Homecoming/ Reunion Weekend 2010
Students, faculty and alumni celebrate Homecoming 2010 with a pep rally, parties and a victory over Episcopal School of Dallas.
27 Coming Home
Alumni return to FWCD as teachers, coaches and parents.
31 Good Turn Crew
Crew 709-L3 practice Good Samaritan acts during their summer trip to Philmont Scouting Ranch.
39 An Unforgetable Season
The FWCD community celebrates an undefeated season and this year’s SPC Division II Football Championship.
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Volume 2, Issue 1 Fall/Winter 2010
Message from the Head of School As a new school year unfolds there are many things that are going on around campus. The start of this school year has brought with it many new and Head of School Evan D. Peterson with Jenna exciting things. The opening of the Schaffer ’22. Lou and Nick Martin Campus Center completed our planned construction through the Learning. Leading. Legacy. A Campaign for FWCDS. As I look back over the past few years, I think our Board of Trustees had the vision and a great plan to move the School forward and the three building additions along with the face lift the administration building received has done much to make our campus even better. The fall season ended with a wonderful celebration as our Falcon football team went undefeated and won the SPC championship with a final win over rival Trinity Valley School. The win was certainly impressive, but the size of the crowd was even more impressive. Our school spirit is alive and well. My thanks to the students, parents, alums, grandparents and friends who supported all of our Falcon teams this fall. We are also proud of the fact that 27 members of this year’s senior class were nationally recognized for their outstanding work on the PSAT/NMSQT (National Merit Program). That’s one third of the senior class! Time and space does not allow me to list the many great things that take place every day. However, I can tell you our students are fun to be with, our teachers work hard and enjoy what they do and in total, there are great things going on at Country Day. This would not be possible without the support from our friends listed in this magazine. To them and to everyone I thank you so very much. I hope you know how much everyone appreciates what you have given our students and our School.
Evan D. Peterson Head of School
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Passing the Falcon Spirit Year after year, Fort Worth Country Day admissions staff develops unique ways to showcase what the FWCD community has to offer its prospective families. In the fall of 2009 the Catch the Spirit, Pass It On red baton campaign began. The FWCD community was asked to take batons containing admissions dates and contact information and pass them to future Falcon Families. Over 110 FWCD families were credited as being responsible for encouraging 85 applications. Current FWCD families who were named by new families that enrolled this fall were entered in drawings conducted at each of the three divisions’ Parents Night to receive a Catch the Spirit $500 tuition credit. The winning families were Dr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Maberry ’84 who encouraged Mr. and Mrs. Dax Symonds to enroll their son and daughter, Turner ’18 and Taylor ’19; Mr. and Mrs. Clint Lax who encouraged Mr. and Mrs. Michael N. Johnston to enroll their daughter, Isabelle ’23; and Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Madrid who encouraged Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Fowler to enroll their daughter, Hannah ’14. In addition to families referring applicants, our feeder programs are also key players in encouraging new families to consider FWCD. “Attracting our preschool teachers and directors to our campus to meet our fabulous faculty called for a new plan of action,” Barbara Jiongo, director of Admissions, said. On September 1, FWCD held its first annual Make It and Take It Preschool Teachers Open House. This was an opportunity for preschool teachers and directors to create great lesson plans and prototypes based on Frank Asche’s book, Popcorn. “It is extremely important for us to work closely with preschools because these are our greatest source for potential young families,” Jiongo said. fall/WINTER 2010
The Make It and Take It Open House, planned by Kindergarten teachers Meg Rubin and Lucy Biggs, left preschool teachers with only one question at the end of the workshop: “When can we come back and do this next year?” The Admissions team is working hard coming up with new plans for reaching Future Falcon Families. How many Future Falcon Families do you know? Batons and information are available in the Schwartz Administration Building. Pick up one and take your Falcon Spirit and “Pass It On.”
Students Catch the Spirit and Pass it On to new Falcon families. Top row: (l-r) Samanna Maberry ’17, Hannah Fowler ’14, Krista Madrid ’14 Middle row: (l-r) Tyler Symonds’18, Turner Symonds ’19, Jonathan Maberry ’18, Miranda Madrid ’11 Bottom row: (l-r) Jacob Lax ’22, Allison Maberry ’21, David Maberry ’23 and Isabelle Johnston ’23 (not pictured Aaron Lax ’16)
Chloe Bade ’05 Kindergarten Assistant Chloe graduated from FWCD in 2005. She received her Bachelor of Science in sociology from Stanford University where she was a four-year letter winner on the varsity field hockey team. Chloe served as a Kindergarten Fellow at Greenhill School as she completed her teaching certification. She assists in the field hockey and softball programs at FWCD. Rebecca Bell Lower School Art Rebecca served as a visual arts teacher at the Quail Run Elementary School in Warner Robins, Ga. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. While at Quail Run Elementary, Rebecca helped facilitate integrating the Georgia Performance Standards for Math, Social Studies and Science into the visual arts curriculum. She now teaches Lower School Art. Sarah Bibb First Grade Sarah began teaching in New York schools in 1997 and comes to us from The Hewitt School in New York City. She received her Master of Science in teacher education from the Bank Street College of Education in New York City. Sarah served as a private tutor and also as the head counselor at The Hewitt School Summer Camp for incoming kindergarten and first grade students and at The Episcopal School, New York City.
Welcome the newest members of the Fort Worth Country Day family! Natalie Elizabeth Bracken ’05 Middle School Ballet, Theater An alumnae of FWCD and TCU, Natalie has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet. Natalie has taught at the Dian West Studio and is a teacher at the Gayle Corkey Studio of Ballet. She is a show choreographer for the Wedgewood Middle School and a choreographer for the Fort Worth Country Day Summer Days Falcons Off Broadway. She has worked with notable choreographers including Melissa Thodos, Christopher D’Amboise, Mel Tomlinson, George Balanchine, Stephen Mills and Bruce Wood. Heather Goldman Third Grade Heather has served as a substitute teacher in the Lower School since 2008. She holds a Bachelor of Science in applied learning and development from the University of Texas at Austin. From 1996-2000, Heather served as a fourth grade teacher at Heritage Elementary School in Keller ISD. She is proficient in the use of promethean boards and has completed All Kinds of Minds in Schools Attuned training. Nannette Jolicoeur Lower School Reading/Learning Specialist Nannette holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and more recently received her Master of Education in special education and learning disabilities from Marymount University in Arlington, Va. Previously, she served as a learning specialist at Phillips Brooks School in Menlo Park, Calif. where she developed a literacy program. She comes to FWCD from the Burlinghame and Santa Clara Unified School Districts in Redwood City, Calif.
Deborah Kris Fourth Grade Deborah received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Bachelor of Science in elementary education from Boston University and holds a Master of Arts in counseling psychology from Rutgers University. She served as an associate of Boston University’s Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character. Deborah brings 10 years of classroom experience and most recently served as fifth grade teacher at the Kent Place School in Summit, N.J. Caroline Corpening Lamsens ’99 Kindergarten Caroline comes to us with seven years of teaching experience. She taught at Westcliff Elementary School in Fort Worth and most recently at the Octavio Paz Charter School in Chicago, Ill., where she taught first grade. Caroline also served as a Master Teacher, co-teaching and assisting teachers with curricular planning, instructional strategies and classroom management. She holds a Bachelor of Science in applied learning and development with a minor in Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin. Caroline has begun coursework toward a master’s degree through DePaul University in Chicago, Ill. Jake Linder Upper School Latin Jake holds a Bachelor of Arts in classics from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Arts in classics from the University of Kentucky. Jake taught both Greek and Latin at The Altamont School in Birmingham, Ala. He has participated in educational trips abroad to Italy, Greece, Scandinavia, Spain and Istanbul.
Amy Roe Middle School Spanish Amy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and is working toward her Master of Arts in applied linguistics. Amy most recently served as a linguistics instructor in Lima, Peru. Previously, she taught Spanish at Seattle Lutheran High School in Seattle, Wash., and Pierz Healy High School in Pierz, Minn. Amy has spent time abroad in Lima, Peru; Mazatlan, Mexico; Merida, Venezuela; and in the Panamanian jungle with a tribe of Kuna Indians. Nikki Triggs Upper School English Nikki holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Texas at Arlington, a Master of Science in training and development from Texas A & M University – Commerce, and is working toward a master’s degree in educational administration at the University of North Texas. Nikki comes to us with 14 years experience in the Dallas ISD and has served as a secondary AP English educator since 1996. Nikki holds several certifications along with a College Board Advanced Placement Endorsement. Paula Weatherholt Upper School Math Paula comes to us from Richland and Haltom high schools with 23 years experience in the Birdville ISD, where she has served as a department head and taught subjects such as computer science, math of money, geometry and algebra through AP PreCalculus. She has participated in several AP institutes. Paula holds a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from the University of North Texas and a Master of Education in school counseling from Dallas Baptist University, along with several certifications. Photos by Glamourcraft
School Student Council Visits Wings of Hope Equitherapy Center
Twenty members of the Lower School Student Council took a field trip to Wings of Hope Equitherapy center in Johnson County. The non-profit provides therapeutic horseback riding and horsemanship instruction to children and adults with disabilities such as cerebral palsy, autism, multiple sclerosis and closed head injury. Riders range in age from two to 80.
Lower School Student Council students chose to support the non-profit organization, Wings of Hope. Front row: (l to r) India Turner ’20, Natalie Claire Collins ’20, Henry Brookman ’22, Hope Rozanski ’20, Annika Futch ’22 Back row: (l to r) Charlie Bynum ’22, Sean Nolan ’19, Merrick Decker ’19 and Jessica Schaffer ’19
The students voted to make this non-profit organization the recipient of this year’s Annual Change Drive and were visiting the center to prepare for their presentation at the Lower School Assembly. Each student was allowed to ride a horse, so they could experience first-hand what it would be like to participate in equitherapy.
Third Graders Get Into Character It has become a tradition for third grade students to dress up as the character of their choice and participate in the Book Character Assembly. Every year students choose their character, write their lines and help design their set.
This year, students chose characters from books such as Eloise, Ivy and Bean, Matilda and Fancy Nancy Poet Extraordinaire. They presented their monologue and sang songs to family, faculty and peers.
“This assembly is usually their first opportunity to do a solo performance in front of an audience,” third grade teacher Kay Cody said. “This project gives the students an opportunity to explore the character and book of choice.”
Above: Anna Gerrish ’20, Anna Stupel ’20 and Sean Conroy sing during the Third Grade Book Character Assembly. Right: Bridgett Sauerhage ’20 dressed as Louise the Chicken.
Visiting Authors at FWCD Since 1978, students have had the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of literature through the Visiting Authors Program. This experience allows students to speak with authors and illustrators and listen to - instead of just read - their fascinating stories. “A significant number of children never have the opportunity to visit with an author or an illustrator,” Priscilla Harrier, Lower School librarian said. “This program allows students to interact in the author and illustrator’s element and often leaves a lasting impression.”
Dan Yaccarino, author and illustrator, showed his process of creating characters for his animated televison series Willa’s Wild Life.
This year, students were able to visit with Gum Chewing Rattler, Ghost Fever and El Cucuy author, Joe Hayes; Life as We Know It, The Dead and the Gone and This World We Live In author, Susan Beth Pfeffer; and Bluebonnet Award nominated Fantastic Undersea Adventure of Jacques Costeau author and illustrator, Dan Yaccarino.
Visiting Author Joe Hayes captivated the students with folklore of the American Southwest.
Carnival Every year Lower School students look forward to Carnival, an evening of activities for kindergarten through fourth grade at Rosacker Stadium. Themed Splish Splash Beach Bash, Carnival provided an environment for students to engage in fun activities including face painting, bounce houses and a dunking booth with administrative, teacher and student volunteers. Students enjoyed this year’s newest event, Sweet Sammies Cookie Walk which replaced the Krispy Kreme Walk. To help with setup, manning booths and cleanup, Middle School students were offered the opportunity to participate as volunteers. Parents and students were also encouraged to invite friends and neighbors to experience Carnival as a part of the Catch the Spirit, Pass It On campaign.
This 2010 FWCD Carnival king and queen were Drew Baker ’19 and Rebecca Galloway ’19.
Carly ’17 and Katey Franks ’19 attend the Veterans Day assembly with their grandfather, Ross Franks.
Seventh Graders Host Veterans Day Celebration Photos by Lisa Koger
Seventh grade students, faculty and parents celebrated those who have served and protected our country through a Veterans Day assembly. The program commenced with a reading by Ariana Gilley ’16 and the raising of the American flag by “three generation” families, Erin ’16, Kevin and Walter Ford; Ariana and Sherrilan Gilley and Jimmy Williams; Reagan ’16, Michael and Roy Parker; and Jacob ’16 and Jackie Rains and John Ward. The National Anthem was sung by Kristin Robinson ’16. Veterans walked through an American flag arbor and gathered at the FWCD Veteran Garden for the invocation by Natalie Clifton’s ’16 grandfather, William Gibson. Guests were then led to the theatre where assembly emcee Katie Anderson ’16, Head of School Evan D. Peterson, Middle School Division Head John Stephens and Ketrick Karsten ’16 and his grandfather, Todd Pearson, welcomed attendees and recognized veterans. Musical performances and readings were done by middle school students and the keynote speaker, Lt. Col. Ron Henry, Cailey Bills ’16 uncle, spoke about character and integrity. To close the assembly, Lt. Col. Lorenzo Evans, father of Brandon ’16 and Brian ’17 and FWCD Board of Trustee member Rosalind Evans’s husband, delighted attendees with a phone call from Iraq.
Natalie Clifton ’16 with her grandfather, William Gibson who gave the invocation.
Veterans, students and guests were dismissed to a reception in the Middle School Commons to hear and share stories. Top photo: Ivy Lee ’16 introduces the guest speaker at the Veterans Garden. Right: (l-r) Yvonne Parker, Sawyer Parker ’22, Erin Parker ’12 and Savanah Norman ’16
People’s Republic of China Think back. When was the last time you had the opportunity to visit one of the “new” Seven Wonders of the World? For a lucky 25 seventh, eighth and ninth graders, the opportunity came on a summer trip to the People’s Republic of China. Chuck Maddux, sixth grade history teacher, Micheal Parker, fifth grade humanities teacher, Jackie Rains, seventh grade English teacher and Christine Spikes, middle school science consultant for Northwest ISD, led, Fallon Appleton ’13, Cooper Baird ’15, Ally Barber ’14, Mary Barber ’15, John Callaway ’14, Ellie Conway ’15, Chuck Corder ’15, Grace Cowan ’13, Lilly Cowan ’13, Devon Davis ’15, Thomas Haas ’15, Joel Horton ’15, Emily Hyde ’15, Ross Kasal ’15, Libby Kerrigan ’15, William Kleinheinz ’15, Brian McConnell ’15, Shane Markwardt ’14, Stephen Nolan ’15, Graham Pergande ’15, Morgan Pergande ’13, Sydney Phillips ’15, Ryan Pohler ’15, on a 12-day excursion through the People’s Republic of China. From Beijing to Shanghai, students had the opportunity to visit the Great Wall, Temple of Heaven and enjoy an excursion to the World Heritage Site of the life-size Terra Cotta Warriors. “This was a great opportunity for the students and teachers to learn and see the fall/WINTER 2010
Top: Students and teachers take in Tian’anmen Square. Above: FWCD students visit Ming City Wall in Xi’an.
extremes between the country that they live in and countries abroad,” Maddux said. Students were able to showcase their negotiating skills in the market area and in the evenings, interact in the square with thousands of people while doing Tai Chi exercises. They shared in the culture of a native family by learning how to
make Chinese dumplings and enjoyed a dumpling dinner. FWCD students also visited a local school and participated in joint activities with the students. “Students were able to share world experiences,” Maddux said. “I’ve never been more proud of them.” FALCONER
New Kiln for Ceramics Classes “Students earned participation points for working on the kiln project,” Mahle said. “While several of the students who helped build the kiln have graduated, this year’s students have the excitement of using it.”
“The old kiln was also student built, but it couldn’t be transferred to the new visual arts building,” Jerry Mahle, ceramics teacher, said. “To purchase a new constructed kiln would cost $30,000 so the only logical thing to do was build one.”
The kiln was fired up for the first time in September and has been fired up twice since then. Compared to the old kiln, the new one is more efficient. It requires less gas to fire it up and also fires up considerably faster. However, the real luxury of the new kiln is that it has doors.
Last school year, students used a kit to assemble the frame of the kiln and began laying the bricks. The process was a bit slow due to rain, but by the end of the year, with help of FWCD alumni, Clayton Harlin ’06, the arch was completed.
“We had to build the doors on the old kiln with bricks,” Mahle said. “Now we have attached doors.” The ceramics classes are looking forward to firing up the kiln at least once a month. So be on the look out for their pottery masterpieces.
Learning the art of creating pottery can be rewarding and relaxing. Learning to build the schools new kiln can be more tedious and tiring. However, ceramics students took on the grueling task to create an instrument that future classes would use.
Taylor Washuta ’12 prepares bricks and mortar for the building of the new kiln.
Attack on the Shark Finners Save Our Sharks! November 1-4 was reserved as Shark Week in the Upper School. Maura Vestal ’13 and the Marine Team took on the task of educating and raising awareness of the dangers of shark finning not only among the FWCD community, but also the Fort Worth community. “Sharks are not the monsters that have been portrayed to us since the movie, Jaws,” Vestal said in her presentation to students. “They are an important part of preserving the oceans.” Students were able to receive daily information about shark finning, had opportunities to review video presentations during their free periods and endorsed a petition to the United States Senate for the Shark Conservation Act (HR81.) Paula Carlson, director of Husbandry for the Dallas World Aquarium, also spoke with students during their announcement period.
Marine Team: (Back row l-r) Mary Claire Ekstrom ’14, Courtney Smith ’13, Victor Flores ’13, Allison Hunt ’12 and Garrett Jamieson ’12 (Middle row l-r) Perri Carr, Jenna Lee ’12, Tate Hanchin ’12 and Margaret Lee ’12 (Front row l-r) Alexandra Bratton ’13, Anna Beth Reeb ’13, Leslie Tuggey ’13, Mara Vestal ’13, Maggie Albritton ’11, Morgan Clifton ’13 and Hira Chaudhary ’13
Vestal received one of 200 mini-grants of $250 to promote her campaign. The grant was provided by generationOn and Hasbro Children’s Fund. Vestal was also featured on the segment, Texans with Character on the local CBS affiliate, KTVT, dfw.cbslocal.com/ category/watch-listen/texans-with-character/. fwcd.org
Nationally Recognized FWCD Students Photos by Lisa Koger
National Merit Semifinalists: (Front row l-r) Seniors Aya Alame, Sarah Goetz, Earl Hoover, (back row) Marshall Stouffer, Patricia Mays, Spencer Shaw and Jamie Davidson
National Merit Commended Students: (Front row l-r) Seniors Allie Wagner, Kate Petsche, Caroline Rodriguez, Victoria Bliss, Katherine Livingston, (back row l-r) Thanasis Kouris, Ian Ford, Taylor Arnold, Ahmed Memon, Brian Terry and Cody Bills. Not pictured: Alex Gonzalez, James Terry and Josh Scoville
More than 1.5 million juniors in about 22,000 high schools entered the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2009 PSAT/NMSQT, which served as an initial screen of program entrants for the National Merit, National Achievement and National Hispanic Recognition programs. Recognized for their outstanding PSAT/NMSQT scores, 27 FWCD students have been named National Merit Semifinalists, National Merit Commended Students, National Hispanic Scholars, or National Hispanic Honorable Mentions. “FWCD prepares its students for the PSAT/NMSQT,” Kristin Vaughn, director of college counseling said. “Through our normal course of study, our students are learning the skills and concepts found on the exam. Prior to the test, students are familiarized with format and scoring and are encouraged to take the practice exam provided to them in the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT. In addition to self-study, many students chose to take a prep course, and about one-half of this year’s junior class attended FWCD’s PSAT Skills Development Course.” Although National Merit Commended Students and National Hispanic Honorable Mentions do not move forward in their respective scholarship competitions, National Merit Semifinalists may be considered for National Merit, corporate or university-sponsored financial rewards if named National Merit Finalists. National Hispanic Scholars are also eligible for additional scholarships awarded primarily through university-sponsored awards.
National Hispanic Scholars: (Front row l-r) Seniors Miranda Madrid, Caroline Rodriguez, Nayelly Dominguez, Greg Caraway National Hispanic Honorable Mention: (Back row l-r) Seniors Alex Gonzalez and Miranda Maldonado
Reaching Out to the World Photos by Lisa Koger
Upper school students were asked to take their kindness across the world to northern Uganda and help rebuild the war-torn country through the non-profit Invisible Children. Organization representatives and Ugandan student Francis Ojok spoke to students about Ugandan children being separated from their families and forced to serve as child soldiers in the Joseph Kony rebel war. As a response to the need, FWCD students have created the Invisible Children Club. Club officers are Jirah Mickle ’11, president, Meredith Shroyer ’11, vice president and Nayelly Dominguez ’11, secretary.
Students visited with Francis Ojok during lunch about the hardships in Northern Uganda.
“Students are coming together to raise money that will go to the Invisible Children’s Schools for School fund, Julia Ando, associate director of college counseling and Invisible Children Club advisor said. “Our partner school, Pabbo Secondary School.” Upper and middle school students and parents also learned about the inequalities in Afghanistan when University of Colorado at Boulder student, Yalda, came to visit. Invited by Terry and Allison Montesi, Yalda, a native of Afghanistan and international affairs major, shared her story of pursuing an education as a young woman in Afghanistan, which is forbidden under Taliban rule. Upper School Head Rob Hereford felt that this would be a good experience for the students.
Alex Espinoza ’11, Francis Ojok from the Invisible Children, Bryan Kelly ’11 and Christa Ratcliff ’11 talk about the “Schools for Schools” program.
“Visiting with Yalda tied directly in the curriculum because the students read Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace…One School at a Time, a story about author, Greg Mortenson’s mission to successfully establish schools in some of the most remote regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan,” Hereford said. Parents that attended the lecture have begun donating to Yalda’s scholarship fund. Yalda plans to return to Afghanistan after graduation to pursue a political career.
Riley Genua ’12, Janet Montesi ’12, Erin Bennett ’12, Tate Hanchin ’12 share a rare photo with Yalda (center).
Styling Their Soles for Breakthrough
Students from Fort Worth Country Day, All Saints’ Episcopal School, Trinity Valley School and Breakthrough display their TOMS flags and shoes.
For a few hours on Saturday, October 16, FWCD’s round gym floor became a giant canvas with smiling faces, creative concentration, paint pens, cookies, great music and awesome shoe ideas. Breakthrough Fort Worth hosted a Style Your Sole event featuring TOMS Shoes. Upper School students and families from Fort Worth Country Day, All Saints’ Episcopal School and Trinity Valley School united in an opportunity to benefit and get to know Breakthrough students while enjoying a relaxing, creative morning together decorating their TOMS. Sunflowers, color blocks, logo stencils, and fleur-de-lis cut-outs in school fabrics – the ideas were endless. From simple line designs to glued-on rhinestones, the artistic focus made it a fun morning and the shoes created were fantastic. Event chair and worker bee, Shannon Ricca, was on hand to keep the creative rhythm flowing and help the girls bling their thing at the embellishments table. Breakthrough’s director, Joe Breedlove ’78, kept the tunes blaring and the energy high. Everyone had a great time, and shoe artist, Courtney Reimer ’11, summed the day’s mood when she remarked, “If I were not graduating in the spring, I would definitely do this again next year. Of course, if it’s during fall break, then maybe…” fall/WINTER 2010
Top: FWCD freshmen Aria Sanders, Beth Ann Herd, ASES freshman Whitney Poe, FWCD freshmen Lauren Wagner, McKenna Breedlove and Maddie Jiongo decorate their shoes in true fashion. Left: The result of a creative Saturday.
You Can’t Take it With You Produced by Melodee Halbach Directed by Natalie Bracken ’05 Assistant Director Ginny Greene Photography by Glen E. Ellman Cast members included Caroline Rodriguez ’11, Kirstin Mullins ’13, Maddie Hill ’12, Harrison Genua ’12, Cody Jenkins ’12, Michael Steinbrenner ’12, Stephen Hwang ’12, Ben Phillips ’13, Katherine Livingston ’11, Lalitha Kasal ’11, Dane Dyslin ’12, Jamie Davidson ’11, Sydney Darrow ’12, Connor Fraser ’11, Alexandra Bratton ’13, Peter Bowden ’12, Kyle Sapienza ’11 and Michael Wittman ’14. Production Crew included Ginny Greene ’12, Justin Willis ’11, Tara Gordon, ’12, Ryan Reesing, ’12, Hunter Marrow ’12, Alec Petsche ’13, Patrick Williams ’12, Martin Payne ’12, Brian Terry ’11, James Terry ’11, Campbell Bishop ’13, Heath Harvison ’12, Shane Markwardt ’14, Margaret Snyder ’13, Andrew Terry ’14, Jake Willis ’14, Sam Berry ’14, Jacob Edwards ’13, Ashley Escobedo ’12, Clinton Harlin ’14, Thomas House ’13, Ryan Hunt ’14, Carson Phillips ’13, Xavier White ’13, Ben Williams ’14, Clinton Carter ’14, Crosby Lipscomb ’14, Kat Hyde ’12 and the Theatre Department students.
Lalitha Kasal ’11 (Alice) and Peter Bowden ’12 (Tony)... flirting.
Caroline Rodriguez ’11 (Penny), Tequila the Dog (Tiki) and Michael Steinbrenner ’12 (Ed) celebrate the exit of the Tax Man.
Ben Phillips ’13 (Grandpa), Tequila the Dog (Tiki), Alexandra Bratton ’12 (Gay Wellington), Caroline Rodriguez ’11 (Penny) and Connor Fraser ’11 (Kholenkhov) discuss Penny’s return to painting and her inebriated actress friend.
Music to My Ear After submitting audition recordings, James Chilcoat ’12 and James Sanders ’11 were chosen as members of the Texas Private School Music Educators Association (TPSMEA) All-State Choir. Chilcoat and Sanders along with Katherine Livingston ’11 and Ryder Nguyen ’12 were also selected for membership in the TPSMEA All-Region Honor Choir that will perform in early January, 2011.
Several Upper School students also auditioned for membership in the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) District Honor Choir and Region Honor Choir. Jordan Scoville ’11, Livingston, Chilcoat and Nguyen earned the opportunity to participate in a special clinic and concert at Weatherford High School. Livingston and Scoville will advance to the next round of auditions; Nguyen and Chilcoat were selected as first alternates.
TPSMEA All-State Choir members James Chilcoat ’12 and James Sanders ’11
Middle School choir students auditioned in Cleburne for the TMEA Middle School Region Honor Choir. Melody Rodriguez ’15 and Katherine D’Souza ’16 were selected through competitive auditions to participate in a special clinic and concert at Cleburne High School. Photo left: (back row l-r) Caroline Rodriguez ’11, James Chilcoat ’12, Ryder Nguyen ’11, (bottom row l-r) Jordan Scoville ’11, Katherine Livingston’11 and Jazmine Monreal ’14 auditioned for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) District Honor Choir and Region Honor Choir.
Below: Melody Rodriguez ’15 and Katherine D’Souza ’16 auditioned for the TMEA Middle School Region Honor Choir.
Ballet at the Bass FWCD Ballet students spent an evening at the Bass Hall watching Texas Ballet Theater’s Cinderella. This event was funded by Supporting C.A.S.T. (Creative Arts Students and Teachers) which provides financial support for extra-curricular activities for creative arts for grades K-12. During the 2009-2010 school year, Supporting C.A.S.T. funded more than $11,000 in financial assistance for arts opportunities in the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools. fall/WINTER 2010
1. Sixth graders: (l-r) Juliebeth LeBus, Meredith Berry, Katherine Walters, Annabelle Doswell and Olivia Woodson 2. Lower School Head Shari Lincoln with Trip Stroube ’23 3. Third graders Madison Smith and Isabel Juliao 4. Brandon Schack ’20 5. Drew Baker ’19
4 Photos by Tiffini Crum and Lisa Koger
6. A bewitching Anne-Lise Woods ’85
10. Fourth graders: (l-r) Taylor Symonds, Julia Atkinson, Rachel Patton and Katherine Faulkner
7. Second grade teachers: (l-r) Sara McCullough, Joan Massey, Kay Robinson and Jeff Rozanski
11. Lauren Mitchell ’23
8. Julia Hayes ’19 as a Whoopie Cushion
12. Carly Franks ’17 and CeCe Brants ’17 with treats.
9. Rae Fabuyi and her daughter, Temi ‘23 stroll the parade route.
13. Spencer Grubbs ’20, joins the M&M bowl. 14. Jack McConnell ’17
FWCD Lecture and Speaker Series
Teaching Students to be Effective Leaders Developing critical thinking skills for life is important. Starting the developmental process in an early stage of life is crucial. Bill Arnold ’86, FWCD Upper School history teacher, recognized the importance of equipping FWCD students with skills to become effective leaders. Arnold proposed the best way to do this was by placing individuals with leadership qualities in front of the students. Thus, the Lecture and Speaker Series was born. A major component of the Leadership and Outdoor Education program, the Lecture and Speaker Series assists students in developing the skills and acquiring the knowledge to become effective leaders. “Fort Worth Country Day encourages students to put to use their leadership skills whenever possible,” Arnold said. “Whether on the football field, in the classroom, or as the student body president, we want the students to learn the proper components of leadership and how to use those skills in preparation for real world experiences.” To kick off the 2010-2011 school year, Rep. Kay Granger was invited to speak with the Upper School students. She engaged in a panel discussion with Taylor
Arnold ’11, Peter Bowden ’12, Sara Shah ’13 and Robbie Stackhouse ’14 about pressing issues facing the United States including the current state of the economy, healthcare, domestic security and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Students in the audience were also able to have a question and answer session with Granger at the end of the panel discussion. In addition to Granger speaking with students, the inaugural lecture of the Captain David R. “Chip” Herr, Jr. ’80 Memorial Lectures took place in September. The Herr Lecture series memorializes one of Fort Worth Country Day’s true heroes who fell in the service of the United States on February 3, 1991, in Saudi Arabia. Known to FWCD as the gentle giant, Herr is the only FWCD graduate to die in battle. Attended by over 100 guests and held in the FWCD Scott Theatre, guests were led by Arnold in a panel discussion with invited lecturers, Hon. Pete Geren and Hon. Gordon R. England. Geren and England spoke about the men and women who make sacrifices each day as public servants and who continue to shoulder the burdens of command in the dangerous and
complicated 21st century. The discussion also concentrated on national issues since 9/11 and the forecast for our global future. Prior to the lectures, the FWCD Veterans Garden was dedicated in honor of Herr. With Chip’s mother, Mrs. Connie Herr, and family looking on, Head of School Evan D. Peterson opened the ceremony saying, “We are here today to dedicate a small piece of Country Day to Chip and all of those who have stepped forward to answer the call of their country.” The ceremony also included a welcome from City Council member Zim Zimmerman, poems read by Elizabeth “Tad” Sanders and John O’Rear and ended with Geren and England placing a wreath in Chip’s honor at the front of the garden. Honoring Herr was important to the FWCD community because it keeps the memory of Chip alive for his family, friends, classmates and current and future FWCD students. His example of leadership will never be forgotten and will live on and inspire others through the lecture series.
Upper left: Connie Herr and Evan D. Peterson share a laugh as they wait for the ceremony to begin. Upper right: Wanda and Don Woodard and visiting Veterans at the wreath layed in honor of Captain David R. “Chip” Herr, Jr. ’80 Left: Hon. Gordon R. England, Bill Arnold ’86, Evan D. Peterson and Hon. Pete Geren visit before the dedication ceremony. Bottom: John O’Rear reads a poem during the dedication of the Veterans Garden.
Photos by Lisa Koger
Award-Winning Buildings © Craig Kuhner
© Glen E. Ellman
As a result of the Learning.Leading.Legacy. A Campaign for FWCDS. and the refurbishing of the Schwartz Administration Building, Fort Worth Country Day has grown tremendously over the last few years. Attention to architectural detail enabled the new or renovated construction to blend beautifully with pre-existing structures and landscape. Proudly, each building has garnered awards for architectural excellence.
© Craig Kuhner
Fischer Dining Pavilion
Lou and Nick Martin Campus Center The space that now serves as the Lou and Nick Martin Campus Center was originally the Sanford Arts Center, named after Edgar (Ted) Sanford, FWCD’s headmaster from 1976-1986. It served as the corridor to the theatre and gyms and is now the elegant lobby, reception, meeting and conference room. Housed here are the William E. Scott Theatre and the Amon G. Carter Reception Hall. The Lou and Nick Martin Center opened Fall 2010. Awarded: 2010 - Merit Design Award, Fort Worth Chapter American Institute of Architects (AIA)
The Jill and Charles Fischer Dining Pavilion is a 17,000 square foot dining hall that includes the Betsy and Steve Palko Dining Hall and the Cami and John Goff Dining Rooms. It was built to resemble a university student center and is the center of campus activities. It provides a technologically advanced place for meetings and a way for parents, grandparents, teachers and staff to meet and eat with students. The Fischer Dining Pavilion opened Fall 2008. Awards include: 2008 – Honor in Design Award, Fort Worth Chapter American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2009 – Summit Award, TEXO The Construction Association 2010 – Design Award, Texas Society of Architects (TSA) 2010 – Golden Trowel, Honorable Mention, Mason Contractors Association of America
Schwartz Administration Building One of the school’s three original buildings, the Schwartz Building was named in honor of the founding headmaster, Peter A. Schwartz. Over the years, the building has served as home to the head of school, business office, school bookstore and Kindergarten, Lower School and Middle School classrooms. Now, after its renovation, the building houses the Admissions and Advancement offices and serves as an entry and greeting stop for visitors and guests. The Schwartz Administration Building reopened Fall 2008. Awarded: 2010 – Citation of Preservation Achievement, Historic Fort Worth, Inc.
Sid W. Richardson Visual Arts Center The Sid W. Richardson Visual Arts Center was originally built in 1962 and served as the cafeteria for many years. It was remodeled and expanded to be used as a working modern art museum. It features the William E. Scott Foundation Ceramics Studio, the John R. Clay Photo Lab and the Darden Discovery Garden Studios. The Richardson Visual Arts Center opened Fall 2009. Awards include: 2009 – Honor in Design Award, Fort Worth Chapter American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2010 – Golden Trowel, First Place (Black Category) Mason Contractors Association of America 2010 – Green School Award, USGBC Central Texas-Balcones Chapter 2010 – Best of Construction Award, McGraw Hill Construction
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All of the newly renovated/constructed buildings were designed by Gideon Toal. Project managers were Richard Hunt and Meredith Smith.
Breakthrough Fort Worth
Fort Worth Country Day
Coming Together Finding a Home
Fort Worth Country Day boasts many wonderful Breakthrough success stories. For 17 years, the program’s unique students-teaching-students model has united younger and older youth in a learning program that has empowered hundreds of underserved public middle school students to advance to college and inspired hundreds of high school and college students to pursue careers in education. Still, few of these triumphs are as endearing as this former student coming together with this student teacher and discovering what they ultimately learned together this summer. Although they are living their life where opportunities take them, Fort Worth and its Country Day campus are still home to alumnus, Edgar Araiza ’03, and his new bride, former Spanish teacher Gloria Romero. Theirs is not a whirlwind romance, but a story grounded in commitment and the Breakthrough program at Fort Worth Country Day. Edgar tutors a Breakthrough student after school in November 2002.
Edgar entered FWCD as an excited ninth grader, fresh from the Breakthrough program and E. M. Daggett Middle School. He loved the academic challenge FWCD provided and the educational
opportunities it offered to students, and with his classes and activities in Breakthrough, he was prepared to successfully fulfill the school’s rigorous program. Inspired by the choices Breakthrough helped him initiate in his life, Edgar decided to give back to the program and began teaching in the summer. One of his students, Alexandra Romero ’08, showed high academic promise and he decided to enlist the help of her older sister, Gloria, in encouraging Alexandra to apply for FWCD’s Upper School. So begins their story. Friends from the start, Edgar shared his many Breakthrough stories with Gloria. Before long, he was working with program director, Joe Breedlove, to persuade her to become a summer teacher as well. Gloria admits, “It was a very difficult choice for me.” She was double-majoring in Communications and Spanish at Southern Methodist University, and that summer, she had an offer for a prestigious communications internship with LULAC, the League of United Latin American Citizens. With strong encouragement, she chose teaching Breakthrough students instead. Gloria loved helping the children, but after three weeks in the program, she still felt inexperienced and out-of-place in her role. Fortunately for the hundreds of students Gloria has taught
since then, Breakthrough Mentor Teacher for that summer and professional educator, Sherri Coffey, gave the young new instructor her first evaluation and some career-altering guidance. She applauded Gloria’s strong rapport with the students, pointed out her good skills in lesson planning and counseled her to consider teaching as her career. It remains Gloria’s fondest Breakthrough memory…after meeting Edgar, that is. The two friends and student teachers began dating during the summer of 2004 and recently married on June 18. Among their most treasured gifts of the wedding day were family members who traveled from Mexico to celebrate their union. During their courtship, they each proudly became the first member of their family to graduate college, she from SMU and he from Austin College. She entered her teaching career in the Fort Worth Independent School District and soon after, Breedlove encouraged her to apply for the position of seventh grade Spanish instructor at FWCD. Edgar proceeded to medical school at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
Breakthrough Boutique Dresses. Ties. Pants. Shoes. Anyone up for shopping? The eighth graders of Breakthrough are! Each summer, Breakthrough eighth graders attend the Fancy Meal Celebration luncheon as part of the program’s leadership series to develop skills in deportment and social interaction. In 2008, Laura Lindsay Tatum ’10 learned that many Breakthrough students were hesitant to participate without appropriate attire. She and fellow FWCD alumna, Ginger Epstein ’10, Students “shop” for clothes in pooled their volunteer resources the boutique. and created a fun “second glance” store for the students complete with clothing, shoes, accessories and a check-out counter. In three short years, the Boutique has already become an integral component of the Breakthrough students’ Fancy Meal experience. Prior to the event, the students have a mock luncheon where they practice table etiquette and appropriate conversation. Shopping in the store follows the practice luncheon and significantly expands the student’s preparation activities for the event.
Gloria (center left) with fellow student teachers in summer 2004. (Yes, that’s Edgar behind her.)
Five short months since their wedding, Mr. and Mrs. Araiza are in Houston living their dreams together. Edgar is finishing medical school and although he has not decided what career to pursue, he is certain he wants to establish his practice here in Fort Worth near their families and friends. Gloria is teaching seventh grade Spanish at The Kinkaid School and is thankful for the incredible support of Evan D. Peterson, John Stephens and Joe Breedlove in helping her secure that position. As the couple prepared to move their life to Houston, Edgar’s mom pointed out that he always wanted to be a doctor and showed Gloria the card her 10-year-old son wrote to his parents that proves it. Breakthrough opened the door to that dream, helping Edgar realize college was possible for him and enabling him to become an FWCD alumnus. Along the way, the program introduced him to his wife and moved her to change her dream to teaching. It all started here in the Country Day-Breakthrough community, and Gloria’s own words sum it up best, “FWCD is definitely home!”
Whitney Wood ’13 and Madison McDade ’13
Making the Boutique a new FWCD Upper School tradition, Madison McDade ’13 and Nikki Hubbard ’11 took the reins this summer gathering gently used donations and crafting the small “store” in the Schwartz Room. Excited Breakthrough participants filled the boutique, putting together outfits with accessories and leaving with an uplifted sense of having something special to wear for their big event.
The New Year is just ahead and McDade and Hubbard will begin seeking donations for the 2011 Breakthrough Boutique. As you empty closets and drawers in your spring cleaning, keep Breakthrough students in mind for items suitable to wear to a Fancy Meal.
Photo by Tiffini Crum
FWCD’s Homecoming Court Top row: (l-r) Seniors Paul Mackey, Taylor Arnold, Bryan Kelly, Stephen Tetirick, Clifton Harlin Bottom row: (l-r) Seniors Courtney Reimer, Emily Anne Self, Jirah Mickle, Nancy Bonds, Kyle Fraser
Homecoming for FWCD alumni is just that, an opportunity to visit the place they call home. For many it’s an opportunity to see the many changes to their alma mater and cheer for the home team at the Friday night football game. This year was no different as Falcons, old and new, celebrated a 35-10 win over the Episcopal School of Dallas. Students prepared for the defeat at a Friday afternoon pep rally where the cheerleaders and dance team fired up the crowd with Falcon Pride. Students cheered as the Homecoming Court was announced. Later that night, Taylor Arnold ’11 and Emily Anne Self ’11 were announced as Homecoming king and queen. Eight alumni were inducted into the FWCD Wall of Fame during halftime of the football game: Justin Alexander ’05, Chloe Bade ’05, Lauren Brants ’05, James Colby ’05, Avery Kelly ’05, Patrick Powers ’05, Mary Caroline Stancukas ’03 and Lauren Wu ’04. (See story on page 42) However, the fun didn’t stop there. Saturday, the School hosted a reunion class lunch at Joe T. Garcia’s.
Close to 80 alumni attended the lunch and had a great time catching up with their former classmates and looking through old yearbooks. Several former faculty attended, including Bob Balch, Jean Webb H’01, Claire-Lise Knecht ’06, Sharon Foster H’05, Tad Sanders and June Van Buskirk ’09. (See photos page 43) To wrap up the weekend’s activities, students danced the night away at the semi-formal Homecoming dance, and several of the reunion classes hosted parties Friday and Saturday night. The class of 2005 met at The Gingerman; 2000 met at Capital Bar after the Homecoming game and had a dinner in a private room at The White Elephant Saloon Saturday night; 1990 class members went to the home of Dr. Natalia Castro Hanson’s ’90 parents Friday after the game, and to the home of Shannon ’90 and Mark Hart ’90 Saturday night; 1985 had a party at The Pointe at Mira Vista where Jon Eudaly’s ’85 band provided entertainment; 1980 had a dinner at the home of Brad Corbett ’80; 1975 celebrated on the patio of Piola; and 1970 had dinner at Winslow’s Wine Café. A gigantic thank you is owed to the reunion year chairs for their hard work and dedication of spreading the word about our 2010 Homecoming events. fwcd.org
2010 Homecoming King & Queen
Taylor Arnold ’11 and Emily Anne Self ’11 Photo by Glen E. Ellman
1. Seniors (l-r) Samantha Berry, Alexandra Woodcock, Elizabeth Gaffin, Nikki Hubbard and Lyndsey Garrison display their homecoming mums in style. Photo by Glamourcraft 2. Falcon mascot Natalie Pettey ’11 gets the Lower School excited for the pep rally. Photo by Glamourcraft 3. Students parade in western decorated golf carts during the Homecoming game.
Photo by Glamourcraft
4. Seniors Evan Griffin, Joe Pate and Alex Reed get pumped up at the Homecoming pep rally. Photo by Tiffini Crum
5. K.K. Maddox ’11 and the Varsity Cheerleaders get the crowd going with a cheer. Photo by Tiffini Crum 6. Annie Dzurilla ’14, Jasmine Moreal ’14 and Kalison Nix ’14 show school spirit during the FWCD Dance Team’s step routine. Photo by Tiffini Crum
oming C Home Photos by Lisa Koger
Back row: (l-r) McKenna Breedlove ’14 Joe Breedlove ’78, Robert Arnold ’14, Bill Arnold ’86, Taylor Arnold ’11
For nearly half of a century, Fort Worth Country Day has offered and provided an educational experience that has carried students from Fort Worth to the far ends of the earth. From doctors and lawyers to mothers and fathers, FWCD alumni have used what was gained from their time at FWCD to take themselves and their families to another level. Some graduates,
Middle row: (l-r) Joseph Breedlove ’17, Missi Kovachev ’89, Paige Chisolm ’87, Allie Arnold ’18, Anne-Lise Woods ’85
however, find that the greatest reward has been
Front row: (l-r) Mia Kovachev ’20, Farris Chisolm ’19, Kaylee Chisolm ’22, Brennan Woods ’17, Noah Woods ’19
returning to the place where it all began to help guide not only new students, but for some, the next generation of their family.
Giving back what was given t o me… Alumni return to FWCD as faculty and trustees Former students often find themselves reminiscing about their days in school. They reflect on their friends, dances, plays, student life and that one extremely difficult assignment that had them up for hours. For many educators, the desire to teach was placed on their hearts at an early age. Throughout school, the desire grew and then they found themselves in a classroom providing leadership to a hungry group of students eager to learn their daily lessons. For more than 20 FWCD faculty members, accomplishing their career goals was more than just applying for and receiving a job from any school; they desired to come back home to Fort Worth Country Day. Many schools can boast that they have alumni teachers and coaches, but to have over 20 alumni return to teach at the school that they feel gave them the foundation to proceed through life and succeed is phenomenal. Reasons for returning vary, but like Valerie Bloch Montgomery ’01, Middle School Spanish teacher and JV Field Hockey coach, one reason remains true for all who come back: a deep passion for the school. “As I realized I wanted to teach, I knew I would love to return to Country Day,” Montgomery said. “FWCD had been a big part of my life for so many years, I knew I wanted to return and give back to the school that taught me so much.” While the look of the campus has changed over the years, the vision and core values have stayed the same. That was an important factor in the decision to return for alumna, Caroline Corpening Lamsens ’99, kindergarten teacher. “I was inspired to return to give back to the community that helped raise and shape the person I am today,” Lamsens said.
“I think the most important value instilled in me was independence of thought. That’s the skill that applies to learning, athletics, art and to life in general. FWCD encouraged that skill 40 years ago and I see my children getting the same encouragement today.” David Ekstrom ’75 Pierce ’08, James ’10 and Mary Claire ’14 Alumnus/Board of Trustees Member/Parent
“I believe in the mission and vision of the school and I like to think I live the core values in my day to day life.” Teaching isn’t the only way that alumni can return home. FWCD is privileged to have several alumni serve on the Board of Trustees. As a board member, alumnus David Ekstrom ’75 hopes to make a positive contribution to FWCD as others have done in the past. “Over the years, many people have given their time and effort to make FWCD what it is today,” Ekstrom said. “I hope that I can make a positive contribution towards improving FWCD for the future, and preserving our tradition of excellence.’
“I appreciated being in a competitive environment because it motivated me to do my best. Whether it was in the classroom or on the field, I wanted to be at the top of my game. I want my girls to be proud of their accomplishments as well.” Paige Farris Chisholm ’87 Farris ’19 and Kaylee ’22 Alumna/Parent/Field Hockey Program Director/Tennis and P.E./Alumni Council
Creat ing family t radit ions
Alumni return to FWCD as parents
Many alumni look back on their time at FWCD and decide that the values that were instilled in them and the opportunities that were afforded to them are the same values and opportunities they hope to have for their children. As a result, FWCD has many alumni who have chosen their alma mater as the educational institution for their children. Students, Abigail ’20 and Charlie’23 Anton, are third generation Falcons. Their mother and father, Lauren Meekins ’93 and David ’92 and grandmother, Brett Meekins ’67 feel a great sense of pride to see them at FWCD.
20 years ago and played a role in shaping the person I am today. Now he is helping shape the person my son, Walker ’23, will become.” It is without question that Falcon values and pride carry on from generation to generation. The memories and experiences that are gained are invaluable and often carry you to the next phase of your life and beyond. With a bit of luck, those memories will carry you back home.
“I feel that FWCD played such an important role in my life socially and academically and I could not be happier placing my trust in the hands of FWCD for my children’s education,” Lauren Anton said. When asked how the student life has changed since their time at FWCD, they acknowledged that the students of all ages are extremely close-knit and the parents and the grandparents have taken on a stronger importance than when they were students. “The family program has instilled the importance of respect and friendship among the entire student body,” Anton said. “The new lunchroom along with Grandparents Day has helped to include family members in the daily lives of the FWCD children.” With children in kindergarten and third grade, the Antons recognize the major changes in the campus since they were students and understand the benefits of those changes. “When my husband and I attended FWCD, there was only one kindergarten class, held for only a half of day taught by Mrs. Miller,” Anton said. “I think the stand-alone Kindergarten building is one of my favorite improvements. Kindergarten is an important year for the students and being new to the school, I believe that this building eases the transition for the students from pre-school and allows them to become more independent.” Other alumni have also chosen to have their children carry the Falcon torch. Tasa Lefler Anderson ’88 remembers when head of school, Evan Peterson, was the head of Upper School while she was a student at FWCD. “Having experienced Mr. Peterson’s leadership from the perspective of a child and now as an adult and parent, I know what a tremendous asset he is to our school,” Anderson said. Mr. Peterson personally handed me my FWCD diploma over fall/WINTER 2010
“Although FWCD has grown in almost every aspect, it has retained its warmth and level of excellence in education. Its well-rounded curriculum is one of the most significant differentiating characteristics that has always set it apart from the rest.” Mr. and Mrs. David Anton ’92 (Lauren Meekins ’93) Brett Meekins ’67 Charlie ’23, Abigail ’20 Alumni/Parents
Faculty and Trustees Back on Campus Pepper Ackers ’92 Varsity Assistant Football, Varsity Assistant Boys’ Basketball, Strength and Conditioning Bill Arnold ’86 American Government and Economics, US History, AP US Government and Politics, Varsity Assistant Football, Varsity Boys’ Golf Chloe Bade ’05 Kindergarten Assistant, Varsity Assistant Field Hockey and Softball Merrick Rutledge Bean ’02 JV Field Hockey, Varsity Assistant Girls’ Soccer David Berthold ’99 Theater Technology Natalie Bracken ’05 Theater and Jazz Instructor Joe Breedlove ’78 Boys’ Basketball Program Director and Head Coach, Breakthrough Fort Worth Director Paige Farris Chisholm ’87 LS/MS Physical Education, Field Hockey Program Director and Varsity Coach, MS Tennis Caroline Corpening Lamsens ’99 Kindergarten Teacher
Stephen Dickey ’89 US Science Colin Douglas ’06 JV and Varsity Assistant Football Coach, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Missi Olson Kovachev ’89 LS Physical Education, Program Director and Varsity Coach for Boys’ Volleyball and Tennis, Scheduling Coordinator
Brian Westendorf ’96 Varsity Assistant Football, US Track and Field, Strength and Conditioning Anne-Lise Knecht Woods ’85 MS English
Trustees “Back on Board”
Brett Miller ’06 Varsity Assistant and JV Boys’ Volleyball
Marshall Boyd ’85
Valerie Bloch Montgomery ’01 MS Spanish and MS Field Hockey Marsha Ghormley Rapfogel ’71 LS Music
David Ekstrom ’75 Liz Stapp Fleischer ’84 Ann Barksdale House ’82 Alicia Rattikin Lindsey ’78
Robbie Rayel ’94 Help Desk Manager/Technology Specialist, MS JV Soccer
Frasher Hudson Pergande ’81
Jamie Robinson ’06 JV Girls’ Volleyball and Basketball, US Track and Field
Tom Purvis ’77
Cynthia Rimmer Prince ’87
Jessica Varnell ’06 MS Girls’ Volleyball
Shannon Young Ray ’80 Scott Sankary ’86
All Saints’ Episcopal School • Fort Worth Academy • FWCD • Trinity Valley School
Beth Holloway Feb. 16, 2011 noon-1:30 p.m. Beth-El Congregation, Fort Worth You will be uplifted by the remarkable story of Beth, the mother of Natalee Holloway, who disappeared in 2005 during a high school trip to Aruba. Her story has aired on Oprah, Barbara Walters and as a Lifetime Movie and book, Loving Natalee. For more information contact Toni Meadows at 817.996.1696
Exploring unknown territories always proves to be exciting. Being within arms-length of the native wildlife and traveling trails that were established more than three-quarters of a century ago gives scouts an adrenaline rush that many only dream of experiencing. Led by Upper School math teacher Dan Foust and parent Shannon Ricca, five youth including FWCD alumni Erin Loth ’10 and Allison Yamagata ’10, student, Antonio Mireles ’13 and two Trinity Valley students, the group, also known as Crew 709-L3, was able to experience 12 days and nights of nature in July from the Palo Duro Canyon to northern New Mexico. Photo by Allison Yamagata ’10
“Leaving a few days early allowed the children to become acquainted with each other as well as become accustomed to the change in altitude,” Foust said. After three days at Taos, the group made their way to the main attraction of their trip, Philmont Scout Ranch. Made up of 137,000 acres of rugged mountain wilderness in the Sangre de Criso range of the Rocky Mountains, Philmont Scout Ranch is every Boy and Girl Scout’s dream. Visitors are given the opportunity to experience daily adventures in the highpacking country that include a mixture of the Old West and modern challenges. The group began their trip at base camp and then took to the trail with Ranger
Tasha Lucas, making stops at activity camps daily. Each camp site offered different programs for groups to participate in including rock climbing, mountain bike riding, rifle shooting and homesteading. “Philmont offers youth the opportunity to challenge themselves,” Foust said. “The adults’ positions are to be advisors. Instead the youth take on the leadership role. It was left up to them to find the way through the trail and decide what the group’s next move would be. One of the trip’s many lessons was leadership and our youth took it seriously.” An average day during the Philmont trip was not a typical day the youth and adults were used to. On average the group woke up at 5:30 a.m. They were on the trail by 6:30 a.m. and hiked on average for approximately eight miles. They enjoyed breakfast and lunch on the trail and dinner at the camp site. Because each day brought an early rising, campers were in bed by 9:30 p.m. Aside from the awesome adventures Crew 709-L3 experienced, they also had the
Allison Yamagata ’10
Crew 709-L3’s excursion began with a night in Palo Duro Canyon State Park. From there they viewed Caplin Volcano National Monument and drove to Taos Ski Valley. While at Taos, the group stopped to see the Bandelier National Monument and the Los Alamos Historical Museum and did not hesitate to have fun rafting through White Rock Canyon on the Rio Grande.
Top: Erin Loth ’10 and Allison Yamagata ’10 sit on Window Rock taking in the view. Below: Crew 709-L3 stops for a photo along the trail. Photo by Dan Foust
Allison Yamagata ’10
Clockwise from top left: Crew 709-L3 makes it to the top of Baldy Mountain. Antonio Mireles ’13 and Erin Loth ’10 peep through a small opening at Bandelier National Monument. Petroglyphs on White Rock Canyon Crew 709-L3 members Allison Yamagata ’10, Arthur d’Auteuil, Erin Loth ’10 and Shanon Ricca relax at the Head of Dean Camp.
Erin Loth ’10
Allison Yamagata ’10
Allison Yamagata ’10 takes in the scenery on Cathedral Rock.
opportunity to build their Good Turn skills. A good turn, a Boy Scout must, is a volunteered act of good deed. Without question the group had no problem showing individual and group good turns. Their first good deed was to a group from Cincinnati. Down an adult, the Cincinnati group could not take the trail up Baldly Mountain. To help them out, Crew 709L3 decided to combine the groups and take the hike together. Not knowing the other group didn’t hinder Crew 709-L3 from singing, joking and talking with them along the way. It was as if they had been one large group the entire time.
On day eight of the hike, the group was heading to Harlan and encountered a traveling group that was low on water and had an adult suffering from heat exhaustion. Immediately, the kids stopped to offer assistance, water and Gatorade. They helped map their location and when they arrived in Harlan, they reported it to staff to confirm that a rescue crew was sent to help.
Top: Crew 709-L3 on top of the Tooth of Time. Right: Erin Loth ’10, Ranger Tasha Lucas, and Allison Yamagata ’10 along the trail. Bottom: Allison Yamagata ’10 and Erin Loth ’10 enjoy a fun splash at the White Rock Spring.
“The Cincinnati advisor was concerned that he was going to have to cancel the remaining days of the trip due to problems that were going on with his group,” Foust said. “But our kids were infectious. They had a positive attitude and it rubbed off on the other group which allowed them to continue their trip. When we saw them the next day, they were doing cheers as they the dropped their packs to check-in. I was so proud of our kids for being positive influences.”
Philmont Scout Ranch proved to be much more than 12 days of nature exploration. It afforded the kids the opportunity to showcase their clear understanding of leadership, ability to survive and help in unfavorable conditions and establish comradery in spite of unforseen problems. The beautiful scenery did not compare to the maturity and kindness of Crew 709-L3.
As a result of their “Good Samaritan” actions, the group was featured in Philnews, the Philmont Scout Ranch newsletter, in an article titled Good Turn Crew.
Buildings May Change,
Photos by Tom Delaney
But Familiar Faces Stay the Same
Joe Breedlove ’78
By Taylor White ’11 Throughout the past two years alone, the Fort Worth Country Day campus has undergone extensive changes. The Fischer Dining Pavilion, Sid W. Richardson Visual Arts Center and Lou and Nick Martin Campus Center are perhaps the most obvious testaments to the campus’ goal to expand, renovate and keep up with the times. However, as the campus changes, many of the most beloved faces stay the same. Joe Breedlove ’78, Ed Chisholm, Joe Murph and Butch Traeder have contributed to the betterment of the FWCD athletic community for a combined 114 years. Breedlove, director of Breakthrough Fort Worth and the Boys’ Basketball Program, first fell in love with FWCD in 1976 when he began attending the Upper School as a sophomore. His athletic achievements are too numerous to recount in full, but a few highlights include two undefeated football seasons, two SPC Division I Boys’ Basketball championships and three TAPS championships, one SPC Championship in track and field, and running a record setting 9.7 second 100 yard dash. Understandably, Breedlove’s athletic prowess earned him a fearsome reputation and a full athletic scholarship to attend Texas Christian fall/WINTER 2010
University. His modesty and eagerness to help others succeed made coaching and education an obvious career choice for Breedlove. “I am more proud of all the students I have had the opportunity to coach and their accomplishments than anything I have ever done,” Breedlove said. Immediately upon graduation, Breedlove returned to contribute to the FWCD athletic community as a lower school P.E. coach. Over the course of the past 24 years, he has progressed in the athletic department from his station as a P.E. coach to hold the position of boys’ basketball program director. Despite his obvious success, Breedlove considers his accomplishments in the athletic department to be only secondary.
“If you can make a difference in a young person’s life, in their journey and plant a seed of hope, you have done a good job as a teacher.” Joe Breedlove ’78
“Only so many times in life do you have the chance to edify a person’s growth or spirit, and I think FWCD allows teachers to make that happen,” Breedlove said. “The profession has that built in, but you have to be in the right environment for that to be fostered. If you can make a difference in a young person’s life, in their journey and plant a seed of hope, you have done a good job as a teacher.” FALCONER
Joe Murph councils Stephon Breedlove ‘79 during a wrestling match at the Texas School for the Blind in January 1978.
When asked for an estimated win to loss coaching record, Breedlove was without an answer. He has chosen not to keep track of these numbers to be consistent with his style of coaching, which sets the focus on his players rather than himself. “Breedlove commits nearly all his time to the basketball team and strives to make each and every one of his players better both on and off the court,” Parker Jordan ‘11 said. Breedlove has welcomed the changes he sees around campus and is excited to watch the community expand. Although admissions welcomes many more students than in years past, the school still feels like a close-knit community. “They’ve done a great job in maintaining some of the history of the campus while still keeping up with popular trends in architecture and design,” Breedlove said. Apart from devoting so much of his life to FWCD, Breedlove’s steadfast belief in how positive an impact not only the athletic program, but also the school as a whole has on children’s lives. This is apparent by the enrollment of his own children, McKenna ‘14 and Joseph ‘17. For Breedlove, their enrollment has been one of the highlights of his career at FWCD. Head athletic trainer and assistant athletic
director, Ed Chisholm, has also entrusted his children, Farris ‘19 and Kaylee ‘22, to the FWCD community, which he has served for 24 years.
“I get to do what I love to do. For that, I try my best to give Country Day my best each day.” Butch Traeder At the age of 25, Chisholm joined the school as the athletic trainer. Over the years, he has not only contributed a plethora of hats to the school’s training room, but also played a key role in the FWCD athletic program’s great success by ensuring that student athletes stay healthy. For many athletes, Chisholm has gone even further, extending past his job description and serving as a mentor and role model. “I have been training for four seasons now, and Trainer Ed has been just a great example of what an athletic trainer is,” Elise Chernosky ‘12 said. “He has taught me so much about athletic training. He is always ready for all our games and all of the students love him.” One of Chisholm’s proudest moments at FWCD actually embodies the extent of
Ed Chisholm, Charles Varnell ’93, Gordon Johndroe ’93
his influence on student athlete’s lives. This moment came when Charles Varnell ‘93, who served as Chisholm’s student trainer for four years, earned a full athletic scholarship to attend Rice University as a student trainer. FWCD has given Chisholm the opportunity to not only touch the lives of others, but to also shape his own. “FWCD has not only provided me a career that I have thoroughly enjoyed, but it has brought so many wonderful people into my life,” Chisholm said. “In addition to all the terrific students I have had the opportunity to work with over the past 24 years, FWCD introduced me to my very best friend along with my wife, the most wonderful person in the world.” Chisholm has also enjoyed watching the school change due to the great rewards such growth brings. He also asserts that the school has changed in the right ways, while preserving the essence of the community he decided to dedicate his life to 24 years ago. “Funny, it is not about what has changed, but what really has always stayed the same,” Chisholm said. “This school has the most amazing students, year in, year out. The faces change, but the passion for excellence remains, and that just blows me away.” As much time as Breedlove and Chisholm have contributed to the FWCD athletic fwcd.org
Missi Olson Kovachev ’89 and Butch Traeder
Joe Murph, Ed Chisholm, Jim Brady and Butch Traeder
department, its longest withstanding influences are Butch Traeder and Joe Murph. These two individuals first graced the FWCD gyms only two years apart, Murph in 1977 and Traeder in 1979.
athletes, but also as people.
“Butch and Murph are both some of the most respected coaches to ever coach here,” Breedlove said. “Not only because of their longevity, but also because of the way they continue to turn out successful programs time and time again.”
FWCD has given him the opportunity to do what he loves, coach wrestling. When asked about his plans for the future, Murph voiced only enthusiasm for continuing to contribute to FWCD.
Murph has contributed to the school’s athletic department, particularly the wrestling program, for 34 years. When he was 26, FWCD took him on as a wrestling, cross country and football coach. While he is still a versatile and well-known presence in the FWCD community, Murph has come to focus most of his energies on heading the wrestling program as the Wrestling Program director. “Coach Murph has the unique ability to push a wrestler through the trial of a wrestling match and beyond what anyone thought was possible,” Paul Mackey ‘11 said. Murph shares a special bond with a considerable percentage of student athletes, and his longevity has enabled him to coach both fathers and their sons. Murph enjoys touching student athlete’s lives and seeing them succeed, not only as fall/WINTER 2010
“I enjoy when kids come back after they graduate, and you see how they’ve done, their successes,” Murph said.
“I’m not gonna change a thing,” Murph said. Traeder, Girls Volleyball Program director, has also loved being a part of the FWCD community and has never regretted his decision to coach rather than become a ski bum. At the age of 16, he was diagnosed with what was known as Reyes Syndrome. He was the only person in the country to survive the condition that year, and this experience gave him a zest for life and helping others that has translated into his professional career. “I get to do what I love to do,” Traeder said. “For that, I try my best to give Country Day my best each day.” Traeder is by far the most decorated active coach at FWCD. He has been the head coach for a total of 18 championship teams, 15 of which were girls’ volleyball teams and three girls’ basketball teams.
He gives his all to every team, every season, every year, with his players’ best interest in mind. “Traeder would do anything to be sure we have not only a winning season but also a really fun season,” Lyndsey Garrison ‘11 said. “He knows how to mix strict coaching with fun drills during practice.” Although he claims to have had no part in his teams’ great success, this attitude in and of itself proves his aptitude as a coach. Because he works with all three divisions, Traeder has watched kindergarteners grow into the fine young adults that graduate each spring. He feels blessed to have a hand in these students’ journeys. “The biggest change is when a student goes from kindergarten to senior year,” Traeder said. “To be a part of that and to see that change over and over in different people is the most enjoyable.” FWCD is truly lucky that these four men have chosen to devote so much of their time and energy to the bettering of the community. Years will pass, classes will graduate and the campus will evolve and change, but these veterans of the athletic department and the athletes they inspire will preserve the greatness of FWCD and will guarantee that the essence of our great school is never lost. FALCONER
Chris, Cameron ’12, Kyle ’11 and Connor ’11 Fraser
Kyle and her Lacrosse coach Lauren Smeds
Kyle Fraser Signs with Stanford University After numerous offers, Kyle decided Stanford would be the best fit for her to continue her career.
By Paige Chisholm ’87 Kyle Fraser ’11 has earned 10 Varsity letters while at FWCD and is on track to earn two more before she graduates in May. On Wednesday, November 10, she signed with Stanford University to play lacrosse, a sport not even offered at FWCD. For the past three and a half years, Kyle has fulfilled her athletic requirements at school and then traveled to Euless to play for Trinity Lacrosse. This past year, Kyle earned All-American and All-Academic honors in lacrosse. She was one of only 15 juniors in the nation to earn both honors. She was All District and All State and led her team in goals, assists, draw controls and caused turnovers. She has set the team record in goals twice, 83 her sophomore year and 100 her junior year. She is the only three-time member of the Texas team selected to compete at Nationals. Kyle was the leading scorer for her team that went undefeated in its bracket for the first time ever. She was selected to the US World Cup team and made it to the final cut of 40 players.
“Stanford is a top program,” Fraser said. “But I feel the academics are ultimately more important for my post collegiate career.”
Kyle Fraser ’11 signs her National Letter of Intent to play lacrosse at Stanford with an engraved pen given to her by the School.
Kyle has been recognized for several athletic accomplishments at FWCD. She was awarded the Most Valuable Junior girl athlete. She was a member of the Division I Championship field hockey team where she was the leading scorer and received the Heart and Hustle Award for the second year in a row. She was selected to the National AllAcademic field hockey squad. She is a twotime MVP in swimming and set five school records her junior year. She is a two-time MVP is golf. She has received AllConference honors in all three sports and is a three-time Stansbery Award winner. Congratulations Kyle, we wish you all the best as you continue your athletic career at Stanford. fwcd.org
An Unforgettable Season! By Paige Chisholm ’87
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Coach Gendusa and several Varsity football team members were recently interviewed on the local ABC affiliate, WFAA, show HS Game Time. To watch the interview go to www.youtube.com/watch?v=QA9Y_xEGrxY&feature=youtu.be or snap this tag with your smartphone.
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Photos by Glen E. Ellman The football team set a goal. The seniors made the expectations and demands of the team known for all players and parents. The team jumped on board, the parents were right behind and the student body fell in place as well. The seniors knew for their goal to become a reality, everyone had to believe and make a commitment. As a result, their summer workout t-shirt motto was clear –“Earn it!’ All their hard work and dedication paid off, the cold and clear night of November 5 at TCU’s Amon G. Carter stadium. The Falcon football team came ready to play and won the SPC Division II Championship. Among a sea of students, parents, faculty, alumni and friends, the team made history with their 43-27 win over the Trinity Valley Trojans. The team not only brought home the SPC Championship (first time since 1981), they finished with a perfect 11-0 record. This was the first undefeated season since 1978. When asked what the key ingredient was that made the season so special, the overwhelming response was LEADERSHIP. Eighteen seniors set out on a mission to make this their best season ever. Senior Captain Stephen Tetirick said, “The seniors made a commitment to the program and the underclassmen stepped up to the challenge to help make it happen. It was clear from the start that everyone wanted the same thing and we were willing to work hard and make the necessary sacrifices to make it happen.” This group of senior boys proved that strong leadership makes a difference. This was reinforced when the team was named the Dave Campbell “Army Strong” team of the week. Each week, TexasFootball.com and the U.S. Army join together to select one team from every classification in high school football that demonstrated the qualities exhibited within the Army – those include leadership, commitment to excellence and a desire to make a difference as a member of a team. The 2010 Falcons brought fans of all ages to the games and have now inspired current and future Falcon athletes to strive for excellence. This team brought together an entire community to create wonderful memories that will last forever.
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1. Falcons take the field at Amon G. Carter Stadium. 2. Senior Captains, Stephen Tetirick, Clifton Harlin, Josh Martinez and Taylor Arnold, are ready for game time. 3. The future of Falcon football escorts the seniors.
4. FWCD flag runners, Nancy Bonds ’11, Patricia Mays ’11, Nettie Teter ’11, Kate Petsche ’11 and Nicole Miller ’11, celebrate another touchdown. 5. Falcon fans join the team during their post game victory speech. 6. Josh Martinez ’11 and Cameron Fraser ’12 are pumped after a great play.
12 7. Coach Frank Gendusa experiences the “Chill” of victory. 8. Walker Ryan ’12 beats the TVS defense. 9. Sonny Stepp ’11 kicks off for the Falcons. 10. Kelly Puls ’12 returns a punt.
13 11. Alex Espinoza ’11 led the team in rushing and touchdowns. 12. Blake Waltrip ’12 celebrates his interception with Coach Brian Westendorf. 13. The Seniors are all smiles after winning the SPC Championship.
Wall of Fame Newly inducted Wall of Famers, (l-r) Justin Alexander ’05, Chloe Bade ’05, Lauren Brants ’05, James Colby ’05, Avery Kelly ’05 are recognized with Head of School Evan D. Peterson.
Established in 1996, the FWCD Wall of Fame is a tradition that honors FWCD graduates who have earned varsity letters in intercollegiate athletics. Inductees were recognized during halftime of the Homecoming football game this year and are as follows: Justin Alexander ’05 played football at Colorado College from 2005 to 2008. During his time at Colorado, Alexander ran a total of 3,969 yards, placing third all-time in rushing yards and scored 24 touchdowns. Chloe Bade ’05 played field hockey at Stanford University from 2005 to 2009, where she was a recipient of the Julia Nagle Extraordinary Teammate Award and a four-time NFHCA allacademic squad honoree. Lauren Brants ’05 was on the Harvard Sailing Team from 2005 to 2009. She was an elected member of the 2007 All New England Women’s Team and the 2008 and 2009 ICSA All-Academic Sailing First Teams. James Colby ’05 was an offensive linebacker for sprint football at Princeton University from 2005 to 2009. Colby was the 2008 Offensive MVP and Second Team All-League. Avery Kelly ’05 participated in cross country and track at University of the Redlands from 2005 to 2009. She was a University of the Redlands Scholar Athlete all four years. In 2005 and 2006, she was a two-time Southern California Intercollegiate
Athletic Conference Runner of the Year and five-time Athlete of the Week. Kelly was also part of the All-Academic Cross Country Team from 2005 to 2007. Mary Caroline Stancukas ’03 participated in soccer from 2003 to 2006, and swimming from 2005 to 2006 at St. Mary’s College. She was a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athlete Association Honor Roll from 2004 to 2005, the Most Improved Athlete for swimming in 2006 and received the Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar Award for both swimming and soccer in 2007. Patrick Powers ’05 played volleyball at Pepperdine University from 2005 to 2009. He was a five-time Scholar-Athlete from 2005 to 2010, a NCAA semi- finalist in 2007 and a NCAA finalist in 2008. Lauren Wu ’04 was on the Cornell University equestrian team from 2005 to 2008. She ended her riding career as the Reserve Champion in the 2008 IHSA Regional Championships Zone 2, Region 3. During her time as an undergraduate at Cornell, she was awarded the Cornell letter three times and was the profiled equestrian in the Cornell Yearbook in 2008. The Wall of Fame recognition was made possible by the generosity of Andrea and Fred Carrington, Mary Margaret and John Clay, Paulette and John Crumley, Sarah and John Jeffers, Judy and Jerry Sawyer, Donna and Jim Thomason and Lauren and Mark Yamagata. fwcd.org
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REUNIONS 1990 - 1995 - 2000 - 2005
Class of 2000 Back row: (l-r) Sarah Watson Ofner, Elizabeth Hill Deegan, Courtney Siegel Landes Front row: (l-r) Elizabeth Hoffman, Kate Terry More, Jessica Johns, Carly Mills Tatum at the FWCD Homecoming game.
Warren and Carol Garvey Sweat â€™70 visit with Claire-Lise â€™H06 and John Knecht .
Class of 1990 Reunion The class of 1990 pose with head of school, Evan D. Peterson (center) Lisa Ginsberg, Kendall Langdon Levy, Natalia Castro Hanson, James Haddaway, Mark Hart, Meg Kendall Lehman, Asad Dean at the home of Shannon and Mark Hart.
Class of 1990 Natalia Castro Hanson, Hal Singer, Meg Kendall Lehman and Michael Stoltz reunite prior to the Homecoming game.
Class of 2000 Reunion Back row: (l-r) Scott Boyd, Jay Key, Jim Tatum, Jared Banks (hidden), James Delaune, Jason McKenney, Nick Prince, Daniel Austin, Sam More, Kate Terry More, Beggs Bevan Neland, Walter Clarke, Bill Watson Middle row: (l-r) Lauren Gilbert Epstein, Elise Graham, Melissa Altaras Fulcher, Sarah Watson Ofner, Elaine Wilkinson Hargrove, Christine Keyes, Elizabeth Hoffman, Leslie Ritchie Robnett, Jessica Johns Front row: (l-r) Caroline Keith Settle, Elizabeth Hill Deegan, Maury Meekins, Megan Rivers at the White Elephant Saloon.
Class of 1975 Reunion Mary Schutts Clements, John Hendricks, Tom French, Ann Courtney Taylor, David Ekstrom, Cindy Kelly Barnes, Dwight Horton, Bee Dowling Hawks, Hunter Barrier, Carla Kemp Thompson, Peter Morris, Jim DuBose, Bill Nolan, Jack Taylor at Piola restaurant.
Jenn Tracy Garbee ’92
Jennifer Tracy Garbee ’92 (Jenn) developed a love for food and cooking when she was a young girl. She remembers helping her mother cook and experimenting with different recipes with friends in high school. She also loves to write and decided to pursue philosophy at Davidson College. After graduating from Davidson with a philosophy degree, Jenn worked in a museum, hoping to eventually be a curator. She quickly realized that she did not enjoy sitting behind a desk and enrolled in the California School of Culinary Arts where she earned a Patisserie diploma. Jenn was able to combine her love for food and writing in her current career. Jenn writes about food, but prides herself on NOT being a food critic. She says that in today’s blog world, everyone is a food critic. A story teller, Jenn prefers to write about the people behind the food. Jenn writes a monthly column in the Los Angeles Times, writes for LA Weekly’s Squid Ink blog and is one of the magazine’s regular book reviewers. Jenn spends most of her week researching local farmers, restaurant owners and niche food stores, requiring her research to involve trips to the farmers’ market, dining at a new restaurant or venturing out to a new candy shop generating buzz around town. She says, “I choose to find people who don’t have the time or money to invest in a publicist, but who wouldn’t want that kind of attention anyway. I love giving local artists publicity in what I believe is the honest way”. She considers the biggest perks of her job to be meeting new people and learning new things. She maintains communication with many of the people she interviews, whom she would otherwise never meet. She says she was lucky to find her current position. “I was in the right place at the right time,” Jenn says. “While I was an intern at the LA Times test kitchen, one of the writers approached me about writing a story. That story turned in to my monthly column, Artisan Family Businesses. I have a friend who works at LA Weekly, and she asked me to write for the magazine as a side job.”
A similar situation led Jenn to her first book, Secret Suppers: Rogue Chefs and Underground Restaurants in Warehouses, Townhouses, Open Fields, and Everywhere in Between. She was asked by her boss at Los Angeles Times to investigate and write about an underground restaurant in San Francisco. A literary agent saw the story and called to ask her if she wanted to write a book about this new concept. “It’s funny now,” Jenn says. “I thought the underground restaurant movement would be a phase, but the rest of the country is just now picking up on it.” Jenn recently was featured as a judge on the 2010 season of The Next Food Network Star because they were doing a segment on private supper clubs. When Jenn is not writing about secret good eats, she enjoys experimenting in the kitchen. She views food and cooking as art. Following recipes is not an option because she enjoys being creative with the ingredients. She credits FWCD with helping her to embrace the arts, when other schools were only focused on athletics. “In so many schools, you don’t feel important unless you’re an athlete,” Jenn said. “At FWCD, we really felt like we could do something special in other areas,” In her free time, Jenn enjoys taking weekend trips with her husband to hidden wineries tucked away from crowds and tourists, or visiting places she learns about through her research. You can read about Jenn’s discoveries at her website, eathistory.com/. Photo above: Jenn Tracy Garbee ’92 (right) and Nancy Rowland at a local LA market where Rowland is selling her jalapeno jelly and jalapenotomatillo relish. Rowland’s grandmother sold her version of the relish to celebrities like Doris Day and Bing Crosby.
Neil Patrick Stewart ’96 got engaged this summer to Monica Raymund, and is getting married in June of 2011. Neil will be returning to FWCD this spring to teach a workshop to current FWCD theatre students.
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Dr. Linc Conn ’78 has accepted the position of Division Chair of General Dentistr y at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine in Greenville, N.C.
David Walworth ’79 is living with his wife, Michelle, in St. Croix and owns the company, Walworth Yacht Designs PC. He recently designed and built an eleven meter sailing trimaran, Three Little Rivers, which was featured in Ocean Navigators’ American Yacht Review issued in October 2010. oceannavigator.com/content/threelittle-birds-multihull-cruiser-and-racer). To see the trimaran sailing, visit the youtube link youtube.com/watch?v=G-0V1MGcjJY. There are pictures of her construction in the blog section of the builder’s website, aquidneckcustom.com/blog/.
John Thompson ’93 recently joined Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP as a Partner in the Energy section.
Justin Sawyer ’94 married Karen Joy Riley Sept. 19, 2009, at The Garden Vineyard in Hillsboro, Ore. After a honeymoon in Italy, the couple lives in Portland, Ore.
Stacey Jones Gould ’95 welcomed Parker Marie Gould on May 24, 2010, weighing 7 pounds, 15 ounces. Parker joins sibling, Carson Dominik Gould. (photo below)
The work of interior designer, Leigh Taylor ’95, is featured in the newly released coffee table book, Beautiful Bedrooms and Baths. The book is available at fine book retailers and on amazon.com.
Marie Olson ’84 is happily a first year pediatrics resident at University of Arizona and will graduate in June, 2013.
Wilson Kwan ’88 and his wife, Linh, had a baby boy on Aug. 3, 2010. His name is Elliot James Kwan. (photo right) fall/WINTER 2010
Chad Feehan ’97 wrote, directed and produced the independent film Beneath the Dark (formerly titled Wake), released by IFC Films on November 3, through Video-On-Demand (VOD.) The film may be purchased through the VOD function through the IFC Films channel on cable or satellite. A theatrical release in Los Angeles is under negotiation. The film stars Josh Stewart and Jamie-Lynn Sigler. You can read more on the film by going to bringoutthetruth.com.
Kimi Kolba’s ’98 work explores the contemporary landscape at night, revealing a psychological exploration within a physical space. Most of her works depict a minimal light source within residential and urban environments, such as a single window lit from within. It implies the activity of others, even though they can’t be seen. The importance in the photograph is what is not seen – what is implied. She provides minimal information, allowing a freedom and openendedness to her work, but not without direction. While seemingly voyeuristic or isolated, there is also a sense of belonging in the space – a comfortable exploration. To see some of Kimi’s work, go to the website pmpnonline.com/ areaphotogalleries.htm or kimikolba.com/ news.html.
Courtney Crummel ’99 married Guy “Gif” Summers, July 10, 2010, at First Christian Church of Fort Worth with a reception following at the Fort Worth Club. The couple honeymooned in St. Thomas and resides in Fort Worth, Texas. Falcons in the wedding include Lindsey Duran Sberna ’99, Emily Ferris ’99, Lisa Slaughter Stovall ’99, Katie Carpenter Wilson ’99 and Heather Tillman Wronko ’99. Caroline Corpening Lamsens ’99 welcomed baby Charlotte Ann Lamsens (6 pounds 12 ounces, 19 inches) on September 28.
CLASS NOTES early age. To hear Anna’s radio interview, visit the website radio.azpm.org/kuaz/.
Amy Anthony ’02 married Richard Graham June 19, 2010 at University Christian Church with a reception following at The Fort Worth Club. Falcons in the wedding include Rebecca Tatum Brown ’02, Kendall Karr Kostohryz ’02, Melissa Mahaffey ’01 and Philip Anthony ’05. (photo below)
Lisa Slaughter ’99 married Ryan Stovall in May of 2009 at First United Methodist Church in downtown Fort Worth with a reception at the Reata rooftop. Lisa and Ryan honeymooned in Rome, Athens, Mykonos and Santorini in the Greek isles and Riviera Maya, Mexico. They now live in Benbrook, Texas, and are expecting their first child in April of 2011. Falcons in the wedding include Emily Ferris ’99, Courtney Crummel Summers ’99 and Lindsey Duran Sberna ’99.
Lauren Gilbert ’00 married Houdi Epstein June 20, 2010, at Beth-El Congregation in Fort Worth, Texas with a reception following at The Fort Worth Club. After a honeymoon in Turks and Caicos, the couple resides in Arlington, Texas. Wendy Kosek ’00 was a guest at the White House July 4, when President Obama spoke to military families celebrating Independence Day on the South Lawn of the White House. To see pictures from this event, go to the website whitehouse.gov/photos-and-video/video/ president-delivers-remarks-independenceday-celebration
Anna Price Heyer ’01 was interviewed by the Tucson, A.Z., NPR station for the “Arizona Spotlight” section for her work with BioME, a biotech class that she started for the high school where she currently teaches. Anna was also recognized by the state of Arizona as one of three “innovative science teachers of the year.” She and a co-worker were asked to speak on BioME at a conference at the National Science Foundation in Washington, D.C. Anna says that several FWCD teachers, including Bill Arnold ’86, Sharon Hamilton and Suzanne Lewis, impacted her interest in science at an
Merrick Rutledge Bean ’02 has expanded her jewelry business “Merrick Jewels” to include “Jewels N Schools.” She is making earrings in school colors and is giving back part of the proceeds to the schools. You can see the collections at jewelsnschools.com/default.aspx.
Becky Andrews ’01 married William White on June 12, 2010, at First United Methodist Church in Fort Worth. Reception followed at Colonial Country Club. Following a honeymoon in Anguilla, the couple resides in Manhattan, N.Y. Falcons in the wedding include Melissa Louise Page ’01, Lili Lowden Luth ’01, Megan Louise McAdams ’01 and Emily Claire Williams ’01.
Nathaniel Richard James Ulrich ’00 and Kristyn Anne Brezinsky were married July 10, 2010, at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. The reception included a second line parade down Bourbon Street to Le Pavillion. The wedding party included Richard Peterson ’00. After a honeymoon in Costa Rica, the couple lives in Boston. fwcd.org
CLASS NOTES 2006
Courtney Corbeille ’06 was recently cast in a new Broadway musical, Bring It On, produced by Universal Pictures and Beacon Entertainment and directed by Tony-award winning choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler. Courtney was cast as a cheerleader/dancer/singer in the ensemble and has a few small cameo appearances throughout the show. The show will make its world premiere in Atlanta from January 15 to February 20 and will hopefully make it back to Broadway after that. Courtney has also been writing about her experiences in The Cheerleader Magazine.
Edgar Araiza ’03 married former FWCD Middle School Spanish teacher Gloria Romero June 18, 2010, at All Saints Catholic Church with a reception at the Young Women’s Christian Association. Falcons in the wedding include Valerie Montgomery ’01 and Alexandra Romero ’08. The couple now lives in Houston where Gloria is teaching middle school Spanish at The Kinkaid School and Edgar is completing medical school at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She is publishing a cookbook of traditional recipes and will give the proceeds to the local women to start their own businesses. Lauren Hunt ’05 and Blake Brogdon ‘05 are engaged and getting married in August of 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Taylor Hood ’03 married Kristen Elizabeth Stoeppel on Sept. 25, 2010, at Tallowood Baptist Church in Houston with a reception following at The Houston Raquet Club. Falcons in the wedding include Travis Goff ’03, Graham Trainor ’03, Keith Pettibon ’03, Kent Watson ’03, Ben Hood ’98 and Harry Hood ’09. The couple honeymooned in St. Lucia and is moving to Nashville, T.N.
Lauren Brants ’05 has just completed Harvard’s year-long Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Fellowship in San Pedro Cholula, Mexico. While there she studied Mexican rituals and their ties to the local cuisine.
Whitney Baggett ’04 married Todd Creel from Newcastle, Texas, May 22, 2010. The ceremony was at Ridglea Baptist Church and the reception was at The City Club. Falcons in the wedding include Kate Strickland ’04, Chaney Oberzan ’04, Kate Thompson ’04, Keri DeVos ’04, Frances Benoist ’04 and Samantha Siegel ’04. After a honeymoon in St. Lucia, the couple resides in Seminole, O.K.
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Lauren Rapp ’06 married Matthew Bode in June of 2010. After a honeymoon in Belize, the couple is living in Northlake. Falcons in the wedding include Margaret Thompson ’06, Amanda Ray ’06, Rivka Maizlish ’06 and Alex Rapp ’09.
President Liz Stapp Fleischer ’84 President-Elect Cynthia Rimmer Prince ’87 Nominations/ Past President Bobby McGehee ’88 Past Presidents’ Chair Huck Newberry ’77 Secretary Asad Dean ’90 Advancement Tasa Lefler Anderson ’88 Advancement-Elect Hunter Semple ’01 FORE Josh Korman ’92 Alumni Awards Paige Farris Chisholm ’87 Special Events Lesley Anderson Atkinson ’82 Young Alumni Kendall Karr Kostohryz ’02 Members-at-Large: Charles Arnold ’84, Chloe Bade ’05, Laura Baldwin ’90, Robert Chu ’93, Mary Rabalais Collins ’83, Sharon Maberry Cooper ’86, Lori Roach Davis ’91, Kristen Penny Ethridge ’91, Amanda Killinger Lewis ’97, Stephen Maberry ’84, Colin McConnell ’00, Ed Nelson ’89, Ruthie Newberry Porterfield ’74, Alexandra Stevens ’85, Leigh Taylor ’95 and John Thompson ’93
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Annalee Hurst ’09 made her New York stage debut as Natalie in Return to the Onion Cellar: A Dark Rock Musical at the 14th Annual New York International Fringe Festival. She is currently a sophomore at NYU Tisch School of the Arts in the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. For more information go to annaleehurst.com.
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Alumni Awards Dinner Feb. 3, 2011 Stockman’s Club at Stockyards Station 7 p.m. Founders Day March 4, 2011 Sid Richardson Round Gym 9 a.m. Sophomore Summit March 23, 2011 Upper School Commons 7:30 a.m. FORE! FWCD Golf Tournament April 11, 2011 Mira Vista Country Club 11:30 a.m. fwcd.org
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
2009-2010 Board of Trustees Executive Committee Randy Gideon President
Dear FWCD Family, For nearly five decades, Fort Worth Country Day has worked to inspire the passion to learn, the courage to lead and the commitment to serve. Academic excellence pooled with the arts and athletics has proven to be a strong foundation for graduates of Country Day. Without the support of those who generously give and believe in the fundamentals and purpose of our School, we would not be able to help produce the next heart surgeon, marine biologist or President of the United States. We thank each of you for your dedication. In my first year as Board President, I was privileged to see the continued growth and maturation of the FWCD community. We have been able to undertake new initiatives and complete campaigns with rewarding dividends. As a result, our students have expanded opportunities to excel in the arts through the Sid W. Richardson Visual Arts Center and the Lou and Nick Martin Campus Center and have their parents experience a bit of their child’s day by having lunch in the Fischer Dining Pavilion. Your dedication to the students and the community keeps FWCD a leading independent school. Please join me in thanking the following Trustees who have diligently served the FWCD community and Board of Trustees through their time, ideas and talents: Ms. Tori Adams, Mr. Steve Palko, Mrs. Letty Waltrip, Mr. Bobby McGehee ’88 and Mr. Victor Boschini. I would also like to take this opportunity to welcome this year’s newest Trustees: Mrs. Rosalind Evans, Mr. Scott Sankary ’86, Mrs. Janet Bishop and Mrs. Liz Stapp Fleischer ’84. Without a doubt, FWCD has experienced a phenomenal year. The Board of Trustees is grateful for the parents, families, faculty and staff, alumni and friends of FWCD that have accepted the collective challenge of ensuring that students receive an exceptional education. As we turn our focus to the 2010-2011 year with enthusiasm and anticipation, FWCD will continue to strive for excellence in all that we do to achieve new heights for our students! Warmly, Randy Gideon President, Board of Trustees
Laura Alexander ’88 Vice President Laura Bird Secretary Beth Rivers Treasurer/Finance Chair Mike Waltrip Advancement Chair Russell Laughlin Building & Grounds Chair Alicia Rattikin Lindsey ’78 Trustee & Leadership Chair Marshall Boyd John Fant Tori Adams Immediate Past President Evan D. Peterson Head of School Mr. Marshall Boyd ’85 Mr. Doug Bratton Mr. David Ekstrom ’75 Dr. John M. Geesbreght Mrs. Judie B. Greenman Mrs. Ann Barksdale House ’82 Mr. Jim Hubbard Mr. Steve Palko Mrs. Frasher Hudson Pergande ’81 Mr. Reed Pigman Mr. Tom Purvis ’77 Mrs. Shannon Young Ray ’80 Mr. John Smitherman
Ex Officio Members Mrs. Letty Waltrip Mr. Bobby McGehee ’88 Mrs. Janet Bishop Mrs. Liz Stapp Fleischer ’84 James Ekstrom ’10 Student Representative Mrs. Jackie Rains Faculty Representative
Honorary Member Mr. Sid R. Bass
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Honor Roll of Giving FWCD Fund This year, the FWCD Fund concluded with great success – thanks to you! Not only did we reach our financial goal of $1 million, our parent participation reached an unprecedented 71 percent! Each year, the FWCD Fund supports strong programs and excellent instructors. This gift of more than $1 million will help ensure that the next generation has the opportunity to seek enriching education and fulfill the mission set forth by our founders, all the while achieving excellence in the arts, athletics and academics. We are honored and proud to have been asked to serve as your FWCD Fund Chairs, and we thank all of you who participated in the Fund. We pass the torch to Pepper and Scotty MacLean, knowing that they will achieve equal success with your support. Thank you again for all you have done for Fort Worth Country Day, it’s students, faculty and staff. Margaret and Stuart McDonald FWCD Fund Chairs
Capstone ($20,000.00 + )
Developer ($10,000.00 + )
Anonymous Amon G. Carter Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Edward P. Bass Buehler Family Foundation Vivian and Hans Buehler Mr. and Mrs. David Tierney Central Market FWCD Falcon Club FWCD Parent Faculty Association Mr. and Mrs. Mark Hart ’90 (Shannon Pace ’90) Mr. and Mrs. Jay Meadows William J. Nolan, Sr. Family Once Upon a Time... Mrs. Kim M. Baldi and Mr. Geoffrey P. Raynor Mr. and Mrs. Christopher G. Parker Mr. H. Michael Reese Dr. Jean and Mr. Matt Tuggey
Anonymous Anchorage Foundation of Texas Mr. and Mrs. Marc Melcher Mr. and Mrs. Kirt Black Joanie and Toby Darden Ms. Tori Adams H’10 and Mr. Jim DuBose ’75 Lisa and Ben J. Fortson, III ’78 Cami and John C. Goff Mr. and Mrs. David C. Haley Mr. and Mrs. Scott M. Kleberg Ms. Lili Hyder Luth ’01 Micah 6:8 Foundation of the Greater Houston Community Foundation Ms. Rebecca A. Hove ’94 Mr. and Mrs. Terry Montesi Mr. and Mrs. John David Moritz Dr. and Mrs. Steve Palko Mr. and Mrs. Alan E. Petsche
New Keystone Member
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Self Service Learning Texas Mr. and Mrs. Terry Siegel ’71 (Cynthia Courtney ’71)
Architect ($5,000.00 + ) Mr. and Mrs. Robert Albritton Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Alexander (Laura Bonnell ’88) Lise and Tom Bessant Mr. and Mrs. Gregory A. Bird Club Viginti Mr. and Mrs. Brent Clum Richard K. and Lois B. Craig Family Fund Mr. Michael Craig Dr. and Mrs. G. Sealy Massingill Mr. and Mrs. Glenn K. Davidson Mr. and Mrs. David Ekstrom ’75 Ella C. McFadden Fund of the Community Foundation of North Texas Mr. and Mrs. John H. Fant Mr. and Mrs. James Fleming ’80 FWCD Alumni Association Priscilla and John M. Geesbreght Mr. and Mrs. Randy Gideon (Beth Runyon ’78) Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hubbard Mr. and Mrs. Steve Kempe ’70 Dr. Deborah and Mr. Anthony Loth Mr. and Mrs. G. Malcolm Louden Mr. and Mrs. Clifton H. Morris, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Michael O’Brien, Sr. Mr. Gary Pace Mr. William R. Pakis Mr. and Mrs. John Pergande (Frasher Hudson ’81) Mr. and Mrs. Arnold E. Petsche Mr. and Mrs. Bryce Phillips Mr. and Mrs. Tom Purvis ’77 (Michelle Miteff ’78) Ms. Sara J. Rashti The Roach Foundation, Inc. Mrs. Julie J. Robertson Mrs. Geraldine Acuna-Sunshine ’88 and Mr. Gabe Sunshine Dr. and Mrs. Michael A. Todora Ms. Sandra Tomlinson Upchurch Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Jay Upchurch Mr. Jesse Upchurch Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Waltrip
Builder ($1,500.00 + ) Mrs. Donna P. Adams* Carol J. and R. Denny Alexander Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Denny Alexander Mrs. Carol Margaret Allen Mr. and Mrs. Butch Allen + Allsups Convenience Stores, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Allsup Dr. Jessica and Mr. Mark Allsup Mr. and Mrs. Russell Anderson (Jennifer Berry ’87) Mr. and Mrs. Frank Anderson (Tasa Lefler ’88) Vicki and Rick Andrews Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Arnold ’84 Debby and Bill Arnold ’86 + Mr. and Mrs. Donny Atkins Mrs. Amy Roach Bailey ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Baker Ms. Laura C. Baldwin ’90 Mr. and Mrs. Louis Baldwin Mr. and Mrs. Brian D. Barnard Mr. and Mrs. Gus Bates Mr. and Mrs. Richard Baumeister Kara and Brian Bell Mr. and Mrs. William R. Belton III ’81 Mr. Stephen H. Berry ’80 Mr. and Mrs. Don Bescher III Mr. and Mrs. Mark Gordon Blahitka Mr. and Mrs. John P. Boswell ’78 (Elizabeth Steele ’81) Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Boyd ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Bratton Dr. Misty Brown-Goodrich ’88 and Mr. Michael Goodrich ’78 Mr. and Mrs. Bill Buechele Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Bumstead Mr. and Mrs. R. Gantt Bumstead Mr. and Mrs. Bill Burton (Lisa Fortson ’81) Dr. and Mrs. Brian K. Carlile Mr. and Mrs. Quintin Cassady Drs. Jill and Gray Chilcoat Mr. and Mrs. Timothy G. Chovanec Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey J. Clark (Julie Moore ’79) Mr. Greg Clifton Coca-Cola Enterprises Mr. and Mrs. Craig M. Collins Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Coscia Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Coslik Mr. and Mrs. William Cowan, Jr. ’80
Dr. Julie and Mr. David Crawford Mr. and Mrs. Craig Crockett Tyler and Brian Crumley ’92 Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Darden (Kim Williamson ’75) Mrs. Lucy Darden Mr. and Mrs. Craig Davis (Lori Roach ’91) Mr. and Mrs. William S. Davis, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Matt E. Devine Dr. and Mrs. David M. Diffley (Lisa Williams ’74) Mr. and Mrs. Vittorio B. DiGiorgio Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dike ’88 Dr. and Mrs. Jason R. Disney Dr. and Mrs. Robert A. Dowling ’73 Mr. and Mrs. Randy Eisenman ’93 Mr. and Mrs. Marty H. Englander The Peter W. and Peggy H. Field Foundation Mrs. Peggy Field Mr. and Mrs. G. Emerson Maddox Mr. and Mrs. David G. Fischer ’85 Liz and Russ Fleischer (Liz Stapp ’84) Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin J. Fortson Mr. and Mrs. Mark R. Fowlkes Mr. and Mrs. Walker C. Friedman Mr. and Mrs. Curt I. Futch Mr. and Mrs. John L. Garrison Garvey Texas Foundation, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Garvey ’72 Carey and Alex Geesbreght ’92 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ginsburg Dr. and Mrs. David Gray Dr. and Mrs. William R. Harlin Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Harrison (Laura James ’69) Dr. Shelly and Mr. Holman Harvey ’90 Mr. and Mrs. John Harvison Dr. and Mrs. James P. Herd ’79 Dr. Cynthia and Mr. Frank Hill Michelle and William Holloway Mr. and Mrs. Dwight D. Horton ’75 Mr. and Mrs. T. Mack House (Ann Barksdale ’82) Mr. and Mrs. Phillip H. Houston Mr. and Mrs. Stan Howard Mr. and Mrs. Brian Howell Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. Hudson, Jr. The Rt. Rev. and Mrs. Sam Hulsey Dr. and Mrs. Robert W. Hunnicutt Mr. and Mrs. Steven B. Imber Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Jacobson Mr. and Mrs. Michael Jiongo +
Dr. and Mrs. J. Daniel Johnson Mrs. Sheila Johnson Dr. and Mrs. Nataraj Kasal Mrs. Eileen Kelly + Mr. and Mrs. James J. Kerrigan Mr. and Mrs. William Kirtley (Melissa Miteff ’82) Dr. and Mrs. David G. Klein Mrs. Jane Klabzuba Korman Holly and Josh Korman ’92 Dr. James R. Lambert Mr. and Mrs. William Landreth, Jr. ’67 (Gail Widmer ’69) Mr. and Mrs. Michael Lattimore Mr. and Mrs. Russell Laughlin Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Leatherbury ’73 Mr. and Mrs. George Franklin LeBus IV ’77 Alicia and Steve Lindsey (Alicia Rattikin ’78)
Ed ’89 and Laura Nelson Mr. and Mrs. Steve R. Newton Mr. and Mrs. Roger P. Nober Noble Corporation Noble Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Nolan ’82 Dr. Marie L. Olson ’84 Mr. and Mrs. David W. Pakis Mr. and Mrs. Major Park Mr. and Mrs. Rob Park Ms. Paula K. Parrish + Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Patton, Jr. Carol and Chip Payne ’73 Mr. and Mrs. Evan D. Peterson + Mr. and Mrs. Steve Phillips (Beth Newberry ’76) Mr. and Mrs. Peter Philpott (Anna Melissa Harrison ’77) Pam and Reed Pigman, Jr.
Capital Projects Ed and Vicki Bass Dr. and Mrs. William F. Bonnell Amon G. Carter Foundation FWCD Parent Faculty Association The Walsh Foundation William and Catherine Bryce Memorial Fund, a J.P. Morgan Trust
Drs. Mary and Tom Livingston Dr. and Mrs. Frank Lonergan Luther King Capital Management Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Lydick Mr. and Mrs. George Mackey Mr. and Mrs. Scotty MacLean Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. Manson Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Markwardt Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Martin Mary Stewart Ramsey Family Charitable Fund Mr. and Mrs. Jon S. Brumley Mr. and Mrs. James S. Ramsey Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Mays (Vivienne Boswell ’80) Mr. and Mrs. Clyde S. McCall, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Stuart McDonald Mr. and Mrs. Kevin McGarry Dr. and Mrs. Muhammad A. Memon Jan and John Michener Mr. and Mrs. Mike Milliorn Mr. and Mrs. Clint Mullins Dr. and Mrs. Jay N. Murphy III Mrs. Pamela Corbett Murrin
New Keystone Member
Dr. and Mrs. Kirk J. Pinto Mr. and Mrs. David M. Porter Mr. and Mrs. Tom Puff (Lauren Schmuck ’80) Mrs. Tom E. Purvis, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. David C. Rapp Mr. and Mrs. David Rascoe Mr. and Mrs. T. Breck Ray, Sr. (Shannon Young ’80) Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dan Reese ’80 Reilly Family Foundation Beth Rivers and Woody Grossman Mr. and Mrs. Randy Rodgers ’70 Mr. and Mrs. George Rodriguez Mr. and Mrs. Chris Rooker Mrs. JoHelen Rosacker Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. Ryan Mr. William Ryan ’86 Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Sanders Dr. and Mrs. Edward M. Sankary Mr. and Mrs. Scott W. Sankary ’86 Mr. and Mrs. Andy Sims Ms. Judy Smith Lois and John Smitherman
Mr. and Mrs. John Snyder Mr. and Mrs. Jon Snyder ’78 (Eleanor Mauze ’83) Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Stackhouse + Mr. and Mrs. F. Mac Staniford Mr. and Mrs. John W. Stephens + Mr. and Mrs. Peter Sterling Mr. and Mrs. John C. Stewart Mr. and Mrs. James G. Stouffer, Jr. ’73 Mr. and Mrs. Leo C. Taylor Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Terry Mr. and Mrs. Dean A. Tetirick Mr. and Mrs. Kelly R. Thompson ’77 (Carla Kemp ’75) Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Program Dr. and Mrs. Frank J. Vittimberga Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Wagner Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. Waltrip Mrs. Vivienne B. Williams Dr. and Mrs. B. J. Wroten Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Yamagata Mr. and Mrs. Marshall R. Young, Sr. ’81
Friend ($1 + ) Anonymous (2) A.M. Pate Jr. Charitable Trust Ms. Maxine Acola ’75 Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Adams H’04 Dr. and Mrs. Ade L. Adedokun Ms. Debbie Aishman + Dr. Cristi and Mr. Robert Aitelli Mr. and Mrs. Jehan Akhtar ’96 Albertsons Mr. Peter Alcorn Dr. and Mrs. James Aldridge + Mrs. Norma M. Allag Mr. Kendricks D. Allen + Mr. and Mrs. Mark Allen Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Alton ’74 Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Alvear + Mr. and Mrs. Charles Anderson Mr. Gordon Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Russell Anderson (Jennifer Berry ’87) Mrs. Virginia Dowling Anderson ’82 Ms. Julia R. Ando + Mrs. Andréanne Annis + Mr. and Mrs. David Anton ’92 (Lauren Meekins ’93) Ms. Lidia Arenas + Dr. and Mrs. Keith Argenbright Mr. and Mrs. Jack Armstrong
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Honor Roll of Giving Mrs. Ann P. Arnold Mr. Douglas Arnoult Mr. Roberto Arroyo + Dr. Arshad Asghar and Dr. Saira Jamal Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Atherholt Mrs. Candace Garner Atkins ’73 Mr. and Mrs. Murray Atkinson (Lesley Anderson ’82) Mr. and Mrs. Alejandro R. Aufiero Mr. and Mrs. Fred Auld Ms. Frieda Austin ’99 Ms. Chloe Bade ’05 Mr. C.B. Baird, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Bill W. Baker + Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Edward Baker ‘89 Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Baker, Jr. Ms. Cindy Barber Mr. and Mrs. Don R. Barber Mrs. Kate Barbolla + Mr. and Mrs. Dean Barker + Mrs. Cindy Kelly Barnes ’75 Mr. and Mrs. Eliot B. Barnett ’69 Mr. and Mrs. Earl Barnette Mr. and Mrs. Mack Barnhart Mr. and Mrs. Tony D. Barrett Bartlett Tree Expert Co. Dr. and Mrs. Beauford Basped, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Bass ’74 Mr. and Mrs. Gus Bates III Mr. and Mrs. John Beadles ’88 Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Bean (Merrick Rutledge ’02) Mr. and Mrs. Andrew L. Beasley + Dr. Becky Beasley and Dr. Roger Gates Beasley Foundation Mr. William Beckworth + Mr. Adam Beebe Mr. and Mrs. Larry Bell Mr. and Mrs. Jim Benson (Susie Sankary ’82) Mr. and Mrs. Bill Berenson Ms. Marissa Berenson Mr. and Mrs. Michael K. Berry ’76 (Marilyn French ’81) Mrs. Mary Jo Berryman Ms. Anna Berthold ’02 Mr. and Mrs. David A. Berthold Mr. and Mrs. David A. Berthold ’99 + Mr. and Mrs. Byron G. Biggs Mr. and Mrs. Karl Biggs + Mrs. Emily Bintliff + Mr. and Mrs. William Bishop Mr. and Mrs. Edward Black
Mr. and Mrs. David Blair + Mr. and Mrs. D. Keith Blair Mr. and Mrs. James R. Blair Jim and Nancy Blair Mr. and Mrs. Terry R. Blake Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bliok Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. Bloch H ’06 + Mr. Eric Boberg + Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Bollinger Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Boneberg + Mr. and Mrs. Jon Bonnell ’89 Mr. and Mrs. Bob Booth + Mr. and Mrs. Robby Bourgeois + Mr. Brian D. Bowden ’74 Ms. Lizabeth Lambert Bowden ’74 Mr. and Mrs. Martin Bowen Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bowser Mrs. Jane Boyd Watson Mr. and Mrs. Larry Boyles Mr. and Mrs. Rex O. Bozarth + Brackett & Ellis Mr. and Mrs. Paul D. Bradford Mrs. William V. Bradshaw Mr. and Mrs. Clay Brants Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Breedlove ’78 + Mr. and Mrs. Stephon Breedlove Dr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Brenner Mr. David P. Brigati ’04 Mrs. Doreen Brigati Mr. and Mrs. Henry Payson Briggs, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Sol Brody Mr. and Mrs. John W. Brookman ’80 (Bari Buckner ’83) Drs. Jennifer and Michael Brooks Mr. and Mrs. Patrick F. J. Brothers Mr. Robin Brown Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Brown (Jennifer Thompson ’95) Mrs. Karla S. Brown Mr. Kenneth W. Brown + Mr. Lawrence Brown Mr. and Mrs. George Michael Brown Mr. and Mrs. Bill Browning Mr. and Mrs. Reagan R. Browning (Celia Moncrief ’02) Mr. and Mrs. Bradley G. Bruce Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brumley Rebecca and Jon Brumley Dr. and Mrs. C.B. Bruner Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Bruner ’86 Mr. and Mrs. David B. Brunette Mr. Kyle Bryson ’00 Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Bryson Dr. and Mrs. Sam W. Buchanan
New Keystone Member
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond E. Buck, III + Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Buis Mr. and Mrs. C. Al Buis (Myra Matthews ’78) Mr. Timothy F. Bull Dr. and Mrs. John Burk (Stephanie Steves ’77) Mr. Jonathan Burk ’04 Mr. Justin Burk ’02 Mr. Thomas Burk ’08 Mr. and Mrs. Jim Burke Drs. Ron and Sherri Burke Mr. and Mrs. Ken Burleson + Mr. and Mrs. W. Todd Burnette Mrs. Denise D. Bynum Mrs. Carol Hageman Cain ’79 Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cameron (Kirsten White ’80) Dr. and Mrs. Robert S. Capper Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Caraway Ms. Martha Caraway ’00 Mr. and Mrs. Trey Carmichael Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Carr + Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Carter Nancy and Tim Carter Mr. and Mrs. Robert Casanova + Mr. and Mrs. John R. Casement Dr. and Mrs. Jaime Castro Ms. Olgalidia Duran and Mr. Silvestre Castro + Mr. and Mrs. Julio C. Cedillo Col. and Mrs. Christopher S. Ceplecha, USAF (Ret.) Mrs. Katherine L. Chapman Mr. and Mrs. Li Chou Cheng + Dr. and Mrs. Johnny Cheng (Rebecca Stovall ’94) Ms. Stacey Cherry + Mr. and Mrs. Ed Chisholm (Paige Farris ’87) + Mrs. Ayesha Sardar and Dr. Adil M. Choudhary Mr. and Mrs. Lu Christ Mrs. Gayle Christian Ms. Holly N. Clifford + Mr. and Mrs. Stephen F. Clifton (Amy Street ’86) Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Clinkscale Dr. Noelle and Mr. Patrick Cloven Mrs. Joanne Clum Mr. and Mrs. Randy Cody + Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Cody Mr. and Mrs. Larry G. Coffee + Mr. and Mrs. Greg Coffey
Mr. James Colby Mr. and Mrs. L. Allen Cole Dr. Philip Collinge Ms. Catherine M. Collins + Mr. Jeremiah Collins Dr. and Mrs. Mark F. Collins Mr. and Mrs. Darron Collins (Mary Rabalais ’83) Congressman and Mrs. Mike Conaway Drs. Susan and Peter Conroy Mrs. Genelyn N. Conti Mr. Thomas Coon Ms. Anne Cooney Mrs. Martha Cooper Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Cooper (Sharon Maberry ’86) Ms. Gayle Corkery + Ms. Ana Coscia Mrs. Cathlene Cox Mr. Toby Cox Ms. Teresa Crafton + Mrs. Angela Tilley Crates ’86 Dr. and Mrs. George F. Cravens Mr. Ed Craver + Mr. Todd Crawford Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cross Ms. Paula Croxton Mr. and Mrs. Ervin D. Cruce Mr. and Mrs. Brian Crum + Mr. and Mrs. John Crumley Mr. and Mrs. Atlee Cunningham (Diana Bonelli ’67) Drs. Linda and Henry Cunningham Ms. Karen Curella + Dr. and Mrs. Bill Curtis ’67 Ms. Lydia Cutter Mr. and Mrs. Bill Daly Mr. and Mrs. Matthew S. Daly Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Darden + Ms. Cara Darden ’09 Mr. Christopher Darden ’06 Mr. Frank Darden ’03 Mr. and Mrs. Richard Davidovich Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Davidson (Lisanne Purvis ’74) Jordan and Adam Davidson (Jordan Beasley ’96) Mrs. Patricia Davidson Mr. and Mrs. Gideon O. Davis Mr. and Mrs. Bill Davis + Senator Wendy R. Davis Mr. and Mrs. William S. Davis Mr. and Mrs. Ken Dean Mr. Webster Dean ’74
Ms. Consuelo Debora + Ms. Dorrine DeChant + Mr. and Mrs. John M. Decker ’89 Delta Kappa Gamma Laura Rogers Denniston ’94 Mr. and Mrs. A. Lee Denton Mr. and Mrs. David Denton ’96 + Mr. and Mrs. David Derber + Mr. and Mrs. Peter S. DeRobertis Mr. George Deur Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. DeVos Mrs. Beverly Diamond Dr. and Mrs. Kevin D. Diamond Mr. Robert C. Dickerson ’78 and Dr. Janet Maberry Dickerson ’78 Mr. and Mrs. Stephen V. Dickey ’89 + Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Dike Mr. and Mrs. Fred Disney Ms. Mandy Donovitz ’03 Mr. and Mrs. Dodd Dorsey + Drs. Laurie and Ladislav Dory Mrs. Hemangini Patel and Dr. Gopal H. Doshi Dr. Elinor Douglass and Mr. Robert Allen Douglass Mr. and Mrs. Tom Dragset Mr. and Mrs. Randy Drake Ms. Jamie A. DuBose ’09 Ms. Peggy Duncan Mrs. Lynn T. Dunlap Mr. and Mrs. Terry K. Dunlap, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Durham Mr. and Mrs. Paul Duva (Diane Walworth ’83) Mrs. Mary Jeanne Dyess Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dyess Dr. and Mrs. David Dyslin Mrs. Irene Dzurilla Mr. and Mrs. James M. Eagle Mr. and Mrs. Charlie East Ms. Terilee East Mr. and Mrs. Raymon Eastwood + Mr. and Mrs. Chris Edmonds + Mr. and Mrs. Denver Edmunds + Mr. and Mrs. Michael Eggleston Mr. Leland Ekstrom Mr. and Mrs. Juan Elizondo + Mr. and Mrs. Mark Elledge Mr. and Mrs. Chip Emms EnCana Cares USA Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Louis Englander Mr. and Mrs. Marc N. Epstein Dr. Anna and Mr. Alexander Espinoza Mr. and Mrs. Roy Espinoza +
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ethridge Drs. Kristen and Richard Ethridge (Kristen Penny ’91) Dr. and Mrs. Oyeyemi Fabuyi Mr. and Mrs. Namon Fairries Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Fanning + Ms. Samantha Fant Mr. and Mrs. Brian Farda + Mr. and Mrs. Lee W. Farlow Mr. Matthew J. Farmer + Mr. and Mrs. Robb Farmer Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Farris Mr. and Mrs. K. Max Faulkner Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ferguson Mr. and Mrs. Randy Ferguson Ms. Laurie Fields + Mr. and Mrs. Chip H. Finley Mr. and Mrs. Richard Finn Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Fischer Mr. and Mrs. Laurens B. Fish, Jr. Ms. Melissa J. Flory ’02 Dr. Cindy and Mr. Kevin Ford + Mr. and Mrs. Joel Forrest + Mr. and Mrs. Josh Foster Mrs. Sharon Foster H ’05 Mr. and Mrs. Daniel G. Foust + Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Fowlkes (Annabelle Brown ’89) Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Franks + Mr. and Mrs. Felton Frantz Mr. and Mrs. William F. Frantz Mr. and Mrs. Lee Freese Mrs. Cornelia Friedman Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Fuller + Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Fuss + FWCD Second Grade Teachers Mr. and Mrs. Brian O. Gaffin Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Harvey Gaines III Mr. and Mrs. Ricardo Gallegos Mr. and Mrs. Toby M. Galloway Ms. Maria L. Garcia + Dr. and Mrs. Robert I. Garrett + Dr. and Mrs. Richard Garrett + Mr. and Mrs. Mark E. Garrett Mr. and Mrs. Stephen E. Geis ’69 Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Gendusa + Mr. and Mrs. Nick Genua (Kay Anderson ’78) Mr. and Mrs. Scott Gerrish (Wendy Davis ’87) Mr. and Mrs. Herbert L. Gibbs, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Gilley + Mrs. Martine Ginsburg Mr. Christopher L. Gipson
New Keystone Member
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Goin + Mrs. Carol Gold Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Goldman ’90 Mr. and Mrs. Michael Goldman Mr. and Mrs. Alex Gonzalez Mr. and Mrs. Richard Goodin Ms. Adrienne Gordon Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Gordon Mr. and Mrs. T. Patrick Gordon, Jr. Mr. Thomas P. Gordon III Dr. and Mrs. Walter D. Gracia Mr. and Mrs. Richard Graham (Amy Anthony ’02) Mrs. Bobette Withers Grant ’69 Mr. and Mrs. Kyle G. Graves Mr. and Mrs. Richard Green Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Green Ms. Septima Green Mr. and Mrs. John Greene Mr. Frank P. Greenhaw IV ’89 Judie B. Greenman Drs. Susan and Clark Gregg Mr. and Mrs. Gary Griffin (Andrée French ’80) Mr. Scott Grossman Mr. and Mrs. Eric K. Grubbs Mrs. Mary Ann Guly Ms. Lizbeth Gutiérrez Dr. and Mrs. Kumar Gutta H.L. Brown Jr. Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Melvin R. Haas, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Haase Andrea Payne Halbach ’82 Mr. and Mrs. Joe Halbach + Mr. and Mrs. Tracy D. Hale Mr. and Mrs. Doug Haley Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Haley Mr. and Mrs. Todd Hall + Ms. Ellecia Hall Mr. and Mrs. Rex Hall Mrs. Martha Hallman Mr. and Mrs. David Hamburg (Blair Hyde ’87) Ms. Anna L. Hamilton + Mr. and Mrs. John Hamilton + Mr. and Mrs. Bryon R. Hammer Dr. Janet and Mr. David Hammer Mr. and Mrs. Mitch W. Hanzik (Mindy Willis ’78) Mr. and Mrs. David Hardin Mr. and Mrs. Chester A. Hardy Mr. and Mrs. Danny Harp (Katherine Burr ’79) Mr. and Mrs. Bill Harrell
Mrs. Priscilla Harrier + Mr. David Harris Mr. and Mrs. Randall W. Harvison Mr. and Mrs. George Haskell (Emily Wise ’89) Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hawks (Bee Dowling ’75) Mr. and Mrs. Tyler Head ’94 (Hannah Stinson ’94) Mr. and Mrs. Jim Heflin Mr. and Mrs. Dennis K. Heinrichs + Mr. and Mrs. Matt Heinzelmann + Mr. Jim Henderson Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan K. Henderson Mrs. Amanda Whalen and Mr. Robert S. Hereford + Dr. and Mrs. David Herr Mr. Nolan E. Hightower + Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hill Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hill + Mr. and Mrs. Bill B. Holcomb + Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Holland Ms. Ella J. Hood Mr. John Hook Mr. and Mrs. Lane Hooton Mr. and Mrs. Justin Hoover ’92 Mr. and Mrs. Steven Hoover + Mr. and Mrs. David O. Hoppe + Mr. and Mrs. Ward A. Howard Mr. and Mrs. Mike Howell (Dawn Freundlich ’84) Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Hudak Mr. and Mrs. E. Randall Hudson III ’79 (Carolyn Tarride ’77) Mr. and Mrs. Chris Hulce + Mr. and Mrs. Dave Hunt Ms. Annalee V. Hurst ’09 Ms. Debbie S. Hurst Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hurst Mr. and Mrs. Keven Hurst Mrs. Mary Ann McBride Huston ’74 Mr. and Mrs. Steve Hutton + Mr. C. Brodie Hyde II Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Hyde Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Ignagni + Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Isbell + Mr. and Mrs. Mark Isham (Joy Nelson ’91) Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jackson Mr. and Mrs. William H. Jackson III Mrs. Saira Jamal Ms. Aimee Jenkins + Mr. and Mrs. Gary Jennings + Mr. and Mrs. Mark Jennings
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Honor Roll of Giving Mr. William D. Jobe Mr. and Mrs. Eric Johnson + Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Johnson Ms. Randi Johnston Stuart and Judy Johnston Mr. and Mrs. Dan Jones + Dr. and Mrs. Mark Jones (Elizabeth Murphy ’88) Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey W. Jordan Mr. and Mrs. Sam Juliao ’92 Dr. Shams and Mr. Amirali Karimi Mr. and Mrs. Mark Karpel (Lisa Gluck ‘87) Mr. Brandon Karr ’99 Mr. William H. Kelley Ms. Anne R. Kelly ’02 Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Kelly (Caroline Keyes ’93) Mr. Frank Kelly ’02 Mr. and Mrs. Jon M. Kelly ’69 Ms. Kathleen Kelly ’04 Dr. and Mrs. Jim Kelly Mr. and Mrs. Todd Kelly ’81 Mr. and Mrs. Whit Kelly ’80 Dr. and Mrs. Charles B. Kendall Mrs. Fredna Kennimer Dr. and Mrs. George S. Khammar Mr. and Mrs. Gene Kientzy Mr. and Mrs. John P. Kimzey Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Kinnaird + Mr. and Mrs. John Kleinheinz (Marsha Harrison ’79) Ms. Colleen Kleuser ’76 Mr. and Mrs. John Knecht (Claire-Lise H ’06) Mr. and Mrs. Gary Knight Mr. and Mrs. Francis Koch Mr. and Mrs. Nate S. Kogan + Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth E. Koger + Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey E. Kollmeier Ms. Emily Korman ’95 Mr. Fritz Korth CPT Joe T. Kosek III Mr. and Mrs. John Kostohryz (Kendall Karr ’02) Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Kovachev (Missi Olson ’89) + Drs. Charles and Janine Kraus + The Kwan Charitable Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Kwan ’88 Mr. Jack Labovitz Dr. Jan and Mr. Peter Lacina Mr. and Mrs. Tom Laker Mr. Vance Lambert ’79
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lamsens (Caroline Corpening ’99) Mr. and Mrs. Coy Landes Mr. W.A. Landreth ’01 Lands’ End, Inc. Mr. George F. LeBus V ’02 Mrs. Celia Ledbetter Mr. and Mrs. Duncan A. Lee Sr. Mr. and Mrs. H. Tal Lefler ’92 Dr. and Mrs. Hugh T. Lefler, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Gregg Lehman (Meg Kendall ’90) Dr. Deborah K. Lehmann Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Lehmann Hon. Debra and Mr. Greg Lehrmann Mr. and Mrs. Charles LeMaire Mr. and Mrs. Scott Leonard Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lesok Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lewis (Amanda Killinger ’97) Mr. Donovan Lewis Dr. Suzanne Lewis + Mr. and Mrs. Bill Liedtke Mr. John S. Lincoln Mr. and Mrs. Dave Lincoln + Mr. and Mrs. Cuvier W. Lipscomb ’85 Mrs. Lujuana C. Lipscomb Dr. and Mrs. Tom Lipscomb Ms. Lauren W. Lively ’02 Dr. and Mrs. Shields Livingston Mr. and Mrs. David Lofquist + Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Lott + Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Louden Mr. and Mrs. Enos Loux Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Luengas Mr. and Mrs. David Luskey Mr. and Mrs. Michael Luskey Mr. Stephen Luskey Dr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Maberry ‘84 Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Mack Mr. and Mrs. John MacLean Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Maddux + Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Madrid Ms. Melissa Mahaffey ’01 Mr. Jerry Mahle + Dr. and Mrs. David Maldonado III Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. Males Mr. and Mrs. Stephen J. Mallick Mr. Michael C. Mancini + Mr. and Mrs. Scott Alan Manning Mr. Toke Mansker Mr. Stephen B. Markwardt Dr. and Mrs. G. Scott Marlow Dr. and Mrs. Warren Marrow
New Keystone Member
Mrs. Oma Nell Marter Dr. and Mrs. Justin L. Martin Ms. Leova Martinez + Mr. and Mrs. James Massey Ms. Joan H. Massey and Dr. John Rohrbach + Mr. Michael Mathisen Ms. Jeanette Matthews + Mrs. Suzanne Mauze Mr. Richard Maxwell Mr. and Mrs. William W. Maxwell Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Maynard Patty and Eugene Mays Mr. and Mrs. Chris R. McBee Mr. and Mrs. Ben R. McBroom Mrs. Virginia McClain Mr. Colin M. McConnell ’00 Mr. and Mrs. Lee McConnell Mr. and Mrs. James E. McCoy III ’87 Mr. and Mrs. Ryan McCullough + Dr. and Mrs. M. Dwain McDonald Mr. and Mrs. Steve McGee + Mr. and Mrs. Bobby N. McGehee ’88 Mr. and Mrs. Jay A. McGlothlin + Mr. and Mrs. Jes McIver Mr. and Mrs. Bruce McKee Mrs. MarieGene McKnight Mr. and Mrs. Keeley McLarty + Mr. Martin J. McLaughlin and Dr. Kathleen Calder Mr. and Mrs. John McMillan Meadows Foundation Mr. and Mrs. William W. Meadows Mr. and Mrs. Ronald E. Medaris Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Medary ’80 Ms. Kamina R. Medearis Mr. and Mrs. Allen Melton Judge and Mrs. Lawrence Meyers + Military Order of World Wars Fort Worth Chapter Mr. and Mrs. Preston A. Miller Dr. and Mrs. Robert Miller Mr. and Mrs. Don Mills Mr. and Mrs. Joe E. Mireles Mr. Russ Mischel Mr. and Mrs. Tom W. Mitchell + Mr. and Mrs. Meto Miteff Mr. and Mrs. Charley Mock Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Molloy Mr. and Mrs. Sabino Monreal Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Montgomery (Valerie Bloch ’01) + Mr. and Mrs. Gary Moore Ms. Sarah L. Moore +
Mr. and Mrs. Link Moore (Tisha Tennant ’86) Mr. Tyler C. Moore ’09 Mr. and Mrs. Steve Ray Morris Ms. Jacque R. Morse + Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Moten (Shannon Gilbert ’81) Mr. and Mrs. David Motley Mr. Joe Murph + Drs. Emily and James Murphey Mr. and Mrs. Clovis D. Murphree + Janis and Larry Murphy Mr. and Mrs. J. Fulton Murray III Mr. and Mrs. Philip Murrin Mr. Stephen Murrin III Mr. Viran Nana Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Nason Mr. and Mrs. Bales Nelson 92 Dr. and Mrs. Edward R. Nelson, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Foster Nelson Mr. and Mrs. O.P. Newberry III ’77 Mr. and Mrs. Tien Phuc Nguyen Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Nieswiadomy Mr. and Mrs. Tim Nolan Ms. Tracey T. Norton Dr. Scott Nowlin ’78 Ms. Patricia O’Brien ’89 Mr. and Mrs. Daniel T. O’Connell Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ofner (Sarah Watson ’00) Dr. and Mrs. Edward C. Olson Dr. and Mrs. James R. Osborn Ms. Martha Oswald Mr. Eang Oum Ms. Jenny Pace ’93 Mr. and Mrs. James R. Palmer Mr. and Mrs. Brett L. Pardue Mr. and Mrs. Michael Parker + Mr. and Mrs. John M. Parker Mr. and Mrs. Jim Parr Mr. and Mrs. Belker D. Paschall III Mr. and Mrs. Anil M. Patel Mr. and Mrs. Jagdip Patel Mr. and Mrs. Mark Paukune Mr. and Mrs. Richard Payne ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Chad Peacock + Mr. and Mrs. Herb Pease Mr. and Mrs. Berl Pedigo Ms. Emmanuelle E. Pelletier + Ms. L. Vanessa Perez Dr. and Mrs. Bill Pettey Mr. and Mrs. Bill Phillips Ella Dean Phillips and Calvin Phillips Dr. and Mrs. Michael S. Phillips
Dr. Alice and Mr. Monty Phillips Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Phillips Mr. and Mrs. Brandon S. Pierce Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Pierce + Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pollack Mr. and Mrs. Buck Portwood Mr. and Mrs. Gib Portwood Ms. Olivia Potts Lucia Minick Power ’99 Mr. and Mrs. Patrick E. Powers Jr. Ms. Teresa A. Powers Mr. and Mrs. Scott F. Prince (Cynthia Rimmer ’87) Mr. Jim Prince Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Pruitt Mrs. Sheila R. Pryor Mrs. Suzanne Purcell Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Pyron Ms. Denise Rabalais Mr. and Mrs. James Rains + Ms. Elizabeth A. Ramirez + Mr. and Mrs. Allen Randall (Katy Conley ’97) Mr. and Mrs. Neil Randel Mr. Gopal Rao and Mrs. Neena Kovuru Mr. and Mrs. Steve Rapfogel (Marsha Ghormley ’71) + Ms. Lauren Rapp ’06 Mr. John Rascoe Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey A. Rattikin ’82 Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Ray, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Ray III Dr. and Mrs. Larry E. Reaves Dr. and Mrs. Rob J. Reeb, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Reesing + Ms. Patricia Reeves Mr. Anson Reilly ’02 Mr. Asher Reilly ’00 Mr. Atlee Reilly Mr. and Austin Reilly ’04 Mr. Axton Reilly ’06 Mr. and Mrs. Duerk Reimer Mr. and Mrs. Jim Reimer Mr. and Mrs. Gregory J. Relyea Mr. and Mrs. Steve Relyea ’79 (Adrienne Lipscomb ’81) Mr. and Mrs. Miguel Reyes + Mr. and Mrs. Fred Reynolds Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ricca Mr. and Mrs. Terry Rice Mrs. Eileen Kelly Rinaudo ’97 Dr. and Mrs. Matthew Rios (Jennifer Lipscomb ’85) Mrs. Molly Risewick Zeno and
Mr. Oscar Zeno + Mr. and Mrs. John V. Roach Dr. and Mrs. Dwayne L. Roberts Mrs. Kate Keyland ’02 Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Roberts, Jr. Dr. Susan Roberts Mr. and Mrs. Joe Robertson Ms. Claire Robin + Mr. and Mrs. J. Nelson Robinson + Mr. and Mrs. Richard Robinson + Mr. and Mrs. Jim Robinson + Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Robinson ’82 Drs. Denise and Daniel Rodeheaver Mr. and Mrs. Will Rodgers ’01 Mr. and Mrs. Enrique Rodriguez Mr. and Mrs. Carl Roland Ms. Gloria G. Romero + Dr. and Mrs. Julius Rosen Mr. and Mrs. Burk Rosenthal Dr. and Mrs. Amos Ross Ms. Kathleen Ross ’02 Ms. Tori Olin Ross ’72 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Royer (Adelaide Moncrief ’02) Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey J. Rozanski + Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Rubin + Dr. and Mrs. John Rubin + Mr. and Mrs. John Runyon Dr. and Mrs. William F. Runyon, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Russell Dr. David Rutledge ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. Ryan, Jr. ’77 (Patricia Hughes ’77) Mr. and Mrs. John A. Ryan (Amy Boyd ’80) Mr. and Mrs. John C. Ryan IV Ms. Lauren Sable + Sage Dining Services, Inc. Ms. Tamara Sample Ms. Annie Samuelson ’07 Ms. Madeleine Samuelson ’05 Dr. and Mrs. Todd E. Samuelson Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Sanders ’79 Mr. and Mrs. Carl Sanders Dr. and Mrs. John C. Sanders Mr. and Mrs. Leo Sanders Ms. Melissa Sanders ’01 Ms. Rebecca A. Sanders Mr. Richard B. Sanders ’80 Mr. and Mrs. David Sanford ’78 + Mr. and Mrs. Karl A. Sapienza Mr. and Mrs. Michael D. Sauerhage Mr. and Mrs. Joel Sawyer Mr. and Mrs. Morris Scales
New Keystone Member
Mr. Howard Schack Ralph and Gloria Schack Dr. and Mrs. Herman Schaffer Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey D. Schaffer Mr. and Mrs. Bob Schofield + Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Schollmaier Mrs. Holly Schreier ’81 and Mr. Gregory Housewirth Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schreier Ms. Tina Schreier and Mr. Rick Klompus Dr. and Mrs. Tom Schulze Mr. Scott B. Schuster Ms. Stephanie Scott Ms. Grethe Seebach Mr. and Mrs. Chris Semple ’97 Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Semple ’01 Mr. Rob Semple ’95 Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Senter Ms. Shelly Seymour ’77 Mr. and Mrs. William L. Shaffer Dr. and Mrs. Akhtar Ali Shah Mr. and Mrs. Greg M. Shaw Mr. and Mrs. James S. Shaw + Mr. and Mrs. Randy Shaw Mr. and Mrs. Mo Sheats ’86 (Patricia Thompson ’86) Mr. and Mrs. Morris Sheats Mr. and Mrs. Scott Sherman Mr. and Mrs. Andy Shields Mr. Jonathan E. Shipley + Mr. and Mrs. Greg Sholars Ms. Darlene F. Shue Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Siegel ’77 Ms. Jennifer Siegel ’01 Mr. and Mrs. Jon Siegel ’75 Susan K. Siegmund ’84 Ms. Mimi Mauze Siff ’81 Mr. and Mrs. John Simms Mr. and Mrs. Joel T. Simpson Mr. and Mrs. Craig Slayton + Dr. and Mrs. David Slife Dr. and Mrs. Charles Smaistrla Mr. and Mrs. James Small (Alison Weir ’80) Mr. and Mrs. Brian K. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Jay Smith Mr. and Mrs. John Smith ’87 (Sarah Akhtar ’91) Mr. and Mrs. John C. Snyder Mrs. Kyung Seon Choi and Mr. Myung Kug Sohn Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Sorensen + Mr. and Mrs. John B. Soulis Mr. Robert Stackhouse
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Staggs + Mr. and Mrs. Landon L. Stallings Mr. and Mrs. Will Stansbery Mr. and Mrs. John P. Steinbrenner Mr. Brett A. Stephenson Ms. Alexandra Stevens ’85 Mr. and Mrs. David B. Stevenson ’87 Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Stevenson II ’73 Mr. Fred Stewart + Dr. and Mrs. Jack P. Stewart + Mrs. Virginia Stewart Dr. and Mrs. H. Paul Stiefel Mr. and Mrs. Todd Strain Ms. Jenna M. Strom + Mr. and Mrs. Mark J. Stupfel Mr. and Mrs. Vernell Sturns Mr. and Mrs. Bill Summers ’70 Mr. and Mrs. Scott L. Summers ’72 Dr. Penny Peng and Mr. Waylon Sun Drs. Samira and Kamal Syed Dr. and Mrs. Bannie L. Tabor Ms. Chelsea Tabor ’05 Mr. and Mrs. Stephen J. Tall Mr. and Mrs. Michael D. Tapp ’88 Mr. and Mrs. David Tardiff (Ann Barber ’76) Target-Take Charge of Education Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tate Mr. and Mrs. Walter Tate + Ms. Carter Tatum ’98 Mrs. Melanie Gaines Tatum ’83 Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Tatum ’01 (Carly Mills ’00) Mr. and Mrs. Allen Taylor Mr. and Mrs. James C. Taylor Ms. Leigh Taylor ’95 Ms. Tiffany Stocker Taylor Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Neelands Teague ’71 Mr. C.B. Team ’01 Mr. Brian Taylor and Ms. Lisa B. Team ’77 Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Terry + Mr. and Mrs. J. Guy Tetirick Ms. Samantha Tetirick ’07 The Robert S. and Joyce Pate Capper Charitable Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Thomas Mr. and Mrs. Chad Thomas Mrs. Lanelle Thomas Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas Mr. and Mrs. Isiah Thompson + Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson ’69 (Melissa Garrett ’74) Patsy and Randy Thompson Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Thompson Mr. and Mrs. Don Tidwell
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Honor Roll of Giving Dr. and Mrs. K. Randy Tierce + Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Towle Mr. and Mrs. J. David Tracy Mr. Butch Traeder + Mr. and Mrs. Nam Truong Mr. and Mrs. Bryce G. Tuck Mrs. Sue Turner ’84 Mr. and Mrs. George Tutjer Mr. and Mrs. Steve Uhr + Mr. and Mrs. David Underwood United Educators Dr. and Mrs. Johann Van Beest Mr. and Mrs. James Van Buskirk Mrs. Reeve Van Nostrand Mr. and Mrs. David D. Vance Mrs. Estil A. Vance, Jr Ms. Mary Kay Varley + Ms. Kristin Vaughn + Ms. Laura Velasquez Ms. Megan S. Velasquez ’09 Mrs. Kelly Maura Cavanaugh and Mr. James Vestal Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Vincent + Dr. Frank Vittimberga Dr. and Ms. Cullen T. Vogelson Mr. and Mrs. Paul Vrana Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Wagner ’79 Peggy R. Wakeland + Ms. Blair Taylor ’99 Mr. and Mrs. Neil J. Wallace + Mr. David Walters Ms. Kathleen Walton Mr. and Mrs. Allen M. Wamsley + Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ward Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas J. Washuta Dr. and Mrs. John Watt Mrs. Katherine Weaver Mr. and Mrs. Bill Webb (Jean Webb H ’01) Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Weir + Mr. and Mrs. Tim T Wells + Mr. and Mrs. Lon T. Werner
Mr. and Mrs. Ron Westendorf + Mr. and Mrs. Stephen X. Westermann Mr. and Mrs. Lenny R. White Dr. and Mrs. Reagan White Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Widmer Mrs. Norma Wilkerson H ’07 + Mr. and Mrs. Dick Wilkie William C. Perry and Paul A. Nelson Charitable Fund Mr. and Mrs. C. Gregory Williams Mr. and Mrs. Michael Williams + Ms. Melissa D. Williams + Dr. Newell Williams and Rev. Sue McDougal Ms. Marisa Williamson + Mr. and Mrs. Tom Williford ’88 Mr. and Mrs. J. Don Willis, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Willis ’80 + Mr. and Mrs. Josh Willour + Mrs. Vivienne H. Wilson Ms. Erin Wittman ’01 Mr. and Mrs. Gary T. Wittman John P. Wittman Ms. Katie Wittman Michael A. Wittman Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Womack Ms. Whitney A. Womack ’02 Mr. and Mrs. Eric S. Wong Mrs. Anne-Lise Knecht Woods ’85 + Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Wright Dr. and Mrs. Eric Wroten ’92 Mr. and Mrs. Peter Wu Mr. Carlisle C Wysong Ms. Mary Wysong and Mr. Michael Haney Mrs. Elaine Yamagata Mrs. Ann Krochman Young Mr. and Mrs. Steve Young Mrs. Rita Zawalnicki +
Annual Giving Participation Constituent Group Trustees Faculty/staff Parents Alumni Grandparents Past parents
2009-10 96% 91% 71% 13% 15% 19%
New Keystone Member
Alumni Participation Alumni giving to the FWCD Fund totaled $316,653, with 13 percent participation. Without philanthropic support from our alumni, Fort Worth Country Day would not be the vibrant, challenging college-preparatory school that it is. FWCD truly needs your continued support. Our gifts are an essential and integral part of the overall operation of the School. Those of you who donated this year should be pleased to have been a part of this tremendous effort, and I thank you for joining me. We look forward to welcoming new alumni to our Honor Roll of Donors in the coming years. Wonderful memories and connections abound from my years as a student, alumnae and parent. I feel fortunate to be a member of the FWCD family and am pleased to have served as alumni FWCD Fund chair this year. Cynthia Rimmer Prince ’87 FWCD Fund Alumni Chair
Alumni Participation By Class The alumni tradition of philanthropy plays an important role in maintaining FWCD’s legacy of educational excellence from generation to generation. Our alumni remain connected and supportive of the School. We are thankful for their loyalty and generosity. Class Of 1967 Diana Bonelli Cunningham Bill Curtis Ward A. Howard Bill Landreth 12.12% (4 out of 33) gave Class Of 1969 Eliot Barnett Stephen Geis Bobette Withers Grant David Harris Laura James Harrison Jon Kelly
Gail Widmer Landreth Shannon Parker Males Andy Shields George Thompson 25.00% (10 out of 40) gave Class Of 1970 Steve Kempe Randy Rodgers Bill Summers 6.82% (3 out of 44) gave Class Of 1971 Marsha Ghormley Rapfogel Cynthia Courtney Siegel Terry Siegel Gordon Neelands Teague 9.30% (4 out of 43) gave Class Of 1972 Richard Garvey Tori Olin Ross Scott L. Summers 8.33% (3 out of 36) gave Class Of 1973 Candace Garner Atkins
Bob Dowling Tom Leatherbury Chip Payne Frank Stevenson Jim Stouffer 15.38% (6 out of 39) gave Class Of 1974 Stephen Alton Douglas Arnoult Lee Bass Brian Bowden Lizabeth Lambert Bowden Lydia Cutter Lisanne Purvis Davidson Webster Dean Lisa Williams Diffley Elissa Sanders Eggleston Mary Ann McBride Huston Adelaide Kline Liedtke Ruthie Newberry Porterfield Melissa Garrett Thompson 30.43% (14 out of 46) gave Class Of 1975 Maxine Acola Cindy Kelly Barnes Kim Williamson Darden Jim DuBose David Ekstrom Bee Dowling Hawks Dwight Horton Jon Siegel Carla Kemp Thompson 19.57% (9 out of 46) gave Class Of 1976 Mike Berry Colleen Kleuser Beth Newberry Phillips Ann Barber Tardiff 8.70% (4 out of 46) gave Class Of 1977 Stephanie Steves Burk Carolyn Tarride Hudson George LeBus Huck Newberry Anna Melissa Harrison Philpott Tom Purvis Win Ryan Patricia Hughes Ryan John C. Sanders Shelly Seymour Aaron Siegel Lisa Team
Kelly Thompson 23.21% (13 out of 56) gave Class Of 1978 John Boswell Joe Breedlove Myra Matthews Buis Robert C. Dickerson Janet Maberry Dickerson Ben Fortson Kay Anderson Genua Beth Runyon Gideon Michael Goodrich Mindy Willis Hanzik Alicia Rattikin Lindsey Scott Nowlin Michelle Miteff Purvis David Sanford Jon Snyder 25.42% (15 out of 59) gave Class Of 1979 Jack Armstrong Stephon Breedlove Carol Hageman Cain Julie Moore Clark Martha Tester Hallman Katherine Burr Harp Jay Herd E. Randall Hudson Marsha Harrison Kleinheinz Vance Lambert Russ Mischel Terry Brown Pruitt Steve Relyea Douglas Sanders Simone Webb Thomas Susan Hart Thompson Bryan Wagner 24.94% (17 out of 71) gave Class Of 1980 Steve Berry John Brookman Kirsten White Cameron Bill Cowan James Fleming AndrĂŠe French Griffin Whit Kelly Vivienne Boswell Mays Tom Medary Lauren Schmuck Puff Shannon Young Ray Dan Reese William F. Runyon
New Keystone Member
Amy Boyd Ryan Richard B. Sanders Alison Weir Small Joe D. Willis 25.00% (17 out of 68) gave Class Of 1981 Bill Belton Marilyn French Berry Elizabeth Steele Boswell Lisa Fortson Burton Todd Kelly Shannon Gilbert Moten Frasher Hudson Pergande Adrienne Lipscomb Relyea Holly Schreier Mimi Mauze Siff Marshall Young 15.28% (11 out of 72) gave Class Of 1982 Virginia Dowling Anderson Lesley Anderson Atkinson Susie Sankary Benson Andrea Payne Halbach Ann Barksdale House Melissa Miteff Kirtley Stephen M. Nolan Jeffrey A. Rattikin Richard E. Robinson 12.50% (9 out of 72) gave Class Of 1983 Anonymous Bari Buckner Brookman Mary Rabalais Collins Diane Walworth Duva Pamela C. Murrin Eleanor Mauze Snyder Melanie Gaines Tatum 8.75% (7 out of 80) gave Class Of 1984 Charles W. Arnold Elizabeth Stapp Fleischer Thomas P. Gordon Dawn Freundlich Howell Stephen D. Maberry Stephen J. Mallick Lisa Miller Mills Marie L. Olson John Runyon Susan K. Siegmund Sue Cutler Turner Devon Gilbert Vrana 12.12% (12 out of 99) gave
Class Of 1985 Amy Roach Bailey Marshall Boyd David G. Fischer Cuvier W. Lipscomb Richard Payne Jennifer Lipscomb Rios David Rutledge Taylor Schollmaier Alexandra L. Stevens Anne-Lise Knecht Woods 12.50% (10 out of 80) gave Class Of 1986 William T. Arnold W. A. Andrew Bruner Amy Street Clifton Sharon Maberry Cooper Angela Tilley Crates Tisha Tennant Moore William Ryan Scott W. Sankary Patricia Thompson Sheats Morris L. Sheats 12.99% (10 out of 77) gave Class Of 1987 Jennifer Berry Anderson Paige Farris Chisholm Windsor Davis Gerrish Blair Hyde Hamburg Lisa Gluck Karpel Jim McCoy Cynthia Rimmer Prince John H. Smith David B. Stevenson 11.11% (9 out of 81) gave Class Of 1988 Laura Bonnell Alexander Tasa Lefler Anderson John Beadles Misty Brown-Goodrich Michael Dike Elizabeth Murphy Jones Wilson Kwan Bobby N. McGehee Geraldine Acuna-Sunshine Michael D. Tapp Thomas F. Williford 12.94% (11 out of 85) gave Class Of 1989 Christopher E. Baker John M. Decker Stephen V. Dickey
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Honor Roll of Giving Elinor Bradshaw Douglas Annabelle Brown Fowlkes Frank P. Greenhaw Emily Wise Haskell Mona Olson Kovachev Edward R. Nelson Patricia Oâ€™Brien Paul R. Ray 16.22% (12 out of 74) gave Class Of 1990 Laura C. Baldwin Elliot S. Goldman Mark L. Hart Shannon Pace Hart Holman M. Harvey Margaret Kendall Lehman 8.11% (6 out of 74) gave Class Of 1991 Lori Roach Davis Kristen Penny Ethridge Joy Nelson Isham James R. Murphey Rebecca A. Sanders Sarah Akhtar Smith 7.50% (6 out of 80) gave Class Of 1992 David B. Anton Brian C. Crumley John A. Geesbreght Justin Hoover Samuel Juliao Joshua M. Korman H. Tal Lefler Bales Nelson Eric S. Wroten 10.34% (9 out of 87) gave Class Of 1993 Lauren Meekins Anton Randy Eisenman Scott Grossman Caroline Keyes Kelly Jenny Pace 8.00% (6 out of 75) gave Class Of 1994 Rebecca Stovall Cheng Laura Rogers Denniston Erica Foust Haley Hannah Stinson Head Tyler Head Rebecca A. Hove 8.45% (6 out of 71) gave
Class Of 1995 Jennifer Thompson Brown Emily Korman Rob Semple Leigh Taylor 5.19% (4 out of 77) gave Class Of 1996 Jehan Akhtar Jordan Beasley Davidson David L. Denton Katherine Allen Weaver 5.97% (4 out of 67) gave Class Of 1997 Joe T. Kosek Amanda Killinger Lewis Katy Conley Randall Atlee Reilly Eileen Kelly Rinaudo Chris Semple 7.59% (6 out of 79) gave Class Of 1998 Carter Tatum 1.33% (1 out of 75) gave Class Of 1999 Frieda Austin Adam Beebe David A. Berthold George Deur Rebecca Garrett Finn John Hook Brandon Karr Caroline Corpening Lamsens Martha Oswald Lucia Minick Power Blair Taylor Walker 13.09% (11 out of 84) gave Class Of 2000 Kyle Bryson Martha Caraway Colin M. McConnell Sarah Watson Ofner Asher Reilly Carly Mills Tatum 6.45% (6 out of 93) gave Class Of 2001 Peter Alcorn Todd J. Crawford W.A. Landreth Stephen Luskey Lili Hyder Luth Melissa L. Mahaffey
New Keystone Member
Valerie Bloch Montgomery Will Rodgers Melissa Sanders Hunter Semple Jennifer Siegel Stephen Tatum C.B. Team Jean Webb Erin T. Wittman 15.62% (15 out of 96) gave Class Of 2002 Merrick Rutledge Bean Anna Berthold Rebecca Tatum Brown Celia Moncrief Browning Justin Burk Melissa J. Flory Amy Anthony Graham Frank Kelly Anne R. Kelly Kendall Karr Kostohryz George F. LeBus Lauren W. Lively Anson Reilly Kate K. Roberts Kathleen Ross Adelaide Moncrief Royer Stephanie Scott Amy L. Stenzler Tiffany Stocker Taylor Whitney A. Womack 23.25% (20 out of 86) gave Class Of 2003 Frank Darden Mandy Donovitz Taylor Louden Mary Powers Louden 4.30% (4 out of 93) gave Class Of 2004 Robert D. Adams David P. Brigati Jonathan Burk Kathleen Kelly Austin Reilly 5.38% (5 out of 93) gave Class Of 2005 Chloe Bade James M. Colby Samantha A. Fant Sharon Foster Madeleine Samuelson Chelsea Tabor
Katherine T. Wittman 7.61% (7 out of 92) gave Class Of 2006 Daniel M. Bloch Christopher Darden Claire-Lise Knecht Lauren Rapp Axton Reilly 5.21% (5 out of 96) gave Class Of 2007 Teresa A. Powers Annie Samuelson Brett A. Stephenson Samantha Tetirick Norma Wilkerson 5.5 % (5 out of 90) gave Class Of 2008 Marissa Berenson Thomas Burk Will Stansbery 3.23% (3 out of 93) gave Class Of 2009 Cara Darden Jamie A. DuBose Annalee V. Hurst Tyler C. Moore June M. Van Buskirk Megan S. Velasquez 6.19% (6 out of 97) gave
2009-2010 FWCD Fund Parent Participation Class of Grade % 2010 12 90% 2011 11 73% 2012 10 58% 2013 9 74% 2014 8 85% 2015 7 64% 2016 6 67% 2017 5 71% 2018 4 71% 2019 3 63% 2020 2 76% 2021 1 65% 2022 K 61% Total Average 71% fwcd.org
Faculty and Staff Participation
Faculty and Staff Participation
There is no stronger endorsement of the School than the united voices of our dedicated faculty and staff. In addition to their tireless service to FWCD, an overwhelming 91 percent of all faculty and staff made a gift to the Annual Fund this year. We salute these individuals, the heart and soul of FWCD, for their unwavering support of all areas of school life. Anonymous (2) Debbie Aishman James Aldridge Cynthia Allen Ken D. Allen Christy A. Alvear Manuel H. Alvear Julia R. Ando Andréanne Annis Lidia Arenas Bill Arnold ’86 Roberto Arroyo Bill W. Baker Katherine Barbolla Dean Barker Andrew L. Beasley Will Beckworth David A. Berthold ’99 Lucy N. Biggs Emily Bintliff Ann M. Blair Daniel M. Bloch H’06 Eric Boberg Sara Boneberg Bob Booth Gabby Booth Courtney M. Bourgeois Rex O. Bozarth Joe Breedlove ’78 Kenneth W. Brown Kim Buck Lynnette L. Burleson Perri H. Carr Angeles Casanova Silvestre Castro Carrie Cheng Stacey Cherry Ed Chisholm Paige Chisholm ’87 Holly N. Clifford Kay Cody Larry G. Coffee Catherine M. Collins Gayle Corkery Teresa Crafton
Ed Craver Tiffini Crum Karen Curella Betty Darden Karen B. Davis Consuelo Debora Dorrine DeChant David L. Denton Christine Derber Stephen V. Dickey ’89 Melisa Dorsey Deborah Eastwood Chris Edmonds Denver Edmunds Esperanza Elizondo Yolanda Espinoza Ellen R. Fanning Brian Farda Matthew J. Farmer Laurie Fields Kevin A. Ford Tara Forrest Dan G. Foust Tricia Franks Sheri Fuller Theresa Fuss Maria L. Garcia Janie Garrett Judith Garrett Frank J. Gendusa Sherrilan Gilley Angie M. Goin Melodee Halbach DeAnn M. Hall Anna L. Hamilton Sharon Hamilton Priscilla Harrier Dennis K. Heinrichs Joni Heinzelmann Rob Hereford Nolan E. Hightower Ronda Hill Tammi L. Holcomb Steven Hoover David O. Hoppe
I am filled with gratitude at the increase in participation from the faculty and staff to the FWCD Fund. Every group on campus was well-represented, with Lower School, Grounds and General Administration attaining 100 percent. Our overall participation reached 91 percent. With each passing year, it seems that the faculty and staff of Fort Worth Country Day better understand the value of participation because it sends a strong message of confidence and enthusiasm for the future of our School and its students.
Chris Hulce Terri L. Hutton Darlene F. Ignagni Diana Isbell Aimee Jenkins Debby Jennings Barbara Jiongo Kris Johnson Dan Jones I appreciate the opportunity to have served as your chair, and I Eileen Kelly thank you for your unwavering support in all areas of school life. Sheree Kinnaird Nate S. Kogan Joan H. Massey, Second Grade Teacher Lisa L. Koger FWCD Fund Faculty/Staff Chair Missi Kovachev ’89 Chuck Kraus Suzanne Lewis Shari R. Lincoln Randy Tierce Marsha Rapfogel ’71 Amanda Lofquist Butch Traeder Holly L. Reesing Katherine B. Lott Steve Uhr Cynthia Reyes Chuck Maddux Mary Kay Varley Molly B. Risewick Zeno Jerry Mahle Kristin Vaughn Claire Robin Michael C. Mancini Michael J. Vincent Alison E. Robinson Leova Martinez Peggy R. Wakeland Ginger Robinson Joan H. Massey Kay Robinson Lisa R. Wallace Jeanette Matthews Gloria G. Romero Al Wamsley Sara McCullough Jeff Rozanski Carol Wamsley June McGee Donna Rubin Mary Weir Jay A. McGlothlin Meg Rubin Tim T. Wells Kellie McLarty Alee Sable Bobbi Westendorf Barbara Meyers Stacy Sanford Amanda Whalen Tom W. Mitchell Debbie Schofield Norma Wilkerson H’07 Valerie A. Montgomery ’01 Randy Shaw Kathy Williams Sarah L. Moore Jon Shipley Melissa D. Williams Jacque R. Morse Craig Slayton Marisa Williamson Joe Murph Sharon L. Sorensen Robin Willis Clovis D. Murphree Steve M. Stackhouse Jennifer Willour Michael Parker Leslie A. Staggs Anne-Lise Woods ’85 Lisa Parker John W. Stephens Rita Zawalnicki Paula K. Parrish Fred Stewart Chad Peacock Jack P. Stewart Emmanuelle E. Pelletier Jenna M. Strom Evan D. Peterson Virginia L. Tate Renee K. Pierce Laura Terry Jacqueline Rains Edwena Thompson Elizabeth A. Ramirez
New Keystone Member
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Honor Roll of Giving Class of 2010 Seniors Honored by their Parents Parents of seniors were asked to make a gift of any size to the FWCD Fund in honor of their senior student. Many parents gave $20.10 or $200.10. Some gave $2,000.10. The parent participation rate for the Class of 2010 reached an unprecedented 90 percent! Thank you to this wonderful group of parents. Anonymous Sydney Basped Jennifer and Beauford Basped Michael Beasley Kelli and Andy Beasley Madeline Berthold Nancy and David Berthold Brittany Bollinger Barbara and Bruce Bollinger Miles Bratton Anne Marie and Doug Bratton Mikey Brooks Jennifer and Michael Brooks Reed Brunette Brenda and David Brunette Courtney Carter Nancy and Tim Carter Anne-Marie Cole Cynthia and Allen Cole Elizabeth Conti Genelyn Conti Thomas Cunningham Linda and Henry Cunningham Claire Davidovich Anne and Richard Davidovich Wesley Davis Cari and Bill Davis Michael Diffley Lisa and David Diffley Nicole Dory Laurie and Lad Dory William Dunlap Lynn Dunlap Elizabeth Eliot Dyess Kim and Richard Dyess
James Ekstrom Karen and David Ekstrom Denise Rabalais Clinton Elledge Patti and Mark Elledge Ginger Epstein Bonnie and Marc Epstein Colin Ford Cindy and Kevin Ford Paige Friedman Joan and Walker Friedman Grant Garrett Julie and Mark Garrett Perry Ginsburg Nancy and Bob Ginsburg Daniel Green Barbara and Robert Green Lauren Grubbs Jenna and Eric Grubbs Charlie Hall Carole and Bill Hall Aaron Hall Jane and Rex Hall Jonathan Hardin Shari and David Hardin John Harrison Laura and Fred Harrison Annie Heinzelmann Joni and Matt Heinzelmann Cameron Horton Joni and Dwight Horton Rachel Jackson Christy and William Jackson Julia Jennings Tricia and Mark Jennings
Grant Johnston Randi Johnston Judy and Stuart Johnston Kate Kirtley Melissa and William Kirtley Elkin Kleberg Julie and Scott Kleberg Burke Kleinheinz Marsha and John Kleinheinz Robby LeBus Maribeth and George LeBus Gregory Lehrmann Debra and Greg Lehrmann Jennifer Lindsey Alicia and Steve Lindsey Erin Loth Deborah and Anthony Loth Haley Markwardt Kyong and Mike Markwardt Katharine Molloy Melanie and Robert Molloy Edward Monreal Tomasa and Sabino Monreal John Montesi Allison and Terry Montesi Anisha Nanu Jyoti and Jagdip Patel Parker Nelson Mamye and Ed Nelson Marilyn Newberry Cameron and Huck Newberry Marquel Norton Tracey Norton Elizabeth Powers Marsha and Pat Powers Lindsey Rattikin Maura and Jeff Rattikin Peter Ray Shannon and Breck Ray Keller Reese Tamara and Dan Reese Caroline Reyes Cynthia and Miguel Reyes
New Keystone Member
Courtney Reynolds Michele and Fred Reynolds Brooks Rice Kay and Terry Rice Sean Rodeheaver Denise and Daniel Rodeheaver Ben Ryan Mary Lou and John Ryan Colt Sample Tamara Sample Emily Samuelson DeDe and Todd Samuelson Caren Siegel Cynthia and Terry Siegel Katie Siegel Suzie and Jon Siegel Heather Sims Beth and Andy Sims James Snyder Eleanor and Jon Snyder Tim Sotman Marsha and Steve Rapfogel Taylor Soulis Dee and John Soulis Lindsey Stiefel Kerri and Paul Stiefel Larson Stimson Paige and Neil Randel Matthew Summers Leslie and Bill Summers Kent Tabor Sherry and Bannie Tabor Sam Tall Anne and Stephen Tall Laura Lindsay Tatum Melanie Tatum and Dan Tatum Mary Alice Thompson John Thompson Amy Truong Huong and Nam Truong Ashley Uptegraft Susie and Jim Benson
Elizabeth Vance Tina and David Vance Karl Velasco-Lehmann Deborah Lehmann
Mr. Gordon Anderson Katherine O. Anderson (2016) Michael S. Anderson (2018)
Allison Yamagata Mary and Harvey Yamagata
Mrs. Ann P. Arnold W. Taylor Arnold, Jr. (2011) C. William Arnold (2013) Robert C. Arnold (2014) Mary-Madison Arnold (2014) Allison E. Arnold (2018)
Grandparent Honor Roll
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Atherholt Kenna Y. Wong (2022)
Megan Wu Ann and Peter Wu
Grandparent Participation Fort Worth Country Day is a very special place for our family. Our son and grandsons received so many opportunities for education and enrichment that they would not have had anywhere else. We are so appreciative of all the grandparents and grandfriends who so generously gave to the FWCD Fund last year. Our gifts totaled $194,000 and we reached 15 percent participation. More than 100 grandparents became members of the Grandparent Honor Roll by giving at least $100 in honor of their grandchild.
FWCD is grateful for the leadership of Susan and Bobby Wroten, who served as the FWCD Fund Grandparent chairs this past year. Susan and Bobby are the parents of Eric Wroten ’92 and the grandparents of Luke ’22 and Gil ’23 Wroten and William Portwood ’20. Each year, FWCD grandparents participate in many areas of school life. For all that they contribute for the betterment of FWCD, we offer a warm thank you for making their grandchildren’s school a priority. This year we are pleased to report our grandparents’ generous contributions of $194,000 to the FWCD Fund.
Mr. and Mrs. Donny Atkins Brendan M. Howell (2020)
Mr. and Mrs. Denny Alexander W. Taylor Arnold, Jr. (2011) Robert Arnold (2014) Allison Arnold (2018) Ben Alexander (2020) Katherine Alexander (2022)
Mr. and Mrs. Gus Bates III Cassidy E. Bates (2015) T. Cooper Bates (2018)
Mrs. Carol Margaret Allen Allen C. Taylor (2018) Mark A. Taylor (2019)
Mr. and Mrs. William Bishop Campbell Bishop (2013) Mary Catherine Bishop (2016)
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Boyles Walker H. Payne (2017)
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Buis Alexa A. Merritt (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Allsup Alexander B. Allsup (2013) Andrew M. Allsup (2016) Wyatt A. Allsup (2018)
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Black Hudson C. Black (2019)
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Browning Alexander B. Allsup (2013) Wyatt A. Allsup (2018)
Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Bumstead Bass Bumstead (2019) M. Merrill Bumstead (2020)
Rebecca and Jon Brumley J. William Brumley (2017) Anna Brittan Brumley (2019)
Dr. and Mrs. Jaime Castro Julia L. Hanson (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Anderson Joe E. Atkinson III (2019) Julia A. Atkinson (2019)
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Auld Hunter Vick (2012) Cole Vick (2015) Mr. C.B. Baird, Jr. Cooper B. Baird (2015) Colton B. Baird (2017) Mr. and Mrs. Don R. Barber Joseph B. Pate (2011) Mr. and Mrs. Earl Barnette Campbell B. Gray (2016) Isabel M. Gray (2016) Mr. and Mrs. Mack Barnhart Turner S. MacLean (2015) W. Mack MacLean (2018)
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Bell Emily K. Bell (2021)
Jim and Nancy Blair Maggie Blair (2021) Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bliok Justin G. Morris (2022) New Keystone Member
What better way to ensure their successful future than supporting their education and the tradition of excellence at Fort Worth Country Day! Susan and Bobby Wroten FWCD Fund Grandparent Chairs Parents of Eric ’92 and Grandparents of Luke ’22 and Gil ’23 Wroten and William Portwood ���20
Dr. and Mrs. William F. Bonnell Ben Alexander (2020) Katherine Alexander (2022) Mr. and Mrs. Martin Bowen Wyatt B. Wilson (2020) Mrs. Jane Boyd Watson W. Andrew Ryan (2013) Claudia K. Boyd (2014) Mary M. Ryan (2016) Charlie M. Boyd (2017)
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brumley Allison A. Moore (2020) Dr. and Mrs. C.B. Bruner Audrey Christian (2013) Laurie G. Bruner (2016) Jackson P. Christian (2017) Matthew M. Bruner (2019) Kathryn J. Ayers (2022) Vivian and Hans Buehler Katelyn A. Tierney (2015)
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Honor Roll of Giving Mr. and Mrs. Lu Christ D. Lucile Melcher (2017) Lily M. Melcher (2020)
Ms. Paula Croxton Zane C. Lincoln (2014) Olivia G. Lincoln (2017)
Mrs. Gayle Christian Audrey Christian (2013) Jackson Christian (2017)
Mr. and Mrs. John Crumley Rogan C. Crumley (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Clinkscale Avery W. Clinkscale (2020) Mrs. Joanne Clum Jonathan Clum (2013) Kathleen T. Clum (2018) Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Cody Noah R. Cody (2016) Mr. Richard T. Collier C. Ann Staniford (2017) Caroline B. Staniford (2020) Dr. Philip Collinge J. Cooper Collinge (2021) Mr. Jeremiah Collins Camilla B. Collins (2022) Congressman and Mrs. Mike Conaway Emily K. Bell (2021) Mr. Thomas Coon John R. Vinson (2012) Ms. Anne Cooney Kingsley A. Palmer (2021) Mrs. Martha Cooper Christopher J. Cooper (2017) Claire L. Cooper (2020) Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Coscia Julian A. Cedillo (2017) Karina S. Cedillo (2020) Isabella A. Coscia (2020) Mrs. Cathlene Cox Abby R. Cox (2012) Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cross Grace E. Cross (2022)
Mrs. Irene Dzurilla Anne Dzurilla (2013) Mr. and Mrs. Charlie East Baylee A. East (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Daly Carter M. Daly (2022)
Mr. Leland Ekstrom James Ekstrom (2010) Mary Claire Ekstrom (2014)
Mrs. Lucy Darden Emily Anne Self (2011) Haddy Self (2013)
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Englander Emily L. Englander (2012) Molly B. Englander (2016)
Mrs. Patricia Davidson Robert K. LeBus (2010) Juliebeth LeBus (2017)
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ethridge Jack B. Ethridge (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. William S. Davis Wesley L. Davis (2010) Devon M. Davis (2015) Anna A. Gerrish (2020) Mrs. Beverly Diamond Sidney G. Diamond (2018) Jordan I. Diamond (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. Namon Fairries Thomas Cunningham (2010) Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Farris Tara F. Gordon (2012) T. Patrick Gordon IV (2014) Farris C. Chisholm (2019) Kaylee C. Chisholm (2022)
Priscilla and John M. Geesbreght John C. Geesbreght (2022) Mr. and Mrs. Herbert L. Gibbs, Jr. Alexandra E. Gibbs (2018) Mrs. Martine Ginsburg Perry H. Ginsburg (2010) Serena P. Ginsburg (2017) Mrs. Carol Gold Sidney G. Diamond (2018) Jordan I. Diamond (2021) Mr. and Mrs. Richard Goodin William N. Thigpen (2018) Mr. and Mrs. T. Patrick Gordon, Jr. Tara Gordon (2012) T. Patrick Gordon IV (2014)
Mr. and Mrs. Vittorio B. DiGiorgio Anne Dzurilla (2013)
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ferguson John Ferguson (2013) James R. Ferguson (2016)
Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Dike Marshall S. Dike (2016) Benjamin R. Dike (2019)
Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Fischer Emily A. Fischer (2015) Megan E. Fischer (2019)
Mrs. Mary Ann Guly Garrett M. Jamieson (2012)
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Disney Jackson T. Disney (2019) JaneAnn G. Disney (2019)
Mr. and Mrs. Laurens B. Fish, Jr. James Edward McCoy IV (2015) William Burke McCoy (2018)
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Haase Caroline R. Korman (2021) William H. Korman (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. Randy Drake Kaylie D. Graves (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin J. Fortson Christopher Burton (2012) Benjamin J. Fortson IV (2015) David C. Burton (2016) Coleman C. Fortson (2018)
Mr. and Mrs. Doug Haley Ashley N. Escobedo (2012)
Mr. and Mrs. Felton Frantz Kaitlyn E. Frantz (2013) Matthew W. Frantz (2016) Emily M. Frantz (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Harrell W. Bailey Harrell (2021)
Ms. Peggy Duncan Connall D. McCormack (2015) Brenden M. McCormack (2018) Ashlin K. McCormack (2020) Mr. and Mrs. Terry K. Dunlap, Sr. William L. Dunlap (2010) Mr. and Mrs. Dave Durham Gage H. Fowlkes (2022)
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Freese James Snyder (2010) Margaret Snyder (2013)
Mrs. Mary Jeanne Dyess Elizabeth Eliot Dyess (2010)
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Harvey Gaines III Laura Lindsay Tatum (2010) Richard H. C. Tatum (2014) David J. Drez IV (2019) Philip C. Drez (2021)
New Keystone Member
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Green Justin Willis (2011) Jacob D. Willis (2014)
Dr. Janet and Mr. David Hammer Lauren E. Hammer (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. John Harvison Alexandra Woodcock (2011) Heath Harvison (2012) Hayley Ann Harvison (2014) Heather Dawn Harvison (2014) Abigail G. Woodcock (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Heflin Mitchell S. Crawford (2022)
Mrs. Saira Jamal Salik Naqvi (2014) Sarim Naqvi (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. Enos Loux Cameron Allen Slife (2012)
Mr. Jim Henderson Taft Henderson (2015) Abbie Kate Henderson (2021)
Mr. William D. Jobe Shelby E. Sanford (2015)
Mr. and Mrs. David Luskey Alyson Luskey (2011) Madelyn Luskey (2015)
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hill William T. Butler (2017) A. Clayton Butler (2019)
Mrs. Sheila Johnson C. Josephine Martin (2015) L. Edward Martin IV (2017)
Mr. and Mrs. John MacLean Turner S. MacLean (2015) W. Mack MacLean (2018)
Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Holland K. Blake Waltrip (2012) N. William Waltrip (2014)
Dr. and Mrs. Charles B. Kendall Kendall A. Lehman (2022)
Mr. Toke Mansker Bryan F. Garvey (2014)
Mrs. Fredna Kennimer Kameron P. Nix (2011)
Mrs. Oma Nell Marter Courtney Carter (2010)
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Koch Gabrielle C. Pettit (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. James Massey Stella G. Finley (2019) Evaline R. Finley (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. Steven Hoover Ian Hoover (2012) Mr. and Mrs. Stan Howard Parker C. Howard (2018) Hayes C. Howard (2020) Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Hudak Karina Hudak (2012) Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. Hudson, Jr. Morgan Pergande (2013) Edward R. Hudson (2014) Graham Pergande (2015) Spencer C. Pergande (2017) The Rt. Rev. and Mrs. Sam Hulsey Marilyn L. Newberry (2010) R. Isabelle Newberry (2011) Oliver P. Newberry IV (2013) Sydney N. Phillips (2015) Mack Newberry (2018) Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hurst Aidan F. Ferrell (2018) Mr. C. Brodie Hyde II Riley E. Hamburg (2017) C. Brodie Hyde IV (2017) Anna Brett Hyde (2017) Ryan S. Hamburg (2020) Blake T. Hyde (2020) Campbell K. Hyde (2020) Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Hyde Katherine E. W. Hyde (2012) Emily P. Hyde (2015) Tripp Hyde (2018)
Mrs. Jane Klabzuba Korman Caroline R. Korman (2021) William H. Korman (2021)
Mrs. Suzanne Mauze James Snyder (2010) Margaret Snyder (2013)
Mr. Fritz Korth Isabella P. Chieffalo (2014) Alexander K. Chieffalo (2016)
Mr. and Mrs. William W. Maxwell A. Page Maxwell (2011)
Mr. Jack Labovitz Mason A. Cheng (2022)
Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Maynard Alyssa C. Cole (2019)
Dr. James R. Lambert Peter Bowden (2012)
Patty and Eugene Mays Hayden C. Harvey (2019) Alex Harvey (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. Coy Landes Cooper G. Burleson (2015) Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Lehmann Karl L. Velasco-Lehmann (2010) Mr. and Mrs. Scott Leonard Chloe G. Pyron (2017) Emma R. Pyron (2021) Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lesok Austin S. Westermann (2016) Joseph L. Westermann (2019) Mr. Donovan Lewis Tyler R. Bull (2012) Dr. and Mrs. Shields Livingston Katherine Livingston (2011) Jack T. Livingston (2014)
New Keystone Member
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde S. McCall, Jr. Patricia Mays (2011) Abbie Fondren (2012) Fontaine V. Boswell (2014) Campbell D. Boswell (2014) Ford Morris (2019) Mrs. Virginia McClain Ginger Epstein (2010) Dr. and Mrs. M. Dwain McDonald Malcolm F. McDonald (2014) Sarah Jane McDonald (2017) Mr. and Mrs. Jes McIver Marilyn L. Newberry (2010) R. Isabelle Newberry (2011) Oliver P. Newberry IV (2013) Mack Newberry (2018)
Mrs. MarieGene McKnight James F. Stupfel (2018) Anna R. Stupfel (2020) Mr. and Mrs. John McMillan Ryan John Vittimberga (2017) Maxwell F. Vittimberga (2019) Jan and John Michener J. Taft Henderson (2015) Abbie Kate Henderson (2021) Dr. and Mrs. Robert Miller Madeleine K. Miller (2011) Mr. and Mrs. Mike Milliorn Madeleine E. Milliorn (2022) Mr. and Mrs. Meto Miteff Kate Kirtley (2010) William H. Kirtley, Jr. (2014) Mr. and Mrs. Clifton H. Morris, Jr. Brailey C. Connor (2022) Dr. and Mrs. Jay N. Murphy III William S. Jones (2017) Samuel N. Jones (2020) Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Nason Brailey C. Connor (2022) Dr. and Mrs. Edward R. Nelson, Jr. Reese Nelson (2021) Mrs. Patricia J. Nolan Stephen M. Nolan, Jr. (2015) Sarah C. Nolan (2016) Patrick L. Nolan (2016) Katherine A. Nolan (2017) Elysia H. Nolan (2018) Sean M. Nolan (2019) Claire K. Nolan (2020) Dr. and Mrs. Edward C. Olson Mia A. Kovachev (2020) Mr. and Mrs. Gary Pace Miss Tabitha Wolfe (2022) Mr. William R. Pakis Stephen Tetirick (2011) Shannon E. O’Brien (2011) Kyle J. O’Brien (2014) Nicholas D. Pakis (2022)
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Honor Roll of Giving Mr. and Mrs. Major Park Katherine A. Park (2016) Megan A. Park (2018) Robert E. Park (2018) Mr. and Mrs. Herb Pease Wyatt B. Wilson (2020) Mr. and Mrs. Berl Pedigo Jackson Hull (2013) Georgia-Rae Hull (2015) Harriette C. Hull (2018) Mr. and Mrs. Arnold E. Petsche Katherine Petsche (2011) Alec Petsche (2013) John Davidson (2015) A. Eric Petsche (2016) Julia T. Petsche (2020) Ella Dean Phillips and Calvin Phillips Riley C. Dean (2015) Mr. and Mrs. Bill Phillips Taylor S. White (2011) Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pollack Malcolm F. McDonald (2014) Sarah Jane McDonald (2017) Mr. and Mrs. Buck Portwood William W. Portwood (2020) Mr. Jim Prince Ryan S. Prince (2017) Mrs. Tom E. Purvis, Jr. Mr. James S. Davidson (2011) Mr. and Mrs. James S. Ramsey J. William Brumley (2017) Anna Brittan Brumley (2019) Mr. John Rascoe Carlyle E. Rascoe (2015) Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Ray, Jr. Isabella B. Ray (2020) Mr. H. Michael Reese Keller M. Reese (2010) Connor D. Reese (2015) Mr. and Mrs. Jim Reimer Courtney N. Reimer (2011)
Mr. and Mrs. John V. Roach John S. Callaway (2014)
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Smith Ryan S. Prince (2017)
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Robertson Jackson T. Disney (2019) JaneAnn G. Disney (2019)
Ms. Judy Smith Savana N. Blahitka
Dr. and Mrs. Julius Rosen Samantha N. Jacobson (2011) Michael G. Jacobson (2016) Mr. and Mrs. Charles Russell Paige M. Markwardt (2021)
Mr. and Mrs. John Snyder John Randall Gideon (2014) Isabella B. Ray (2020) Mr. Robert Stackhouse Ellie Stackhouse (2011) Robbie Stackhouse (2014)
Dr. and Mrs. Edward M. Sankary Ashley N. Uptegraft (2010) Adam Uptegraft (2013) Benjamin W. Sankary (2014) Alexander S. Uptegraft (2015) Jack W. Sankary (2016) R. Blake Benson (2020)
Mrs. Virginia Stewart Vivian P. Stewart (2015) Johanna W. Stewart (2018)
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Scales Andrew W. Rekieta (2010) Patrick R. Rekieta (2016)
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Taylor J. Taylor Soulis (2010)
Ralph and Gloria Schack Brandon W. Schack (2020) Dr. and Mrs. Herman Schaffer Jessica L. Schaffer (2019) Jenna R. Schaffer (2022)
Mr. and Mrs. Vernell Sturns Alexander C. Sturns (2015) Samuel J. Sturns (2019)
Mr. and Mrs. J. Guy Tetirick Stephen Tetirick (2011) Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Thomas Rogan C. Crumley (2021)
Mrs. Lanelle Thomas Larson Stimson (2010) Ms. Tina Schreier and Mr. Rick Klompus Paxtin Stimson (2022) Jacqueline R. Housewirth (2017) Patsy and Randy Thompson Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schreier William M. Sheats (2016) Jacqueline R. Housewirth (2017) Clark Sheats (2018) Patrick T. Sheats (2022) Dr. and Mrs. Tom Schulze Luke S. Wroten (2022) Mr. and Mrs. David Underwood Catherine F. Murray (2014) Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Senter E. Tillar Murray (2015) Lily E. Senter (2022) Margaret L. Murray (2016) Dr. and Mrs. Akhtar Ali Shah A. Imran Shah (2014) Salman R. Shah (2018) Mr. and Mrs. Scott Sherman Mr. Ryan Suder (2012) Mr. and Mrs. John Simms Tucker S. Hayes (2016) Julia D. Hayes (2019) New Keystone Member
Mr. Jesse Upchurch C. Jordan Upchurch (2016) Mrs. Reeve Van Nostrand Reese Nelson (2021)
Dr. Frank Vittimberga Ryan John Vittimberga (2017) Maxwell F. Vittimberga (2019) Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Wagner Noel C. Wagner, Jr. (2021) Ms. Kathleen Walton Andrew J. Farlow (2020) Lauren C. Farlow (2022) Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Waltrip K. Blake Waltrip (2012) N. William Waltrip (2014) Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ward Vivian P. Stewart (2015) Johanna W. Stewart (2018) Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas J. Washuta Taylor Washuta (2012) Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watson M. Cade Fuller (2013) Isabel H. Juliao (2020) Dr. and Mrs. John Watt John E. Serralta (2015) William J. Serralta (2021) Mr. and Mrs. Dick Wilkie Cody Jenkins (2011) Mrs. Vivienne B. Williams Michael B. Diffley (2010) Matthew P. Summers (2010) Phillip Diffley (2012) Mr. and Mrs. J. Don Willis, Sr. Justin Willis (2011) Jacob D. Willis (2014) Dr. and Mrs. B.J. Wroten William W. Portwood (2020) Luke S. Wroten (2022) Mrs. Elaine Yamagata Allison A. Yamagata (2010) Mrs. Ann Krochman Young Emily A. Boyle (2010)
Mrs. Estil A. Vance, Jr Rebecca B. Galloway (2019) Alexandra C. Galloway (2019)
Gifts Given in Honor Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Alton ’74 Ms. Sandra Tomlinson
Mr. Larry Coffee Mrs. Amy Roach Bailey ’85 The Waltrip Family
Mr. Rob Hereford Mr. and Mrs. Sol Brody The Waltrip Family
Mrs. Christy Alvear The Waltrip Family
Ms. Catherine M. Collins Mr. and Mrs. Andy Sims
Anna L. Hooton ’22 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jackson
Debby and Bill Arnold ’86 Mr. and Mrs. Lane Hooton
Mrs. Beth Collins FWCD Second Grade Teachers
Mr. and Mrs. Lane Hooton Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jackson
Mr. Frank Bailey III Dr. and Mrs. John Conway
Mr. William L. Dunlap ’10 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tate
Mr. Aaron Hoover Mrs. Amy Roach Bailey ’85 The Waltrip Family
Mr. Bob Balch Mr. and Mrs. Steve Rapfogel (Marsha Ghormley ’71)
Mr. James Ekstrom ’10 Mr. and Mrs. Darron Collins (Mary Rabalais ’83)
Mr. Dean Barker Mr. and Mrs. Lane Hooton The Waltrip Family
Carol and David Farmer Mr. and Mrs. Robb Farmer
Mr. Steven Hoover Dr. Misty Brown-Goodrich ’88 and Mr. Michael Goodrich ’78 Mr. David Hoppe The Waltrip Family
Mrs. Mary Jo Berryman Dr. and Mrs. Mark F. Collins
Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Fischer Dr. Misty Brown-Goodrich ’88 and Mr. Michael Goodrich ’78
Mrs. Mary Ann McBride Huston ’74 Anonymous
Mr. David Berthold ’99 The Waltrip Family
Mrs. Sharon Foster H ’05 Mr. and Mrs. John Hamilton
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jackson Mr. and Mrs. Lane Hooton
Mrs. Mary Katherine Nolan-Bileci ’87 Mrs. Patricia J. Nolan
Dr. Mark Frankel Dr. and Mrs. Mark F. Collins
Mr. Grant Johnston ’10 Mrs. Diana Isbell Ms. Joan H. Massey
Dr. Susan Blue Mr. and Mrs. John Knecht (Claire-Lise H’06)
Mrs. Tricia Franks Mrs. Amy Roach Bailey ’85
Mrs. Eileen Kelly Mr. and Mrs. Lane Hooton Alison, John, Campbell and Banner Robinson
Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Bollinger Dr. and Mrs. Mark F. Collins
FWCD Faculty & Staff Mr. and Mrs. Matt E. Devine Dr. and Mrs. Frank Lonergan
Ms. Zara S. Bowden ’09 Mr. Brian D. Bowden ’74
FWCD First Grade Teachers Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Fuller
Mr. and Mrs. John Knecht (Claire-Lise H ’06) Mrs. Anne-Lise Knecht Woods ’85
Mrs. Lynnette Burleson Mrs. Amy Roach Bailey ’85 The Waltrip Family
FWCD Lower School Faculty Mrs. Shari Lincoln
Dr. Chuck Kraus The Waltrip Family
Jack W. Carmichael ’22 Mr. and Mrs. Trey Carmichael
FWCD Upper School English Department Ms. Maxine Acola ’75
Gail and Bill Landreth’ 67 (Gail Widmer ’69) Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Widmer
Ms. Kate Chapman ’05 Mrs. Katherine L. Chapman
Mrs. Judith Garrett The Waltrip Family
Mr. and Mrs. O.P. Leonard, Jr. Ms. Martha Oswald ’99
Mrs. Carrie Cheng Mr. and Mrs. Andy Sims
Mr. Randy Gideon Ms. Tori Adams H ’10
Dr. Suzanne Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Andy Sims
Mrs. Angie Goin The Waltrip Family
Mr. and Mrs. Bryan W. Lockett Mrs. Amy Roach Bailey ’85
New Keystone Member
Bailey N. Melton ’20 Mr. and Mrs. Allen Melton Kacey N. Melton ’18 Mr. and Mrs. Allen Melton Mrs. Barbara Meyers Ms. Mary Kay Varley Malinda C. Murphey ’22 Drs. Emily and James Murphey Mrs. Christen O’Neal FWCD Second Grade Teachers Dr. Steve Palko Ms. Tori Adams and Mr. Jim DuBose ’75 (in honor of Dr. Palko’s 60th birthday) Mrs. Sheree Kinnaird Mrs. Meg Rubin Sawyer R. Pardue ’22 Mr. and Mrs. Brett L. Pardue Gayle and Evan Peterson Mr. and Mrs. Butch Allen Mr. Evan D. Peterson Dr. Misty Brown-Goodrich ’88 and Mr. Michael Goodrich ’78 The Waltrip Family Mr. Reed Pigman Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. DeVos (in honor of Mr. Pigman’s birthday) Dr. John D. Pumphrey Dr. and Mrs. Mark F. Collins Mr. and Mrs. James Rains Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Walt Rains Anonymous Mr. Jack Roach Dr. and Mrs. Mark F. Collins Mrs. Julie J. Robertson Mr. and Mrs. Mark Allen Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jackson
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Honor Roll of Giving Ms. Gloria G. Romero The Waltrip Family
Max Vittimberga ’19 Dr. and Mrs. Frank J. Vittimberga
Gifts Given in Memory
Mrs. Meg Rubin Mr. and Mrs. Bryon R. Hammer
Ryan Vittimberga ’17 Dr. and Mrs. Frank J. Vittimberga
Mr. Robert Albers ’82 Anonymous Andrea Payne Halbach ’82 Mrs. Patricia J. Nolan
Dr. Robert L. Ruxer Dr. and Mrs. Mark F. Collins
Ms. Peggy R. Wakeland The Waltrip Family
Dr. Todd E. Samuelson Dr. and Mrs. Mark F. Collins
Mrs. Lisa Wallace Ms. L. Vanessa Perez Mr. and Mrs. Andy Sims
Charles L. Sanders ’21 Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Sanders Virginia E. Sanders ’19 Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Sanders Mr. George Saperstein ’78 Ms. Sandra Tomlinson Spencer Shaw ’11 Mr. and Mrs. Bill Webb (Jean Webb H ’01) Mr. John W. Stephens The Waltrip Family Ms. Alexandra Stevens ’85 FWCD Second Grade Teachers Alexandra M. Stewart ’20 Mr. and Mrs. John C. Stewart Dr. Jack P. Stewart Mr. and Mrs. Andy Sims The Waltrip Family Mrs. Amy Summerville The Waltrip Family
Mrs. Norma Wilkerson H’07 Dr. Misty Brown-Goodrich ’88 and Mr. Michael Goodrich ’78 Mrs. Kathy Williams Mr. and Mrs. Bill Webb (Jean Webb H ’01) Ms. Melissa D. Williams The Waltrip Family Mrs. Robin Willis Mrs. Amy Roach Bailey ’85 The Waltrip Family
In honor of: Mr. Braden Brown ’06 Mr. Keaton Hamm ’06 Mr. Todd Poole ’06 Mr. Rob Ritter ’06 Mr. Chris Mahaffey ’06 Mr. Mark Dowling ’06 Mr. Matt Purcell ’06 and in memory of Percy Mrs. Suzanne Purcell
Karen and Salvatore Anicito Mrs. Anne-Lise Knecht Woods ’85 Mr. William Clinton Bahan Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Herbert L. Gibbs, Jr. Mrs. Vivienne H. Wilson David J. Brigati, M.D. Mrs. Doreen Brigati Mrs. Marguerite Butler Anonymous
Tiffany Hunnicutt ’92 Mr. and Mrs. Bill W. Baker Dr. and Mrs. Robert W. Hunnicutt
Christine Collins ‘05 Mrs. Mary Jo Berryman Dr. and Mrs. Mark F. Collins
Gwynne DuBose Keyland Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. DeVos Judie B. Greenman
Mrs. Jeannette Decker Mr. and Mrs. John M. Decker ’89
John Kiley IV ’05 Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. DeVos
Mrs. Kathryn Fogleman Mrs. Sheila R. Pryor
Mr. Robert Klabzuba Mrs. Jane Klabzuba Korman Mr. and Mrs. Major Park
Doug Foster ’87 Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. James Fleming ’80 Mrs. Sharon Foster H ’05
Mrs. Helen Todora FWCD Second Grade Teachers
Mrs. Dorothy H. Gillespie Mr. and Mrs. James C. Taylor
Charlie Towle ’18 Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Towle
Clint Hardy ’80 Mr. Richard B. Sanders ’80
Alex Towle ’16 Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Towle
Mr. Robert D. Harrell Dr. and Mrs. John Rubin
Ms. Kristin Vaughn Ms. L. Vanessa Perez
Captain David Herr, Jr. ’80 Mr. and Mrs. Bill W. Baker New Keystone Member
Katherine Hooton ’04 Mr. and Mrs. Mark Allen Mr. and Mrs. Lane Hooton Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jackson Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Lott Mrs. Julie J. Robertson
Mr. Frank Kelly Mrs. Eileen Kelly Mrs. Eileen Kelly Rinaudo ’97 Mr. Frank Kelly ’02 Ms. Kathleen Kelly ’04
Mr. and Mrs. James Van Buskirk Mrs. Norma Wilkerson H’07
Mr. C. Mack Hood Ms. Ella J. Hood
Mr. Kevin Capper ’76 Anonymous Ms. Ellecia Hall Mrs. Patricia J. Nolan
William N. Thigpen ’18 Mr. and Mrs. Richard Goodin
Mr. and Mrs. James Fleming ’80 Dr. and Mrs. David Herr Mrs. Patricia J. Nolan Mr. Richard B. Sanders ’80 Mrs. Norma Wilkerson H’07
Mr. David Koeppe Judie B. Greenman Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Mack Mr. and Mrs. Bill Webb (Jean Webb H ’01) Mrs. Ireta Lambert Ms. Lizabeth Lambert Bowden ’74 Mr. Vance Lambert ’79 William Michael Lipscomb ’83 Dr. and Mrs. Tom Lipscomb Mr. and Mrs. James Van Buskirk Mrs. Elizabeth Medary Dr. and Mrs. James Aldridge Dr. Marie L. Olson ’84
Mr. Robert Minnerly Mrs. William V. Bradshaw Mr. and Mrs. Jim Burke Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Fischer Judie B. Greenman Mr. and Mrs. Gary Jennings Dr. and Mrs. Jim Kelly Mr. and Mrs. John P. Kimzey Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Mack Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. Ryan Ms. Grethe Seebach Mr. and Mrs. John C. Snyder Mr. and Mrs. Bill Webb (Jean Webb H ’01) Mrs. Deborah Moncrief Mrs. Vivienne H. Wilson Mrs. Nisha Nana FWCD Fourth Grade Parents and Students Mr. and Mrs. Rob Park Mr. William J. Nolan, Sr. Anonymous Mrs. Eileen Kelly Mr. J. Clark Nowlin Dr. Scott Nowlin ’78 Mrs. Mildred Parker Mr. and Mrs. Eric Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Dave Lincoln David S. Publicover ’89 Mr. and Mrs. James Van Buskirk Mr. Carlisle C Wysong Ms. Mary Wysong and Mr. Michael Haney Col. Robert “Percy” Purcell Mrs. Suzanne Purcell Mrs. Tom E. Purvis, Jr. Mrs. Patricia Purvis Mrs. Betty Reese Mr. and Mrs. John Hamilton Mr. and Mrs. John Knecht (Claire-Lise H ’06) Mr. H. Michael Reese Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dan Reese ’80 Mr. and Mrs. James S. Shaw
Mr. Tom Reilly Mrs. Eileen Kelly
Ms. Sara J. Rashti Ms. Sandra Tomlinson
Mr. Walter Riddick Mrs. Eileen Kelly
Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Waldron, Jr. Waldron A. Collins ’20 Mr. and Mrs. Michael Jiongo
Col. R.C. Rosacker Mrs. JoHelen Rosacker Mr. Tom Seymour Anonymous Ms. Ellecia Hall Mrs. Virginia Shahan Mr. and Mrs. James Rains Mrs. Dorothy Shorrs Mr. and Mrs. Butch Allen
Ms. Lois Webb Mr. and Mrs. Lane Hooton Mrs. Dorothy White Mr. and Mrs. Butch Allen Mrs. Priscilla Harrier Donald G. Williams, Ph.D. Ms. Melissa D. Williams
Mrs. Betty Anne Simmons Mr. and Mrs. Butch Allen
Alumni Endowment Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Bruner ’86
Mr. Ben Smaistrla ’94 Dr. and Mrs. Charles Smaistrla
Betty Reese Memorial Scholarship Fund Mr. H. Michael Reese
Ms. Kendra Stephens Mr. Carlisle C Wysong Mr. Roxanna Stevenson Judie B. Greenman Fran and Jack Tester Mrs. Martha Hallman ’79 Jillian C. Thompson ’01 Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Brown (Jennifer Thompson ’95) Mr. and Mrs. Larry G. Coffee Mr. and Mrs. Bill Davis Ms. Septima Green Ms. Anna L. Hamilton Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Lott Ms. Lili Hyder Luth ’01 Mr. and Mrs. Steve McGee Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Semple ’01 Ms. Jennifer Siegel ’01 Mr. and Mrs. Isiah Thompson Bradley Thornton ’03 Mr. and Mrs. Larry G. Coffee Ms. Andrea Leigh Tomlinson ’79 Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Alton ’74 Mrs. Patricia J. Nolan New Keystone Member
Christine Collins Memorial Fund Mrs. Mary Jo Berryman Dr. and Mrs. Mark F. Collins Captain David Herr Memorial Fund Mr. and Mrs. James Fleming ’80 Mr. and Mrs. Daniel G. Foust Dr. and Mrs. David Herr Mr. Richard B. Sanders ’80 Endowment For Faculty Salaries Mrs. Amy Roach Bailey ’85 Beverly Anne Robinson Faculty Endowed Scholarship Fund Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Adams H ’04 Ms. Julia R. Ando Mrs. Andréanne Annis Mr. and Mrs. Bill W. Baker Mr. and Mrs. David A. Berthold ’99 Mr. Eric Boberg Mr. and Mrs. Rex O. Bozarth Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Breedlove ’78 Mr. and Mrs. Ken Burleson Mr. and Mrs. Ed Chisholm (Paige Farris ’87) Ms. Holly N. Clifford Mr. and Mrs. Larry G. Coffee Ms. Teresa Crafton Mr. and Mrs. David Denton ’96 + Faculty/Staff
2009-2010 Scholarship Recipients Vicki and Edward P. Bass Scholarship Ashley Escobedo ’12 Ileana Estrada ’12 Kaitlyn Frantz ’13 Beverly Anne Robinson Faculty Endowed Scholarship Ashlin McCormack ’20 Antoine Gross ’13 Colin Ford ’10 Malone Scholars Program Juan Favela ’10 Ricky Rodriguez ’14 Miranda Madrid ’11 Nayelly Dominguez ’11 Jordan Scoville ’11 Peter A. Schwartz Scholarship Amy Truong ’10 Louis Barnett Math Award Margaret Lee ’12 Christine Collins Award Zane Lincoln ’14 Captain David Herr Memorial Scholarship Rebecca Sheckels ’11 Reilly Family Foundation/ Breakthrough Fort Worth Scholarship Stephen Hwang ’12 Alumni Endowed Scholarship Rachel Jackson ’10 Rashaun Sibley ’10 Caroline Reyes ’10 Ella C. McFadden Scholarship Ashley Uptegraft ’10 Grant Johnston ’10 Jillian C. Thompson Scholarship Lauren Weathers ’10
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Honor Roll of Giving Mr. and Mrs. Dodd Dorsey Dr. Cindy and Mr. Kevin Ford Mr. and Mrs. Daniel G. Foust Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Franks Dr. and Mrs. Robert I. Garrett Mr. and Mrs. Joe Halbach Mr. and Mrs. Todd Hall Mrs. Priscilla Harrier Mr. and Mrs. Steven Hoover Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Isbell Ms. Aimee Jenkins Mr. and Mrs. Michael Jiongo Mr. and Mrs. Dan Jones Mr. and Mrs. Nate S. Kogan Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Maddux Mr. Michael C. Mancini Judge and Mrs. Lawrence Meyers Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Montgomery (Valerie Bloch ’01) Mrs. Sheila R. Pryor Ms. Claire Robin Mr. and Mrs. J. Nelson Robinson Mr. and Mrs. Jim Robinson Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Rubin Mr. and Mrs. Carl Sanders Mr. and Mrs. David Sanford ’78 Mr. and Mrs. Isiah Thompson Ms. Peggy R. Wakeland Mr. and Mrs. Bill Webb (Jean Webb H ’01) Mr. and Mrs. Ron Westendorf Mr. and Mrs. Michael Williams Mrs. Anne-Lise Knecht Woods ’85 Doug Foster Memorial Fund Mr. and Mrs. James Fleming ’80 Mrs. Sharon Foster H ’05 Financial Aid Spendable Anonymous Ella C. McFadden Fund of the Community Foundation of North Texas Mr. and Mrs. Christopher G. Parker Frank Kelly Memorial Fund Mr. and Mrs. Lane Hooton Mrs. Eileen Kelly Mr. Frank Kelly ’02 Mr. and Mrs. J. Nelson Robinson Mrs. Eileen Kelly Rinaudo ’97 General Endowment The Peter W. and Peggy H. Field Foundation
Katherine Hooton Memorial Fund Mr. and Mrs. Mark Allen Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. DeVos Mr. and Mrs. Lane Hooton Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jackson Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Lott Mrs. Julie J. Robertson Library Book Fund Mr. and Mrs. Butch Allen Mr. and Mrs. John W. Brookman ’80 (Bari Buckner ’83) Dr. and Mrs. John Conway Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. DeVos FWCD Second Grade Teachers Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Goldman ’90 Mr. and Mrs. John Hamilton Mrs. Priscilla Harrier Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Isbell Mr. and Mrs. Gary Jennings Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Kinnaird Ms. Joan H. Massey and Dr. John Rohrbach Mr. and Mrs. Rob Park Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dan Reese ’80 Dr. and Mrs. John Rubin Mr. and Mrs. James S. Shaw Dr. and Mrs. Frank J. Vittimberga Restricted Spendable Anonymous Bartlett Tree Expert Co. Mr. Brian D. Bowden ’74 Ms. Martha Caraway ’00 Mr. and Mrs. David Ekstrom ’75 Dr. Anna and Mr. Alexander Espinoza Mr. and Mrs. James Fleming ’80 FWCD Falcon Club Priscilla and John M. Geesbreght Mr. and Mrs. David C. Haley Mr. and Mrs. Phillip H. Houston Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jackson Mr. and Mrs. George Franklin LeBus IV ’77 Mr. and Mrs. G. Emerson Maddox Meadows Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Jay Meadows Military Order of World Wars Fort Worth Chapter Mr. and Mrs. Terry Montesi Mrs. Patricia J. Nolan Mr. and Mrs. Tom Puff (Lauren Schmuck ’80) Ms. Sara J. Rashti Reilly Family Foundation New Keystone Member
Service Learning Texas The Peter W. and Peggy H. Field Foundation Ms. Sandra Tomlinson Dr. Jean and Mr. Matt Tuggey United Educators Upchurch Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Jay Upchurch Mr. Jesse Upchurch Ms. Mary Kay Varley Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Yamagata Scholarship Endowment Ms. Mary Wysong and Mr. Michael Haney Jillian C. Thompson Memorial Scholarship Fund Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Brown (Jennifer Thompson ’95) Delta Kappa Gamma Ms. Septima Green Ms. Anna L. Hamilton Mr. and Mrs. Michael Jiongo Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Lott Ms. Lili Hyder Luth ’01 Mr. and Mrs. Isiah Thompson Gifts-In-Kind Brants Realtors Dr. and Mrs. John Conway CountryDayPhotos.com Mr. and Mrs. William S. Davis Glen E. Ellman Photography Mr. and Mrs. Marty H. Englander Priscilla and John M. Geesbreght Carole and Bill Hall Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Hyde, Jr. Mr. Charles Kurtzman Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Mr. and Mrs. George Franklin LeBus IV ’77 Dr. Deborah and Mr. Anthony Loth Mr. and Mrs. O.P. Newberry III ’77 Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Nieswiadomy Dr. Marie L. Olson ’84 Mr. and Mrs. Breck Ray, Sr. (Shannon Young ’80) Mr. Howard Schack Stay in Touch Mail Ms. Kathy Suder Mr. and Mrs. Fred Trainor Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watson
Gift from Corporations and Foundations Each year, a diverse list of corporations and foundations support FWCD through gifts of cash, matching gifts and sponsorship of school events. The generosity of these institutions, businesses and foundations help provide an additional level of support for all our ongoing programs. Matching Gifts ATK Matching Gift Program Bank of America BNSF Foundation Chevron Matching Gifts Program ConocoPhillips EOG Resources, Inc. Noble Corporation Noble Foundation Northrop Grumman Foundation Texas Instruments Foundation Textron Matching Gift Program The Hartford Wells Fargo Educational Matching Gift Program Community Partners Albertson’s Central Market Lands’ End Target Tom Thumb
FORE! Golf Tournament The 16th Annual FORE! FWCD Alumni Golf Tournament, chaired by Bobby McGehee ’88, Josh Korman ’92 and Robert Chu ’93, was April 19 at Mira Vista Country Club. Falcon Sponsors: Lanter Westermann, P.C. Waco Bend Ranch, LTD Village Homes Eyeworks, Chu Eye Associates Korman O’Brien Mira Vista Vernon Auto Group, LLC Jerry’s Sporting Goods Corriente Capital Marvin Windows/BMC Select Higginbotham & Associates PhysAssist Scribes, Inc. Texas Capital Bank Community Bank
Hole Sponsor Klabzuba Family Donors Arlington Sporting Goods Athletic Lettering LaserPro Carey’s Sporting Goods Boathouse Sports Riddell Liz and Russ Fleischer (Liz Stapp ’84)
Peter A. Schwartz Legacy Society Honoring the past, building the future.
The Peter A. Schwartz Legacy Society recognizes donors who have made provision for Fort Worth Country Day in their estate plans. Through their gifts, members help secure the forwardthinking and leadership-producing programs we are best known for. Exclusive Charter Membership in the Legacy Society is open until December 30, 2010. Even if estate plans are not finalized, you may still join the Legacy Society at any time by completing a Statement of Intent form. For more information or to obtain a form, please contact the Advancement Office at 817.302.3204.
Anonymous - Alumnus Dr. and Mrs. Keith Argenbright Dr. Dorothy S. Branch* Dr. and Mrs. John Burk (Stephanie Steves ’77) Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey C. Butler H’98 John R. and Mary Margaret Clay Cathie V. and Bronson C. Davis Tori Adams H’10 and Jim DuBose ’75 Peggy and Pete* Field Mr. and Mrs. Randy Gideon (Beth Runyon ’78)
New Keystone Member
Mr. and Mrs. John Grant (Bobette Withers ’69) Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Havran Drs. Charles and Janine Kraus Mr. and Mrs. George W. Pepper Mr. Kelly Ryan ’76 Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. Ryan Jerry and James C. Taylor Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. Waltrip Dr. Shannon Sweeney Wright ’74 and Dr. Lloyd Nietling Ms. Mary Wysong and Mr. Michael Haney
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Glen E. Ellman
Honor Roll of Giving Supporting C.A.S.T.
Supporting C.A.S.T. Supporting C.A.S.T. was formed to provide funds requested by FWCD visual and performing arts faculty to support curriculum-driven enrichment activities. Supporting C.A.S.T. funding enhances the overall educational experience and benefits all K-12 visual and performing arts students. The Department of Performing Arts thanks Supporting C.A.S.T. for granting more than $20,000 to fund enrichment activities for the 2010-2011 school year.
C.A.S.T. Director ($1,000.00 + ) Dr. and Mrs. Frank Lonergan Mr. and Mrs. John David Moritz
C.A.S.T. Producer ($500.00 + ) A Day to Remember Video Drs. Mary and Tom Livingston Mr. and Mrs. Alan E. Petsche
C.A.S.T. Artist ($250.00 + ) Mr. and Mrs. Robert Albritton Mr. and Mrs. Craig M. Collins Mr. and Mrs. David Ekstrom â€™75 Mr. and Mrs. Tom A. Karsten Pam and Reed Pigman, Jr.
C.A.S.T. Sponsor ($100.00 + ) Mr. and Mrs. Denny Alexander Vicki and Rick Andrews Mr. Leland Ekstrom Mr. and Mrs. Rob Felton Mr. and Mrs. Troy A. Fore, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Felton Frantz Mr. and Mrs. Michael Jiongo + Mr. and Mrs. James J. Kerrigan
New Keystone Member
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Laker Mr. Donovan Lewis Mr. and Mrs. George Mackey Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. Manson Dr. and Mrs. William Maxwell Mrs. MarieGene McKnight Mr. and Mrs. Joe E. Mireles Mr. and Mrs. Evan D. Peterson + Mr. and Mrs. Arnold E. Petsche Mr. and Mrs. George Rodriguez Mr. and Mrs. Burk Rosenthal Mr. and Mrs. Morris Scales Mr. and Mrs. J. Guy Tetirick Dr. and Mrs. Frank J. Vittimberga Ms. Kathleen Walton Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. Waltrip Mr. and Mrs. Dick Wilkie
C.A.S.T. Advocate ($50.00 + ) Mr. and Mrs. Henry Behr Ms. Gayle Corkery + Mr. and Mrs. John Greene Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hurst
Dr. and Mrs. Edward R. Nelson, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. R. Iain Scoville Mr. and Mrs. Todd Strain Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Terry Ms. Kristin Vaughn +
C.A.S.T. Friend ($25.00 + ) Mr. and Mrs. Glen E. Ellman + Mr. and Mrs. Lee W. Farlow Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Gilley + Mr. Scott Jenkins Mr. and Mrs. David Luskey Mr. Michael Mathisen Ms. Paula Parrish + Ms. Patricia Reeves Mr. and Mrs. Jim Reimer Dr. and Mrs. Todd E. Samuelson Ms. Darlene F. Shue Mr. and Mrs. Nam Truong Peggy R. Wakeland + Dr. and Mrs. Michael Wall Mr. and Mrs. C. Gregory Williams
Honor Roll of Giving PFA 2009-2010 PFA BOARD
2009-2010 PFA Fort Worth Country Dayâ€™s Parent Faculty Association (PFA) had another productive and prosperous year. We raised FWCD unity, lent support and made fun and funds through events and school community outreach. Our 2009-2010 events were very popular and successful and included Carnival, Holiday Sale, Bingo, Spring Parent Forum and the PFA Parent Party. The success of these events made the PFA fortunate enough to give gifts to each division of the School for a total of $50,000. In addition to the above events, the PFA established an Upper School Field Day, Junior Class Service Auction and a Middle School Movie Night to replace funds and camaraderie once generated by the Falcon Feeder. As a PFA we were fortunate to have the support of the FWCD Board of Trustees and Administration. It was an honor to serve with so many dedicated, creative and hard working volunteers and to be part of an organization which supports and provides fun, safe and enriching programs and services for our school community. Letty Waltrip PFA President 2009-2010
2009-2010 Falcon Wings Honorees Falcon Wings recognizes PFA volunteers, FWCD teachers or staff who have soared above and beyond the call of duty to enhance PFA programs or events or have improved the greater FWCD community by their dedication and enthusiasm. Debby Arnold Julie Belton Steve Berry Beth Brotherton Sharon Crocket Stephanie Dike Beth Gideon Marcee Henderson
Randi Johnston Kim Karsten Kathryn Laughlin Denise Mullins Cameron Newberry Frasher Pergande Karen Rekieta Shannon Ricca
Kathy Steinbrenner Linda Stewart Anne Tall Tina Vance Letty Waltrip Mary Weir Marva Wood
New Keystone Member
President Letty Waltrip President-elect Janet Bishop Secretary Esther Mulqueen Treasurer Beth Brotherton Treasurer-elect Julie Diamond Admissions-Special Events Chair Tisha Moore Bingo Chairs Cindy Barnard Jan Clinkscale Carnival Chairs Jennifer Drez Paige Pate Care Committee Chairs Kim Boyd Amy Ryan End-of-Year Event Chairs Keely Appleton Nancy Conway Faculty/Staff Appreciation Chairs Shannon Nolan Tulisha Buchanan SAGE Liaisons Vicki Andrews Karen Fraser Falcon Wings Shelda Dean FWCD Party Chair Shannon Ricca Holiday Sale Chairs Kirsten Bescher Linda Stewart Holiday Sale Chairs-elect Heather Goldman Melanie Towle Hospitality Chairs Tyler Crumley Marcee Henderson Lost & Found/Used Uniform Laura Haas Eleanor Snyder Special Committees Task Force Bonnie Petsche Lois Smitherman FDP Volunteer Coordinator Linda Stewart Parent-to-Parent Chairs Debby Arnold Frasher Pergande Members-at-Large Lower School Kim Karsten Middle School Toni Meadows Upper School Amy Robinson New Family Chair Mary Lou Ryan Nominating Chairs Amy Luskey Tamara Reese Parent Forum Chair Michelle Holloway Past President/Parliamentarian Kathleen Stepp Senior Room Representatives Anne Davidovich Maura Rattikin Junior Room Representatives Laura Oâ€™Brien Mary Katherine Tetirick Faculty/Staff Representatives PFA Liaison Courtney Bourgeois Lower School Joan Massey Middle School Melisa Dorsey Upper School Stephen Dickey Head of School Evan Peterson Executive Assistant to Head Cindy Allen + Faculty/Staff
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Honor Roll of Giving Falcon Club 2009-2010 Falcon Club The 2009-2010 school year was an exciting one for Falcon athletics and Falcon Club. FWCD’s student athletes excelled in all sports, with a winning football season, Girls Division I Field Hockey and Soccer championships and individual track and field champs. Nearly 200 families, faculty and staff joined Falcon Club and, with the help of our super volunteers, helped raise $35,000 for non-budgeted athletic department needs! We owe a huge debt of gratitude to Falcon Club board members, team parents and supporters for a job well done! We also commend the athletic department coaches and staff and the plant operations/maintenance staff for their tireless support. Thanks to all for an outstanding Falcon Club year. Pam & Reed Pigman Falcon Club Chairs
Your FALCON CLUB MEMBERSHIP provided more than $35,000 in support of the Athletic Department in 2009-2010. The list below represents many of the ways the Falcon Club supported FWCD Athletics financially throughout the 2009-2010 year: • Sound systems for rosacker field, field hockey field, softball field, round and square gyms. • Cheerleading-material to make banners • Football-hudle software and segment timer • Video cameras for the Athletic Department • Replacement glass for the score tables in both gyms
FWCD FALCON CLUB 2009-2010 BOARD Executive Committee Athletic Director President Vice-President Treasurer Secretary Alumni Representative Nominating Chairman Falcon Fathers
Frank Gendusa Pam and Reed Pigman Kimberly and Randy Ferguson Andi Cowan Janet Bishop Charles Arnold ’84 Michelle Sankary Pepper MacLean Steve Berry ’80, eighth grade
Board Falcon Frenzy Falcon Rallies Hospitality Decorations Upper School Team Representative Middle School Team Representative Lower School Representative SPC T-Shirt Sales Membership Sports Program Video Production and Sales DVD/Team Picture Development/Sales Team Spirit Merchandise
Laura O’Brien Karen Fraser Kathryn Arnold Joni Horton Elise Boswell ’82 Krissy Hull Margaret McDonald Jill Cassady Brenda Brunette Kim Dyess Nancy Ginsburg DeDe Samuelson Katie Dyslin Melissa Kirtley ’82 Vicki Devine Mary Katherine Tetirick Gynna Harlin Vicki Devine
Ex-Officio Members Faculty and Staff Upper School Middle School Lower School Athletic Dept. PR Cheerleading Coach Band Director Athletic Dept. Executive Assistant/Team info. Falcon Club Liason
Bill Arnold ’86 Aaron Hoover Donna Rubin Paige Chisholm ’87 Robin Willis Chuck Kraus Lisa Parker Emily Bintliff
• Training room-injury software and immobilizer splints • Track-cross over covers to protect the track surface
Falcon Force ($1,000.00 + )
Falcon Fanatic ($250.00 + )
Falcon Founder ($100.00 + )
Mr. and Mrs. Brent Clum Dr. and Mrs. John Conway Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Fraser Mr. and Mrs. Michael Jiongo + Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey W. Jordan Mr. and Mrs. John David Moritz Mr. and Mrs. Michael O’Brien, Sr. Dr. and Mrs. Steve Palko Mr. and Mrs. Alan E. Petsche Mr. and Mrs. Arnold E. Petsche Pam and Reed Pigman, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Breck Ray, Sr. (Shannon Young ’80) Mr. and Mrs. Randall Stepp Dr. and Mrs. Louis L. Strock Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Waltrip
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Albritton Mr. Forest Barber Mr. and Mrs. John L. Bennett Mr. Stephen H. Berry ’80 Mr. and Mrs. Don Bescher III Drs. Ron and Sherri Burke Mr. and Mrs. Quintin Cassady Drs. Jill and Gray Chilcoat Ms. Marcia G. Clifton Drs. Linda and Henry Cunningham Mr. and Mrs. Matt E. Devine Dr. and Mrs. David Dyslin Dr. and Mrs. Von L. Evans, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Garvey ’72 Mr. and Mrs. Gary Griffin (Andrée French ’80) Mr. and Mrs. T. Mack House (Ann Barksdale ’82) Mr. and Mrs. Mark Jennings Ms. Randi Johnston Mr. and Mrs. Todd Kelly ’81 Mr. and Mrs. James J. Kerrigan Mr. and Mrs. William Kirtley (Melissa Miteff ’82) Mr. and Mrs. George Franklin LeBus IV ’77 Drs. Mary and Tom Livingston Mr. and Mrs. George Mackey Mr. and Mrs. John MacLean Mr. and Mrs. G. Emerson Maddox Dr. and Mrs. William Maxwell Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Mays (Vivienne Boswell ’80) Mr. and Mrs. Meto Miteff Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Nolan ’82 Ms. Jenny Pace ’93 Dr. and Mrs. Michael S. Phillips Dr. and Mrs. Rob J. Reeb, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dan Reese ’80 Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth K. Rekieta Mr. and Mrs. Fred Reynolds Mr. and Mrs. John V. Roach Mr. and Mrs. Scott Siegmund Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell A. Smith Lois and John Smitherman Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Terry Mr. and Mrs. Robert Totten II Mr. and Mrs. Marshall R. Young, Sr. ’81
Dr. Cristi and Mr. Robert Aitelli Mr. and Mrs. Denny Alexander Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Alexander (Laura Bonnell ’88) Dr. Jessica and Mr. Mark Allsup Vicki and Rick Andrews Mr. and Mrs. Andrew L. Beasley + Mrs. Dora Belew Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bishop Mr. and Mrs. David B. Brunette Dr. and Mrs. Sam W. Buchanan Mr. and Mrs. R. Gantt Bumstead Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cameron (Kirsten White ’80) Col. and Mrs. Christopher S. Ceplecha, USAF (Ret.) Mr. and Mrs. Timothy G. Chovanec Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Coslik Mr. and Mrs. Richard Davidovich Mr. and Mrs. Ken Dean Mrs. Grazia DeFranco Mrs. Hemangini Patel and Dr. Gopal H. Doshi Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dyess Ms. Luci Dzurilla Mr. and Mrs. Marc N. Epstein Dr. Anna and Mr. Alexander Espinoza Mr. and Mrs. Randy Ferguson Mr. and Mrs. Lee Freese Mr. and Mrs. Brian O. Gaffin Mr. and Mrs. Stephen E. Geis ’69 Mr. and Mrs. Nick Genua (Kay Anderson ’78) Mr. and Mrs. Randy Gideon (Beth Runyon ’78) Mrs. Mary Ann Guly Mr. and Mrs. Tracy D. Hale Mr. and Mrs. Matt Heinzelmann + Mr. and Mrs. Damon R. Hickman Mr. and Mrs. Allen Hodges ’83 Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hubbard Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Jacobson Ms. Laurie G. Jamieson Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Johnson Stuart and Judy Johnston Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Kanehl Mr. and Mrs. Tom A. Karsten Mr. and Mrs. Tom Laker Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Lee Hon. Debra and Mr. Greg Lehrmann Alicia and Steve Lindsey (Alicia Rattikin ’78) Mr. and Mrs. Scotty MacLean
Falcon Flyer ($500.00 + ) Debby and Bill Arnold ’86 + Mr. and Mrs. Edward P. Bass Mr. and Mrs. Michael K. Berry ’76 (Marilyn French ’81) Mr. and Mrs. Bill Buechele Mr. and Mrs. Bill Burton (Lisa Fortson ’81) Mr. and Mrs. William Cowan, Jr. ’80 Mr. and Mrs. Glenn K. Davidson Mr. and Mrs. Rob Felton Mr. and Mrs. John L. Garrison Mr. and Mrs. David C. Haley Dr. and Mrs. William R. Harlin Mr. and Mrs. Dwight D. Horton ’75 Christina and Mark Johnson Mrs. Sheila Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Scott M. Kleberg Mr. and Mrs. Russell Laughlin Dr. Deborah and Mr. Anthony Loth Mr. and Mrs. G. Malcolm Louden Mr. and Mrs. Kevin McGarry Mr. and Mrs. Rob Park Mr. and Mrs. John Pergande (Frasher Hudson ’81) Dr. and Mrs. Todd E. Samuelson Mr. and Mrs. Robert Self Mr. and Mrs. John P. Steinbrenner Mr. and Mrs. Leo C. Taylor Mr. and Mrs. Dean A. Tetirick Dr. Jean and Mr. Matt Tuggey Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. Waltrip
New Keystone Member
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Alan Manning Mr. Toke Mansker Mr. Michael Mathisen Mrs. Suzanne Mauze Mr. and Mrs. James E. McCoy III ’87 Dr. and Mrs. Stuart McDonald Mr. and Mrs. Gregory R. Meyer Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Molloy Dr. and Mrs. Willis H. Murphey Jr. Janis and Larry Murphy Mr. Stephen Murrin III Dr. and Mrs. Edward R. Nelson, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Pace Dr. Alice and Mr. Monty Phillips Merl and Alma Pohler Ms. Patricia Reeves Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ricca Mr. and Mrs. John A. Ryan (Amy Boyd ’80) Mr. and Mrs. Scott W. Sankary ’86 Mr. and Mrs. R. Iain Scoville Mr. and Mrs. Joel T. Simpson Mr. and Mrs. Jon Snyder ’78 (Eleanor Mauze ’83) Mr. and Mrs. John B. Soulis Dr. and Mrs. Bannie L. Tabor Mr. and Mrs. Don Tidwell Mr. and Mrs. David D. Vance Mrs. Kelly Maura Cavanaugh and Mr. James Vestal Mr. and Mrs. Doug R. Woodcock Dr. and Mrs. Eric Wroten ’92 Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Yamagata
Falcon Faculty Ms. Stacey Cherry + Mr. and Mrs. Dodd Dorsey + Mr. and Mrs. Glen E. Ellman + Mr. and Mrs. Daniel G. Foust + Dr. and Mrs. Robert I. Garrett + Mr. and Mrs. James Lee + Ms. Joan H. Massey and Dr. John Rohrbach + Mr. and Mrs. Gary Reesing + Mrs. Molly Risewick Zeno and Mr. Oscar Zeno + Mr. and Mrs. Richard Robinson + Mr. and Mrs. David Sanford ’78 + Ms. Kristin Vaughn + Peggy R. Wakeland + Mr. and Mrs. Neil J. Wallace + Mr. and Mrs. Allen M. Wamsley + Mr. and Mrs. Ron Westendorf + Mr. and Mrs. Joe Willis ’80 +
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Honor Roll of Giving Breakthrough Fort Worth Breakthrough Fort Worth Breakthrough Fort Worth’s primary goals are to prepare hundreds of economically disadvantaged public middle school students to achieve college goals and to encourage talented and diverse high school and college age students to pursue careers in education. Our 2009-2010 programing once again helped set new benchmarks through important learning enhancements. A new school-year series ensured ninth grade students learned about the college admissions process and the variety of choices they have on their path to higher education. The Breakthrough National Collaborative’s new Improving Teacher Training Initiative (ITTI) strengthened our training standards for teachers and assistance. The program’s leadership education focus was heightened as volunteer teaching aide positions were nearly doubled and summer students learned about governance via a new Breakthrough Student Council. These advances fortify the children’s learning opportunities in the program and their path to a college education. Your generosity makes it all possible for them and on their behalf, thank you for your support and devotion to Breakthrough Fort Worth. Sincerely, Joe Breedlove Director of Breakthrough
Degree Champions ($20,000 + )
Study Champions ($1,000 + )
Fort Worth Independent School District The Rees-Jones Foundation Sid W. Richardson Foundation
All Saints’ Episcopal School Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Alexander (Laura Bonnell ’88) Dr. and Mrs. William F. Bonnell Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Breedlove, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Burton (Lisa Fortson ’81) Colonial Country Club Charities Con-Real L.P. Mr. and Mrs. Brent Clum Senator Wendy R. Davis DuBose Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. David Ekstrom ’75 Fifth Avenue Foundation, Inc. Fort Worth Academy FWCD Alumni Association Priscilla and John M. Geesbreght The Hazelwood Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Allen Hodges ’83 Hodges Fund of the Community Foundation of North Texas Mr. and Mrs. Leland A. Hodges, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin M. Jackson ’78 Kappa Alpha Theta Fort Worth Foundation, Inc. Julie and Scott Kleberg Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kolba Holly and Josh Korman ’92 Mr. and Mrs. John David Moritz Moritz of Fort Worth Once Upon a Time... Pier 1 Imports, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn C. Polenz Cynthia and Scott Prince (Cynthia Rimmer ’87) Rotary Club of Fort Worth Sedalco Construction Services Texas Christian University The Gil & Dody Weaver Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Roy Topham Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Wagner ’79
Commencement Champions ($10,000 + ) Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Darden (Kim Williamson ’75) The Discovery Fund Hattie Mae Lesley Foundation, Bank of America Katrine Menzing Deakins Charitable Trust, Bank of America Adeline and George McQueen Foundation, JPMorgan Chase
Procession Champions ($5,000 + ) C.B. Baird, Jr. Foundation Gregory A. and Laura E. Bird Foundation BNSF Foundation Amon G. Carter Foundation Mrs. Peggy Field Mary Potishman Lard Trust Mr. and Mrs. G. Emerson Maddox The Ryan Foundation Frances C. & William P. Smallwood Foundation, JPMorgan Chase The Peter W. and Peggy H. Field Foundation William E. Scott Foundation XTO Energy, Inc.
Mentoring Champions ($2,500 + ) Ed and Vicki Bass Breakthrough Collaborative Eyeworks Group/Dr. Katherine Chu and Dr. Robert Chu ’93 Fort Worth, Texas Magazine Garvey Texas Foundation, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Patterson Sherri and Robert L. Patton, Jr. Reilly Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Schriber III Sir Speedy Printing The Gary Patterson Foundation
New Keystone Member
A Honor Roll ($500 + ) Carol J. and R. Denny Alexander Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Denny Alexander Kim and Marshall Boyd ’85 Mr. and Mrs. William Butler ’96 (Anjie Landreth ’94) Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dike ’88 Mr. and Mrs. Dee J. Kelly, Jr.
Mr. Donovan Lewis Dr. and Mrs. G. Scott Marlow Betsy and Steve Palko Mr. and Mrs. Alan E. Petsche Mr. and Mrs. Steve Phillips (Beth Newberry ’76) Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ricca
B Honor Roll ($250 + ) Mr. and Mrs. Matt E. Devine Mr. and Mrs. Marc N. Epstein Mrs. Sharon Foster H ’05 Mr. and Mrs. John Hamilton + The Roach Foundation, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. John V. Roach Mr. and Mrs. Walter Smith Mr. and Mrs. Gary E. Walker
Honor Roll ($100 + ) Anonymous Anonymous Ms. Kaydee Bailey Mrs. Amy Roach Bailey ’85 and Mr. Tull E. Bailey Mr. and Mrs. Charles Banks Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bishop Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. Bloch H ’06 + Breakthrough Dance-a-thon Students Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Breedlove ’78 + Mr. Lawrence Brown Ms. Melanie T. Burress Mrs. Denise D. Bynum Mr. and Mrs. John R. Casement Col. and Mrs. Christopher S. Ceplecha, USAF (Ret.) Ms. Rebecca Cristol Tyler and Brian Crumley ’92 Dr. and Mrs. Kevin D. Diamond Mr. and Mrs. Dodd Dorsey + Mr. and Mrs. Randy Eisenman ’93 Mr. and Mrs. Bryan P. Eppstein Mr. and Mrs. Robb Farmer Mr. and Mrs. Joel Forrest Andrew O. Fort Dr. and Mrs. Robert I. Garrett Mr. and Mrs. Stephen E. Geis ’69 Mr. and Mrs. Randy Gideon (Beth Runyon ’78) Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Gooch Mr. and Mrs. Craig R. Hamilton Ms. Rachel Hamilton Ms. Annette S. Hughes
Ms. Joyce Jurado Dr. and Mrs. Shujaat Khan Dr. James R. Lambert Gail and Bill Landreth ’’67 (Gail Widmer ’69) Drs. Amir and Yasmin Malik Mr. and Mrs. Newton J. Murphy North Shore Nannies of Illinois, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. John Pergande (Frasher Hudson ’81) Mr. and Mrs. Peter Philpott (Anna Melissa Harrison ’77) Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Pierce + Pam and Reed Pigman, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. T. Breck Ray, Sr. (Shannon Young ’80) Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey K. Rothenberg Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Sanders Mr. and Mrs. John H. Selzer Mr. and Mrs. Jon Snyder ’78 (Eleanor Mauze ’83) Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Stackhouse + Mr. and Mrs. Kelly R. Thompson ’77 (Carla Kemp ’75) Trinity Valley School Dr. and Mrs. Frank J. Vittimberga Mr. and Mrs. Ron Westendorf + Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Wood
Friends ($1 + ) Anonymous Ms. Buddhi Abeyasekera Mr. and Mrs. Douglas A. Allen Mr. Kendricks D. Allen + Mr. Geoffrey Anderson Ms. Lee Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Jack Armstrong Ms. Yasmin Azad Ms. Asmeeta Bangale Mr. Brian Banks Mr. and Mrs. Bill Berenson Ms. Janet K. Boettcher Mr. and Mrs. John Boettcher Mr. Doc Brocks Mr. Raylon Bryant Dr. and Mrs. Sam W. Buchanan Mr. and Mrs. Howard Callahan Doris and Peter Cheng The Cuellar Family Ms. Robin L. Davis Ms. Kathy D. Duncan Mr. and Mrs. Marty H. Englander Dr. Anna and Mr. Alexander Espinoza
New Keystone Member
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Espinoza + Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Feeherty Ms. Katherine F. Fernandez Ms. Laurie Fields + Mr. Daryl Flaggs Mr. and Mrs. Daniel G. Foust + Ms. Jane Fritz Judie B. Greenman Ms. Melanie Harrell Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Hernandez Ms. Jennifer Jasper Dr. and Mrs. Charles B. Kendall Mr. Paul Kernfeld Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Kovachev (Missi Olson ’89) + Mr. and Mrs. Dave Lincoln + Dr. and Mrs. Frank Lonergan Mr. Brendan Long Ms. Nicole Masole Mr. Michael Mathisen Ahmed A. Memon Mr. and Mrs. Tom W. Mitchell + Mr. and Mrs. Sabino Monreal Ms. Marcella S. Nogar Dr. and Mrs. Edward C. Olson Ms. Rita H. Paul Ms. Yolanda Perez Mrs. Lawrence G. Rawl Ms. Patricia Reeves Mr. Dennis Ripa Mr. Peter Ripa Ms. Claire Robin + Mr. Paul Rosales Dr. and Mrs. Todd E. Samuelson Ms. Janet Sanchez Mr. and Mrs. David Sanford ’78 + Dr. and Mrs. Edward M. Sankary Ms. Donna F. Sheckels Mr. Nathan Sheckels Mr. and Mrs. Max D. Shelton Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey A. Shook Ms. Darlene F. Shue Piedad Silva Mr. and Mrs. Roger Smith Mrs. Jeanne M. Summers Drs. Samira and Kamal Syed Ms. Leslie Tarantola Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Taylor Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Terry The Woman’s Club of Fort Worth Ms. Judy Thomason Mrs. Jacqueline Cornelius Tomsic Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Vincent + Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Wall
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Webb (Jean Webb H ’01) Mr. and Mrs. Elden A. Werner, Jr.
In Honor In honor of Anusha Alles Ms. Buddhi Abeyasekera In honor of Joe Breedlove ’78 + Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. Bloch H ’06 + In honor of Joe Breedlove ’78 + Ms. Joyce Jurado In honor of Senator Wendy R. Davis Ed and Vicki Bass
In Memory In memory of Tyler Chapman Ms. Yasmin Azad In memory of Jim E. Conlin ’78 Mrs. Sharon Foster H ’05 In memory of Sian Logan Cheryl and Dan Bloch H ’06 + Valerie and Jeff Montgomery + In memory of Liz Medary (Valerie Bloch ‘01) Mrs. Sharon Foster H ’05 In memory of Robert W. “Bob” Minnerly Mrs. Sharon Foster H ’05
Gifts In-Kind Eyeworks Group/Dr. Katherine Chu and Dr. Robert Chu ’93 Fort Worth Independent School District Fort Worth, Texas magazine Jim Irwin Floral Madison McDade ’13 Renee and Tony Pierce + Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ricca Sir Speedy Printing Mrs. Marva Wood Whitney Wood ’13
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Statements of Financial Position
ASSETS Cash and cash equivalents $ 6,585,898 $ Accounts receivable, less allowance for doubtful accounts of $63,000 in 2010 and $7,000 in 2009 11,106,862 Contributions and grants receivable 79,499 Faculty note receivable 15,750 Accrued investment income 53,216 Bookstore inventory 65,343 Prepaid expenses and other assets 2,473,714 Certificates of deposit 1,500,000 Athletic equipment 499,733 Assets restricted for capital and endowment campaigns 3,729,704 Property and equipment, net 24,485,395 Long-term investments 35,899,049 Total assets $ 86,494,163 $ LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS Liabilities Accounts payable $ 826,802 $ Accrued expenses 1,982,828 Deferred tuition 19,683,169 Note payable 9,000,000 Total liabilities 31,492,799 Commitments and Contingencies Net Assets Unrestricted Undesignated 26,275,172 Designated Board designated endowment 8,255,628 PPRRSM funds 278,113 Total unrestricted 34,808,913 Temporarily restricted 6,830,466 Permanently restricted 13,361,985 Total net assets 55,001,364 Total liabilities and net assets $ 86,494,163 $
2009 6,917,896 10,522,749 83,809 31,500 53,487 98,262 2,347,079 750,000 490,679 4,532,027 22,343,673 31,573,272 79,744,433
1,017,777 2,063,069 18,595,556 9,000,000 30,676,402
22,106,578 7,036,741 282,756 29,426,075 6,424,203 13,217,753 49,068,031 79,744,433
Year Ended June 30, 2010, with Comparative Total for 2009
Statements of Activities Temporarily Permanently Total Unrestricted Restricted Restricted 2010 2009 Revenues and other support Tuition and fees $ 16,729,224 $ –– $ –– $ 16,729,224 $ 16,167,081 Contributions 62,202 1,493,227 44,232 1,599,661 1,468,957 Capital campaign contributions –– 2,877,700 –– 2,877,700 146,306 Auxiliary functions and miscellaneous 1,978,141 –– –– 1,978,141 1,161,000 Investment income 222,038 223,818 –– 445,856 632,971 Net unrealized and realized gain (loss) 2,064,843 2,298,692 –– 4,363,535 (9,288,389) on investments Net assets released from restrictions: Expiration of time restrictions –– 1,026,140 (1,026,140) –– –– –– Annual Giving Expiration of time restrictions –– Endowment appropriations 1,628,730 (1,628,730) –– –– –– Satisfaction of property and equipment acquisition restrictions 3,461,200 (3,461,200) –– –– –– Change in purpose of donor restriction –– (100,000) 100,000 –– –– Satisfaction of program restrictions 271,104 (271,104) –– –– –– Total revenues and other support 27,443,622 406,263 144,232 27,994,117 10,287,926 Expenses Program services Educational 14,573,811 –– –– Auxiliary functions 2,684,228 –– –– Total program services 17,258,039 –– –– Supporting services General and administrative 4,238,734 –– –– Fundraising 564,011 –– ––
Total supporting services
Change in net assets 5,382,838 406,263 144,232 Net assets at beginning of year 29,426,075 6,424,203 13,217,753 Net assets at end of year $ 34,808,913 $6,830,466 $13,361,985
July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010
Statements of Cash Flows
Cash Flows from Operating Activities Change in net assets $ 5,933,333 $ (11,119,603) Adjustments to reconcile change in net assets to net cash provided (used) by operating activities: Depreciation 1,256,807 1,040,271 Loss on sale of assets 3,024 535 Contributions restricted for capital campaign (2,877,700) (146,306) Contributions restricted for investment in endowment (44,232) (66,430) Forgiveness of faculty note receivable and related interest 15,750 15,750 Unrealized and realized (gain) loss on investments (4,363,535) 9,288,389 Changes in operating assets and liabilities: Increase in accounts receivable (584,113) (1,391,610) (Increase) decrease in contributions and grants receivable 4,310 (54,809) Decrease in accrued investment income 271 55,768 Decrease in bookstore inventory 32,919 52,862 (Increase) decrease in prepaid expenses and other assets (126,635) 84,465 Decrease in accounts payable (190,975) (492,632) Increase (decrease) in accrued expenses (80,241) 36,060 Increase in deferred tuition 1,087,613 644,433 Net cash provided (used) by operating activities 66,596 (2,052,857) Cash Flows from Investing Activities Proceeds from sale of long-term investments 6,122,364 12,973,710 Purchase of long-term investments (6,084,606) (11,779,931) Purchase of certificates of deposit, net (750,000) (750,000) Increase in athletic equipment (9,054) (30,171) Decrease in cash restricted for capital campaign 2,059,040 1,581,166 Purchase of property and equipment (3,401,553) (4,658,347) Net cash used by investing activities (2,063,809) (2,663,573) Cash Flows from Financing Activities Cash received for capital campaign 1,620,983 2,259,417 Contributions restricted for investment in endowment 44,232 66,430 Net cash provided by financing activities 1,665,215 2,325,847 Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents (331,998) (2,390,583) Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year 6,917,896 9,308,479 Cash and cash equivalents at end of year $6,585,898 $6,917,896 Supplemental information: Interest paid $392,905 $397,295
2009-2010 Revenue Resources Long Term Invest Income 8%
Annual Giving 5%
2009-2010 Allocation of Resources
Auxiliary & Other 1%
Plant Operations & PPRRSM 8%
Printing & Publications 2%
Academic Programs 3%
Administrative, Advancement & Security 10% Personnel 75%
Tuition & Fees 86%
FWCD Investment Sub Committee 2009-2010 Fiscal Year End Report Fiscal Year 2009-2010
3 Year Annualized Return @ 6/30/2010 4.0% 1.6%
2.0% 20.0% 15.0%
-6.0% -8.0% -10.0%
Fiscal YTD Last 3 Years*
5 Year Annualized Return @ 6/30/2010 5.0%
10 Year Annualized Return @ 6/30/2010 6.0%
Last 5 Years* FWCD Endowment
Policy Specific Rolling Benchmark2
-1.6% Last 10 Years*
75% S&P 500 / 25% Lehman
90 Day T-Bills
David Ekstrom ’75 Pierce ’08, James ’10 and Mary Claire ’14
Frasher Hudson Pergande Morgan ’13, Graham ’15 and Spencer ’17
Tom Purvis ’77 Thompson ’07 and Melissa ’09
David Ekstrom entered FWCD as a first grader in the fall of 1963 when the school opened. Before serving on the Board of Trustees he served on the Advancement and Investment Committees, on the Alumni Council for six years and is a past president of the FWCD Alumni Association. Ekstrom has been a Board member for four years and currently serves on the Executive and Finance Committees. Professionally, David has spent most of his career in the development of professional education materials, but now manages a private business with interest in real estate and oil and gas. A past board member of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society of Dallas Fort Worth, Ekstrom has lectured at CFA education programs in the United States, Europe and Africa. Ekstrom and his wife, Karen, have five children, including one, Claire ’14, currently attending FWCD.
Frasher Hudson Pergande has served on the FWCD Board of the Trustees since 2007. She serves on the Building and Grounds Committee and is currently the co-chair of FWCD’s 50th Anniversary celebration. She has also served as the president of the FWCD Alumni Association. She is member of the Executive Committees of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. At the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, she chairs the Collections Committee. Her husband John is the president of InsureZone. They have three children, Morgan ’13, Graham ’15 and Spencer ’17, attending FWCD.
A member of FWCD’s Board of Trustees since 2008, Tom Purvis returned to the Building and Grounds Committee after serving on it from 2003 to 2006. He is the president of Continental Real Estate, Inc., a real estate development firm. Purvis enjoys serving on the Board of Directors of the Fort Worth Zoo, Streams & Valleys and the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth. He and his wife, Michelle ’78, are parents of two FWCD graduates, Thompson ’07 and Melissa ’09.
When asked his reason for serving on the Board, Ekstrom replied, “I think FWCD offers a truly well-rounded educational experience, in an atmosphere that fosters the core values of the School. I hope that my children can make use of that wellrounded basis as they move on to college and beyond. As a trustee I hope to do what I can to support the faculty and staff in their efforts to deliver that education, and to assure that future students will have the same.”
When asked her reason for serving on the Board, Pergande replied, “FWCD has been a part of my life since 1969! I was a passionate student, and now am a passionate parent. When asked to be a board member, I accepted knowing that I would have the opportunity to gain an understanding of FWCD from “behind the scenes” and to have the chance to make sure FWCD is the best that it can be. When someone in the FWCD community has an issue that they want the Board to address I hope that they find me to be someone who is approachable, someone who is willing to listen and someone they believe will accurately represent their concerns in front of the board.”
When asked his reason for serving on the Board, Purvis replied, “As class of ‘77, it’s my pleasure to be associated with the school in a meaningful way. The fall of 1967 was my first year at Country Day and at the time the primary way to get to school was Bryant Irvin Road which was a small country lane with a one lane bridge that crossed the Trinity River. Things have changed a lot, both on Bryant Irvin and at the School, and it’s great to be a part of the continuing improvements to the campus and to the quality of the School.”