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Galloway parent Andrea Wightwick soars on the flying trapeze.
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2 Happenings Community Weekend provides the official welcome for our new head of school, Dr. James Calleroz White; Three Galloway icons retire; Recipients of the Faculty Endowment Awards are named. 10 Feature Story We share the stories of five members of the Galloway community who push themselves to the limit through extreme sports. 16 Academics Game design class offers UL students a real-world experience. 18 Arts Four Galloway teaching artists share their views on how their life as a practicing artist impacts students in the classroom.
Editor Sherri Breunig
Art Direction/Design Ridge Creative, Inc. Cover Photography Clay Randel
20 Athletics All spring sports teams advance to the state competition; Six Scots sign to play college sports. 22 Alumni Alumni Association welcomes the Class of 2018 along with their STAR Student and National Merit Scholarship Finalists; Three alums and their children, who currently attend Galloway, compare notes on their school experiences; Alums gather to celebrate reunions. 28 Class Notes Dr. Beth Farokhi is remembered; Find out the latest news about your fellow classmates. Who has a new job, got promoted, got married, had a baby or all of the above.
Contributors Jamie Anderson Sherri Breunig Kiesha Brown Claire Horn Billy Howard Gordon Mathis Morgan Mattke ’18 Sheri Panovka Charlie Pike ’18 Adam Rabinowitz ’05 Andrew Tulowitzky Mallory Ward ’06 Liz Wiedemann
Photography Tom Baylark Jayson Crawford Claire Horn Jerry Mucklow Clay Randel Chris Savas Michelle Schweber Jerry Siegel Samuel Stuart
USHERS IN A NEW SCHOOL YEAR AND OFFICIALLY WELCOMES NEW
HEAD OF SCHOOL
serve as the official welcome to Galloway’s new Head of School Dr. James Calleroz White and his wife, Dr. Mistalene Calleroz White. Nearly 700 parents, current and past trustees, staff members, alumni and alumni parents attended the event to welcome the Calleroz Whites and enjoy a beautiful evening under the stars with great food, drink and — in true Scot style — bagpipe music. Guests to this adult-only event also gave a nod to the new head’s home state with a tasting of his favorite Kentucky bourbon. In the job for a little more than a month, Calleroz White addressed many in the crowd for the first time. “I have been overwhelmed by what a special place Galloway is,” he said. “When I think about your generosity and willingness to trust your children to us for the work we do — none of that is lost on me. I am so excited to be here. I can’t tell you how long I have been Drs. James and Mistalene Calleroz White are welcomed by Board Chair Debra Sydnor and her husband, Marc Sydnor.
waiting for a school like this. The feeling of warmth and kindness as well as a clear love for learning is amazing. My family and I feel so fortunate to be part of this community.”
The Great Scots, Galloway’s parent volunteers, combined their
The remainder of the weekend brought students, parents and
efforts to welcome our new head of school in grand style,
teachers together to enjoy a variety of sporting events including
with an entire weekend full of fun festivities aptly named
a UL basketball tournament, the annual 5K race known as
Elliott’s Run, a 1-mile fun run, kickball and softball games and
The opening event for the weekend was the annual Parents Association Back-to-School Cookout, which was ramped up to
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entertainment for the entire family.
UL students and softball coaches squared off against faculty, staff and parents to close out Community Weekend. Ari Isenberg â€™20 dazzles Dr. James Calleroz White, and the crowd, with one of his many impressive magic tricks.
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Farewell TO THREE LEGENDS GALLOWAY BIDS
BY MORGAN MATTKE ’18
Each year, we spotlight employees who have retired after 25 or more years at Galloway. This year is a banner year, as we honor three Galloway icons who, together, represent approximately 100 years of service to the school.
kindness and lifelong learning for nearly 40 years. McCandless
Upper Learning Science Teacher
learned invaluable lessons about life and education from
Few people characterize and are characterized by The Galloway
Galloway’s namesake, who served as both a father figure and
School as much as Mark McCandless. As the last Upper Learning
mentor to him for years.
teacher to have been hired by Elliott Galloway, he has been committed to helping preserve the school’s original values of
McCandless began teaching computer science, geometry and advanced biology when he arrived at Galloway in 1981. He later stepped up to become the UL principal and left behind a legacy known as the “McCandless electives” — semesters of psychology, anthropology and philosophy, which continue to spark new passions decades after their inception. Seven years later, missing the relationships he formed with students and teachers, he stepped down from the role of principal in 1992 and has taught chemistry as well as his electives ever since. The culture of Galloway and the level of mutual respect and kindness are the things McCandless will remember most fondly about the community. The genuine relationships between students and teachers he values so much often continue long after students leave Galloway. He stays in touch with a number of former students and has even officiated at two weddings for former advisees of his. Thanks to his engaging science classes, performances with the Jug Band, leadership of excursions and outdoor trips along with his famous stories, generations of Galloway graduates will remember
Mark McCandless sits in Elliott’s Circle alongside the sculpture of Mr. Galloway.
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Mark McCandless as a great teacher who loves life and learning.
Jenny Lawsky has taught some of the youngest members of
Coming from a large public high school in Los Angeles,
Early Learning Teacher
Early Learning Teacher
the Galloway community for 30 years, and inspired by Elliott
Lydia Phillips knew little about independent schools when she
Galloway’s fundamental belief in the importance of the individual,
started at Galloway in 1989. Her colleagues had already been
has cherished each moment with each child during that time.
teaching in Early Learning for ten or fifteen years, and she was
Tasked with translating the complexities of the world to 4-year-
puzzled about how anyone could stay in one place for such a long time. She quickly learned how, though, as Galloway and her family became one and the same. After 29 years teaching kindergarten, Pre-K and 3-year-old classes, Phillips still holds such warm memories of Elliott Galloway and of each student who has passed through her classroom. She finds the maturity and respect Galloway students exhibit from a young age distinguishes them later in life. The freedom and trust she places in her students help to cultivate this personal responsibility. Whether following medieval guidelines to achieve knightly status or conducting scientific experiments about water, they learn to engage in their own education and about the value of making a contribution to the larger community.
Jenny Lawsky creates art with Pre-K student Max Sarif.
olds through units of study about anything from colors to bugs to other cultures, Lawsky has found that no two days are alike. Each day is unique, an expression of the many personalities found among her students. She believes students of that age are especially rewarding to teach, as they are learning to read and interact with the world, and everything is new to them. The student-centered, progressive culture of Galloway has sustained her enthusiasm for teaching year after year, as have the relationships she has formed with both her fellow EL teachers and her students. Lawsky points to Carol Hubbard, with whom she shared a classroom for years, as having had a significant impact on her teaching philosophy and practice. And “lifers” of all grade levels remember Lawksy’s classes fondly, most often for her immersive, engaging lessons and appreciation for animals.
Lydia Phillips shows her Pre-K students the motherboard for a gaming computer.
(Franklin, a turtle that belonged to Mark Boswell ’01, still lives in Lawsky’s classroom.) Although she gives a lot of herself when teaching the children
Phillips’s students are particularly grateful for her patience in teaching and enthusiasm for her famous kindergarten
in her classes, Lawsky believes she actually learns as much from
class play, “Sir Cedric.” Although she finds it bittersweet to leave
them as they do from her. During her 30 years at Galloway, she
the community that has become her family, she will always
certainly made a huge impact on many young lives, helping them
cherish the memories she has made and the lessons she learned
set a course for future success.
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ENDOWMENT Thanks to the generous investment of Galloway endowment supporters, the Faculty Endowment Awards allow us to honor some of our exceptional teachers with monetary awards that create opportunities for them to grow as both professionals and individuals. We are proud to announce this yearâ€™s award winners.
The Charles Loridans Foundation Faculty Fellowship
Jennifer Salerno EL Teacher
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Robin Elms ML Social Studies Teacher
Jesus Martinez-Saldana UL Spanish Teacher
Carolyn and Ross Arnold Fund for Teachers
Linda Floyd EL Music Teacher
Leah Berryhill ML Latin Teacher
Andy Crosby ML Math Teacher
Ashley Drake ML Learning Support Teacher
Alex Diaz-Williamson UL History Teacher
Dr. John Steen UL English Teacher
Candy and Stephen Berman Endowment for Faculty Excellence
Linda Kappel Faculty Enrichment Fund
Mat Fallon ML Science Teacher
Elizabeth Zorn EL Teacher
Megan Cramer UL Theatre Teacher
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Faculty Endowment Awards (continued) Angela and Joerg Matthiessen Teaching Excellence Fund
4D Learning Awards The 2017-2018 4D Learning Awards were selected based on the quality of a teacher’s lessons and projects as seen through the eyes of their colleagues. Award winners demonstrated excellence in these four areas: • Deliberately planning and preparing for deep learning and outcomes • Creating a Dynamic, high-quality classroom environment conducive to Discovery
Steven Bartl EL Librarian
Suzanne Szilagyi EL Teacher
• Facilitating Daring learning opportunities that allow students to feel comfortable being uncomfortable
Teacher Excellence Endowment in Honor of Cindy Dearman
l to r: Sally Cramer, Gissella Diaz-Williamson, Sandra Varajic, and MariaPaola Jimenez
Dr. Lynda Jenkins UL Science Teacher
Elizabeth Sanders UL Science Teacher
Cecilia Waddey Early Learning Educator Award
Chuckie Ellithorp Educator Endowment Award
Early Learning Winner Gissella Diaz-Williamson EL Spanish Teacher Middle Learning Winner Sandra Varajic ML Technology Teacher Upper Learning Winner MariaPaola Jimenez UL Technology Teacher Arts Winner Sally Cramer UL Dance Teacher (with collaborators Devin Allen, UL Art Teacher; Peggy Benkeser, Director of the Arts; Kerren Berz, UL Strings Teacher; Misao Cates, Theatre Costumer; Megan Cramer, UL Theatre Teacher; Brian Mitchell, Guitar Teacher; Erin Moore, UL Band Teacher, and Diane Woodard, UL Chorus Teacher.)
Carla Kapadia EL Teacher
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Elizabeth Chapman ML Language Arts Teacher
GALLOWAY SPEAKER SERIES WELCOMES
Monica Kaufman Pearson Galloway students, faculty and parents welcomed journalist
meet.” After she spoke, she answered some questions from students,
and Atlanta luminary Monica Kaufman Pearson to campus
chosen from hundreds of submissions from across the grades.
last April as part of the school’s Speaker Series. During an
Since it began in 2010, The Galloway School Speaker Series
intimate conversation with a captivated audience, Pearson shared
has featured such distinguished guests as former President Jimmy
some strategies that led her to succeed through her long and
Carter, legendary baseball player Hank Aaron, media mogul Ted
distinguished career in journalism.
Turner, business leader Bernie Marcus, House Representative
The first woman and first member of a minority to anchor
John Lewis and Ambassador Andrew Young.
the daily evening news in Atlanta, Pearson worked for 37 years at
the award-winning station WSB-TV. She has won more than 33 Southeast Regional and local Emmy Awards for reporting and anchoring as well as for her Closeups celebrity interview show. Pearson credited much of her success to what she learned from her mother, who she called her lifetime hero. She inspired students with engaging personal stories and wise advice, telling them, “Never be afraid to ask ‘why?’,” and “Interview everyone you
Aden Simmonds ’22, India Stevenson ’18, Baxter Hernacki ’26, Krystina Curry ’26, and Chris Barclay ’18 presented Monica Kaufman Pearson with a gift from the school. (not pictured: Tess Hodges ’22)
Monica Kaufman Pearson encourages Galloway students to always ask “why?”.
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Pushing the Limits with
Extreme Sports by Charlie Pike â€™18
How well do you know the person sitting next to you at those Plugged-IN Parents meetings? What about the classmates you graduated with a few years ago? At Galloway, we pride ourselves on being a transparent, inclusive community, but just like the stars that comprise the constellations in the night sky, each of us shines bright in our own way. Our individuality transcends classrooms, meetings and conferences, often in ways unbeknown to our peers. For a handful of Galloway parents and alumni, that uniqueness is expressed in the realm of extreme sports. Whether it be trekking through unmarked territory in the dead of night, racing street cars down Moreland Avenue, flying high on the trapeze, scaling frozen waterfalls or dirt-biking down mountain trails, they spend their free time following intense passions.
Here are their stories.
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Andrea New Orleans native Andrea Wightwick, mother to first-grader
any other sport that is as welcoming and as personally centered.”
Jane Wightwick, has been twisting, swinging and flying through
The trapeze presents a new challenge to Wightwick every time
the air since 2008. A graduate of Georgia State University,
she climbs the ladder and launches herself off the platform. Along
Wightwick first caught the trapeze bug while she was working
with this, she has found a second home in a trapeze community
in New York City. “I used to go running in New York on the
that doesn’t care who you are, where you came from or where
Westside Highway, and there was a trapeze rig on top of Chelsea
you’re going. “I’ve flown with neurosurgeons before, and I had no
Piers.” Instantly intrigued, Wightwick decided to do some
clue what they did.” The community offers up “a hyper state of
research and discovered the rig was open to anyone daring
presence” that allows everything outside of the rig to fade away —
enough to give it a try. So when she and her husband had nothing
it’s just you, the bar and your peers below.
to do after a Yankees game one afternoon, Wightwick had a plan. From the moment she stepped off the platform — her hands
The trapeze taught Wightwick several things, but the most important lesson occurred after she left her first trapeze class. “If I
tightly curled around the trapeze bar, her heart beating fast —
could do this, what else could I do that I’m not asking of myself
Wightwick was hooked. “They talk about how it is a true
right now?” she remembers thinking. Her perspective on how she
addiction to the adrenaline, and it really is.” For the first time in
approached obstacles had shifted completely — she was no longer
her life, she felt free. “It was the only place where I have ever been
scared of failure. Thanks to the trapeze, Wightwick has both found
able to truly check out for two whole hours at a time.”
a new passion and grown as a person, all while having the time of
But adrenaline and freedom from stress were not the only
reasons Wightwick decided to keep flying. “I really don’t know
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David David Kraitzick, parent of seventh-grader Jackson Kraitzick,
the local volcanoes, glaciers and peaks, spending many sleepless
was only five years old when he immigrated from South Africa to
nights bolted to the exposed rock face wall, thousands of feet up.
the United States. As he navigated through high school and then
During this six-month climbing binge, Kraitzick fell in love with
college at the University of Georgia, Kraitzick began to discover
ice-climbing and, more specifically, it’s technicality. “It was very
a passion for the outdoors. “I started backpacking just for the day,
appealing to all of my logistics skills. It let me put everything into
and got into overnights, and got into longer overnights, and got
into longer overnights in different conditions.” Before he knew it, while everybody else was hiking the trails,
Ice climbing really forces climbers to think about every move they make, every chop they take with their axes, every bolt they
Kraitzick was racing through them at cross-country speeds with
drill — it’s a deliberate type of climbing, perfectly suited for
a backpack on his shoulders. It was safe to say Kraitzick needed a
Kraitzick’s love of logistics. Now, Kraitzick tries to hit the ice as
new challenge, and he knew it. “The scale was just too small for
often as he can, and while he may miss the days of epic summits
me. I wanted some grandeur.” So he saved up six months’ worth
and multiday treks, ice-climbing does just enough to satiate his
of cash and booked a flight to Seattle, where he planned to go on
craving for the outdoors.
Extreme a climbing splurge throughout the Northwest. And splurge he did. Kraitzick “took the scale to a whole new level” as he ascended
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Jason One destined night, Jason Grech, father of seventh-grader
his first adventure race and was hooked instantly. To his surprise,
McKenzie Grech, was sitting at home watching Discovery Channel,
the adrenaline of racing through forests and swimming through
when the adventure racing show Eco-Challenge started playing.
white-water rapids wasn’t the only thing that kept Grech coming
He became instantly fascinated as he watched teams of four athletes
back. “The mental aspects of it are so much more interesting to
bushwhack, paddle, mountain bike and climb their way through
me.” He loved the highs and lows he and his team experienced
exotic locations using nothing but a map and compass. He knew
out in the woods, the aspect of teamwork, the method of
immediately he had to get involved in the sport, “because it just
navigation and the mental power it took to stay focused and
oriented when it was 3 a.m. and the only light to guide him
Adventure races can range from four-hour sprints to expeditions that could be two weeks long. A racer has to be prepared for anything, whether it be “rappelling off a cliff for one section” or
through the trees came from his battery-powered headlamp and the soft, filtered glow of the moon. After a career of more than 40 adventure races along the East
dealing with the “sleep monsters” that try to take over during
Coast, Grech decided to take his endurance skills to obstacle course
24-hour-plus races. “You really have to know what you’re doing,
racing after his daughter was born. Today, he and McKenzie race
Sports and you have to be confident with your outdoor skills and first aid.” A former marathon runner, Grech was excited to try something
side by side, swinging, ducking and climbing through obstacles as they head for the finish line.
slightly less monotonous, so he teamed up with his brothers for
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Brett You can’t get more homegrown than Brett Curry, parent of
on the block. Before long, his car was ready to rumble, and he
Galloway fifth-grader Krystina Curry ’26. Born and raised in
took it over to Moreland Avenue — “some little street behind
Atlanta, Curry graduated from Druid Hills High School in 1997.
a trucking yard” that drivers “had been racing on for 20 years.”
He went on to study at Georgia State University, where he found
After a handful of races, Curry realized the dangers of police,
a home in the ROTC program. After earning his degree, he
arrests and crashes that street racing presented were too high. So
joined the U.S. Army as an intelligence officer.
he began to take his cars to the local tracks, where he continues
However, the challenge of the military was not enough for Curry, and after being inspired by a particular film, he decided
to race today. Throughout his 17 years of racing, Curry has loved the body
to add a little extra adrenaline into his life. “I know it’s going
shop work the most. “To be honest, it’s not the racing that brings
to sound corny, but I started racing after I saw the first Fast and
me the most pleasure. I like working on cars more than anything
Furious movie.” Curry always had been “pretty handy around cars”
else.” The trial-and-error process of whether or not a modification
— his father had taught him basic mechanical skills — but he had
would work has led Curry to return to the track again and again,
“never been into making them go fast” until he saw Vin Diesel
although the thrill of being the first car to zoom past the finish
Extreme furiously racing through the streets.
Curry’s love for learning took over as he started tweaking his
Mustang, trying to do whatever it took to make his car the fastest
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line isn’t too bad either.
Mitzie The matriarch of perhaps the most adventurous family at Galloway,
for everyone, but for Goldman, it was paradise. “I’ve always been
Mitzie Goldman ’88 loves to ride “anything on two wheels.”
the type of person” who believes “life begins at the end of your
Goldman, who graduated Galloway in 1988, is the mother to
two current Galloway students (Zach ’20 and Sam ’19) and one
Soon, the Goldmans were hitting the trails every chance they
alumnus (Gus ’17). Ten years after Zach was born, Goldman
got, ready to weave their machines among the trees at the speed
casually picked up cycling. What began as a fun way to stay in shape
of light. And the adventures didn’t stop there. From diving with
quickly developed into something greater. “I started racing bicycles
sharks to four-wheeling, Goldman has always found a way to
at a pro level, trying to get to the Olympics.” At 38 years old, she
bring her family together through adventure. This year their
was training hard when the unthinkable happened — a Ford F-150
summer plans included riding in the sand dunes of Oregon. She
hit her as she was cycling in Dahlonega.
firmly believes “the things that bring the biggest smile to your
The injury might have ended her Olympic dreams, but she
face are the hardest ones to achieve in life.” And for someone who
quickly recovered, and when a contractor doing repair work at
has “always liked the hard stuff,” it doesn’t take much to convince
their house introduced Gus to dirt-biking, she couldn’t help but
Goldman to go on an adventure.
Sports participate. Sure, “flying through the woods” on a motorcycle isn’t
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GAME DESIGN CLASS O When MariaPaola Jimenez came to Galloway in August 2016, she probably didn’t think she would end up being a CEO of a company. But that’s how she sees her role in Advanced Game Production, a year-long class in Upper Learning. With the class in its third year, Jimenez, the UL technology teacher, guides her students as they replicate a real-world game development studio. “Last year, we created everything from scratch to produce a professional video game,” said Ms. Jimenez. “We were not able to launch it, but we beta-tested it, and it works. People can play it. It was very satisfying seeing what the group accomplished. This year we want to move forward with it. I’m a little afraid of what that means,” she admitted, laughing. “But, it’s super exciting.” Just as they would do in a company setting, the class operated
Members of the 3D modeling and animation team, Ben Nussey ’19, Brendan Sallee ’18, and Clayton Sinclair ’20, collaborate on a solution.
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S OFFERS REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE in teams or departments. Each has a leader and a specific task:
“We were really passionate about what we were doing,” said
storyboarding, concept art, modeling, animation, sound editing and
Palisoc. “We worked hard and got great results. In a sense, we
programming. A class leader serves as project manager, and like any
created a video game company more than simply creating a game.”
organization, the “workers” report to Jimenez on their progress. The students began last year by agreeing on the type and style
Calling it a one-of-a-kind class, Palisoc said he felt lucky to have been part of it. “We have created something that is
of the game they wanted to produce. After doing some research,
borderline professional-grade work,” he said, noting it wasn’t quite
they selected the software and engine for coding it.
finished after only nine months. “It was an incredible thing to be
“Señora Jimenez gave us some guiding thoughts and directions, but it was almost completely student-driven,” said Max Palisoc ’18,
a part of.” More than half the students have returned to the class this year,
one of the team leaders. “We drove all the ideas and deadlines and
and they plan to take the feedback from the beta tests to resolve
held ourselves to be accountable for our own progress.” The result
errors and improve the game, with the ultimate goal of making it
was Neon Rain, a first-person game that involved a moral dilemma
available on the online gaming platform Steam.
for the player.
Ari Grinberg ’19 and Mian Brindisi ’18 discuss game strategy.
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TEACHING ARTISTS BOOST STUDENT
As an award-winning sound designer, music teacher L. Gamble adjusts inputs on a board to achieve just the right mix for a local performance.
Mary Stuart Hall is pictured with her installation Point of Beginning on display at the Summer Census MFA student show at Maryland Institute College of Art.
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Not all great teachers are great artists. But great teaching and great artistry can be a powerful combination, however. “Teaching artists” are artists who are active in their discipline and also practice the art of teaching in a class. When the teaching artists meld practical skills in their discipline with pedagogical skills, students enjoy a creative and more-engaging learning experience. All of Galloway’s arts instructors are teaching artists who actively create work in their discipline while also sharing their knowledge in the classroom. Here’s a look at four of these multi-talented individuals and their views on how their life as an artist impacts students in the classroom.
Megan Cramer, UL Theatre Teacher
L. Gamble stays active in the local music and musical theatre
Megan Cramer recently performed with Atlanta’s Synchronicity
community as a performer, musical director, and sound designer.
Theatre in Ripe Frenzy, a world-premiere play by Jennifer Barclay
Gamble says working with and learning from so many people is
that delves into the effects of school shootings on the lives of the
regularly inspiring. “I’m always learning new things myself. Being
people involved. Cast as a high school drama teacher at a school
an artist outside school helps me have empathy with the students.
where a shooting has occurred, the similarities to her own life
I know what it’s like to be in their shoes, and it helps me better
made the role especially vulnerable for Ms. Cramer. But, she
communicate with them.”
says, it also shows students, “how art can be a voice for what’s
“I love it, of course, but I’m actually not naturally good at music,”
happening right now.”
Gamble says, “but that’s what makes me a good teacher. If I’ve had
It also gives the students she directs in three productions a
it explained to myself nine ways, I can find a way to explain it to
year a glimpse into the professional theatre world. She says,
someone who’s having trouble with it.”
“Sharing the process I’m going through with a professional
Mary Stuart Hall, UL Visual Arts Teacher
company shows the students that what we’re doing in rehearsal at
Visual arts teacher Mary Stuart Hall creates installations of 3D conceptual art involving new media, photography and projections. Her work is shown in gallery spaces around Atlanta.
L. Gamble, ML & UL Music Teacher
Galloway is not in a silo.” A group of students attended a matinee of the show, where they “could see a teacher exercising the same muscles and practicing the work alongside them.”
She is completing her MFA in a low-residency program at the
Brian Mitchell, ML & UL Music Teacher
Maryland Institute College of Art over the next two summers.
Galloway’s guitar and music theory teacher, Brian Mitchell,
About teaching, Hall says, “As a conceptual artist, my skills
composes and arranges scores for silent films when he is not
are driven by an idea and I have to learn something new each
teaching. He most recently arranged, and performed live with
time to make that idea happen. I like to bring this studio
other Galloway music teachers, the score for an original silent
mindset to the projects my students take on as well. Nothing
film called Claire. Students in his AP Music Theory class
promotes curiosity like realizing an artistic vision. A studio
attended the performance that was held at the Plaza Theatre in
mindset involves exploration and risk-taking, which apply across
Midtown. He says working on his own pieces helps remind him
disciplines — in art or in a math class.”
what it feels like to be a student, “It keeps me active and in touch with the process of creating. When my students get frustrated with creating something new, I can relate because I’ve been there, recently, and I know it will all work out.”
UL theatre teacher Megan Cramer (left), performs in Synchronicity Theatre’s world premiere play Ripe Frenzy by playwright Jennifer Barclay.
Brian Mitchell, ML and UL music teacher, plays around with an idea for a tune.
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ATHLETICS SPRING TEAMS ADVANCE TO STATE Galloway’s spring sports teams came out of the blocks fast and put
on the women’s side, Meredith Potts ’19 placed 6th in long jump
up some record breaking performances.The varsity track & field
and Jayla Brown ’21 placed 6th in the 200m.
team, led by Coach Denny Beatty, made a state meet appearance this
The varsity boys soccer seniors Josh Finglass, Matt Fumo,
spring. The girls 4x100m relay team of Jayla Brown ’20,
Wesley Hardin, Zach Hinternhoff, Ben Kaplan, and Sam Murphy
Jane Brown ’20, Joy Rutledge ’21 and Meredith Potts ’19
completed their regular season with a 3-2 win on Senior Night
represented Galloway well by placing 8th in the state sectional
versus Cristo Rey. They went on to finish their Galloway careers
meet. For the individual events, Alex van Schoor ’18 capped
by advancing to the GHSA state tournament for the second year
off a great career at Galloway by placing 5th in the 800m.
in a row.
Ryan Restifo ’19 qualified for the 100m and 200m. Representing
Danny Samuels ’19 looks to make a pass to a teammate during the home finale win against Cristo Rey.
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Meredith Potts ’19 competes in the state track & field meet in long jump.
Six Scots sign to participate in college athletics The following student athletes signed to play college sports next year (Back l to r): Josh Finglass ’18, Goucher College, Lacrosse; Alex van Schoor ’18, University of Rochester, Cross Country/Track; Luke Murray ’18, Cornell College, Cross Country (Front l to r): Hannah Doherty ’18, Centre College, Tennis; Erika Kaivani ’18, Suwanee: University of the South, Equestrian; Caitlin Felts ’18, Chapman University, Basketball
Winter/Spring Hi-Lights Girls Basketball
Serving up another memorable season, the girls and boys tennis teams each made state appearances this year continuing
GHSA Sweet 16 appearance
their impressive streak under Coach Sam Biglari. The girls
Swimming & Diving
finished as region runner-up and both teams completed the
Qualified for state in 200m Freestyle and 200m Medley relay
season finishing in the state Sweet 16. These accomplishments, combined with those from other seasons, meant that Galloway broke yet another school record
(Emma Ripps ’18, Simone Dixon ’20, Rosie Finglass ’19, Mian Brindisi ’18)
during the 2017-18 school year. Eight of Galloway’s ten varsity
Boys relay finished 8th in 200m Freestyle and qualified for
sports advanced to a GHSA state meet and/or tournament.
400m Freestyle relay
(Peter Johnson ’18, Nolan Shields ’19, Whit Blount ’18, Ronan Lehane ’18) Peter Johnson ’18 qualified for state 100m breaststroke Emma Ripps ’18 finished top 10 in 200m IM and 100m Butterfly Nolan Shields ’19 placed 5th in 100m Backstroke and 2nd in 200m IM Rosie Finglass ’19 placed 8th in state swimming & diving meet
Boys Soccer Charlie Rinzler ’18 helps lead the Boys tennis team to the state tournament.
GHSA state tournament appearance
Track and Field State appearance for girls 4x100m ( Jayla Brown ’20, Jane Brown ’20, Joy Rutledge ’21, Meredith Potts ’19) Meredith Potts ’19 placed 6th in long jump Alex van Schoor ’18 placed 5th in 800m Ryan Restifo ’19 qualified for 100m and 200m Jayla Brown ’21 placed 6th in 200m
Tennis Courtney Copeland ’18 scores a goal in her last home game as a Galloway Scot.
GHSA girls and boys state appearance
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THE CLASS OF 2018 2018-2019 Alumni Association Board Adam Rabinowitz ’05, president Kevin Luptowski ’08, vice president Amy Stevens Smith ’89, secretary Rachel Fox Weitz ’01, giving chair Hillary Fixelle Hendrix ’05, events chair Lane Cohen Shelton ’06, class liaison chair Mike Feldberg ’01, advisor Anne Lokey ’04, advisor Michael Maziar ’01, advisor Marthame Sanders ’88, advisor
Dear Alumni, It is with great joy that I congratulate the Class of 2018 on their graduation and welcome them to the Galloway Alumni Association! These new graduates carry with them Galloway’s foundational values as they embark on their next adventure in lifelong learning. I look forward to learning about their journeys and contributions to the communities they join and build throughout the world. The Alumni Council sponsored many class reunions with hundreds in attendance this past year. We were extremely pleased with the success of these programs that demonstrated the strength of our alumni community. We also held a
2018-2019 Alumni Association Class Liaisons
destination alumni event in New York
Phillip Daves ’77 Jason Evans ’85 Heather Angel Dittus ’87 Marthame Sanders ’88 Amy Stevens Smith ’89 Dennis Fish ’95 Megan O’Brein Noltemeyer ’96 Kate Coley Dinerman ’98 Nick Benzine ’99 Gloria Kantor ’00 Seth Morganstern ’01 Matt Goldberg ’02 Scott Covington ’04 Hillary Fixelle Hendrix ’05 Mallory Ward ’06 Kathleen Bazaz ’07 Evan Shapiro ’08 Jasmyn Turner Jackson ’09 Elizabeth Walz ’10 Lauren Godfrey ’11 Sara Cramer ’12 Katy Thompson ’13 Julianne Lang ’14 Julia Castanet ’15 Haley McKee ’16 Sam Macey ’17 Greer Blount ’18
Mr. Mark McCandless, Ms. Felicia
City hosted by Mr. Gordon Mathis, McCrary, and Ms. Louise Coffin. We look forward to building on these traditions in the years to come. I am so honored to have the opportunity to lead the Alumni Council at Galloway, a place that is near and dear to my heart (and likely to yours as well). The Council and I are committed to fostering an alumni community that is reflective of the school experience that provided us all with so much, and I hope to see you at the events we have planned this year. If you are interested in getting involved with the Alumni Council, please let me know. With the start of the new school year, we turn our focus to welcoming Galloway’s new head of school, Dr. James Calleroz White, and welcoming the future Alumni Class of 2022 to Upper Learning. Yes…2022! Best,
Adam Rabinowitz ’05 Alumni Council President
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Matriculations for the Class of 2018 The 73 members of the Class of 2018 received 264 offers of admission from 135 different schools in the US, France, and Scotland. They will attend 52 different colleges & universities in 25 states and D.C. The list of colleges and universities the graduates are attending is below. Congratulations to all of our newest Galloway alumni! American University Auburn University (2) Brandeis University Brown University Carnegie Mellon University Centre College Chapman University Clemson University College of Charleston Colorado State University Cornell College Creighton University Dartmouth College Duke University Elon University Emerson College Emory University (3) Furman University (3) George Washington University (5) Georgia College Georgia Institute of Technology (2) Georgia Southern University Goucher College Indiana University at Bloomington (2) Kennesaw State University Kenyon College Mercer University
Muhlenberg College New School - Parson’s School of Design Northeastern University (2) Occidental College Reed College Savannah College of Art and Design Sewanee: The University of the South Smith College (2) Southern Methodist University The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tufts University Tulane University (2) United States Air Force Academy University of Alabama (2) University of Colorado at Boulder (2) University of Georgia (3) University of Kansas University of Miami (2) University of Northern Colorado University of Rochester University of Southern California University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2) Vassar College Washington University in St. Louis (2) West Virginia University
Galloway seniors receive honors Three Galloway students, Brendan Sallee ’18, Wesley Hardin ’18, and Max Palisoc ’18, were honored as finalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship competition. Brendan and Wesley were also awarded scholarships through the competition. Max was named the 2018 STAR Student for Galloway, and he chose MariaPaola Jimenez, UL technology teacher, as his STAR Teacher.
Brendan Sallee ’18, Wesley Hardin ’18, and Max Palisoc ’18 were named National Merit Finalists.
2018 STAR Student Max Palisoc ’18 is pictured with his STAR teacher, MariaPaola Jimenez.
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Then and Now: When I grow up, I’m sending my kids to Galloway. This alum can
unless someone was vomiting.” Marthame Sanders ’88, Caeder
confidently say she’s heard that statement uttered by classmates,
Keaten ’88 and Patricia Ghegan Keaten ’90 had similar memories,
young alums, and many a current student. The desire to give
but their children experience a vastly different tech landscape today.
our future children not only the one-of-a-kind education we
Cole Smith ’19 keeps different folders on his laptop for each
experienced, but the one-of-a-kind experience we enjoyed, runs
class; Audrey Smith ’23 recalls a chaotic fourth-grade classroom in
deep for many. Incredibly, some alums actually realize this dream.
attempts to access the school’s first iPads; Ramsay Sanders ’24 has
We sat down with three of them and their current Galloway
his own YouTube channel and takes virtual reality classes; Harry
students to discover what’s changed, what’s stayed the same, and
Keaten ’24 provides tech support for his family; and Annabel
what exactly it takes to acid-wash your own jeans.
Keaten ’28 can’t live without Promethean boards—the “smart”
Today, all Galloway students have personal laptops. But once
replacements for once-beloved whiteboards. “Don’t you mean
upon a time, in the late 1980s, that was hardly the case. “I still had
a chalkboard?” Caeder asked. “No one uses those anymore,”
to learn how to type on a typewriter because there weren’t enough
Annabel corrected. “That’s grandpa stuff.”
computers,” said Amy Stevens Smith ’89. “The school nurse was also the typewriting teacher, so you’d go in there to learn to type—
On left: Marthame ‘My Hair is a Wildlife Preserve’ Sanders ’88, pictured with classmates at Commencement 1988 On right: Marthame with sons Cyrus ’29 and Ramsay ’24, and wife, UL science teacher Elizabeth Sanders
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Below: Caeder Keaten ’88 is pictured with his father at Commencement in 1988. On Right: Patrica Ghegan Keaten ’90 and Caeder Keaten ’88 pose on the steps of the Gresham Building with their children Harry ’24, Annabel ’28 and Lila ’25.
Marthame recalls Mr. Mathis getting so emphatic and excited
GALLOWAY ALUMNI AND THEIR CHILDREN COMPARE NOTES
him sound like “such a nerd.” Thankfully, Galloway’s lack of
during a class that the chalk broke, and wanting to make a movie
uniforms has (mostly) remained a source of pride for students, and
about it. “Did you use iMovie?” Cyrus Sanders ’29 asked his dad.
the freedom to wear what is comfortable within the confines of
“We used a ca-me-ra,” Marthame responded.
what is appropriate is a luxury that endures.
Beyond technology, Amy amused her children with tales of
As Galloway approaches 50, some changes are obvious—
“teal eyeshadow, baggy sweaters, and the long strand of fake pearls
students enjoy updated spaces and resources, the astroturf has
that you tied in a knot.” Marthame remembers “lots of denim.
changed from green to blue—but “the beating heart of Galloway
Acid-wash jeans came in when I was in high school, so we would
is still the same,” said Marthame. “It’s a place where students are
do our own, where we would run them through the washer with
honored, appreciated, challenged and encouraged.”
a little bit of bleach.” Patricia would prefer to not even get started
In case there’s any concern of Galloway becoming too
on “parachute pants, Gloria Vanderbilt jeans, [and] leg warmers.”
mainstream, Cole ’19 is here to reassure us all that “the
Caeder kept it simple with topsiders and plaid shirts, though his
tradition of eating lunch on the floor of the West Wing hall is
daughter, Lila Keaten ’25, who upholds the Middle Learning
alive and well.”
trend of wearing cat-ear headbands, says his fashion choices make
On left: Amy Stevens Smith ’89 served as a counselor at Camp Galloway, circa 1986. On right: Amy with son Cole ’19, daughter Audrey ’23 and husband Bryce
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ALUMNI EVENTS Former teachers host alumni gathering in
NEW YORK CITY
This spring, the Alumni Association hosted a meet up for Galloway alumni living in the New York City area. Mr. Gordon Mathis, Mr. Mark McCandless, Ms. Felicia McCrary and Ms. Louise Coffin traveled to the Big Apple to meet with alumni of all ages who gathered in Lower Manhattan for an afternoon full of laughter and reminiscence over dinner and drinks.
Jordan Kanfer ’89 and Ashley Gold Kanfer ’89 attended with their children Graham and Noah.
Felicia McCrary catches up with her former student Shirelle Ruddock ’07.
Mr. McCandless with alums (L to R) Liam Greenamyre ’07, Jacob Ready ’11 and Miles Keenlyside ’07
Recent alums Virginia Noyes ’16, Noah Macey ’15 and Alexander Nieves ’17 took a break from classes in and around New York City to catch up with fellow alums.
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European River Cruise June 7-17, 2019 Next summer The Galloway School will sponsor another European river cruise between June 7 - June 17, 2019, led by Gordon Mathis. The trip will start in Zurich, Switzerland, followed by six days spent exploring the Swiss Alps in Lucerne, Zermatt, and Berne. The next five days will be spent sailing down the Rhine Rive to Amsterdam. Consider coming aboard for Swiss fondue, Rheinwein, and Dutch beer! In preparation for the trip, Gordon Mathis will offer night classes in the spring on the history, architecture, and cuisine associated with Switzerland and the Rhine River. Email email@example.com for more information.
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CLASS NOTES 1987
Marla Moore ’87 is a mental health provider at a Veterans clinic in Seattle, Washington, and is keeping in touch on social media. She is also returning to bike commuting, advocating sustainability for our beautiful public library system, and marching at all the marches.
Alecia Sanders Gray ’91 and her husband, BJ, will be moving to Missoula, Montana, from Stillwater, Oklahoma. BJ will be in a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Montana in the Society and Conservation Department, and Alecia will be the communications and office manager at the University of Montana in the College of Humanities and Sciences. Their son, Ben, is eight years old. Alecia came back to visit Galloway a few months ago and had fun seeing Ms. G, Mrs. Floyd, Mr. McCandless, Mr. Mathis and others. Her nephews, Ramsay ’24 and Cyrus ’29, attend Galloway, and her sister in law, Elizabeth Sanders, is an Upper Learning science teacher. Alecia said, “Galloway still has the same great, free-style vibe as when I was a student.” Cathy Poley ’91 was promoted in February to digital marketing project manager/scrum master at PulteGroup. She still stays busy as a part-time actor and comedian, performing and producing improv and sketch comedy in Atlanta, Georgia. She appeared in episode 9 of the Netflix series Ozark, and is doing voice-over work as a character in an upcoming video game that has not yet been released.
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Ryan Patterson ’93 and his wife, Ann Hatfield Patterson, have been married for almost 20 years, and their two daughters, Millie (14) and Dorothy (12), had a wonderful summer. Millie entered high school and Dorothy entered middle school this year, both at the Charlotte Latin School. If you are ever in Charlotte, North Carolina, give Ryan a call – he’d love to catch up!
Clayton Doss ’96 lives in Yokosuka, Japan, a seaside city south of Tokyo, with his wife, Kristina, daughter, Bella (9) and sons, Bradley (5) and Dylan (3). As a commander in the U.S. Navy, he serves as a spokesman for the U.S. Seventh Fleet.
Amy McDaniel Robinson ’00 and her husband, Adam, welcomed their daughter, Grace, on Christmas Day 2017. Amy joined the Upper Learning English Department at Galloway in August. She is thrilled to be back at her beloved alma mater, where she hopes to send Grace to school one day!
Danielle Botstein ’96 is living happily in Avondale Estates, Georgia, with her two daughters.
Andy Pollack ’97 just opened Pollack Glass Studio & Gallery on Magazine Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. The grand opening is scheduled for September 22, 2018.
In April 2018, Kathryn Morgan Stempler ’00 became the executive director of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), Atlanta Chapter.
Rachel Fox Weitz ’01 and her husband, Ari, welcomed baby girl Juliet Ivy Weitz, weighing 7 pounds and 2 ounces, on Saturday, June 16, 2018.
Rupak Das ’98 and his wife, Tabitha, welcomed a baby girl named Ryanne Celeste Das on February 15, 2018.
Kate Cohen Stone ’02 lives in Dallas,Texas, with her husband, Jeremy Stone.They got married on March 26, 2017. Kate works as an administrator for TRR Consulting, and she just started her first case as a volunteer with Dallas CASA, where she gets to be an advocate for children in the foster care system.
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Drew Feldman ’03 and his wife, Alison Feldman, welcomed a baby girl, Sally Lane Feldman, on August 12, 2018.
Mary Bec Gilbert Ramseur ’06 and Ryan Ramseur ’04 welcomed their first child, Charlotte Kirven Ramseur, weighing 7 pounds 11 ounces and measuring 19 inches long, on June 28, 2018. Everyone is healthy and extremely happy!
Stacy Hackner ’06 taught forensic archaeology on the island of Cyprus this past summer with the Odyssey Field School, and Cynthia Brower ’06 came to visit.
Paul Preston ’04 lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where he works in rental property management.
Lifelong Georgia resident Megan Smith ’04 moved to Longmont, Colorado, this past summer. She took a break from her environmental engineering career and participated in a car-centric scavenger hunt called the Moss Motoring Challenge. Megan owns two Mazda Miatas that she enjoys and drove them all over the country this past summer.
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Lane Cohen (Emmons) Shelton ’06 married Grace Shelton on Saturday, May 12, at the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell, Georgia. Ms. Felicia McCrary officiated the wedding and Ricky Emmons ’09 was the maid of honor. Alumni in attendance were Lexi Hunter Fields ’98, Samantha Marett ’06, Nneka Obiekwe ’06, Mary Bec Ramseur ’06, Claire Rigsby ’06, Leo Rose ’06, Sam Todd ’06, Mallory Ward ’06, Martin Woody ’06, Emily Bode ’07, Katrina Erni ’09, Monica Flamini ’09, Carter Parker Shortridge ’09, Woodbury Shortridge ’09, Gina Titelman ’09, Paula Tulis ’09, Tali Heyman ’18, and future alumna, Emma Hilleary ’20.
David Mescon ’07 co-wrote and produced Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande’s song “Bed”. It was #1 in 47 countries, including the U.S.
Aaron Kala ’08 started his Pediatrics residency at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans and just bought his first house with his wife, Meg.
Graham Satterwhite ’09 is getting married in December 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana, to an amazing woman, Sinead Holleran. They started seeing each other seven years ago at Tulane University, where they both earned chemistry engineering degrees (she got a double major in physics). They work as chemical process engineers at facilities between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. They bought a beautiful house together at the beginning of 2016 and narrowly escaped the Great Flood with their one dog, two cats and six chickens.
Alex Mountford ’10 is still actively serving in the U.S. Army and was promoted in May 2018 to the rank of Captain.
Hayden Field ’11 started a new job in journalism, working as an associate editor on the digital team at Entrepreneur Magazine.
Sylvee Legge ’12 has been working at the Gersh Agency in the Film and TV Production Department representing cinematographers, editors, producers, and designers.
Joanna Satterwhite ’13 joined Galloway as an associate teacher in kindergarten in the fall of 2018. Bradley Maran ’09 recently joined The Home Depot Corporate Office (SSC) in Atlanta, Georgia, as a brand advocate analyst supporting the e-commerce business.
On May 5, 2018, Grant Williams ’15 received New York University’s Junior Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award. He was chosen out of all Junior NYU athletes who compete in the eleven sports offered. Phillips Hutchison ’15 worked as an undergraduate research fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) campus in Boulder, Colorado, this past summer. It is a highly competitive research program that only accepts 23 students overall to work on research being performed on the NIST campus. Phillips worked on graduate level physics (non-linear optics) all summer and completed a research project that will be submitted for publication.
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In Remembrance of
Dr. Beth Farokhi, 1948–2018
Sean Henry ’15 made the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Manufacturing and Industry. Sean is the Founder and CEO of STORD, an integrated warehousing and logistics network helping companies distribute products globally. Since he founded the company in 2015, STORD has grown to a 12 person team and raised $2.75 million in venture capital fundraising.
Lily Guthrie ’17 is working as a music editing intern at Creative Loafing, an Atlanta arts and culture newspaper, and at night she’s a food runner at a burger joint called George’s. She is also taking an online ecology class and doing voice-over work for studios around town. She will be starting her sophomore year at the University of Georgia this fall, where she’s pursuing a major in journalism, a minor in theatre, and a certificate in music business. She’s very happy with what she’s doing right now, and she thanks Galloway for preparing her to stay a curious learner in everything she does!
In Memoriam It is with great sadness that The Galloway School acknowledges the loss of three alumni during the 2017-18 school year. We extend our sincere condolences to their family and friends. Jason Williams ’90 Erin Berman Kellerman ’96 Chris Pierce ’13 Please note:This list includes updates reported to us by family members, newspapers and other sources.The information reported above reflects the period during which The Galloway School received and processed this information, not necessarily the dates individuals passed away. If you are aware of the recent passing of any Galloway alumni, please contact the alumni office at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may offer our condolences on behalf of our community.
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Beth Farokhi joined the community of The Galloway School in 1983, when her older son, Amir, started in Early Learning. She was an active parent for fifteen years until 1998, when her younger son, Arman, graduated. During those years she served as the president of the Parents’ Association (1988 – 89), attended countless athletic games, and immersed herself in her sons’ academic progress. Dr. Farokhi returned to active involvement in Galloway as head of school from 2010 to 2012. In that role she secured the placement of the original Gresham Building on the National Register of Historic Places. She brought numerous speakers to campus to inspire students, parents, and teachers; among them were Representative John Lewis and President Jimmy Carter. Beth was passionate about all facets of education, especially the equitable treatment of all students in a classroom, boys and girls alike. She believed strongly that school should be safe for students, teachers, and staff, so she required all employees to learn CPR and also required all employees to wear nameplates, so anyone could tell at a glance who belonged on campus. Beth Farokhi knew Elliott Galloway personally. She deliberately sought to preserve his legacy of celebrating the potential of each student. She respected every member of the Galloway community, responding to each person with honesty and integrity. She herself was a life-long learner. In 2013 the members of the Upper Learning faculty created an award given at the annual honors assembly in Dr. Beth Farokhi’s name “in recognition of her serious commitment to the education and empowerment of young people, deep awareness of global responsibility, and an active understanding of Elliott Galloway’s philosophical legacy. “ The entire Galloway School community is appreciative of the impact and legacy left by Dr. Beth Farokhi.
THE 2017-2018 ANNUAL REPORT OF DONORS
A Letter from the
Development Committee Chair Dear Galloway Community, If you take away one message from the 2017-2018 Galloway School Annual Report, I hope it is thank you. As a Galloway parent, I have always known that this place is special.Yet, year after year, the Galloway community—parents, grandparents, alumni, alumni parents, faculty, staff and friends—continues to inspire
2017-2018 Summary of Giving Annual Giving
Endowment & Restricted Gifts GA Private School Tax Credit
me with its enthusiasm and generosity. You exceeded the 2017-2018 Annual Giving goal of $1 million—an impressive feat for a school of our size. But our participation numbers tell the story of Galloway more accurately than any single gift or dollar amount. I hope you will share in my pride for our phenomenal Annual Giving participation results in 2017-2018: • 100% Board participation • 92% parent participation • 99% faculty and staff participation
Where we receive funding Tuition 89% Annual Giving 5% Auxiliary Programs 4% Endowment 1% Georgia Tax Credit 1%
• $75,000 raised in grandparent giving • 148 households made a gift of $2,500 or more You also extended your support for initiatives beyond budgeted operational costs.The Tartan Backers Challenge provided funding for Warren Road Field improvements, making the field compliant for hosting home varsity baseball games. For its senior gift, the Class of 2018 donated a solar-powered water fountain for Galloway’s courtyard, in memory of Wyatt Pasley. Dan and Bev Ellithorp made significant gifts to fully fund the Chuckie Pugh Ellithorp Library Endowment and to establish the new Chuckie Ellithorp Educator Endowment Award, both honoring the late Chuckie Ellithorp’s leadership as a founding faculty member. Finally, by participating in the Georgia Private School Tax Credit Program, you helped Galloway secure an additional $391,105 for need-based student financial aid. None of the highlights above could be accomplished without the powerful support of our
How dollars are spent
volunteer leadership.Thank you to the 2017-2018 Development Committee and Annual
Faculty & Staff Salaries & Benefits 64%
Giving Team for your time and energy this year, and thank you to each and every member
Operations & Facilites 15%
of the Galloway community for investing in a bright future for our children.
Educational Programming 11% Financial Aid 10%
Stuart Fierman Development Committee Chair Parent of Reis ’21 & Avery ’24
2017-2018 BOARD OF TRUSTEES Debra Sydnor, chair Jane Blount Amir Farokhi ’96 Stuart Fierman Jenny Gruel, Parents Association president Peter Hartman Suzanna Jemsby, head of school Veronique Kessler, vice-president of finance Jim Kieffer Maggie Klein Ginny Little, secretary Sandy McCauley Allen Mendenhall Seth Morganstern ’01, Alumni Council president Michael Morrissey Bill Nussey Merrick Olives Chip Reed Neal Sumter Alan Taetle Leigh Thompson, chair elect Rachel Fox Weitz ’01 Sharon Winn
Thanks to the passionate support of our Development Volunteers,
we were able to meet and exceed our fundraising goals for the 2017-2018 school year. Their hard work and dedication raised the funds necessary to provide a rich educational experience for Galloway students. 2017-2018 DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE Stuart Fierman, chair John Accardi Jane Blount Olen Earl Todd Fierman John Fumo
Jenny Gruel Maggie Klein Hillery McNeill Katie Melkonian Seth Morganstern ’01 Bill Nussey Merrick Olives Tim Olzer Katherine Reed
Stephanie Seltzer Doug Spear Neal Sumter Debra Sydnor Charlie Thompson Rachel Fox Weitz ’01 Loren Wimpfheimer Sharon Winn David Woodbery
ANNUAL GIVING PARENT LEADERSHIP Annual Giving Leadership Stuart Fierman, Development Committee chair Loren Wimpfheimer, Annual Giving chair Todd Fierman, EL level chair John Accardi, ML level chair Katie Melkonian, UL level chair Neal Sumter, New Parent chair
Annual Giving Callers 3s & Pre-K
8th Grade Grade Captain: Stephanie Seltzer Julia Cullerton Andy Simonoff Dara Wassersug
9th Grade Grade Captains: Debbie Bauman and Kathleen Slovis Lisa Rovinsky Stacy Wolf
Grade Captain: Todd Fierman Jade & Brian Betkowski
Kindergarten Grade Captain: Susan Weiner Gary Frank
1st Grade Grade Captains: Rachel Infante and Leane Silhan
2nd Grade Grade Captain: Kimberly Evans Danielle Roberts
3rd Grade Grade Captains: Brent Herd and Michael Schiff
4th Grade Grade Captains: Michael Hernacki and Mark Whitmire Kim Dinerman Bjoern Jemsby
5th Grade Grade Captains: Jennifer Leibowitz and Sara Loft Brent Gruel Scott Leibowitz Jennifer Rudderman
6th Grade Grade Captains: Greg Roth and J.J. Timmons
7th Grade Grade Captain: John Accardi
Annual Giving Parent Volunteers
Grade Captains: Frank Clementi and Valerie Kieffer Graham Dorian Bryan Katz Andy Rinzler Matt Winn
11th Grade Grade Captains: David Hay and Wendy Pollack Ann & Bruce Fort Mark Pollack Sarah & Randy Shields
12th Grade Grade Captains: John Fumo and Elizabeth Johnson Scott Bogartz Otis Lee Mindy Millward Jody van Schoor Andrea Young
DEVELOPMENT OFFICE STAFF Ritchie Williams, Interim Director of Development Jamie Anderson, Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Relations Tonisha Landry, Special Events Manager Mallory Ward â€™06, Development Coordinator Liz Wiedemann, Associate Director of Development
Tartan Backers Challenge: Warren Road Field Improvements Inspired by a challenge grant from a generous donor and the Tartan Backers, Galloway Athletics was able to move forward with exciting Warren Road Field improvements this summer. Thanks to the energy and support of the Tartan Backers and Gallowayâ€™s generous softball and baseball families, upgrades included an irrigation system, grading, and new sod, along with a fund to cover the cost of annual field conversion for baseball use. The renovations vastly enhanced the field for softball, and with the ability to add turf to the infield each spring, the site now meets Georgia High School Associationâ€™s regulations for varsity baseball games. Thank you for pitching in and meeting the Tartan Backers Challenge. You have helped bring the Scots home!
$175,000 for the Tartan Backer Challenge
GALLOWAY PILLARS ($20,000 AND ABOVE)
COLUMNS ($5,000 - $9,999)
Galloway Parents Association Jim Kieffer Valerie Kieffer Tara & Randy Parrish
Sam & Gary Alexander Nooshin & Shahrokh Bagheri Kathleen & Thom Barclay Jeanine & Jared Belsky Jade & Brian Betkowski Jane & Greg Blount Mala & Joe Brindisi Vickie Brown Hallie & Gary Chase Jaime & Brett Curry Jennifer & Graham Dorian Judy & David Easterly Bev & Dan Ellithorp Juli & Rich Fernandez Ann & Bruce Fort Stacy & Mark Frank Lisa & Howard Herman Katherine & Michael Hernacki Rena & Rick Holland Michelle & Scott Horstemeyer Stacy & John Ingram Leslie & Doug Isenberg Carla & Vips Kapadia
ELLIOTTâ€™S CIRCLE ($10,000-$19,999) Julie & Billy Bastek Amy & Kenton Brown Sally & Vince Burkett Barbara & Steve Chaddick Jim Davidson Erika & Joe Drouin Mel & Jim Eaton Sonnet & Chris Edmonds Stacey Valy Panayiotou & Drew Panayiotou Katherine & Chip Reed Michelle & Steve Shlansky Vicky & Bill Stevens Ladon & Mark Whitmire
Cindy & Adam Lourie Marybeth & Tom Luptowski Richard Maslia Travis Propst & George May Hillery & John McNeill Allen & Don Mendenhall Victoria Moreland Jennifer & Michael Morrissey Angela & Brandon Murphy Hilary & Stuart Nelson Melinda & Bill Nussey Stacey & Paul Ollinger Rachel Goldberg & Tim Olzer Sheri & Alon Panovka Ben Bunyard & David Runyan Anne & Tim Sheehan Grace & Scott Shickler Iris & Milton Shlansky Mark Shumate Barbara Church & David Smith Andrea & Doug Spear Rosa & Neal Sumter Debra & Marc Sydnor Anne & Alan Taetle Staci & Adam Wasserman Dara & Mark Wassersug
BLUE AND GOLD ($2,500 - $4,999) Susie & John L. Adams Emily & John R. Adams Lisa & Peter Aman Lisa & Dan Balser Pam & Mark Bell Robert Blair Sandra Blair Cindy & Mark Bohntinsky Cathy Peterson & Bruce Brown Heather & Mark Buffington Carolyn & Christophe Cadiou Shweta Vyas & Adam Carley Beth Turner & Billy Ching Rebecca & Mick Cochran Jane & Raymond Cracchiolo Christine Alberico & Barry Danckert Sarita Kansal & Jaydip Datta Kristen & Scott Davidson Maria de la Guardia-de Coquet & Charles de Coquet Renata Janssen-Decker & KC Decker
2017-2018 ANNUAL GIVING LIST OF
DONORS Gretchen & Chad DuBeau Sari & Olen Earl Kelley & Jeff Ellman Kimberly Evans Ruth & David Falkenstein Katie & Jay Felts Anne & Stuart Fierman Jeanine & James Garvie Holly & Haynes Gentry Emily & Christopher Giovinazzo Stacey & Jamie Graves Julianne Belaga & Eric Hade Keri & Mike Hagen Lisa & Mike Hartman Josselin & Rick Hungria Teresa & Aris Iatridis Suzanna & Bjoern Jemsby Judy Train & Brendon Kane Berry & Jason Kendall Elizabeth & Charles King Robin & Eric Knauer Sheryl Lipman Caren Cook & Michael Lipsey Ginny & Steve Little Barb & Craig Llewellyn Shannon Nyimicz & Jim Lokey
Catherine & Gordon Mathis Ginair & George McKerrow Zora Foote & Colin Meadows Larry Moscow ’76 Kaye & Bill Munday Colie & Brince Neidlinger Kim & Frank Nelson Tonya & Cecil Noble Kevin Nuffer Lane & Merrick Olives Nicole & Mark O’Rourke Teresa & Winson Peacock Shirley & Art Phillips Melanie & Dave Pickett Marian & Damon Pittman Ronda Fox & Gerry Polk Wendy & Mark Pollack Aimee Price & Charles Freund Nancy & Andy Rinzler Leanna & Eric Rinzler Linley Jones & Greg Roth Amy & David Sabo Michelle & Larry Schweber Nadine Becker & Danny Shapiro Liz & Rob Shults
Marci & Jeremy Silverman Christine & James Sommerville Kim & Michael Stoecker Courtney & Eric Stoll Jenny & Yancey Stribling Cori & Jay Telford Leigh & Charlie Thompson Sharon & Shawn Tokanel Daisy & Jason Wall Susan & Seth Weiner Andrea & Andrew Wightwick Jennifer & Loren Wimpfheimer Sharon & Matt Winn Shayelyn & David Woodbery
COURTYARD ($1,000 - $2,499) Mary & Andy Abrams Carolyn & John Accardi Pamela & Michael Alexander Leslie & Scott Alterman Susan & Brian Banner Nancy Phillimore & Brian Barkley Genie & Todd Beaver Louise & Leo Benatar
Corey Berger Renay & Ned Blumenthal Amy & Scott Bogartz Leslie & Dana Bolden Todd Butler Kelly & Steve Caffarelli Sherry Odom & John Calvo Amy & Greg Carlin Andrea Farley & Paul Carriere Lisa & Chris Cunningham Suzy & Robert Currey Tira & Florent Delmotte Carey & Steve Denney Neesha & Ashish Desai Chris & Steve DeVinney Kate Coley Dinerman ’98 & Justin Dinerman ’95 Kim & Michael Dinerman Laura & Michael Doherty Anne-Ross & Colin Edwards Allison & Jeff Ezell Annette & Adam Florence Kristen & Nathan Garroway Adele & Gary Glasser Elizabeth & Randy Gregson Lesley & Gyl Grinberg
Jenny & Brent Gruel Amber McGrath-Guterman & Seth Guterman Vivian Guthrie Barbara Halaburt Jeannie & Peter Hartman Jennifer & Eric Hartz Lora & Michael Hernandez Jodi & David Hunter Rachel & Todd Infante Susan Witt Jo & Michelle Jenkins Christine & Jonathan Kaufman Meryl & Paul Kaufman Valerie & Randy Kessler Jennifer & Scott Leibowitz Lauren Mirzaie-Leslie & Bob Leslie Fara & Ari Levine Megan & Alex Levy ’93 Heath Linsky Alison & Michael Louie Robin & Lance Lourie Elvira & Joseph Mannelly Judith & Benjamin Marks Hedy & Josh Marks Lisa & Keith Marks Allison & David McKee Ali & Barry Medintz Laura & Alejandro Meza Masami & Eric Middleton Robin & Jack Minson Kim & Dave Mobley Chi Huynh & Bien Nguyen Suzanne & Chuck Nickerson Ellen & Dolph Orthwein III Judy & Dolph Orthwein, Jr. Dana & Jon Parness Anu & Ankur Patel Julie & Bob Pile Carolyn & Kevin Pleiss Kathy & Dave Plisko Connie & Andrew Pope Dara & Ross Milner Jill & Josh Ratner Julie & Russell Read Lori & Chris Reinking Leslie & Arthur Reitman Andrea & Steven Restifo Hila & Robert Roberts Alex Rojanets Debra & Bobby Rosenbloum Lisa & Michael Rovinsky Patrycja Grzesznik & Frank Salas Margaret Wilkerson & Ray Samuels Amy Levine & David Sarif Mary Beth & Jeff Saylor Leigh & Michael Schiff Scholarship America Stephanie & Dave Schwartz Karen & David Shapiro Leane & Sid Silhan
Susan & William Silver Casey & Andy Simonoff Demetria Slaughter Kathleen & Randy Slovis Denise & Tony Smith Kerri & Alan Smith Lisa & Danny Smith Lesley & Andrew Solomon Kelli Spencer Mia & Mitch Spolan Tiffany & Jason Stout Anna & Michael Szabados Emily & Aaron Tanenbaum Laura Currey-Taseva ’94 & Plamen Tassev Tammy & Chris Tilley Anne & Jeff Utz Dianna & Jim Wagner Jennifer Watson & Moira Vetter Rachel Fox Weitz ’01 & Ari Weitz Patricia & Bobby Whitmire Caroline Wilbert Polly & Ritchie Williams Drew Miller Stacey & Barry Wolf Melissa & Tony Wright
LIBERTAS ($500 - $999) Wendy & Harold Asher Debbie & Andy Bauman Janis & Spencer Cannon Ellen Wild & Bob Chen Patty Foglesong & Todd Clare Christine & Konrad Clemens Mary & Frank Clementi Kristel & Raphael Coleman Bettie & Bob Coley Rachael & Jon Colton Jodi Compton Marilyn & Harvey Cook Mary Cook Trip Copeland Julie & Adam Craig Nina & Chris Cramer Stacy & John Crane Carletta & Bruce Demps Amanda & Craig Dobrin Bobbie & Jim Farley Ellie & Todd Fierman Jessica & Chris Foster Rebecca Seidel & Gary Frank Rene & John Fumo Elizabeth Fusco Janet & David Good Kathy & Miles Graivier Jason Grech Sandi & Scott Greenfield Annette & Marvin Grubman Kathy & Mike Gruenhut Heather Hamilton & Chris Creel Jennifer & Patrick Henn
Carolina & Brent Herd Keisha Trower & Chris Hicks Barbara & Mark Hodgdon Jennifer & Mark Inman Esther & Jorgen Jensen Gretchen Johnston Jen & Lawton Jordan Karen & Chuck Kaplan Felicia & Grant Kitts Maggie & Matt Klein Felice & Gilbert Knauer Trudy & Doug Kremer Alja & Lars Kristensen Tamara & Steve Kullback Debbie & Rob Levin Linda & Bert Levy Temi & Evan Levy Ephrat & Jason Lipton Susan & Steve Lisenby Sara & Evan Loft Sheri & Michael Maher Anne & Alex Mammen Linda Martinson & Andy Stratton Sarah Maslia Emily McBurney Michael McDonnell Sheri & Mike McGaughy Lisa & John McNamara Nancy Mendenhall Mindy & Ryan Millward Tricia Templeton & Joe Monti Vanessa Johnson Munroe Sumaiya Nasir & Nathan Fitzpatrick Michelle & Scott Nelson Carol & Brooks O’Kelley Iyabo Okuwobi Hilly & M G Panovka Barbara & Jerry Petasnick Andi Oki & Jeff Pomeroy Ann Quentzel Cathy & Hal Raper Judy & Russ Reineck Margaret & Bob Reiser Danielle & Brian Roberts Jennifer & Leo Rose III Lori & Kevin Rubin Susan & Brian Ruediger Lori & Mark Sanders Georgia & Stanley Segal Stephanie & Jason Seltzer Lisa & Johnny Shankle Amy Stevens Smith ’89 & Bryce Smith Sabrina & Carlos Solomiany Leah & Andrew Steinberg Kelly & Will Stevens ’93 Jackie & Lin Stradley Leslie & Peter Stuart Peggy Taylor Kathy Myers & Larry Torri Sally Train Leeann Zouras & Mike Wallach
Jana & David Waln Cami Watts Alice & Michael Watts Meredith & Jake Weaver
SCOTS ($250-$499) Jamie Anderson Rebecca Aqua Marilyn & Jonathan Arkin Sarah & Mike Armstrong Kris Bagwell Candace & Brendan Bell ’98 Rhea & Bill Berger Joanna & Mark Birch Cutia Blunt Susan Braswell Nadya & Watson Bryant Becky & Mo Bunnell Gauri & Anant Dalvi Jodi & Justin Daniels Becky & David Darden Debra & Mark Davies Nancy & Jim Davis Kathy & Lee Drouin Tiffany & Mike Egge Kent Elsbree Mira Emmett Chris Farmer Angela & Travis Fast Lili & Oscar Ferrer Dave Fraser Kristan & Adam Goldfein Kelly & Gareth Griffith Jodi & Mike Gross Hilda & Mario de la Guardia Ben Gumpert ’95 Meghan & Mike Hale Suzanne Hashimi Kimberly & David Hay Diane & Jim Hilleary Brenda Rayel Homrich ’81 & Mark Homrich Amy & Tom Houlihan Joanne & Doug Hubert Frances Jackson Dionka & Charles Jones Karen Quarterman & Derek Kaivani Bryan Katz Patricia Ghegan Keaten ’90 & Caeder Keaten ’88 Candice & Steve Keilin Grace & Charles Kerns Margaret Kort Laurie & David Kotz Ukessia & Otis Lee Judy & Elmer Leslie Patty & Howard Maziar Susan Nicholas & Tayari Mchezaji Laura & Sandy Mencher Beth & Al Meyers Anna Tillman & Paul Minter Gilda & Lee Morris
Board Participation in Annual Giving
Parent Participation in Annual Giving
Kirsten & Mike Neff Kelly & Matthew Nelson Beth & Benjamin Nowak Charles Posey Helene & Richard Prokesch Heather & Adam Rabinowitz ’05 Carla Ransom & James Ramsey Amer & Liz Rathore Dara & Dan Redler Jennifer & Scott Reiser Pearlie Robinson Ali & David Rubenstein Sallie Samuels Jeane & Roger Samuelsen Linda Sanders Stacey & Richard Sapp Stephanie & DJ Scalise Lauren Rock ’86 & Jarad Schiffer Martha & Connor Seabrook Kathy & Ken Shapiro Beth & Brian Sherman Sarah & Randy Shields Jeanne & Bob Shulman Robert Silverman Sharon & Jerry Simonoff Sandy McCauley & Andrew Sirk Liz & Ed Smith Michele Casper & Alan Sokoloff JoAna & John Stallworth Lindsay Stradley ’99 Doug Stratton Christine Thomas Jamie & J.J. Timmons Jackie Hornbeck-Wall & Kent Wall Kelli & Earl Wallis III Maxine & Kent Watkins Sharon Solly-Weinberg & Gil Weinberg Alayna & Shaun Weinstock Kim Handleman & Damon Wiener Kwame Yankson ’00
LEARNERS (UP TO $249) Ashley Ackerman Maleka & Faruque Ahmed Ming & Devin Allen Carol & John Almond Yolanda & Chris Anderson Jackie & Steve Angel Allison & Matt Arsenault Gail Ashcraft Karen & John Bacheller, Jr. Carol Baden RBI Media Maria Cardona & Adrian Ballin Allen Barksdale Maria & Tony Barnhart Steve Bartl Susan F. Battle Ariel Baverman ’02 Janice & David Baylinson Heather & Denny Beatty Scottie Belfi Peggy Benkeser Hazel Berger Joyce Berger Alberte Bernier Leah Berryhill Kerren Berz Lara Inman & Sam Biglari Nancy & Don Bliwise Elaine & Jerome Blumenthal Tanzania Bobb Tara Bobo Michele & Mitchell Bolgla Jerri L. Sumlin-Bond & Jeff Bond Sherri & Mike Breunig Marsha Berger & Robert Brochstein Anne Broderick Betsy Brody Fannie & Lewis Brown Kiesha Brown Lynn & Mark Brown
Shakira Brown Kira & Josh Burr Caleb Brown & Richard Waterhouse Laurie Campbell Colin Kirkman ’89 & Tony Carollo Elaine & Allan Carp Claire B. Carraway ’73 & J. Frazier Carraway Cheryl & Jesse Carson Jicel Castro Misao & David Cates Sarah Cavender Becky Chamberlain Elizabeth & Mike Chapman Pam & Kenneth Chitika Andy Chlon ’07 Joyce Choplin Kathy & Charles Clark Edward Clark Robyn & Dave Cole Janis & Robert Colton Megan Cramer Sally & Bob Cramer Sara Cramer ’12 Shira & Chris Crittendon Nez & Andy Crosby Mary & Bob Cullerton Julia & John Cullerton Christopher Curtis Betty & Hugh Davenport Bonney Hart & Phillip Daves ’77 Cheri & Raymond Davis Keith Dearden Suzanne & Brett Decker Debbie & Mark Degner Emilie Westbrooks Dempsey ’97 & Craig Dempsey Eileen & Mahesh Desai Cheryl Despathy Bena DeVaney Gissella & Alex Diaz-Williamson Janice & Andrew Dietz Charlisa & James Dixon
GIVING Senior Gift
The Galloway School is grateful for a special gift given by the Class of 2018. For their class gift, a committee considered several options, but they chose to donate a solar-powered water fountain in memory of Wyatt Pasley that will be placed in the courtyard.Wyatt taught many students in the Class of 2018 and shared his love of the outdoors with all of us. Thanks to the Class of 2018, the Senior Gift Committee (pictured), and to Samantha Scalise â€™18 for her leadership, the new fountain will be installed this fall. Congratulations to the Class of 2018!
Betty & Mike Donovan David Doyle ’88 Ashley Drake Jill & Clark Dubin Audrey Durham Melissa Eazzetta Samera & Chris Eckl Wray & Mary Lynn Eckl Sybil & Barry Edwards Meridith & Dave Edwards Robin Elms & Jeff Poole Ricky Emmons ’09 Zeke Espey Ayesha Fakhrid-Deen Lele & Mat Fallon Juana Farfan Sue Feig Lisa & Kenny Feld Judy & Ed Feldstein Beth Tieman & Jeff Feldstein Brant Ferko ’95 Sandy Ferko Debra Field Hayden Field ’11 Lexi Hunter Fields ’98 & Nik Fields Rachel & Larry Finglass Mike Finley Jane & Alan Fishman Bayless Fleming Stephen Fleming-Cooper Laura & David Flink ’98 Dylan Floyd ’12 Linda Floyd Laura Fluehr & Lisa Johnson Kimberly & Gilbert Fong Kim & Jason Foodman Amber & Molly Foos Ann Fountain Michele & George Fox Steffie Fox ’10 Roger & Sue Frankel L. Gamble Jennifer & Joshua Gassman McGavock D. Gayden, Jr. Melinda Gertz
Mary Giattina Lauren Godfrey ’11 Matt Goldberg ’02 Carmen Gonzalez Susan & John Gornall Lauren & Michael Gow Jennifer & Kit Grahn Justine & Cary Green Ginger & Dan Greene John Griffith Priscilla & Ross Grumet Betsy & Al Gumpert Shayr & Jimmy Guthrie Jayne Guthrie Mary Stuart Hall Patricia Hallen Gracie & Jack Hanchrow Dori Handel Nour Issa & Nael Harfoush Deirdre Harris Gina Gentilozzi & David Hartshorn Stacey Harvey Angela Harwood Hillary Fixelle Hendrix ’05 & Jeff Hendrix Lois Hertz Peggy & Jim Hilleary Jerilyn Jones-Hinternhoff & Steve Hinternhoff Julie Holding ’77 Lauren Holt Claire Horn & Jeff Lindsay Christina Houston & Melvin Murphy Sherry & Charles Hubbard Noel & Mike Huebner Nick Hughes Marty & Chip Hurst Betty & Dick Isenberg Mahamood Ismail Jarvis Jackson Mary Chamberland & Harold Jaffe Hilma & Steven Jarrett Lynda Jenkins
MariaPaola Jimenez Cheryl Johnson Elizabeth & Jeff Johnson Kyle Johnson Takisha Johnson Mallory Joiner Penny & Clif Jones Lisa Heimann & Jeff Jones Adina Kalish Beth Kantor Sarah Shulman Kappa ’06 & Jason Kappa Linda & Louis Katzner Ayisha Karim Helen & Jim Keaten Veronique & Rad Kessler Alex Killebrew ’12 Kim Nguyen & Young Kim John Kimbrell ’07 Charlie Kish Ellen & Bill Kitchens Rebecca Klein Linda Knight Russell Koenig ’91 Stacey Kalberman & Neil Kopitsky Anne Kostensky Jessica & David Kraitzick Suzanne Simkin & Howard Krinsky ’78 Chamara Kwakye Virginia & Jay Kyle ’90 Daria Jones & Bruce Lafitte Elise & Roy Lander Joe Lashinsky ’15 Amanda Lauter ’01 Rachael Albert & Russ Law Jenny & Michael Lawsky Maggie Hasbrouck & Peggy Lay Anna & David Leavey ’85 Gretchen & Eoin Lehane Sandra Leon-Cone Debbie & Ryan Lieberman Sharon & Scott Lieberman Zoe Ligon Larry Lord
Jack Lovern ’12 Laura & Frank Lowrey Aaron Luke Kevin Luptowski ’08 Colleen & Richard Lutinski Craig Luttig Lynn Mandelbaum & Bob Summers Elissa Marele Jeanne Martinez Dunay Busto & Jesus Martinez-Saldana Smitty & Lee Martus Sonya & Arun Mathur Tebitha & Shongedzai Mawokomtanda Pam Frey & Mark McCandless Felicia McCrary Betty & Carlton McCurdy Suzanne & Paul McNulty Mary Michael Carol & Sam Mickelson Lane Salter Miller ’00 Prashant Mishra Brian Mitchell Elice & Scott Mitchell ’87 Sharon Moeller Erin Moore Elizabeth Morrissey Terri & Paul Munro Kiersten & John Murnane Lisa & John Murray Vimala & Gopi Nair Ann & Jim Nielsen Becki Oeswein Tim Osby Susan O’Shields Roberta & Eric Osorio Jennifer Bush Otte Romni Owens Patricia & Tommy Owens Cecilia Pagani Fabiana Esposito-Parker & Shawn Parker Joan & Marc Parness Caroline & Scott Perlman
Major Donors ($2,500+) to Annual Giving
Nabila Peterson Lydia Phillips Maureen Pierce Tori Powers ’02 Tammy & Lori Powers Paul Preston ’04 Kim Pike Tracy Prescott Ann Marie Purr ’00 Leah Quattrochi ’12 Judy & Barney Quinn Lisa & Hal Rabinowitz Robin Rakusin Clay Randel Penelope Raney Gaby & Darius Raschid Farrokhi Trina & Stephen Reinach ’88 Joel Reish Jan & Fred Riley Robyn & Scott Ripps Desir’ee Robinson Wendy Rohm Bethany Rojanets Virginia Fay & Kenneth Rona Rachel & Andy Rosner Shirley & Charles Roth Wright Wiggins Rouse ’05 & Herndon Rouse Samantha & Alexander Rowe Anne Rubin Alicia & Joe Russo Lore Ruttan Jennifer Weiner ’86 & Jeffrey Sachs Jennifer & Ren Salerno Elizabeth & Marthame Sanders ’88 Julie & Mike Schatz Laura Hackman & Mike Schleifer Katherine & Hal Schneider Amy Carty Schroeder ’98 & Terry Schroeder Rosie Seagraves Sally & Lanny Seed Leigh & Michael Segall Tracy & Craig Seligman Terri & Thomas Sewell Evan Shapiro ’08 Thomas Sharp Lane Cohen Shelton ’06 & Grace Shelton Lindy Shoemaker Shoemaker-Johnson Parents Kimberly Shumate Randi & Elliot Siegel Glen Simmonds Sabrina & Kenneth Simmons Nancie Smith LaTonya & John Sneed Renee & Joye Solomon Maria & Phil Spartis Tonya & Rusty Spears ’76 Jaime & Justin Spizman ’99
Shaundra & Tommy Stapleton John Steen Noel & David Steinfeld Barbara Stinson Marsal & David Stoll Susana Quiroga & Robert Story Haleh Stratton Stephanie Strickland Amy & Michael Swick Suzanne & Steve Szilagyi Kathy Tharpe Dottie & Chris Thornton Jeff Thornton Mary Tilton-Patrick Elizabeth & Brent Tozzer Catherine & Ken Tralongo Andrew Tulowitzky Michelle Usey Tobie Baumann & Rob Usey Jody & Francois van Schoor Sandra & Ado Varajic Judi Vargas-Prada Matt Vieron Katie Voris Leslie & Fred Wachter Cliff Waddy Leslie & Steve Walden Lesley Ward Mallory Ward ’06 Kim Washington Lisa Watkins ’11 Laura & Larry Weiner Jill & Michael Weinstein Heather Kotler & Mike Weiss Beth & Palmer White Judy & Roger Widman Liz Wiedemann LaRita Williams Unislawa & Sean Williams Sharrie Williams Selena Wingate Joe Winter ’94 Kristin Wold Caroline Wood Diane Woodard Catherine Travelute & Keith Woodbury Sheetal & Kirk Wrzesien Anna Yavnel Andrea & James Young Melinda & Jeff Young Anne Murphy & Larry Young Robert Zapotocky Naticia & Michael Zocca Elizabeth Zorn
Directed Gifts to Annual Giving
Number of Donors
Area of Greatest Need
Curriculum & Instruction
DONORS TO RESTRICTED FUNDS 4D Award Anonymous
Arts John Cooledge Stacey & Curtis Lane Deborah Lehrer
Athletics Jr. Scots 6th Grade Boys Basketball Team Valerie Kieffer
Tartan Backers Challenge— Warren Road Field Enhancements Amy & Scott Bogartz Jennifer & Greg Duncan Kimberly Evans Juli & Rich Fernandez Jessica & Chris Foster Mary & Sanford Gruskin Amber McGrath-Guterman & Seth Guterman Kimberly & David Hay Valerie Kieffer Lauren Mirzaie-Leslie & Bob Leslie Nicole & Mark O’Rourke Will Rittenberg
Patti & Tom Rudi Sarah & Randy Shields Sandy McCauley & Andrew Sirk Linda & Ron Skipper Kerri & Alan Smith Liz & Ed Smith Tiffany & Jason Stout Tartan Backers Jana & David Waln Liz Wiedemann Polly & Ritchie Williams
Early Learning Genie & Todd Beaver Jill & Michael Weinstein Ladon & Mark Whitmire
First Tech Team Challenge Barkawi Management Consultants
Learning Services Rosa & Neal Sumter Jill & Michael Weinstein
Library Bev & Dan Ellithorp
Middle Learning Barb & Craig Llewellyn Amy Winokur
Upper Learning Jennifer & Eric Hartz Allen & Don Mendenhall
Class of 2018 Senior Gift— Courtyard Fountain in memory of former faculty member Wyatt Pasley Chris Barclay ’18 Tyler Berger ’18 Greer Blount ’18 Whit Blount ’18 Nick Bogartz ’18 Mian Brindisi ’18 Sophie Ceniza ’18 Lily Davis ’18 Hannah Doherty ’18 Ava Earl ’18 Lauren Edwards ’18 Quinn Elliott ’18 Caitlin Felts ’18 Josh Finglass ’18 Josie Fumo ’18 Matt Fumo ’18 Abe Glasser ’18 Kate Green ’18 Wesley Hardin ’18 Melinda Hartz ’18 Will Hinternhoff ’18 Jesse Hodgdon ’18 Jenna Holland ’18 Peter Johnson ’18
Erika Kaivani ’18 Ben Kaplan ’18 Sammi Krinsky ’18 Morgan Mattke ’18 Olivia McBurney ’18 Jules Mencher ’18 Hayden Millward ’18 Sam Murphy ’18 Luke Murray ’18 Liam Nelson ’18 Max Palisoc ’18 Charlie Pike ’18 Charlie Rinzler ’18 Emma Ripps ’18 Max Rubenstein ’18 Brendan Sallee ’18 Rianna Saslow ’18 Samantha Scalise ’18 Nick Shankle ’18 Hannah Shapiro ’18 Foster Solomon ’18 Talia Spencer Heyman ’18 India Stevenson ’18 Rachel Strickland ’18 Seth Tokanel ’18 Alex van Schoor ’18 Max Young ’18
$75,000 in Grandparents gifts
About Endowment Giving Think of Galloway’s endowment as our school’s savings account. Over the years, donors have established endowed funds through generous gifts in support of professional development, financial aid and wellness programs. A portion of the income from the endowment is spent annually, and a portion is put back into the fund to ensure growth. In 2001, our endowment was $1.5 million. Today it stands at more than $20 million. Our Board of Trustees carefully oversees the management of these funds to meet current operational needs as well as long-term priorities. Continued endowment growth is key to satisfying the school’s future needs. Today’s students benefit from the endowment gifts of previous generations. Tomorrow’s Galloway will be sustained by your endowment gifts today.
NAMED ENDOWMENT AND RESTRICTED FUNDS Carolyn & Ross Arnold Fund for Teachers Candy & Stephen Berman Endowment for Faculty Excellence The Linda Camp Diversity Scholarship Fund The Benjamin Jarred Chanin Scholarship Fund Class of 1998 Endowment Fund* Teacher Excellence Endowment in Honor of Cindy Dearman Chuckie Ellithorp Library Endowment Chuckie Ellithorp Educator Endowment Award Edward E. Ford Endowment The Elliott Galloway Scholarship Fund The Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund The Jim Gray Jazz and Band Fund Linda Kappel Faculty Enrichment Fund
The Charles Loridans Foundation Faculty Fellowships Linda Martinson Endowment Fund Angela & Joerg Matthiessen Teaching Excellence Fund The Ruth Melkonian Jaffe Fund Cote Miller Wellness Endowment Parents Association Endowment Fund Wyatt Pasley Fund Merrick Ryan ’98 Scholarship Fund John & Pamela Smart Fund Thunder Bay Endowment Fund The Cecilia Waddey Early Learning Educator Award The Dan Woolley ’01 Endowment Fund
*In 2018, members of the Class of 1998 chose to contribute the balance of the Class of 1998 Fund into the Merrick Ryan ’98 Scholarship Fund. The contribution was made in loving memory of their fellow classmate, Merrick Ryan.
GIVING Grandparent Giving
Grandparents are a valuable part of the Galloway community. Contributing more than $75,000 to the 2017-2018 Annual Giving campaign, the success of our fundraising efforts would not be possible without them. In addition to gifts, a large number of enthusiastic Early Learning Grandparents spent time with their grandchildren during Grandparents and Special Friends Day for kindergarten and fourth grade students.This annual tradition takes place in April. We also enjoy being with grandparents all year long at musical and theatrical performances, athletic competitions, moving up ceremonies, and commencement! We are grateful to Galloway grandparents for their active involvement and gifts to our school â€“ what a wonderful way to honor their grandchildren!
DONORS TO NAMED ENDOWMENT & RESTRICTED FUNDS The Benjamin Jarred Chanin Scholarship Fund Beth Angel ’11 Lynn Handmacher Chanin Clare & Robert Habif Betty & Burton Handmacher Calvin Henry ’12 Beatrix Breuer-King & Joseph King, Jr. Camille & Ben Lefkowitz Francie Lefkowitz ’12 Ashley & Peter Lewman Jeannie & Lester Longley Ina Chanin & Louis Schlesinger Sharon & Tim von Gal Women’s Premier Fitness of East Cobb
Chuckie Ellithorp Library Endowment Bev & Dan Ellithorp
Chuckie Ellithorp Educator Endowment Award Bev & Dan Ellithorp
Class of 1998 Endowment Fund Matney Gornall ’98
Elliott Galloway Scholarship Fund Lori & Jason Bowen ’89 Joanna & Ronny Breazeale Cassie Crawford ’00 Tessa Emery ’92 Amir Farokhi ’96 Galloway Cares Barbara & Jeff Galloway Sasha Greenspan ’02 Adina Kalish Ashley Gold Kanfer ’89 & Jordan Kanfer ’89 Linda & Bert Levy Richard Milby ’11 Shannon & David O’Brien ’89 Rives O’Connell Shelley & John Perry Teed McConnell Poe & Sadler Poe Nick Polk ’07 Jennifer & Leo Rose III Don & Patti Ross Sammi Sinsheimer Sedler ’07 Stephen Stradley ’08 Christina Jensen Vicente ’89 & J.P. Vicente Adrienne Vinson Waddey ’07 & James Waddey Ladon & Mark Whitmire
General Endowment Sylvia Gort Winifer Tong & Evan Hardin Scott Mitchell Ladon & Mark Whitmire
THE JIM GRAY JAZZ AND BAND FUND Jill Kaplan
Linda Martinson Endowment Fund Andrea & Ted Altholz
Parents Association Scholarship Fund Galloway Parents Association
The Wyatt Pasley Fund Kevin Luptowski ’08
Merrick Ryan ’98 Scholarship Fund Candace & Brendan Bell ’98 Kate Coley Dinerman ’98 & Justin Dinerman ’95 Lydia Dene & Ryan Lafitte ’98 Jennifer Latham ’98 Grant Leslie Mitchell ’98
Cecilia Waddey Early Learning Educator Award Ladon & Mark Whitmire
The Dan Woolley ’01 Endowment Fund Philippa & Krishan Ahuja The Color Spot, Inc. Scott Covington ’04 Elly Beerman Egli ’01 Debra & Bob Farmer Lacey & Mike Feldberg ’01 Daria Jones & Bruce Lafitte Elise & Roy Lander Farley Lord ’01 Caren & Seth Morganstern ’01 Bonnie Prokesch ’00 William Ryland ’03 Whitney Street ’01 Rachel Fox Weitz ’01 & Ari Weitz
GRANDPARENT GIVING In Honor of Caroline Adams ’25 Susie & John L. Adams In Honor of Carlin Beaver ’27 Michael McDonnell In Honor of Emily ’28 & Kate ’32 Bell Pam & Mark Bell In Honor of Avner Belsky ’25 Colleen & Richard Lutinski In Honor of Evan ’20 & Lindsay ’20 Berger Rhea & Bill Berger
In Honor of Nate Brochstein ’23 Joyce Berger In Honor of Eric Bryant ’19 Anna Yavnel In Honor of Grant Carriere ’25 Bobbie & Jim Farley In Honor of Sophie ’18 & Mari ’20 Ceniza Jane & Raymond Cracchiolo In Honor of Victoria ’29 & Wynton ’30 Coleman Shirley & Art Phillips In Honor of Benjamin Colton ’20 Janis & Robert Colton In Honor of Sophie Crane ’18 Robert Silverman In Honor of Robbie Cullerton ’22 Mary & Bob Cullerton In Honor of Maximilian de Coquet ’24 Hilda & Mario de la Guardia In Honor of Ellie Dinerman ’30 Bettie & Bob Coley In Honor of Isaac Dobrin ’29 Mallory Joiner In Honor of Hannah Doherty ’18 Kaye & Bill Munday In Honor of Claudia ’20 & Rebecca ’22 Dorian Judy & David Easterly In Honor of Nathan ’21 & Daniel ’24 Drouin Kathy & Lee Drouin In Honor of Mary King Edwards ’28 Sybil & Barry Edwards In Honor of Beckett Egge ’27 and our Armed Forces Kathy & Charles Clark In Honor of Sydney ’19 & Jaden ’20 Ellman Linda & Louis Katzner In Honor of Moustafa ElMattrawy ’21 Lesley Ward In Honor of Emily Falkenstein ’18 Louise & Leo Benatar In Honor of Eliza Frankel ’19 Judy & Ed Feldstein In Honor of Holden ’25 & Stella ’28 Gruel Kim & Michael Stoecker
In Honor of Jake ’24 & Evan ’26 Herman Jayne Guthrie In Honor of Emma ’20 & Colin ’25 Hilleary and Jackson Armstrong ’24 Peggy & Jim Hilleary In Honor of Ari ’20, Jake ’25 & Jared ’25 Isenberg Betty & Dick Isenberg In Honor of Robbie Kane ’20 Sally Train In Honor of Harry ’23, Lila ’25 & Annabel ’28 Keaten Helen & Jim Keaten In Honor of Sophie ’20 & Lucy ’22 Kieffer Margaret Kort In Honor of Anna Wylie Kitts ’21 Charles Posey In Honor of Asher ’28 & Audrey ’29 Knauer Felice & Gilbert Knauer In Honor of Katharine Leslie ’24 Judy & Elmer Leslie In Honor of Ayla Marks ’25 Sheryl Lipman In Honor of Jacob ’19, Charlie ’22 & Ella ’27 Marks Judy & Benjamin Marks In Honor of Olivia McBurney ’18 Jeane & Roger Samuelsen Judy & Roger Widmann In Honor of Anna ’20, Sarah ’23 & Matthew ’23 McKelvey Jim Davidson In Honor of Vivi ’20 & Frank ’23 Melkonian Betty & Mike Donovan In Honor of Reese ’21 & Jake ’21 Mendenhall Nancy Mendenhall In Honor of Ava ’24 & Gavin ’26 Morrissey Elizabeth Morrissey In Honor of Grace Neff ’25 Ann & Jim Nielsen In Honor of Max Neuburger ’25 Anna & Michael Szabados In Honor of Ben Nussey ’19 Joyce Choplin In Honor of Walker ’22 & Stella ’25 Olives Marty & Chip Hurst
In Honor of Dolph Orthwein ’22 Judy & Dolph Orthwein, Jr. In Honor of Alexander ’19 & Oren ’21 Panovka Hilly and M. G. Panovka Barbara & Jerry Petasnick In Honor of Domenic ’27 & Dylan ’30 Parker Alberte Bernier In Honor of Micah Parness ’25 Joan & Marc Parness In Honor of Shawn ’19, Asher ’22 & Bennett ’22 Pollack Susan & William Silver In Honor of Dylan ’25 & Benjamin ’28 Reiser Margaret & Bob Reiser In Honor of Madeline ’22 & Toby ’24 Reitman Suzanne & Paul McNulty
In Honor of Stephanie ’18 & Melissa ’20 Rinzler Ann Quentzel
In Honor of Angie ’26 & Austin ’23 Saylor Betty & Carlton McCurdy
In Honor of Cole ’19 & Audrey ’22 Smith Vicky & Bill Stevens
In Honor of Elijah Roth ’24 Penny & Clif Jones
In Honor of Samantha ’18, Lauren ’20 & Emilie ’22 Scalise Mary & Sanford Gruskin
In Honor of Sarah ’26 & Laura ’28 Solomon Gracie & Jack Hanchrow
In Honor of Miriam Schatz ’20 Jan & Fred Riley
In Honor of Natalie ’24, Marni ’27 & Charlotte ’30 Spear Sally & Lanny Seed
In Honor of Ana ’27 & Michael ’30 Rowe Judy & Barney Quinn In Honor of Spencer Rubin ’22 Anne Rubin
In Honor of Erin Shlansky ’19 Iris & Milton Shlansky
In Honor of Meg ’22 & Hunter ’26 Sabo Gretchen Johnston
In Honor of Nolan ’19 & Henry ’21 Shields and Dylan ’25 & Benjamin ’27 Reiser Linda & Ron Skipper
In Honor of Elsie Salerno ’22 Teed McConnell Poe & Sadler Poe In Honor of Rose ’20 & Sophia ’22 Sanders Linda Sanders
In Honor of Mira Silverman ’25 Elaine & Allan Carp In Honor of Zacary ’22 & Sophie ’26 Simonoff Marilyn & Harvey Cook Jerry Simonoff
In Honor of Emma Stoll ’24 Shirley & Charles Roth Marsal & David Stoll In Honor of Sofia Taseva ’27 & Will Tasev ’29 Suzy & Robert Currey In Honor of Amelia Thornton ’21 Jeff Thornton In Honor of Baron Walker ’22 Pearlie Robinson
Faculty/Staff Participation in Annual Giving
HONOR AND MEMORIAL GIFTS
In Memory of Beth Dupree Farokhi Sam, Gary & Nathan ’96 Alexander Kate Coley Dinerman ’98 & Justin Dinerman ’95 Amir Farokhi ’96 Betsy & Al Gumpert Jennifer Latham ’98 Linda & Bert Levy Jennifer & Leo Rose III Nancie Smith Rachel Fox Weitz ’01 & Ari Weitz Joe Winter ’94
In Honor of Beth Angel ’11 Jackie & Steve Angel
In Honor of Sue Feig Anonymous
In Honor of Stacey Asher Ladon & Mark Whitmire
In Honor of Kenny Feld 6th Grade Boys Basketball Team
In Honor of Danielle Watts ’27 Alice & Michael Watts In Honor of Samantha ’25 & Sophie ’30 Weiner Annette & Marvin Grubman In Honor of Thomas Whitmire ’26 Patricia & Bobby Whitmire In Honor of Whit ’26 & Rebecca ’28 Wilbert Sherry & Charles Hubbard
In Honor of Steve Bartl Ladon & Mark Whitmire In Honor of Brendan Bell ’98 Laura & David Flink ’98
In Honor of Debra Field Ladon & Mark Whitmire
In Memory of Chelsea Beller ’06 Mallory Ward ’06
In Honor of Stephen Fleming-Cooper Jennifer & Eric Hartz
In Honor of Josh Burr Anne & Jeffrey Utz
In Honor of Linda Floyd Ladon & Mark Whitmire
In Honor of Kira Burr Ladon & Mark Whitmire
In Honor of Ann Fountain Jennifer & Eric Hartz
In Honor of Jicel Castro Mallory Joiner
In Honor of Sue Frankel Ladon & Mark Whitmire
In Memory of Helen Copeland Trip Copleand
In Memory of Elliott Galloway Vivian Guthrie Esther & Jorgen Jensen Ellen & Bill Kitchens Rusty Spears ’76
In Memory of David Corkill Betty & Burton Handmacher In Honor of Kate Coley Dinerman ’98 Shoemaker-Johnson Parents In Memory of Marguerite Earhart Jodi & Mike Gross In Honor of Jeffrey Ellman Linda & Louis Katzner In Memory of Susan Cohen Emmons Lane Cohen Shelton ’06 Ricky Emmons ’09 In Memory of Chuckie Ellithorp Bev & Dan Ellithrop Smitty & Lee Martus
In Honor of Carmen Gonzalez Jodi Compton Ladon & Mark Whitmire In Honor of Gareth Griffith Beth Turner & Billy Ching In Honor of Jenny Gruel Galloway Parents Association In Honor of Auden Grumet ’90 Priscilla & Ross Grumet In Memory of Paul Handmacher Betty & Burton Handmacher In Honor of Lisa Hartman Shoemaker-Johnson Parents
In Memory of Cindy Erni Jodi & Mike Gross
In Honor of Stacey Harvey Mallory Joiner Ladon & Mark Whitmire
In Honor of Ayesha Fahkrid-Deen Jennifer & Eric Harz
In Memory of Jack Hillebrand Betty & Burton Handmacher Lynn Handmacher Chanin
In Honor of Juana Farfan Ladon & Mark Whitmire
In Honor of Peggy Hilleary Ladon & Mark Whitmire
In Honor of Yvette Hubbard Ladon & Mark Whitmire
In Memory of Ruth Mithchell Sylvia Gort
In Honor of Jeff/Barb Weekend Barbara & Jeff Galloway
In Honor of Grace Neff ’25 Kristen & Michael Neff
In Honor of Suzanna Jemsby Ladon & Mark Whitmire
In Memory of Robert Olives Marty & Chip Hurst
In Honor of Lynda Jenkins Jennifer & Eric Hartz
In Honor of Kathryn Otte ’17 Jennifer Bush Otte
In Memory of Michael Kantor Beth Kantor
In Memory of Leslie Owens ’83 Patricia & Tommy Owens
In Honor of Ayisha Karim Beth Turner & Billy Ching
In Memory of Wyatt Pasley The Class of 2018 Scott Covington ’04
In Honor of Elizabeth King Ginger & Dan Greene In Honor of Dean Kopitsky ’18 Stacey Kalberman & Neil Kopitsky In Honor of Anne Kostensky Ladon & Mark Whitmire In Memory of James Langlais Susan Witt In Honor of Jenny Lawsky Melanie & Dave Pickett In Honor of Sandra Leon-Cone Ladon & Mark Whitmire In Honor of Linda Levy Sharon & Shawn Tokanel In Honor of Max ’13 & Sam ’17 Levy Janice & David Baylinson In Memory of Russell Lindsay Galloway Cares
In Honor of Teed McConnell Poe Rives O’Connell In Memory of Gregg Prebish Betty & Burton Handmacher In Honor of Jennifer ’89 & Josie ’90 Raney Penelope Raney In Honor of Greg Roth 6th Grade Boys Basketball Team In Honor of Max Rubenstein ’18 Scholarship America In Honor of Jennifer Salerno Teed McConnell Poe & Sadler Poe Ladon & Mark Whitmire In Honor of Julie Schatz Jan & Fred Riley
In Memory of Ashby Lord ’00 Larry Lord
In Honor of Spencer Seabrook ’22 Martha & John Seabrook
In Honor of Farley Lord ’01 Rachel Fox Weitz ’01 & Ari Weitz
In Memory of Sara Selk Betty & Burton Handmacher
In Honor of Aaron Luke Trudy & Doug Kremer In Honor of Joshua Luttig ’94 Craig Luttig In Honor of Lynn Mandelbaum Linley Jones & Greg Roth Ladon & Mark Whitmire In Honor of Gordon Mathis Steffie Fox ’10 Trina & Stephen Reinach ’88 In Honor of Mark McCandless Jodi & Mike Gross Jennifer & Eric Hartz Paul Preston ’04 In Honor of Felicia McCrary Paul Preston ’04
In Honor of Lindy Shoemaker Ladon & Mark Whitmire In Honor of Patty Short Ladon & Mark Whitmire In Honor of Michael Smith ’18 Kerri & Alan Smith In Honor of Jesse ’21 & Rudy ’24 Spolan Mia & Mitch Spolan In Honor of Barbara Stinson Ladon & Mark Whitmire In Honor of Leigh Anne Strawn Ladon & Mark Whitmire In Memory of Patricia Sutton Cara & Brad Mills In Honor of Suzanne Szilagyi Ladon & Mark Whitmire
In Honor of Amelia Thornton ’21 Zoe Ligon In Honor of the UL Varsity Girls Soccer Coaches UL Varsity Girls Soccer Team In Memory of Bess Vieron Galloway Cares In Honor of Cecilia Waddey Adrienne Vinson Waddey ’07 & James Waddey Ladon & Mark Whitmire In Honor of Kim Washington Ladon & Mark Whitmire In Honor of Jill Weinstein Beth Turner & Billy Ching In Honor of Rachel Fox Weitz ’01, Ari & Zach Weitz Michele & George Fox In Honor of Polly Williams The Weinstein Family Ladon & Mark Whitmire In Memory of Dan Woolley ’01 Elly Beerman Egli ’01 Helene & Richard Prokesch Rachel Fox Weitz ’01 & Ari Weitz In Memory of Bess Wyche ’02 Sasha Greenspan ’02
ALUMNI DONORS Claire B. Carraway ’73 Larry Moscow ’76 Rusty Spears ’76 Phillip Daves ’77 Julie Holding ’77 Howard Krinsky ’78 Brenda Rayel Homrich ’81 David Leavey ’85 Lauren Rock ’86 Jennifer Weiner ’86 Scott Mitchell ’87 David Doyle ’88 Caeder Keaten ’88 Stephen Reinach ’88 Marthame Sanders ’88 Jason Bowen ’89 Ashley Gold Kanfer ’89 & Jordan Kanfer ’89 Colin Kirkman ’89 David O’Brien ’89 Amy Stevens Smith ’89 Christina Jensen Vicente ’89 Patricia Ghegan Keaten ’90 Jay Kyle ’90 Russell Koenig ’91
Tessa Emery ’92 Alex Levy ’93 Will Stevens ’93 Laura Currey-Taseva ’94 Joe Winter ’94 Justin Dinerman ’95 Brant Ferko ’95 Ben Gumpert ’95 Amir Farokhi ’96 Emilie Westbrooks Dempsey ’97 Brendan Bell ’98 Kate Coley Dinerman ’98 Lexi Hunter Fields ’98 David Flink ’98 Matney Gornall ’98 Amy Carty Schroeder ’98 Justin Spizman ’99 Lindsay Stradley ’99 Cassie Crawford ’00 Bonnie Prokesch ’00 Ann Marie Purr ’00 Lane Salter Miller ’00 Elly Beerman Egli ’01 Mike Feldberg ’01 Amanda Lauter ’01 Farley Lord ’01 Seth Morganstern ’01 Whitney Street ’01 Rachel Fox Weitz ’01 Ariel Baverman ’02 Matt Goldberg ’02 Sasha Greenspan ’02 Tori Powers ’02 William Ryland ’03 Scott Covington ’04 Paul Preston ’04 Hillary Fixelle Hendrix ’05 Adam Rabinowitz ’05 Wright Wiggins Rouse ’05 Sarah Shulman Kappa ’06 Lane Cohen Shelton ’06 Mallory Ward ’06 Andy Chlon ’07 John Kimbrell ’07 Nick Polk ’07 Sammi Sinsheimer Sedler ’07 Adrienne Vinson Waddey ’07 Kevin Luptowski ’08 Evan Shapiro ’08 Stephen Stradley ’08 Ricky Emmons ’09 Steffie Fox ’10 Beth Angel ’11 Hayden Field ’11 Lauren Godfrey ’11 Richard Milby ’11 Lisa Watkins ’11 Sara Cramer ’12
Dylan Floyd ’12 Calvin Henry ’12 Alex Killebrew ’12 Francie Lefkowitz ’12 Jack Lovern ’12 Leah Quattrochi ’12 Chris Barclay ’18 Tyler Berger ’18 Greer Blount ’18 Whit Blount ’18 Nick Bogartz ’18 Mian Brindisi ’18 Sophie Ceniza ’18 Lily Davis ’18 Hannah Doherty ’18 Ava Earl ’18 Lauren Edwards ’18 Quinn Elliott ’18 Caitlin Felts ’18 Josh Finglass ’18 Josie Fumo ’18 Matt Fumo ’18 Abe Glasser ’18 Kate Green ’18 Wesley Hardin ’18 Melinda Hartz ’18 Will Hinternhoff ’18 Jesse Hodgdon ’18 Jenna Holland ’18 Peter Johnson ’18 Erika Kaivani ’18 Ben Kaplan ’18 Sammi Krinsky ’18 Morgan Mattke ’18 Olivia McBurney ’18 Jules Mencher ’18 Hayden Millward ’18 Sam Murphy ’18 Luke Murray ’18 Liam Nelson ’18 Max Palisoc ’18 Charlie Pike ’18 Charlie Rinzler ’18 Emma Ripps ’18 Max Rubenstein ’18 Brendan Sallee ’18 Rianna Saslow ’18 Samantha Scalise ’18 Nick Shankle ’18 Hannah Shapiro ’18 Foster Solomon ’18 Talia Spencer Heyman ’18 India Stevenson ’18 Rachel Strickland ’18 Seth Tokanel ’18 Alex van Schoor ’18 Max Young ’18
MATCHING GIFT CORPORATIONS 22Squared Assurant, Inc. AT&T Bank of America Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, LLC The Betty and Davis Fitzgerald Foundation Boeing The Coca-Cola Company Comcast Corporation Crown Castle International Corp. Delta Air Lines Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta Home Depot Kaiser Permanente Lending Science DM Macy’s MagMutual Employee Matching Gift Program The Marsh Foundation, Inc. Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. New York Stock Exchange Nordson Corporation Norfolk Southern Foundation Matching Gifts Program Northern Trust Northrop Grumman PulteGroup Regions Financial Salesforce.org SunTrust Texas Instruments Turner Broadcasting U.S. Bank Voya Financial Wells Fargo
IN-KIND GIFTS Nina & Chris Cramer Rebecca Bays & Douglas Gies Jean Goldstein Carla & Vips Kapadia Reva Lerner Jennifer & Michael Morrissey Triska & Kim Taylor Staci & Adam Wasserman Ladon & Mark Whitmire
To make your gift to Galloway, visit gallowayschool.org/give, or mail a donation to The Galloway School, 215 West Wieuca Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30342.
$391,105 raised through the GA Private School Tax Credit Program
This year, Galloway families and friends showed their loyal support for the school, collectively contributing $391,105 in tax credits towards Galloway’s financial-aid budget. We sincerely thank all who participated! 2018 GOAL TAX CREDIT CONTRIBUTIONS Maleka & Faruque Ahmed Sherrie & Mike Anderson Norma & Donald Appel Nooshin & Shahrokh Bagheri Lisa & Dan Balser Susan & Brian Banner Julie & Billy Bastek Debbie & Andy Bauman Genie & Todd Beaver Cory & Alan Begner Pam & Mark Bell Sally & Harold Berger Corey Berger Rhea & Bill Berger Kelley & Neil Berman Anjali and Bimal Bivek ’99 Robert Blair Sandra Blair Tara Bobo Amy & Scott Bogartz Kelly Norris & Jardon Bouska Mala & Joe Brindisi Mindy & John Broda Amy & Kenton Brown Lynn & Mark Brown Vickie Brown Nadya & Watson Bryant Heather & Mark Buffington Becky & Mo Bunnell Sally & Vince Burkett Candice & Christopher Campbell Shweta Vyas & Adam Carley Amy & Greg Carlin Andrea Farley & Paul Carriere Ellen Wild & Bob Chen Billy Ching Patty Foglesong & Todd Clare Holly & Josh Covett Julia & John Cullerton Candice & Stephen Cullner Lisa & Chris Cunningham Talmer & Ira Curry Jodi & Justin Daniels Debra & Mark Davies Renata Janssen-Decker & KC Decker Carletta & Bruce Demps Carey & Steve Denney Neesha & Ashish Desai Angelyn Dionysatos ’05 Jennifer & Graham Dorian Erika & Joe Drouin Gretchen & Chad DuBeau Sari & Olen Earl
Mel & Jim Eaton Sonnet & Chris Edmonds Lewis Ehrlich Kelley & Jeff Ellman Allison & Jeff Ezell Angela & Travis Fast Lisa & Cliff Feiner Judy & Ed Feldstein Katie & Jay Felts Brant Ferko ’95 Juli & Rich Fernandez Anne & Stuart Fierman Ellie & Todd Fierman Leslie & Rob Fisher Annette & Adam Florence Marcy & Lance Fortnow Harold Fowler Stacy & Mark Frank Melissa Frank Rebecca Seidel & Gary Frank Dave Fraser Paula & Allan Freedman Aimee Price & Charles Freund Rene & John Fumo Barbara & Jeff Galloway Leigh Anne Strawn & William Godfrey Tina & David Gould Lauren & Michael Gow Jennifer & Kit Grahn Kathy & Miles Graivier Audrey & George Grant Stacey & Jamie Graves Elizabeth & Randy Gregson Mary & Sanford Gruskin Lois & Les Gurvey Shayr & Jimmy Guthrie Diane & Marc Hamburger Winifer Tong & Evan Hardin Nancy & Charles Harrison Jeannie & Peter Hartman Lisa & Howard Herman Lora & Michael Hernandez Mia & Ron Hilley Michelle & Scott Horstemeyer Amy & Tom Houlihan Jennifer & Brannon Huntz Rachel & Todd Infante Stacy & John Ingram Leslie & Doug Isenberg Leslie & Michael Jablow Jarvis Jackson Suzanna & Bjoern Jemsby Judy Train & Brendon Kane Valerie & Randy Kessler Terry & Paul Kidder Jim Kieffer Valerie Kieffer
Elizabeth & Charles King Maggie & Matt Klein Stacey Kalberman & Neil Kopitsky Laurie & David Kotz Tamara & Steve Kullback Janet & Hilton Kupshik J. Vernon Kyle, Jr. Harriet & Henry Leibowitz Jennifer & Scott Leibowitz Ellen & Raphael Levine Linda & Bert Levy Sid & Kenney Linton Caren Cook & Michael Lipsey Ginny & Steve Little Sara & Evan Loft Anne Lokey ’04 Herbert London Sandy & Bob London Alison & Michael Louie Robin & Lance Lourie Aaron Luke Marybeth & Tom Luptowski Julia Mahood & Rex Macey Sheri & Michael Maher Grace Maiola Elvira & Joseph Mannelly Karen & Max Martinez Patty & Howard Maziar Emily McBurney Mary Michael Masami & Eric Middleton Ellen & Jim Milholland Cara & Brad Mills Amy & Dennis Mitchell Angela & Brandon Murphy Kirsten & Mike Neff Colie & Brince Neidlinger Michelle & Scott Nelson Hilary & Stuart Nelson Suzanne & Chuck Nickerson Brenda & Leon Novak Beth & Benjamin Nowak Lane & Merrick Olives Rachel Goldberg & Tim Olzer Nicole & Mark O’Rourke Dana & Jon Parness Teresa & Winson Peacock Susan & Steve Pepper Wendy & Mark Pollack Andi Oki & Jeff Pomeroy Dara & Dan Redler Katherine & Chip Reed Judy & Russ Reineck Nancy & Andy Rinzler Leanna & Eric Rinzler Hila & Robert Roberts Jennifer & Leo Rose III
Rachel & Andy Rosner Patti & Don Ross Linley Jones & Greg Roth Jennifer & Randy Rudderman Susan & Brian Ruediger Amy & David Sabo Allison & Scott Saffran Abbe & Jeff Sands Amy Levine & David Sarif Mary Beth & Jeff Saylor Leigh & Michael Schiff Katherine & Hal Schneider Tamara & Marc Schwartz Martha & Connor Seabrook Sandy & Douglas Seim Tracy & Craig Seligman Diane & Fred Shaftman Lisa & Johnny Shankle Kathy & Ken Shapiro Nadine Becker & Danny Shapiro Anne & Tim Sheehan Michelle & Steve Shlansky Jeanne & Bob Shulman Randi & Elliot Siegel Marci & Jeremy Silverman Casey & Andy Simonoff Sonia & Koboi Simpson Liz & Ed Smith LaTonya & John Sneed Andrea & Doug Spear Kelli Spencer Vicky & Bill Stevens Kim & Michael Stoecker Courtney & Eric Stoll Galina & Matthew Stoll Dorothy & Yancey Stribling Rosa & Neal Sumter Debra & Marc Sydnor Leigh & Charlie Thompson Tammy & Chris Tilley Leslie & Fred Wachter Pam & Jack Walz Maxine & Kent Watkins Jennifer Watson & Moira Vetter Cami Watts Susan & Seth Weiner Alayna & Shaun Weinstock Rachel Fox Weitz ’01 & Ari Weitz Ladon & Mark Whitmire Kim Handleman & Damon Wiener Polly & Ritchie Williams Jennifer & Loren Wimpfheimer Susan Witt Stacey & Barry Wolf Shayelyn & David Woodbery
Galloway gratefully acknowledges the gifts from our community during the 2017-2018 school year. Every effort has been made to accurately list all contributors through June 30, 2018. If an error has been made, please notify us at email@example.com or 404-252-8389 ext. 111.
Pre-apply for the 2019 Georgia Private School Tax Credit! Galloway participates in the Georgia Private School Tax Credit program through Georgia GOAL. You can receive a dollar-for-dollar Georgia tax credit (and this year, a federal deduction for itemizers) by redirecting your state tax liability to support Gallowayâ€™s financialaid program. Members of Partnerships, owners of LLCs and Shareholders in S-Corps can redirect up to $10,000 of their tax liability. For married couples filing jointly, the maximum tax credit is $2,500, and individuals can contribute up to $1,000.
GOAL is now accepting applications for the 2019 tax year. The $100 million in Georgia tax credits for the 2019 tax year will be claimed on January 1, 2019! It may seem early, but donâ€™t wait to submit your form! Payment is not due to GOAL until March 2019. For more information, visit gallowayschool.org/taxcredit.
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Sophie Ceinza ’18 and Jaden Burris ’18 share a high-five as they prepare to walk down the aisle at Commencement.
The Galloway Magazine is a bi-annual publication of The Galloway School in Atlanta, Georgia. The Fall issue includes the school's Annual Re...
Published on Oct 11, 2018
The Galloway Magazine is a bi-annual publication of The Galloway School in Atlanta, Georgia. The Fall issue includes the school's Annual Re...