Allan and Sue Sunbury P’14, ’16 Jeffrey and Sarah Beir P’11. ’13, ’16 Kris Bowden P’16, ’18 Liz and Mark Burnett P’10, ’16 Carlos and Ania Camargo P’16, ’18 Jack and Cheryl Cronin P’11, ’16 Joe and Amy DeSantis P’16 Neil Druker and Jodi MacKinnon P’16, ’18, ’19, ’22 Beatrice Firempong P’16 Amy Grossman P’16 John and Janice Gould P’16, ’21 Drew and Shannon Hayden P’13, ’15, ’ 16 Michael Horwitz and Kasey Kaufman P’12, ’16 Janet Jiang P’13, ’16 Brian and Susan Kavoogian P’16 Michael and Monica Lehner P’12, ’14, ’16 Joshua Levy and Rachel Rock P’14, ’16 Mary Loeken P’16 Ofer and Shelly Nemirovsky P’16, ’17 Lucy Wei Qiu P’16, ’18 David and Joan Strodel P’14, ’16
The Class of 1976 successfully met a
Sixth Grade Parents Raise $62,000 for Faculty Professional Development Thanks to the wonderful generosity of Class of 2022 parents, $61,957 was raised through this year’s Sixth Grade Gift, the second highest total since this program was launched ten years ago. A dedicated committee of sixth grade parents reached out to other families in the class to seek their support, with 98 percent of parents participating in this special fund-raising initiative. This year’s Sixth Grade Gift will establish the Class of 2022 Lower School Faculty Opportunity Fund which will be used to expand the opportunities that Lower School faculty have for collaborative learning with their BB&N colleagues and peers at other schools, helping to energize their teaching while bringing best practices and innovative techniques back to their BB&N students, classrooms, and other colleagues.
$10,000 class challenge for their 40th reunion.
Classes in 1s and 6s, celebrating their reunions this year, raised more than
$100,000 in support of The BB&N Fund.
More than engaged parent and alumni/ae volunteers worked on behalf of The BB&N Fund to help us reach our goal in 2015-2016!