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Donor Impact Report 2023

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Thankyou!2022-2023DONOR IMPACT REPORT

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IMPACTYourWayto go!

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2 Message from our Vice President for Advancement4 By the Numbers 6 Your Impact: Student Impact Stories20 Faculty: Why They Give21 Jo Cranford Hodges ’96 on the Importance of Endowment24 Endowment Funds34 Volunteers 36 Big Chill Sponsors1

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3Dear Woodward Family,We’re so grateful for your generosity. The 2022-2023 year was a resounding success for The Woodward Fund. We raised a record-setting total of more than $2.2 million for our students to help bridge the gap between tuition and the actual cost of the transformative Woodward Academy experience. Your support provides our students and faculty with the resources to achieve our mission of making Woodward Atlanta at its very best and graduating caring and compassionate global citizens who are a microcosm of what the world should be. Many of you chose to desig-nate your gift to an area of passion: the arts, athletics, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, faculty support, financial aid, health and safety, the student experience, technology, or our Transi-tion Learning Support program, and many others allowed us to direct their gift to wherever Woodward needed it most. However you chose to direct your gift, we celebrate you and the students and faculty who benefited from your generosity in 2022-2023. In these pages, we’re shining a light on some of these students so they can describe your impact on their lives in their own words. We also illuminate our endowment and why it’s so important to Woodward Academy’s present and future. For your support and for your engagement in our community, I share my deepest gratitude on behalf of Woodward. I hope you’ll continue to make our students a priority in your giving, and I wish you and your family a happy, healthy, and fulfilling 2023-2024 school year.With gratitude,Christopher M. Freer, Ph.D.Vice President for Advancement

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6ARTSMiddle School ArtMore than Making ThingsSaanvi, Rowyn, and Raima (l-r)

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Rowyn TpeningOne of the activities that I most enjoy is structure- making. I love bringing my ideas to life in a 3-D way. What makes the art program so important to me is the creative freedom. Sometimes words fail to express my emotions, so I turn to art, and this is the best atmosphere to do that. I have learned how to convey an abstract thing such as emotion, actions, and thoughts that are difficult to express through words. I’m grateful to donors who designate their gifts to art. I cannot express how much this means to me and so many other lucky kids. This is truly our safe space and the thing that gets us through the school day. Saanvi GoyalI’ve learned about drawing, painting, watercolor, paper mache, sculpting, and glassmaking. The program has a lot of freedom and supplies to make whatever I want. I have learned a lot of techniques and a lot of art compositions like how to carve rocks, sculpting, watercolor, acrylic painting, and printmaking. Thank you so much, art donors, for making so many opportunities possible, and I hope future generations have that opportunity, too.Raima BasuWe’ve done printmaking, painting, sculptures, paper mache, independent study, and glass-fusing. Clay was my favorite medium we used. The Middle School art program is so special to me because I’ve been given so many different opportunities, choices, and independent freedom. I have learned color theory, how to carve linoleum, how to use clay tools, and much more. Thank you so much for your donation. It will help us grow as artists and people.At every step of the way from pre-K to 12th grades, Woodward Academy students enjoy unparalleled opportunities in the arts, thanks to support from Woodward Fund donors. In Middle School, students can take a semester-long course or submit a portfolio and apply to join year-round visual art classes to explore a wide range of media, from drawing and painting to digital photogra-phy, ceramics, and jewelry-making, in a dedicated arts facility. The middle school years can be a sometimes difficult time of transition, and students involved in year-round art say it allows them to explore and expand their creativity and express themselves. During the 2022-2023 school year, we talked with a few eighth grade art students about what the program means to them.7

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ATHLETICS + TECHNOLOGYTechnology & Athletics Converge in Esports8

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9The National Education Association (NEA) published a 2021 article about the rise of esports in high schools and colleges around the U.S., reporting that more than $16 million in college scholarships had been awarded for esports in 2020, fueling the explosive growth of teams in high schools. Woodward Academy was an early adopter, starting its Upper School esports team in 2019. After taking a hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic, the esports pro-gram is back and rebuild-ing, thanks to support from donors to The Woodward Fund.Coach Daniel Wages says that, like other sports, esports requires an investment in resources. “Prior to the shutdown, the program did not have its own dedicated space or dedicated equipment for program use,” he said. “They were sharing various lab spaces, some of which they were routinely unable to use due to other groups or needs having priority. So, this resulted in unreliable practice and competition times, some of which had to be forfeited.” Beginning in 2022, Wages began working to bring the program back and make it competitive for state cham-pionships. Woodward’s Director of Learning Design & Innovation Connie White helped secure a classroom on the second floor of the Carlos Library and equip it with gaming computers and consoles to provide a space where the esports teams could hold practices and matches. “Because of increased funding from both tech-nology and athletics this year, we were also able to purchase six new high-end gaming PC’s, gaming monitors, gaming chairs, keyboards, mice, mouse pads, and a new PS5,” Wages said. “We currently have three varsity Geor-gia High School Athletic Association esport teams for Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, Rocket League, and NBA2K. In addition, we have three club esport teams for Valorant, Over-watch 2, and Super Smash Brothers Ultimate.”In 2022-2023, Woodward’s esports program included 57 students. Schools across Georgia have been partic-ipating in esports since its introduction in 2018, and the popularity of compet-itive gaming is on the rise. Esports requires tremen-dous critical thinking, com-munication, collaboration, and creativity from players to achieve and sustain suc-cess, Coach Wages said. “Study after study shows that there are real bene-fits from gaming, and we believe that it is critical that our students have access to these benefits in a program that is mean-ingful to them,” he said. “Gaming, in moderation, is shown to improve cognitive abilities, problem solving and logic skills, hand-to-eye coordination, multi-tasking abilities, and decision-mak-ing. It also helps students to become more accurate and faster at completion of tasks. Our students expe-rience enhanced prosocial behaviors and learn team-work and accountability in an environment that they are comfortable in.” Marshall Fields ’23 chose to participate in the WA es-ports team because gam-ing has always been a large part of his life. He founded, managed, and served as captain for the WA Super Smash Bros. Ultimate team. “I was happy that I was given a chance to play with, and against, people with similar interests,” he said. “Because of esports, I have become a better leader and gained better commu-nication abilities through experience with opponents and their coaches, as well as my own teammates and coaches.”Marshall said he’s grateful to donors who support innovative offerings like esports at Woodward Academy. “Thank you to donors who helped fund this program which I’ve spent a majority of my high school career forming and participating in,” he said. “Your donation will go to further help our program grow and improve.”

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10DEIPriya Storey’sJourney through WoodwardVintage Eagle Priya Storey ’23 was involved in Diver-sity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) throughout her years at Woodward Academy. Priya, who is attending George Washington Uni-versity, founded an affinity group on campus during the pandemic and attended the Student DiversityLeadership Conference (SDLC) during her senior year, along with a group of fellow students. In a con-versation, she shared with us what she took away from her experiences.

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11To begin, please tell us about your Woodward journey. Throughout my years at Woodward, 13 to be exact, I’ve been able to grow and flourish in a very diverse and supportive environ-ment. I’ve found lifelong friendships, mentors, passions, and lessons along the way and achieved so much thanks to the Wood-ward community. I was introduced to so many things as a small kinder-gartner. From music to sports to art, Woodward has everything I could dream of exploring. I kept steady with my passion for art and music: painting, drawing, and sculpting for around a decade while playing flute for seven years, along with tenor sax-ophone, Marching Band, and music composition. What did you learn from attending the SDLC and how did the conference impact you?I grew exponentially. I learned more about myself, where my different identi-ties overlapped and inter-sected and how to respect every conflicting part of myself while uplifting and learning from communities I don’t belong to. SDLC is first about finding peace within oneself so one can help others. I learned from people of different financial backgrounds, ethnicities, religions, and cultures. I learned more about my identity through people of similar origins and back-grounds. I learned so much and will continue to apply this knowledge throughout my life. What other DEI-related or anity group activi-ties have you participated in at Woodward?After the increase in Asian hate crimes during the pandemic, I realized there

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12needed to be a group for students of the Asian American Pacific Island-er (AAPI) community at Woodward. So, with the support of the faculty, I founded the AAPI Club. I was amazed that students who did not belong to this community were interested in learning about how to support their peers. I saw students come out of their shells and embrace their identities. I count myself as very lucky to have founded and led such an amazing group for three years. What would you say to donors who choose to designate their gifts to DEI work at Woodward?I would like to say thank you. Not only did I change immensely after attend-ing SDLC, but I saw my classmates become better versions of themselves. I saw a glow in my class-mates and teachers and a passion in their voices when we’d debrief our days at SDLC. Thanks to our donors, future leaders have been molded and inspired beyond words to better the Woodward community and possibly, even the world. What are your plans and dreams for college and beyond? I think the curse of having so many passions is decid-ing exactly what my future is! There are so many paths I’d like to explore, and I plan to do just that in college. The overall theme, as cliche as it may sound, is my desire to change and help the world. Be it through judicial justice (a career in law) or through music that reaches the ears of many, I want to help others. So, my future is wide open and I quite like it that way–I get to choose my future open heartedly. Thanks to o dоors, future leaders have been molded and inspired beyond words to better the Woodward community and possibly, even the world.

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13STUDENTEXPERIENCESeniors Look Back on Woodward JourneyWoodward Fund donors who designate their gifts to Student Experience are supporting a wide range of opportunities for students. Two members of the Class of 2023 provide some insight into what those experiences meant to them during their Woodward journeys and how they influenced their plans for the future.

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14Tell us about your journey through the Academy.I started Woodward in eighth grade and made friends through my classes and cocurriculars, but drama class is where I found my lifelong friends. Drama class, where we had the opportunity to explore different characters, comedic movement, and get out of our comfort zones, is a perfect place to be vulnerable and open with those around you. The Woodward school community is probably the most accepting, kind, and warm group of people I’ve met in my entire life. Whether it’s being wel-comed to the lunch table as the new kid or the uplifting and happy atmosphere of walking into school every day, there is always some-thing or someone to make your day so much brighter. I found my confidence and voice through the theatre department. There is no other experience like being vulnerable on stage with nothing but love and sup-port from my teachers and classmates. I have devel-oped deep bonds with my teachers who have taught me to do something I’m passionate about and love. I could see the passion in their teaching every day.What are your academic interests?I’ve grown to love English, math, and science. I have a love for analyzing, connect-ing, and breaking down the literature I read. I’ve also gotten the opportunity to study film and theatre, learning about film ele-ments, directing styles, and production magic in the honors 4 level of English for my senior year. I’ve grown to have a love for numbers and figuring out solutions to problems I didn’t think I could solve. Through the wonderful faculty of the math department, my con-fidence in math has grown exponentially; I see even the hardest forms of math as something very possible to solve, which is something I couldn’t say before. Science is definitely the subject that continues to challenge me the most, but I love how much it pushes me to achieve the moments like conducting experiments and calculating the answers to my hypothesis. Science fascinates me and makes me reach for the stars to find solutions.What are some of the cocurriculars you’ve been involved in at Woodward?I was president of the Thespian Club and involved in all of the theatre pro-ductions every year, and I competed at the State One-Act Competition. I was also head of acting for the Film/Acting Club where we made films, and I served as an Admissions Ambassador giving families tours of our beautiful campus. I was involved in Peer Leadership, mentoring an assigned group of ninth graders to get them acclimated to the Upper School environment. I also got involved in esports as a member of the Rocket League team, and I was a member of the Senior Philosophy Seminar.What are your plans for the future?I will be attending New York University (NYU) and study-ing drama. I also plan to explore my other academic interests with a possible double major or minor.Dinic Gibsо

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15Tell us about your journey through the Academy.I started Woodward in the seventh grade. I was slightly hesitant to start a new school, but as time went on I realized that Woodward was definitely meant to be my new home. What are your academic interests?My academic interests are in government and politics, as well as social studies. What are some of the cocurriculars you’ve been involved in at Woodward?During my time at Wood-ward, I was on the debate team for all four years of high school. I was also heavily involved in theatre. Additionally, I played bas-ketball my freshman year, and I wrestled my junior and senior year. What are your plans for the future?I plan on majoring in politi-cal theory and constitution-al democracy at Michigan State University and then attending law school and working as an in-house counsel lawyer for the White House.Zia Jman

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16Woodward Academy students of all ages, from Primary to Upper School, partnered with Shepherd Center during the 2022-2023 school year to work on adaptive gaming tech-nology for patients with brain and spinal injuries.The project involved teach-ers and students across the Academy and was led by Natalie Rachel, instructional technology specialist for the Primary and Lower Schools. The project began when Woodward parent Christine Maurer reached out about partnering with the Shep-herd Center and connected Ms. Rachel with an in-house 3D printing engineer who explained the importance of the adaptive technology to patients. “Providing people with brain and spinal injuries with the means to continue participating in gaming allows them to retain some aspect of normalcy in their lives,” Ms. Rachel said. “Our students naturally connect-ed to this need as many enjoy various types of video gaming and esports.” Ms. Rachel shared more de-tails about the project and why support for technology is important for Woodward students.How did students approach the project and what did they learn?Students have a natural curiosity and excitement about 3D printers. Through-out the 2022-2023 school year, we provided them with opportunities to utilize the printers and taught them how to use the tech-nology. This project allowed students to make real-world connections with 3D print-ing that is impactful and meaningful to society. TECHNOLOGYStudents Partner with Shepherd Center on Adaptive Gaming Project

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17Who were the faculty members involved to coordinate the project across the Academy’s schools?There are several faculty members who are involved in this project aside from myself:• Summaya Knight - Primary School Instruc-tional Technology Specialist• Tammy Felton - Lower School Instructional Technology Specialist• Meredith Hegarty - Middle School Science/Makerspace• Tenneille Patterson - Upper School Robotics & EngineeringWhat specic technology was utilized?The technology used in this project included Tinkercad, Ultimaker-Cura, and our 3D printers. We are able to invest in tools like these thanks to support from The Woodward Fund.What would you say to donors who choose to support Technology when they give to the Woodward Fund?Donors who designate their Woodward Fund gifts to technology are truly supporting an excellent way to help bridge the digital divide and improve educational opportunities for our students. In today’s world, technology plays a significant role in almost every aspect of our lives. Students who have access to technology can have more extensive learning opportunities, access to online educational resources, and better communication with their teachers and peers. Investing in technology for students makes a significant impact on our students and helps build a more digitally inclusive society. We are very grate-ful to donors who support technology for students as a meaningful way to contribute to their educa-tion and future success.

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18Elisa Riggans’ family moved from Augusta to College Park so she could attend Woodward Academy. A rising seventh grader, Elisa has been thriving since she entered Woodward’s Tran-sition Learning Support program in third grade, said her parents, Lorelei Puebla and David Riggans.Elisa had gone to a private school in Augusta through second grade. “She was go-ing to a really good school with great teachers, but we started noticing she was having a hard time keeping up,” Ms. Puebla said. After an evaluation, the family received Elisa’s diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder and potential dyslexia on the last day of the school year. Elisa had been staying after school twice a week for tutoring, going to Kumon and Mathnasium for extra support, and working into the evenings with her parents. At seven, she had to give up her extracurricular activities to focus all her time on academics. “You want your child to have a balance. She couldn’t have that,” Ms. Puebla said. “When we thought about long-term what that would TRANSITIONA Big Move: Rising Seventh Grader Thrives in Transition Program

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19look like for her in that environment, it wasn’t fair to her. She’s super creative, and she’s an outgoing kid with an incredibly dynamic personality. She’s interested in so many things, and we couldn’t give her those outlets because academics was so consuming.” Over the summer after sec-ond grade, Elisa’s parents first visited other schools in Augusta, searching for a program that could serve her learning style. “We tried all the schools and really the only thing they could offer us was to continue to pull her out of her class twice a week for an hour, which meant that she would be missing some of the curriculum during that time, or that she’d have to stay after school or have constant tutoring,” Ms. Puebla said.They began to broaden their search. “That’s when we entertained the idea of coming to Atlanta,” said Dr. Riggans, who grew up in Atlanta and was familiar with the school landscape. “That opened up a lot of new doors for us.” They contacted Dr. Riggans’ alma mater, which referred them to a consultant who helps families with school search-es. “The interesting thing is I sent her all of Elisa’s infor-mation, and right off the bat, she said we should apply to Woodward’s Transition program. It was at the top of her list,” Ms. Puebla said. The family visited several Atlanta schools, including Woodward. “It was very clear that the structure for the Transition program would give Elisa the abso-lute best opportunity to have a more well-rounded school experience,” Ms Puebla said. “They’re able to keep her in a small class size for core classes, and she can mainstream for her cocurricular activities and still have the advantage of experiencing a large school and all that it offers. In a lot of the other schools, you’re in a very small program all the way through. You don’t often get the opportunity to mainstream.”Elisa entered Woodward in Mrs. Linda Haskell’s third grade Transition classroom. “I was apologizing, ‘maybe she’s not where she should be, you know, we tried. Mrs. Haskell said, ‘Lorelai, it’s not your job to teach her to read; that’s my job. It’s your job to teach her the love of reading.’ That was the first time somebody had said ‘we’re here, and we know what she needs, and we know how to help her,’” Ms. Puebla said.Now a rising seventh grader, Elisa has been flourishing since her arrival at Woodward. “She loves to read. She’s a really good student. She’s just taken off. She’s spread her wings, and she’s done wonderful,” Ms. Puebla said. “She made the Woodward swim team and the tennis team. She plays the violin. She’s got a great set of friends and a very healthy social life, and she’s learning.”Dr. Riggans said he loves that Elisa benefits from smaller Transition class-rooms for academics while joining mainstream peers in classes for art and orchestra. “She’s really ben-efited from this program, and we couldn’t be happier with any of it. The move from Augusta has paid off in spades,” he said. From her point of view, Elisa said the Transition program is special because it’s giving her a wonderful foundation for her future. “It gives me an opportunity to learn the same things as main-stream students but just in a different way. I learned how to accept my learning differences. It taught me how to be the best Elisa I can be! I have an opportu-nity to explore my creativity. I’m also a good reader, and I’m good at math. I now have a chance to make a big difference in the world because of Transition. I’m definitely going to show the world “I’ve got this!”Elisa said she is grateful to Woodward Fund donors who designate their gift to the Transition program. “Thank you for cing so much abo o program. It means a lot to me and my classmes.”

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20Kerin Reed believes in giving back to the school she served for 28 years as a teacher. Before retiring in the spring, Mrs. Reed taught music and orches-tra to Woodward North students in preK through third grade, and she always made a point to give every year to the faculty-staff Woodward Fund campaign“This is my other family. We are all here for each other and we are ready to help when help is needed. The students are precious, insightful, and full of sur-prises,” she said. “I realize that every dollar bene-fits students and faculty directly and without The Woodward Fund our school could not progress.”Faculty and staff under-stand that it’s important to support The Woodward Fund, and nearly 100 per-cent choose to give every year. “It is important for all of us to give because it shows our support for the Academy. This in turn encourages the parents to dig even deeper and support our school,” Mrs. Reed said. “Some of us give several hundred dollars, and some give several dollars. The amount is not important. What is import-ant is that we can say our faculty supports Woodward.”FACULTY-STAFF GIVINGWoodwd Nor Music Teach о Supporng O School

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ENDOWMENTJo Cranford Hodges ’96 and her husband, Kevin Hodges ’96, are the parents of three Woodward students. The couple are devoted to Woodward, having met as Upper School students, and Jo serves as a Governing Board member and as chair of the Academy’s Advance-ment Committee. We spoke with her about the importance of endow-ment in sustaining the school and our students.Endowed Funds Vital to WA’sPresent and FeJo and Kevin Hodges with James ’28, Mary Charles ’33, and Virginia ’3621

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22Tell us a bit about your family and your connec-tions to Woodward.Kevin and I are both Wood-ward alums and met while students! Kevin is a Vintage Eagle, and I came to Wood-ward for ninth through 12th grades. We are also the proud parents of three future WA vintage Eagles—James ’28, Mary Charles ’33, and Virginia ’36. Why do you choose to serve on the Governing Board and as leader of the Advancement Com-mittee?When I was asked to join the Governing Board in 2012, I was honored to take on a leadership role for the Academy. Woodward is more than a special place for me and our family; it tru-ly is the place that shaped who I am today. I feel forever grateful for the opportuni-ties and experiences I had as a student at Woodward, so I always say “yes” when asked to serve. Woodward means everything to me and my family. My career has been in development and fundrais-ing, and I am thankful to be able to share that expe-rience and knowledge in chairing the Advancement Committee. Our committee is a great leadership team, composed of Governing Board members as well as parent and alumni volun-teers. We work together to develop and execute on strategies to deepen our relationships within the WA community (alumni, parents, students) and to share the Woodward story to encourage this commu-nity to support the school philanthropically. Why are endowed funds important for an independent school like Woodward?Tuition alone does not provide a Woodward experience and education. Without philanthropic support, Woodward would not be the institution it is today, or will be in the fu-ture. Our annual fund, The Woodward Fund, provides the necessary funding each year to give students the full Woodward experience. Our endowment funds are important as well; the endowment funds are a major contributor to the Academy’s overall budget, providing dollars to support need-based financial aid as well as additional endowed programs, teaching posi-tions, and facility mainte-nance.What do Woodward’s endowed funds support?Woodward has a number of endowed funds and each has a specific desig-nation on how the funds are used. A majority of our endowment funds are used to fund need-based financial aid awards, which are granted to students annually to provide their families additional support to attend Woodward. Some of our endowed funds were established to provide maintenance and improve-ments on our building facil-ities. It is important to note that none of our buildings on campus were built with tuition dollars! Buildings are constructed with campaign contributions, and during a campaign Woodward also will solicit endowment gifts to support the main-tenance and upkeep of the new spaces. We also have endowment funds desig-nated for specific programs and teaching positions at Woodward.Endowment funds are also an opportunity to give in honor or memory of some-one. For our 10th Wood-ward reunion, the Class of 1996 came together to establish an endowment fund in memory of our classmate, Tyler H. Brown ’96, who died serving our country. Each year, this fund’s earnings are used for an annual prize to a gradu-ating senior who will attend Georgia Tech and who best exemplifies Tyler’s leader-ship qualities, integrity, and service above self. What are the require-ments for establishing an endowment fund at WA ?The Academy has 75 named endowed funds that are permanently restricted to specific pur-poses, primarily for student financial aid, student and teacher enrichment, and awards and prizes. Donors can establish a permanent endowed fund for financial aid with a minimum gift of $100,000. A permanent endowed enrichment fund can be established for a minimum gift of $50,000. Enrichment funds provide resources for teachers, chairs and professorships, facility maintenance, and program support. A per-manent endowed prize fund may be established for lesser amounts depending upon the goal of each fund. Endowed prizes are often

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23annual awards to students or teachers for excelling in a discipline or unique area of interest. How are endowment funds spent?Endowed funds are invested so that the fund will con-tinue to grow, ensuring a legacy of the fund and pur-pose. Each year a percent-age (often 3-5%) of the fund is spent for its established purpose. It’s important to note that this percentage of annual spending is regulated by law. When an institution has a strong endowment, it is not the same as a checking account! This is why tuition and Woodward Fund dollars continue to represent the majority of the overall operating bud-get each year. What is WA’s total endowment and is there a goal for future growth of the endowment?YES! There are plans to continue to grow the endowment. As of May 31, 2023, our total endow-ment is more than $142 million. Institutions such as Woodward need to always continue to grow their endowment investments. Because only 3-5% of the endowment can be spent year over year, the more endowment dollars invested, the greater the return back to Woodward. This return could provide more resources, such as financial support for tuition and faculty salaries. If readers are consid-ering establishing endowed funds, how should they get started?Talk to the wonderful peo-ple in the Advancement Office. They can take your ideas and craft something that helps you support Woodward in a way that most benefits those in our community and honors your intention. Q&AWITHJO CRANFORD HODGES ’96I feel forev greful for e portunies and expiences I had as a student  Woodwd, so I always say “yes” when asked to sve.

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24Endowment FUNDSEndowed Student Financial Aid Funds These funds provide student nancial aid for qualied students. All of Woodward’s nancial aid funds are awarded solely based on demonstrated need.Alumni Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $331,409Multiple donors have contributed to this fund, which was initiated in 1977 to provide tuition assistance to qualified students based on need and promise.Beth and Jesse F. Armistead Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $268,912Established in 1987 by the family of Jesse F. Armistead, this fund provides tuition assistance to students based on need and promise. Beauchamp Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $25,578Initiated in 1983 and funded by the Beauchamp family in memory of their son, Harold, this endowment provides tuition assistance to students demonstrating need and promise.Branan Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $79,389Established in 1987 by the Branan family, this fund provides need-based tuition assistance to qualified students of the Academy.Brewster Family Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $139,077This fund, made possible through gifts from the Brewster family, provides need-based financial aid for students of the Academy.THE FOLLOWING FUNDS SERVE THE ACADEMY IN THREE PRIMARY AREAS:THESE FUNDS ARE PERMANENTLY RESTRICTED FOR THESPECIFIC PURPOSES DESCRIBED. THE MARKET VALUE LISTED WITH EACH FUND REFLECTS GIFTS RECEIVED THROUGH MAY 31, 2023. 1 2 3STUDENT FINANCIAL AIDSTUDENT AND TEACHER ENRICHMENTAWARDS AND PRIZES

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25The Mary Alice and Bennett Brown Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $541,932Established in 2005 with gifts from members of the Brown family, the Mary Alice and Bennett Brown Foundation, and others, this fund provides financial assistance to qualified Academy students with first preference given to students who matriculate to Woodward from the Metro Atlanta KIPP charter schools.Col. John R. Burnett Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $62,668Established in 1988 through a gift from the Class of 1958, this fund honors the memory of Col. John R. Burnett, longtime commandant of cadets at Georgia Military Academy. This memorial fund provides need-based tuition assistance to an Upper School student based on character, with preference to a student with family military connections or a child of Academy faculty.Class of 1975 Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $11,816Established in 1995 through a gift from the Class of 1975, this fund provides need-based tuition assistance to a qualified Academy student.Class of 1976 Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $21,466Established in 1996 through a gift from the Class of 1976, this fund provides need-based tuition assistance to a qualified Academy student.Coca-Cola Foundation Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $183,302Established in 2007, this fund provides need-based student financial aid to qualified minority students.James A. Colquitt ’36 Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $396,822The Colquitt Endowment Fund was created with the proceeds of the Woodward Academy Challenge and gifts from the Woodward Academy/GMA Alumni Association and individuals. The fund provides need-based financial aid to a qualified Academy student.The Cousins Foundation Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $732,583Established in 2008 with a grant from The Cousins Foundation, this fund generates earnings to provide need-based financial assistance with preference given to graduates of the Drew Charter School or other Atlanta-area charter school students matriculating to Woodward Academy.James Cox Jr. Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $177,135Initiated by the James Cox Foundation in 2002, this fund provides need-based financial aid to current Academy students.Jill F. Davis Memorial Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $170,495Established in 1986 by Mr. Jack Davis ’62 in memory of his daughter, Jill Davis, this fund provides tuition assistance to faculty children in the lower grades demonstrating need and promise.R. H. Dobbs ’23 Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $85,413Initiated in 1989 by Mr. R. Howard Dobbs ’23, this fund provides need-based tuition assistance for current Academy students.

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26Charles Evans Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $109,492Established with an anonymous gift in 1985 in memory of Charles Evans, this fund provides need-based tuition assistance to qualified students of the Academy.Fleming Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $19,965Initiated in 1995 by Mr. Stephen Fleming ’79, this fund provides need-based financial aid to current Academy students.Fouts Memorial Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $22,635Initiated in 1984 and made possible through the gifts of multiple donors, this fund honors the memory of Leslie Fouts, longtime coach at the Academy, known particularly for his swim-ming teams. Tuition assistance is provided to students based on need and promise, with emphasis given to those students active in the swimming program.Goizueta-Joseph W. Jones Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $1,414,085This fund provides need-based financial assistance to qualified Hispanic students.Goizueta Transition Program Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $1,461,310Initiated in 2003, this fund provides need-based financial assistance to current and qualified Academy students who are enrolled in the Transition Program.Ted C. Hays and Betty B. Hays Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $137,997Initiated in 1983 and supported by multiple donors, this fund honors the memory of Ted C. Hays, longtime Academy band director, and his wife, Betty B. Hays, and awards tuition assis-tance to students based on need and promise with emphasis on instrumental music.James E. Hickey II ’48 Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $48,236Established in 1992 by a gift from the estate of James E. Hickey II ’48, this fund provides need-based financial aid for qualified students of the Academy.A. Thomas Jackson Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $158,492Initiated in 2000, in honor of former Academy President A. Thomas Jackson, this fund provides need-based financial assistance to current Academy students.Gary M. Jones Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $159,429A gift of the Loridan’s Foundation in 1990, in honor of former Academy President Gary M. Jones, this fund provides need-based financial aid to current Academy students.John Vernon Jones ’68 Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $1,198,646Established with a gift from the estate of Joseph W. Jones in 2005, this fund was named in honor of the son of Mr. Jones. The income from earnings is used to provide financial assis-tance to qualified Academy students or for the benefit of students as determined by the President or Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs.Beth Kennedy Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $51,585Initiated by Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Kennedy and Mrs. Pauline Kennedy in 1982, this fund honors the memory of Beth Kennedy and provides tuition assistance to students based on need and promise.

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27Sonny Kumar ’86 Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $71,428Initiated in 1991 by Drs. Veeni and Surender Kumar, this fund provides need-based financial assistance to current Academy students in memory of Sonny Kumar ’86.The David R. McCollum Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $132,540Established upon his retirement in 2012, the purpose of the David R. McCollum Endowment Fund is to provide qualified Upper School students who are receiving need-based financial aid with assistance for incremental expenses beyond tuition. Expenses may include school uniforms, books, art supplies, team expenses, and school trip fees.McMaster-Carr Supply Company Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $118,310This fund, initiated in 1995, provides need-based financial aid to current Academy students.Deepak Raghavan Family Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $121,088Established in 2020, this fund provides need-based financial aid to a student starting in eighth grade. The award will be renewed annually until graduation for the student who demonstrates financial need and shows academic promise and a commitment to the pursuit of an individual passion. The goal of the endowment is to positively impact a student’s life trajectory.Selma E. Ridgway Prize and Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $321,168This endowment fund was established in 2004 by initial gifts from the Lanigan Insurance Group, Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company, and others in honor of longtime Transition Pro-gram Director and teacher Selma E. Ridgway. This fund has two purposes: to provide need-based financial aid to a qualified student in the Transition Program each year and to award a senior prize each year to a student who is well-rounded, demonstrates high levels of good citizenship, and represents the Academy’s motto, “Excellence, Character, and Opportunity.”The Johnny O. Stallings Sr. Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $135,243Established in 2010, this fund provides need-based financial aid annually to a qualified stu-dent while also honoring Coach Stallings. “Coach” worked at the Academy from 1967 to 1998, coaching thousands of Woodward students in football, golf, and wrestling. To honor his love for sports and coaching while molding students into young men, this fund was created by gifts from many of his former student-athletes.The Strong Family Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $244,921Established in 2016 with a gift from The Strong Family Fund, this fund provides need-based tuition assistance to qualified students of the Academy.Thrash Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $144,127Initiated in 1979, this fund provides tuition assistance to students showing promise and need in the Academy’s Transition Program.Randolph Thrower ’30 Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $574,058Established in 1987 by Margaret and Randolph Thrower ’30, this fund provides an Upper School award, up to $500, to one or more students who are members of the National Honor Society, based on need and academic excellence.

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28The Thunder Bay Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $1,948,765Established in October 2007, this fund provides financial aid support to qualified students from traditionally underserved populations in the Atlanta area, enabling recipients to attend Woodward Academy. Preference will be given to students matriculating to Woodward who also have been involved in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta.Transition Program Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $265,705Initiated through an anonymous gift in 1987, this fund provides need-based financial aid to current Academy students in the Transition Learning Support Program.Woodru Fine Arts Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $316,177This fund, provided by Mr. Robert W. Woodruff, Class of 1908, in 1986, provides awards based on need to students showing exceptional promise and talent in the performing or visual arts.David, Helen, and Marian Woodward Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $79,389Established in 1987, this fund provides need-based tuition assistance to qualified Academy students.Don A. Woolf Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $161,540Initiated in 2000, in honor of former Academy Headmaster Don A. Woolf, this fund provides need-based financial assistance to current Academy students.Endowed Enrichment FundsThese funds provide resources for teacher enrichment, enhancements, facility maintenance, or program support.The Bobby West Alford Enrichment FundMARKET VALUE $153,751Established in 2010, this endowment from the estate of a longtime member of the Upper School English Department, Bobby West Alford, provides annual stipends for members of the Upper School English Department for study and travel to further their professional knowl-edge and to share with faculty and students. Eligible faculty will be encouraged each year to apply for funds, and distribution decisions will be made by the Upper School English Depart-ment chair and the assistant chair.The Pauline and R. L. Brand Jr. ’35 Religious Studies Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $2,387,995Established in April 2015, this endowment was created with gifts from the estate and family of Mr. R. L. Brand Jr. ’35 to support and enhance religious studies at the Academy. The earn-ings from this endowment will provide for a permanent teaching position for classroom instruction of religion. It also will provide for visiting teachers, speakers, and other enrichment programs designed to enhance the study of religion and character development as well as study opportunities in religion outside the classroom for Academy students. Income from the endowment also will support the Chaplain’s Council in its efforts to enhance religious studies and the services of the Academy’s Chaplain.

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29The Ron M. Brill Chair for Ethical Leadership DevelopmentMARKET VALUE $983,573Established in 2017 by Ron and Lisa Brill and their family, this fund provides for staff and sup-port programming dedicated to attuning Woodward students to their unique role in their community and the larger world. The chair will strengthen Woodward students’ ability to act responsibly in the context of real-world dilemmas and affect positive change in their commu-nities, in ways that align with each student’s core values. The Tyler H. Brown ’96 Leadership Speaker Series Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $154,073Established in 2009 via gifts from many donors, the purpose of this fund is to provide annual resources to cover the honorarium of a nationally renowned military leader to speak at the school’s annual Veterans Day program. As the market value increases, earnings will also provide additional monies to cover the costs of securing leadership guest speakers of varied backgrounds to further educate Woodward Academy students about leadership and character-building.The Calloway Orchestra Enrichment FundMARKET VALUE $63,780Established in 2004, in honor of orchestra teacher Gina L. Calloway, this fund provides enrichment to the orchestra program at the Academy.Class of 1978 Enrichment ProgramMARKET VALUE $76,233Initiated in 1998, this fund was a gift from the Class of 1978 on the occasion of its 20-year class reunion. The fund provides assistance to both the English and Transition departments for their curriculum, faculty, and equipment needs.Class of 1989 Enrichment ProgramMARKET VALUE $22,054Initiated in 2000, this fund was a gift from the Class of 1989 on the occasion of its 10-year class reunion. The fund provides enhancements for Upper School student programs through the office of the Dean of Student Life.Computer Science Chair FundMARKET VALUE $276,091A gift from the Loridan’s Foundation in 1972, this fund supports faculty salaries in the area of computer science.Frances and John Ferguson Library FundMARKET VALUE $52,543Initiated in 2001 by the John A. Ferguson ’43 family, this fund provides support for Woodward Academy’s libraries. Joy Fulton Professorship Endowment Fund MARKET VALUE $121,382Established with a gift from the estate of Monzua Kolansky in 2023, this fund was named in memory of Ms. Kolansky’s daughter Joy Fulton, longtime Woodward Academy English teacher. This meritorious teaching award will recognize a master teacher in the Upper School English Department who demonstrates innovation, creativity, collaboration, and inspiration within their academic discipline, and will provide a salary enhancement to the selected teacher.New

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30The GMA Heritage PrizeMARKET VALUE $30,193The GMA Heritage Prize is awarded annually to all qualified juniors attending any of the U.S. Service Academy Leadership Summer Programs prior to senior year. The prize aims to rec-ognize the heritage of Woodward Academy and to honor Woodward students considering education and service at any of the five U.S. service academies. The award and plaque are presented at the Junior Banquet. Qualified seniors who complete an official service academy visit are also eligible to receive money for travel. Anne G. and Bernard Graliker Visiting Speaker FundMARKET VALUE $206,623Initiated in 2002 by Stephen G. Graliker ’38 and named for his parents, this fund exists to encourage leadership development at Woodward Academy. This fund provides for an annual leadership speaker and a student leadership award. The award recipient will be chosen based on an application, essay, and interview. The student award will go toward funding a summer leadership experience for the recipient.A. Thomas Jackson Professorship FundMARKET VALUE $158,492A gift of the Loridan’s Foundation in 2000, this fund provides salary enhancements for faculty of the Academy.Ann and Ben Johnson ’61 Center FundMARKET VALUE $235,830Initiated in 1999 in honor of Ann and Ben Johnson ’61, multiple donors have contributed to this fund, which provides support for the maintenance of the Ann and Ben Johnson ’61 Alumni Center.Ben F. Johnson ’61 Professorship FundMARKET VALUE $321,524This professorship, made possible through the Loridan’s Foundation in 1991, provides multiple-year faculty salary enhancements.The Lewis Sidney Mercado Enrichment Fund MARKET VALUE $73,828Established in 2018, in memory of Mr. Lewis Sidney Mercado, this fund provides enrichment to the Transition Learning Support Program at the Academy.Deepak Raghavan Family Professorship Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $83,450Established in 2020, this endowment is awarded to a faculty member who demonstrates innovation, creativity, collaboration, and inspiration within their academic discipline. This meritorious teaching award will supplement the salary of the teacher selected for a period of five years. Principals will nominate qualified candidates and the Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Life will make the final selection. Roy Richards ’76 Faculty Development FundMARKET VALUE $172,284Initiated in 2001 by Roy Richards Jr. ’76, this fund provides support for faculty development and enhanced use of technology by Academy faculty.

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31The Robert Warren Ross American History Enrichment FundMARKET VALUE $163,801The Robert Warren Ross American History Scholar Award is awarded annually through a competitive process to a Woodward Academy rising senior. This award is made possible by the Robert Warren Ross American History Enrichment Fund, which was established in 2006 by gifts from Doug and Robyn Ross and their sons, Stephen Ross ’03 and Jacob Ross ’08, in memory and honor of Doug’s father, Robert Warren Ross. Mr. Ross possessed a keen passion for studying and teaching American History. The Robert Warren Ross American History En-richment Fund supports programs to stimulate interest in American History among Wood-ward Academy students.Marcia Prewitt Spiller Teaching Excellence AwardMARKET VALUE $108,630The Marcia Prewitt Spiller Teaching Excellence Award commemorates the dedicated service of Marcia Prewitt Spiller, Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Life, who served the Academy from 2012 through 2022, advancing the craft of teaching at Woodward for a decade. Recipients of the award demonstrate qualities of effective and exemplary teaching that Ms. Spiller fostered during her tenure, including passion for teaching; subject matter expertise; adaptability in teaching methods; ability to connect with a wide range of learners; encour-agement of student passions outside the classroom; collaboration with faculty, peers, and administrators; and proactive communication with parents. Award recipients receive a $1,000 stipend to use as they wish and will present their unique approach to teaching to their faculty colleagues. Vasser-Wooley Professorship FundMarket Value $44,110Established in 1987 by a gift from the Vasser-Wooley Foundation, this fund provides faculty salary assistance to Academy teachers.Sally Anne Walker ’76 Memorial FundMARKET VALUE $16,612Created by multiple donors in 2001, this fund honors the memory of Sally Anne Walker ’76. Proceeds benefit the Academy’s swimming program.Endowed Prize FundsThese funds provide resources for awards to outstanding students.Tyler H. Brown ’96 Endowment Prize FundMARKET VALUE $45,029This fund was established in 2006–2007 with lead gifts from the Sartain Lanier Family Foun-dation, Jo Cranford Hodges ’96 and Kevin M. Hodges ’96, and others to honor the memory of Tyler H. Brown ’96, who was killed in the line of duty in Iraq. The prize will be awarded each year to Upper School students who demonstrate strong leadership skills.Kyle Burnat ’01 Scholar Athlete AwardMARKET VALUE $147,630Established in 2003, this fund provides a prize to a graduating senior athlete who plans to participate in an intercollegiate sport in college, with a strong preference given to football or baseball. This student will have an outstanding academic record and exemplify character, leadership, sportsmanship, and unselfish attitude, both on and off the athletic field.

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32Tyler Dodson Memorial Prize FundMARKET VALUE $58,578Established in 2003 in memory of eighth grade student Tyler Dodson, with gifts from fam-ily and friends, the purpose of the endowment is to provide an award to a qualified Middle School student each year. The recipient will exemplify many of the same good citizenship characteristics demonstrated by Tyler during his life: a passion for learning, achievement, friendliness, enthusiasm, compassion for his classmates and others, a desire to please, and a love for life.The Major Jesse Flanigan IV ’94 Memorial Prize FundMARKET VALUE $28,546This award, established in 2020, honors the memory of Major Jesse “Jay” Flanigan IV, a 1994 Woodward Academy graduate. Jay graduated with high honors, was a member of the National Honor Society and was a member of the Eagle Roll. He was a true renaissance man.This memorial prize will be awarded to an African-American student participating in the Independent Science Research Program at The Georgia Institute of Technology.Charles G. Hixon III ’67 Computer Science AwardMARKET VALUE $29,304Endowed by a gift from retired faculty member Julie J. Askew, the Charles G. Hixon III ’67 Award is given annually to a Woodward Academy senior who demonstrates creative solutions to problems while maintaining attention to program details, qualities of high integrity, citi-zenship, and cooperativeness in his/her work. This award is presented annually at the Senior Banquet in honor of the many positive initiatives instituted by Dr. Hixon and his staff from the early years of computer programs, classes, and networks to the present.The Margaret C. Hodges ’11 Academy Citizenship Award FundMARKET VALUE $40,702This award, established in 2016 from the gifts of many individuals, honors the memory of Margaret C. Hodges, a 2011 Woodward Academy graduate and a member of the College Park community. This award will honor a member of the graduating class who best represents the qualities of genuine citizenship through their actions both within and without the Woodward community. The recipient will share an outlook on life that reflects Margaret’s inclusive, loving spirit, and will strive to make the world a better place. The honor carries with it a cash award.The Steve Holman Jr. ’98 Media Award FundMARKET VALUE $34,196This award, established in 2018, honors the memory of Steve Holman Jr., a 1998 Woodward Academy graduate. While a high school student at Woodward, Steve played football and was part of the WATV Morning Show crew. Steve had a strong interest in journalism and media relations which carried on in his professional career working in politics. This award will be presented annually at the Senior Banquet to honor a member of the graduating class who has made a significant contribution to student journalism at Woodward in student publica-tions or WATV, and is interested in pursuing journalism in college. The Cleo Carmack Hudson Best Writer in Junior English AwardMARKET VALUE $5,339Created originally in 2008 by a gift from Sam Hodges ’73, and from multiple gifts in Mrs. Hud-son’s memory, this prize fund is endowed to perpetuate this award given to a junior student with superior writing skills to honor Mrs. Hudson’s years of working with junior students and her love of writing. The award carries with it a cash prize and is presented at the Junior Honors Banquet in May. Each recipient will have his or her name displayed on a permanent plaque.

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33The Cleo Carmack Hudson Poetry AwardMARKET VALUE $5,802Created by gifts given in memory of Mrs. Hudson at the time of her passing and in honor of her passion for the arts, this award is given to the best poet from grades 9-12 and carries with it a cash award. It is awarded each year at the honors banquet for the recipient’s grade level. Each recipient will have his or her name displayed on a permanent plaque.Lottie Wilson Endowment FundMARKET VALUE $101,476Established in 1982 through the estate of Mrs. Lottie Wilson, longtime mathematics instruc-tor, this fund provides a prize to a rising senior with outstanding mathematics credentials at the direction of the math department.Woodru Academic Prize FundMARKET VALUE $2,003,156Initiated in 1985 by Mr. Robert W. Woodruff, Class of 1908, this fund provides merit-based financial awards to the top five students in each of the classes entering their 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade years. The fund also provides need-based financial aid to qualified students.The H. Lane Young II ’69 Senior Class Leadership Award FundMARKET VALUE $86,950This award honors the memory of H. Lane Young II ’69. While a student at Woodward, Lane served as the senior class president, earned Gold Eagle Honor Roll all four years, and competed in football, wrestling, and basketball. Lane served as captain of the football team his senior year and was a member of the National Honors Society. During his time at Woodward Acad-emy, Lane Young epitomized the qualities of the scholar-athlete-leader for which the school prides itself. This award will be presented annually at the Senior Banquet to honor the senior class president of the graduating class who has earned at least one varsity athletic letter and received Gold Eagle honor roll. If the senior class president does not meet these qualifications, the award will remain in the fund for that year. We e greful for the contributions of all donors to Woodward Academy! To view a list of 2022-2023 donors, please visit

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34The Woodward Fund CabinetJo Cranford Hodges ’96 and Kevin Hodges ’96Woodward Fund ChairsMiriam LeakeParent Community Advancement Committee ChairAmina GreathouseParent Community Advancement Committee Vice-ChairfALLIN for WA Parent VolunteersSimon Arpiarian ’94Dawn Atkins-McDonaldKeilani Jade BetkowskiDebra BryantJulie Davis Couch ’88Alicia CunninghamGuni DalalCedrice DavisMichael DruckerSusan Burnette Dutson ’97Amina GreathouseJo Cranford Hodges ’96Dave Hodgins ’98Carline HookerCarla JohnsonEmily Aiken Kotzan ’92Miriam LeakeKatie MarcetEmily MillerTodd MillerTonya MillerTorrance Mosley ’94Carolyn PattersonMichelle RosenthalJulissa SullivanCesar TorresCara WelchChelsee WhitlingAbby WilsonValerie YuFaculty and Sta VolunteersBonnie AspinwallTucker Griffin ’12Leah Hammett ’14Mary Leslie HardyShannon JacksonAnne Marie MaltbieChris Myers ’00Bernard NortonKoury ParksKerin ReedAlumni Association Board of Directors EXECUTIVE COMMITTEEMatt Brill ’91 PresidentRiah Greathouse ’03 President-ElectTorrance Mosley ’94 TreasurerRyn Pollard ’05 SecretarySuzanna Sanchez Doyle ’00 Past PresidentDIRECTORSDanny Bernstein ’03Andy Cameron ’83Adam Carll ’08Barrett Cornelius ’09Julie Davis Couch ’88Alok Deshpande ’94Liann Freeman ’98Benji Russell ’13Robin Beck Stokes ’06Todd Williamson ’01 Woodward Black Alumni Leadership VolunteersNathaniel Johnson ’12Morgan McKinnon ’12Kendall Roney ’12Benjamin Russell ’13Woodward in Chicago Host Committee D’Arcy Duncan Andrews ’06Taylor Lewis ’09Lauren Bernstein Raday ’96Jessica Vass ’15Woodward in Jacksonville Host Committee Andy Cameron ’83Darrin Finley ’83Woodward in New York City Host Committee Corey Hicks ’13Todd Williamson ’01Big Chill CommitteeRyn Pollard ’05Co-ChairLiann Freeman ’98Co-ChairCommittee MembersKalen Axam ’10Matt Brill ’91Julie Davis Couch ’88Anne Barr Cruz ’97Kelsey Darden ’09Chase Dickerson ’08Suzanna Sanchez Doyle ’00Sara Elliot ’07Dana Elmore ’98Leo Falkenstein ’09Amina GreathouseTucker Griffin ’12Mary Ellen HaidThanks TO OUR VOLUNTEERS!A BIG THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING VOLUNTEERS WHO HELPED ADVANCE THE SCHOOL’S MISSION THROUGH OUR FUNDRAISING EFFORTS.

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35Virginia Serrato Johnston ’78Meryl M. LacyLisa Miller Zawko ’05Torrance Mosley ’94Izzy Romero ’17Benji Russell ’13Suzi Sheffield ’91Caroline Guest Stancil ’03Glenn Warren ’041 Day for WA VolunteersNicole Adams ’76Kara Nygren Adler ’04Cal Allen ’67Vaughn Ambrus ’22Simon Arpiarian ’94Shannon Robinson Barbuto ’87Justin Berger ’17Danny Bernstein ’03Tom Bourne ’94Lea Bourne ’22Matt Brill ’91Andy Cameron ’83Adam Carll ’08Stephen Carson ’16Michael Carswell ’22Barrett Cornelius ’09Julie Davis Couch ’88Anne Barr Cruz ’97Kelsey Darden ’09Heather Dean ’90Kristen Derk ’98Alok Deshpande ’94Chase Dickerson ’08Suzanna Sanchez Doyle ’00Michael DruckerSusan Burnette Dutson ’97Sara Elliot ’07Jennifer Enloe ’91Liann Freeman ’98Ashish Gandhi ’09Laura Flynn Heller George ’06Riah Greathouse ’03Tucker Griffin ’12Grace Hall ’22Leah Hammett ’14Jo Cranford Hodges ’96Dave Hodgins ’98Fred Landers ’67Anna Mathis ’86Alex McDonald ’11Christy Morrison ’83Torrance Mosley ’94Maya Packer ’22Ryn Pollard ’05Nancy Tribble Ralston’ 07Izzy Romero ’17Benji Russell ’13Camille Sayles ’15Jenny Schneider Shoemaker ’89Richard Sinkfield ’87Caroline Guest Stancil ’03Robert Stewart ’91Robin Beck Stokes ’06Glenn Warren ’04Nicholas Widener ’09Todd Williamson ’01Matt Wilson ’99Lisa Miller Zawko ’05Alumni Panel for Admissions Simon Arpiarian ’94 Matt Brill ’91Julie Davis Couch ’88Jo Cranford Hodges ’96Winnie Wilkins Thompson ’88Anthony Webb ’99Kameese Wright Walker ’99Alumni Career Talks Panel Shayna Priluck Bergman ’02Scott Budnick ’95Cali Callaway ’13Allie Maron Chinsky ’08Rob Frederick ’91Ben Johnson ’87Trey Kilpatrick ’98Christian Taylor ’09Rebecca Vallas ’02Class Reunion CommitteesClass of 1973Maya Voljavec Booth ’73Jeane Smith Brackman ’73Alan Brandes ’73Bonnie Bailey Collings ’73Fernando Duralde ’73Peggy Dyer McNash ’73Carol Cambra Smith ’73Elena Strother Strickland ’73Lisa Landrum Upton ’73Cathy Weaver ’73Class of 1977Jennifer Blanton ’77 Teresa Lewis Henderson ’77Dan Hudson ’77Ashford Schwall ’77 Class of 1982Alda Blakeney-Wright ’82Holly Ellison Copeland ’82Juli Black Heydenfelt ’82Class of 1987Christy Goodman Daniel ’87Krissy Harper ’87Heather Stewart Hingson ’87Julie Jones ’87Kathy Ouderkirk Qualey ’87Class of 1992Bray Bourne ’92Lynne Turman Rankin ’92April Ripley ’92Tobi Todd ’92Ashley Fortune Whitehurst ’92Class of 1997Alex Brennan ’97Josh Callahan ’97Anne Barr Cruz ’97Shannon McKnight DeMonti ’97Daphne Hutcherson ’97Brooke Seaton Lafrage ’97Carrie Gibson Lauchlan ’97Josh Price ’97Class of 2002RJ Allen ’02Virginia Porter Blank ’02Katie Priegel Lansbury ’02Lucy Fender McCloud ’02Claire McElheney ’02Anne Peden Robertson Watts ’02Albert Whiteside ’02Class of 2007Taylor Booth ’07Sara Elliot ’07Mshon Pulliam ’07Deanna Wahl Woolfolk ’07Jennica Justice Smith ’07Class of 2012Lucy Condolora ’12Tucker Griffin ’12Nat Johnson ’12 Levi Joseph ’12Sarah Kirschbaum ’12Michael Oberti ’12 Kendall Roney ’12Class of 2017Justin Berger ’17Morgan Brinson ’17Maya Foreman ’17Ryan Glover ’17Izzy Romero ’17

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36Tamu Brown & Justin Alexander ’99Leslie Cameron & Andy Cameron ’83Leigh Shattles Cardwell ’98 & M. Lee Cardwell ’98Kim Cole, Cabi StylistJo Cranford Hodges ’96 & Kevin Hodges ’96Jessica Ziegler Newth ’97 & Ryan NewthAnita Douglas Phillips ’79 & Andy PhillipsDawn McNaught-Walker & Lee WalkerCaroline Warren & Glenn Warren Jr. ’04Abby Wilson & Matt Wilson ’99 TOM FULKERSON & ANNA WHEELER KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY METRO ATLANTA“Your local neighborhood experts”Karen Vaughn Burns ’81 & Sally Lauren Burns ’12The Freeman FamilySusan Warren & Glenn Warren Sr.The Woodward Academy Alumni Association hosted the 13th annual big chill in February 2023, returning for a second year to the Delta Flight Museum. This year’s event was the biggest ever—with more than 500 attendees from our alumni and parent communities, and raising more than $125,000 for need-based student financial aid at the Academy.Thank you to o amazing spоsors for ano successful ye!HEADLININGPREMIERPLATINUMGOLD

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Anne Appleby & John ApplebyDory Black & Jeremy BeckerAlex Lieppe Bernstein ’07 & Danny Bernstein ’03Edward J. Best Jr.Staci Brill & Matt Brill ’91Alice Brookner & Adam BrooknerCajun CrawlersAmber Carll & Adam Carll ’08Meredith Chase & Austin Chase ’93Paula Cibula & Clay CibulaLisa Collins & Alvin CollinsConsistent SaaS SalesConsume MediaTerry Cullen Southlake ChevroletSuzanna Sanchez Doyle ’00 & Ryan DoyleDRANKSara Elliot ’07Newton M. GallowayCourtney Guest Hannan ’09 & Patrick HannanAmy Harrison & Jay HarrisonSundarkia Hill & William HillKate Hodgins & Dave Hodgins ’98Carole Hord & Lee HordLauren Howard & Darren HowardJoe Hughes ’94Intelligent Integrations Smart Home SolutionsKiley Hodgson King ’05/HOME Real EstateMeryl McLaurin Lacy & FamilyHeather Lamb & Dirk LambManchester Arms PubMeghan Manjos & Glen ManjosBetty Obenshain & Brad Marsh ’77The McKenney FamilyKrissy Meriwether & Addison Meriwether ’93Jocelyn Mosley & Torrance Mosley ’94Hilary Nelson & Stuart NelsonJennifer O’Daniel & Clay O’Daniel ’97Jennifer Welch Rueter ’04 & Nick RueterRebekah Sanders & Rich SandersDianne Shain & Jason ShainSmile ATLSmugs FitnessRobin Beck Stokes ’06 & Cecil StokesJennifer Stump & Neal StumpKimberly Tye & Steve TyeMia Walker ’88Allyson Watkins & Chad WatkinsAndrea Willis & Joshua WillisNicole Adams ’76 & Shelley Adams ’07Beautiful Briny SeaWarren Bond PhotographyThe Boyd Team/Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International RealtyJulie Davis Couch ’88 & Chuck CouchEvelyn Davis & Ernie DavisJon Effron/Compass RealtyJane Gore & Rusty Gore ’93Carroll Griffin & George Griffin ’79Sarah Guest & Marshall Guest ’00Mary Ellen Haid & Reg HaidGates KellettRochelle Marte & Pete Marte/ Hannah SolarAnna Mayeske & Jon Mayeske ’97Ali Medintz & Barry MedintzNancy Mitchell & Tad Mitchell Christy Morrison ’83Lindsay Keogler Nolan ’95 & Kevin NolanRyn Pollard ’05Lauren Schlossberg & Andrew SchlossbergNatalie Plowden Tyler-Martin ’99 & Clinton Tyler-MartinBob Weinstein ’63 & Gene MorganRhonda Welch & Russ WelchValerie Yu & Eugene YuLisa Miller Zawko ’05 & Marc ZawkoBig Chi Spоsors CONTINUEDSILVERBRONZE37

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