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2021 - 2022 Annual Report

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2021 2022 annual report

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Dear Team Blue What a year we ve had as a school community as we walked Forward in Faith through what the Lord had planned for us It was encouraging to know that as God s word says the Lord Himself moved before us and it was reassuring to know that no matter what challenges we faced He would never forsake us These words proved true beyond our greatest hopes this year In the Advancement Office we have a saying that says It s amazing what can be accomplished when no one cares who gets the credit I continue to be amazed at what is accomplished every day at POPCS and give full credit to our Lord for all He is doing here As we fearlessly stepped out of the shadow of COVID more than 400 of you volunteered your time energy and talents towards events and programs for our faculty staff and students Once again our community broke the record for donations to the school as you were moved to give more than 2 400 000 to the comprehensive Forward in Faith and Eagle Fund campaign Additionally for the fifth year in a row an unprecedented 86 of POPCS families supported one or both parts of this campaign on some level God was clearly with us and moving before us Because of your generosity POPCS has already begun construction on what will ultimately be the most comprehensive set of changes to our campus in over two decades The Middle School and Upper School SmartLab and the Eagle Success Center will be completed by the beginning of the 2022 2023 school year both of which will have a huge impact academically on our Eagles On the athletics side the Chris Hahn Gymnasium is undergoing an extensive renovation the locker rooms are being completely refurbished and new turf is being installed at Eagle Stadium Additionally your support gifted more than 30 000 towards faculty and staff appreciation As we begin the 2022 2023 school year it is my prayer that first and foremost we daily share the Gospel of Jesus Christ and make each member of our Eagle family feel Welcomed Known Connected and Prepared I pray that our administration faculty and staff model Jesus humility and servant leadership continuing to lead God s children with the help of the Holy Spirit s wisdom and discernment As always thank you for your support through your words actions and prayers To God be the glory Patrick Carlove Associate Head of School II Timothy 1 7 Together We Give Together We Soar 4

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Why We Give W hy does any family give It might be to help someone in need or to be part of something For others it might be as simple as receiving a tax benefit In the case of Kathryn and Ben Hardman parents to POPCS students Hollynd 4th grade Kennedy 1st grade and McKella PreK 4 the reasons may be different but the end result is the same We give because there is something each of us significantly values about the Prince of Peace Christian School experience says Ben Ben Hardman came from a family that valued a strong education His father served as the President of the Board of Trustees at the small private school Ben attended while Ben proudly served as the President of the Student Council during that same time Ben who along with Kathryn works in the finance world says My family always gave of their time and resources and this has become more and more important to us Our family is blessed to have the resources to give and because we know that the early years in a child s life are critical we consider POPCS to be an investment in our children He continues Although we have only been here two years in my opinion the return on that investment has been amazing 5

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While Kathryn attended public school she had a strong Christian upbringing For her giving to the school is part of tithing to which God calls us Kathryn explains By giving to POPCS whether it is time talent or treasure we are giving to God Although our family obviously reaps the benefit of what we give more importantly we are ensuring that POPCS continues to reach people for God s kingdom now and in the generations to come Because POPCS is an evangelical school that does not require a faith statement to be accepted the school even reaches those who may not have had any exposure to God or his love and grace The importance of this facet of POPCS is reinforced for Kathryn by an article she recently read which discussed the growing number of kids leaving the church What stuck with her the most from the article was that kids who remained believers shared the common characteristic of having had Christian principles woven into their everyday life That laid the foundation for their faith and made the difference when they left their homes to start their own lives shares Kathryn Whatever their reasons Kathryn and Ben agree on the rewards of giving to POPCS the first of which they list as getting to see the immediate tangible impact of their investment on the school s faculty facilities and programs In so many types of philanthropy you never get to see where your money goes It is much more personal and powerful to see the direct impact on the school your kids and the faculty you love and we get to see that every year when we come back to school in August points out Kathryn Of course the best reward is seeing the results of attending POPCS in their daughters We are investing in a school where our girls have been welcomed are known and contin ue to become increasingly connected states Ben When they made the move from Plano ISD their oldest daughter Hollynd was skeptical about making a change from her public school to POPCS But by the time she received a welcome package attended POPaPalooza and connected with some other kids she was willing to give it a try because of how she was welcomed Kathryn recalls Since then the entire Hardman family has found ways to connect and see the evidence of how their children are known Where else can you ask for lunch with the Associate Head of School before you even start and have teachers attend your daughter s baptism Kathryn marvels She also loves that the girls are constantly asking for her to play Jesus music and belting out the words to songs they sing in chapel Plus Ben adds we can clearly see how the school is preparing the kids for their future academically emotionally and spiritually For the first time since their girls have been in school Kathryn and Ben feel like they are getting to play offense instead of defense At the public school I was spending a crazy amount of time policing and managing what my kids were being exposed to and taught POPCS has given Kathryn and Ben a village to work alongside them in raising their girls as well as the confidence to know that if a situation does arise they will be heard and the situation will be handled in a Christ like manner and through a Christian lens Ben summarizes their feelings by sharing We know a lot of people who would never give up their lifestyle to send their kids to a private school even a Christian one But for our family it is the best investment we can make Coming from a couple who are both employed in the finance industry that sounds like the best motivation of all 6

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2021 2022 FORWARD IN FAITH CHAIRS Michele Mike Thatcher 2021 2022 EAGLE FUND what IS THE POPCS EAGLE FUND FORWARD IN FAITH CAMPAIGN CHAIRS Lulu Matt Chalmers BOARD OF Sandi Karrmann DIRECTORS GRADE 1 Michelle Mike Lane Sara Erik Wynkoop GRADE 2 Kristi Cummings Scott Murray Cori Adam Prasifka GRADE 3 Lisken Randy Kastalanych Leah Andrew Marshall GRADE 4 Heather Alpesh Patel Amy Ryan Stewman GRADE 5 Taryn Adam Spence Tami Bennett GRADE 6 Scott Hoke Christy Matt Murphy DOES THE COMPREHENSIVE CAMPAIGN WORK GRADE 7 Any member of the POPCS community may make a gift to the Eagle Fund and or Forward in Faith campaign at any time Lissa Josh Bannerman Susanne Bill Walsh GRADE 8 Debbie David Kelly Darci Micah Miller GRADE 9 Melissa Jon Cobb Lisa Brian Seay Lou Ann Terry Brunenn GRADE 10 Sadie Don Kersting Susan Mark Luehrs Tamara Kevin Summers GRADE 11 Jennifer Mark Campbell D Joe Murphy Monica Les Pritchett GRADE 12 Katherine Knowles Marchione Vincent Marchione Kathy Patrick Moore Jennifer Tom Zucconi The Eagle Fund is the name of POPCS annual fund It is a yearly appeal for unrestricted donations to enhance educational and extracurricular programming This year in addition to the Eagle Fund POPCS kicked off the Forward in Faith capital campaign By contrast to an annual fund a capital campaign runs for a defined period of time to raise money for large projects Working together the Eagle Fund and the Forward in Faith campaign collectively referred to as the Comprehensive Campaign will raise funds to transform current facilities into new spaces for students to learn meet and compete while allowing the school to continue investing in programs faculty education and appreciation and tuition assistance how why DO WE NEED THE COMPREHENSIVE CAMPAIGN ISN T TUITION ENOUGH Tuition covers mission critical expenses such as salaries curriculum and other essential operating costs While tuition covers 100 of these costs charitable giving allows us to enhance our programs invest in individuals and transform our current facilities into more relevant and flexible spaces for students to learn meet and compete providing an even better educational experience than what tuition alone can provide 7

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FUNDING PARTICIPATION PARTICIPATION BY CONSTITUENTS 100 Between June 1 2021 and May 31 2022 the comprehensive Eagle Fund and Forward in Faith campaign raised S C H O O L B OA R D 2 435 803 99 FAC U LT Y STA F F 86 in gifts and pledges PA R E N T S PARTICIPATION BY GRADE gr a de 1 89 gr a de 7 84 gr a de 2 84 gr a de 8 83 gr a de 3 93 gr a de 9 86 gr a de 4 82 gr a de 1 0 82 gr a de 5 88 gr a de 11 100 gr a de 6 86 gr a de 1 2 85 PARENT PARTICIPATION HISTORY 2 5M 2 435 803 2M 86 1 520 874 1 5M 1M 500K 0 852 510 51 Parent Participation 2016 17 1 033 903 67 Parent Participation 2017 18 1 190 890 75 Parent Participation 965 778 53 Parent Participation 83 Parent Participation Parent Participation 2018 19 2019 20 2020 21 2021 22 Due to the challenges presented by COVID 19 all fundraising activities ceased on March 19 2020 prior to the traditional participation campaign As such the fundraising numbers for 2019 2020 do not reflect the outcome expected in a normal year 8

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2021 2022 campaign Projects Eagle Success Center which will house the POPCS learning differences and gifted and talented programs as well as providing dedicated spaces for tutoring SmartLab for Middle Upper School New turf for the Eagle Stadium Renovated locker rooms Updated Chris Hahn Gymnasium including visitor bleachers new flooring and modernized netting for basketball and volleyball Tuition assistance Faculty and staff appreciation Faculty education 9

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cumulative giving donors The following individuals foundations and businesses made a contribution to POPCS between June 1 2021 May 31 2022 Cumulative giving reflects all annual fund endowment and capital gifts as well as all memorial donations and tax deductible portions of teacher board purchases 200K Interstate Batteries Inc Christina and David Moore Michele and Mike Thatcher 100K Anonymous 2 40K Anonymous Sandi and Steve Karrmann POPCS Shop for POP Jane and Chick Schoen Marilyn and Don Spence 20K Anonymous 4 Krista and Greg Bates Sherri and Todd Bloom Kara and Patrick Carlove David Craig Debbie and Mark Freeman Karen and Earl Lund Mario Dozzo Foundation David Dozzo Zahra Akhavi and Aage Moller 11 Raytheon Matching Gift Program Texas Instruments Foundation Kara and Jim Tobaben Julie and James Vaughan 10K Anonymous Julie and Chris Arrowsmith Lissa and Josh Bannerman Courtney and Jeff Blankinship Camille Bright Jennifer and Mark Campbell Jennie and Joseph Cole Sadie and Don Kersting Kimberly Clark Matching Program Megan and Paul Krizan Sheri and Mike Land Karen and Dillman Moree Monica and Les Pritchett Rosewood Foundation The Tara and Adam Ross Michelle and Scott Webb Julie and Jeff Wolf Cheryl and Michael Wolfe 5K Autumn and Jordan Amyx Bank of America Charitable Foundation Susan and Jeff Bitting Lulu and Matt Chalmers Amy and Mark Drosche Wanda and George Farr Kathryn and Ben Hardman Imy and Quan Hoang Cheryle and Terry Hungle Independent Bank Tamara and Jason Jones Darla and Fred Koelewyn Michelle and Mike Lane Marla Lehmann Sonya Lehmann Nancy Litzler Lisa and Alex Marchetti Metcalf Foundation The N J and Richard Metcalf Scottie and Tommy Miller D and Joe Murphy PepsiCo Matching Gift Foundation Shirley and Gary Schaper Kelly and Madison Smartt Taryn and Adam Spence Jacque and Craig Sunderman Karen and Al Taylor 2 5K Anonymous 7 Eleven Inc

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cumulative giving Debbie and Tim Arndorfer Jackie and Troy Bathman Rhonda and Jeff Biggs Lou Ann and Terry Brunenn Angela Wommack and Ted Casey Castle Hills School Foundation Kelli and Alex Castro Sally and David Cram Melissa and Scott Davis Betsy and Jason Graham Lisa and Daryl Hammond Rachel and Michael Hardin Higginbotham Community Fund at the North Texas Community Foundation Emma Irwin Diane and Jay Jones Terri Killian Kim and Bill Knights Mandy and Jeremy Lowe Margo and Mike Marshall Susan and John Medrano Jr April and Dean Miller Jan Moore Kelly and Neal Morris Christy and Matt Murphy Gary Murtha Paige and Joakim Nordell Dupe and Joe Omoworare Heather and Alpesh Patel Seema and Ketan Patel Janet Pollard Reagan Integrated Sports Medicine Camille and Don Reagan Claudia and Derick Schaefer Holly and Jason Strong Synchrony Financial Matching Program Whitney and Mike Yelm 1K Anonymous 2 Becky and Tom Abbott Grace Adloff AIG Matching Grants Program Ameriprise Advisor Matching Gift Program Melanie and Tony Bailey Erin and Brock Baldwin John Ball Shevan and Nareg Basmadjian Kathy and Marshall Belew Kathryn and Devon Bengtson Jessica Benson Carrie and Brandon Binns Christy and Tony Bohannon Carol and Mark Bomball Suzette and David Boyd Lisa Buchanan Tyler Burke Sonya Byerly Mehret and Jared Cahill Cardinal Health Matching Foundation Nancy and Matt Cardwell Dorothy and John Castle Kaci and Edward Castro Melissa and Jon Cobb Jennifer and Greg Cook Taylor Cook Nicole and Paul Dalal Kristen and John Paul Font Colette and Patrick Franckhauser Lorrie and Joe Garrett Barbara and Tom Gray Carol Hahn Paul Hamilton Keely and Casey Hart Linda and Kenneth Haupt Vicky and Charles Herget Sharon and Jerry Herrin Donna and Rich Hofstra Barb and Ken Holdorf Patti Hooten Icertis Matching Program Cindy and Clayton Janak Jessica and James Janscha Sue and Bill Joiner Lisken and Randy Kastalanych Jennifer and Mark Kenneth Pam and Rick Knotts Tiffany and Jeff Knox Karen and De Lawler LCMS Foundation Connie and Phil Lewellen Debbie and Vince Lowe Susan and Mark Luehrs Cara Mark Leah and Andrew Marshall Deborah and Nick Marzocco Lauren and Lee McCormick Microsoft Matching Gift Program Holly and Stuart Miller Christine and Terry O Brien Donna and Curt Riske Patricia and Michael Rodemers Latisha and Casey Ryan Casey and Paul Schrier Lisa and Brian Seay Aisan and Cambize Shahrdar Dana and David Shuford Jennifer and Jeremy Smallwood Sue and Billy Steingruber Amy and Ryan Stewman Tamara and Kevin Summers Thrivent Choice Matching Program Mary Jane Tobaben Tara and Corey Urbach Kendy and Mike Visniewski Shermila Waljee Susanne and Bill Walsh Susan and Wayne Wellborn Jennifer and Mark Withrow Diane and Rob Witte Shelly and Richard Wright Zhixuan Zhu and Qingdong Zhou 500 Anonymous 9474 Foundation Achieve Hearing Rehabilitation Amy McKay Gehan and Michael Gehan Albertsons Safeway Rewards 12

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cumulative giving Liz and Michael Alexander Ashley and Karl Ashcraft Yvonne and Joseph Bailes Daisy Bailey Amye and Joel Baker Karen and John Bennett Karen and Brent Blackwell Maegan and Damon Bowman Meredith Brady Beckye and Jim Brown Merrie Buono Cindy and Rick Carrell Ann and Bill Chalmers Cindy Chou and William Chu Margaret and Bill Collins Communities Foundation of Texas Daltex Roofing Remodeling Inc Tess and Louis Risolio Marci and Joel Dittmer Donna and George Dobson Dedra and Mike Dorn Michelle and David Dwyer Stacy and Heath Erickson Jenni and Greg Feist Kristina and Ronald Giometti Kay and Lowell Goecker Adriane and Dave Grace Trudy and Robert Grimmer Lori and Dan Gwynn Heidi and Chad Henke Beverly Hite Jody and Mike Hoerr Kacie and Will Innes Betty Janson Gary Kearby Debbie and David Kelly Ginger and Tim Kennedy Joy and Tim King Judy Krizan Kroger Southwest Community Rewards Legacy Deo Ken and Jackie Marchetti Rahima and Mohib Masani McKesson Matching Foundation Darci and Micah Miller Theresa and Mark Miller Susan and Tony Moore Moore Transportation Services Katie and Jeff Morton Deborah and Frank Papatonis Ashley and Talley Parker 13 Caitlin and Alex Pena Jamie and Drew Pennington Caryl and Al Reese Kathy Rohlwing Tori and David Rush Joanie and Don Saynor Tommie Sue Schelling Shell Oil Company Foundation Matching Gifts Program Laura and Josh Sherrell Kerry and Michael Smith Rich and Tina Steinauer Jenny and John Stilwell Sharon and Jim Thatcher Samantha and Frank Tomasheski Becky and Nick Weiss Jennifer and Kent Wilkins Beverly Wolfe Marvin Woodall Janelle Anderson and Mike Zbuchalski Binting Pan and Xiao Zhang 1 499 Abbott Labs Matching Program Brooke and James Adams Shirley and Doug Adams Aegon Transamerica Foundation Megan Murfee Aguilar Sandy and Gary Akright Bonnie and Daniel Albritton Alliance Data Matching Program Amazon Smile Yesenia Pirela Arikan and Tufan Arikan AT T Matching Program Stephanie and Alan Aycox b1Bank Matching Program Stacie Bailes Hayley and Michael Bailey Debbie and Tom Baker Jennifer and Ian Ball Cyndy and Jeff Baltzley Larry Barbara Holly and Ernest Barrow Cameron Bates Lynda and Wayne Bates Jarol and Greg Baumann Kelly and Scott Bennett Tami Bennett Dana Berk and Bill Paine Shannon and Teak Biondo Lisa Bordelon Megan and Ben Boward Box Tops for Education Sally and Ves Box Sarah and Luke Boyea Bright Funds Matching Program Teresa and William Brimer Cheri and Bob Brooks Jan and Gary Brooks B J Brubaker Kimi and Michael Buchler Martha Buell Ha Tran and Tung Bui Christi Burkhardt Heather Carrington Burris and Chris Burris Erin Butler Vicki and John Cahill Jami and Frank Calatozzo Mandy and Kevin Cantrell Diane and Alex Cantu Linda and Mike Cardwell Dee Ann Carlin Azita Carr

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cumulative giving Georgia Carson Carol Cash Wenni and Cheng Yaw Chang Jonathan and Allison Chappell Lisa Chase Fifi and Putt Choate Rhonda and Tony Cinello Melissa and Christopher Clyde Debbie and Ron Cobb Karen and Courtney Coe Nicole Colesante Cassi and Sean Condren Cora and Joshua Conklin Sue and Jack Cook Alaina and Chris Cordina Eunice and Evan Cox Vickie and Roger Crawford Marilyn and Don Curry Pat and Bob Cusey Kumiko and Jeff Dano Ginger and Patrick Dasher Erin and Joshua Davis Kendel and Will Davis Tsai Hui Hsin and Wang Dean Yuan Melissa and Michael Deichert Melissa and Shawn Devereux Julie Dixon Ashley and Scott Doak Tiffany and Dru Donnell Rachel and David DuPree Kelly and Stephen Duran Rani Ziccardi Earp and Boyd Earp Betty and David Eldridge Danielle and Daniel Fachini Barbara Blyth Farray and Scott Farray Rita Fathman Jennifer Ferry Betty and Kevin Fine Robin and Cory Forsythe Barnali and Richard Framjee Deborah Holle Friggel and Terry Friggel Lauren Nemeth Friggel and David Friggel Holly Fulton Christin and Gregg Gagnon Andrea Gamble Jennifer and Kent Gardner Melanie and Steven Gerik Regina and Ronald Giometti Carolyn Goad Barbara and Grant Gocke Crystal Montgomery Goecker and Brian Goecker Maryellen and Scott Gonzales Gisele and Eric Gordon Shanna and Jeff Gosey Michelle and Greg Grant Amanda and Chris Greehey Kim Greehey Dottie and Carson Green Rochelle and Chris Green Suzanne Gregg Judy and Paul Greilich Michelle and Shannon Griffin Judy and Dan Grounds Tricia and Chris Hahn Kimera and Ryan Hall Delois and Ted Hall Sanaz Okhovat and Eddie Hamilton Marilyn Hancock Dalya and Sam Hanna Lani and Eric Hawk Debbie Hays Tiffany and Justin Henry Cindy Higginbotham Jennifer and Lance Hill Michael Hinz Esha and Hitesh Hirani Pamela and Clinton Hodge Alayna and John Hoenig Kathy Hoke Scott Hoke Darci and James Holliday Katie and Rick Hollmer Marilyn Holman Rachel and Jarrod Hood Meesh and Brian Hooten Amy and Travis Houstoun Marissa and Hunter Howard Lauren and Martin Hristov Kelly Gu and Johnny Huang Mary and Ron Hungerford Rashunda Hunter Shannon and Darian Hurst Stephanie and Jason Huston Auburn and Brett Hutson Kenny Infante Marcy Infante Anthony Isola Debra James Linda James Shantell and Derrick Jarvis Kendra Crain and Jeff Jayroe Susie and Charles Jayroe Vatosha and Earl Jefferson Luis Jenkins Mark Johnson Dani and Omarr Jones Michelle Kalahar Kirsten Kaminski Eunice Kane Katie and Jason Kavanaugh Andrea and Craig Keene Rebecca and Richard Kemp Michelle Kemrite Lisa and Jeff Kendall DeMia and Aaron Keppel Mindi and Michael Kimmell Lisa King Sabrina and William Kitchens Stacey Klass Lyn and Gordon Knowles Keesha Koehler Rose and Bob Konsella Bill Kowalski Kim and Jeff Kribs Vanitha and PK Krishnaraj Jake Land Sydney Larimore Tina and Jason Lawrence Joanna Lawson Tammy and Fred Lawson Rebecca and Ben Lee Morgan and Justin Lewis Angie Lico Ann Lipe Christina and John Lizaso Lacretia Marsh and Randy Loper Amanda and Micah Lorenzen Sandi and Randy Lowe Susan and Thomas Lubeck Angie and Chris Madden Sharon and Steve Madlena Sabrina Perrenoud and Andy Mages Anika Cooper and Pat Mahomes Mimi and Jim Mann Taylor Baker Mapula Katherine Knowles Marchione and Vincent Marchione Barbara and David Marshall Jan Martin Tiffany Hanzik McAllister Carmen and Tim McElwain Sarah and Patrick McKittrick Kelly Medley 14

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cumulative giving Daniel Megison Ginger Metcalf Eunice and Bob Meyer Charlyse and Kirk Mikulec Jenny and Doug Miller Laura and Brian Miller Raina and Joe Mills Crystal and Ryan Mitchell Dawn and Dave Moeder Cheryl and Paul Monroe Cheryl and Tim Moore Juanita and Michael Moore Kathy and Patrick Moore Jeremy Morris Kay Morton Moss Adams Matching Program Patricia Moss Hannah Mulvehill Fran Murray Julia and Don Murray Kristi Cummings and Scott Murray Stephanie and Demetrious Murray Neelima Narreddy Toni and Jason Nash Andrea and Grant Neel Krista and Chris Nina Alexis and James Norvell Laura and Will Nowak Dorothy and Henry Ntende Christine and Tobias Olbermann O Neill Helms Family Niki and Dan Orona Yulon Owens Owens Illinois Charities Foundation Stacey Pace Elise Pereira Carvalho and Valden Paes Xiaocui Wang and Lei Pan Paige Paradis Kelli and Mack Paradowski Lauren and Jerad Pardue Jenni and Jeff Parkhurst Cathy and Chris Pearson Dan Perrenoud Amy and Zack Perry Tara and Matt Perry Christina and Stephen Person Diane and Kurt Peterson Cori and Adam Prasifka Hannah and Gary Prindiville Jo Dell and Scott Proctor Jeanne and Jack Provencher Esther and Sam Ramadan 15 Mary Ray Charles Reamy Heather and Dean Reed Marla and Scott Reeder Corri and Mike Reichert Judy and John Rice Christina and Charles Riska Michele Roberts Steve Roberts Karin Rogers Stephanie and Patrick Rogers Julita Dubrawska Romanczyk and Tad Romanczyk LeAnn Rowe Elizabeth and Wade Rugenstein Katherine Rugenstein Linda Sandlin Bev Scheck Sharla Schimelpfenig Marianne and Jack Schnell Melissa and David Scott Katie and John Seale Laura Seale Christie and James Secor Lisa and Phil Seris ServiceNow Matching Program Stephanie and Austin Shaffer Jennifer and Clay Sharp Shannon and Trent Sharp Sue and Ray Shaver Janette Sheely Jane and Jeff Sheldon Jennifer and Jared Shoemaker Shweta and Sukhraj Sidhu Kayla and Kyle Simmons Julia Fleming and John Simon Ashley and Bo Simpson Leigh Slade Chris Smith Heidi and Michael Smith Jeanene and Larry Smith Jennifer and Chris Smith Kim and Kevin Smith Melinda and Casey Smith Wendi and Andy Smith Carolyn and John Snow Melissa and Larry Sommers Maura and Sal Soraci Rachel and Steve Sosinski Andrea and Jay Speaker Amy and Gary Speck Kristin and Matt Spellman Jennifer and Rich Spitzer Betty Stapp Cindy and Gary Steen Ashley Steiner Danielle and Tim Stevens Amanda and Brad Stokes Lindsay and Eric Stout Jeni and Kelsey Stuart Nicole and Brad Stump Kristi Ta Laura and Bradford Taylor Josh Thatcher Ashley and Dillon Thomas Brenda and James Thomson Thomson Reuters Matching Program Amanda and Bucky Thrash Rebeca and Aislan Toshinaga Connor Trevino Charla and David Truett Danna and Steve Turner Hilary and Al Valente Angela Vasquez Martha and Jose Velasquez Joyce Rodrigues and Anup Velgekar Christina and Brian Wade Jill and Kenny Wade Kimberley Tipps Wallace Kelly and Jason Walsh Stacy and Matt Warner Gio Washington Wright Bryce Washum Jenny Watts Allison and Joe Whitmer Ann and Jon Williams Lindsay and David Williams Khristine and Mac Wilson Carolee Wiseman Christy Womack Marijon and Doug Womack Gina Woods Amy and Barry Wynkoop Sara and Erik Wynkoop Fei Zhao and Zhiguo Yang Penelope and Brian Yanus Annie and Jerry Young Cierra Young Crystal and Brett Zakarian Tara and Cole Zenor Wang Yang and Zhiyu Zhang Donna Ziccardi Jennifer and Tom Zucconi

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alumni families donors The following alumni families made a contribution to POPCS between June 1 2021 May 31 2022 We are incredibly grateful for our alumni and their families who have so generously continued to support POPCS post graduation Anonymous 2 Megan Murfee Aguilar Bonnie and Daniel Albritton Debbie and Tim Arndorfer Julie and Chris Arrowsmith Hayley and Michael Bailey Melanie and Tony Bailey Amye and Joel Baker Debbie and Tom Baker Larry Barbara Shevan and Nareg Basmadjian Cameron Bates Krista and Greg Bates Karen and John Bennett Dana Berk and Bill Paine Carrie and Brandon Binns Susan and Jeff Bitting Karen and Brent Blackwell Courtney and Jeff Blankinship Sherri and Todd Bloom Cheri and Bob Brooks Jami and Frank Calatozzo Jennifer and Mark Campbell Diane and Alex Cantu Nancy and Matt Cardwell Kara and Patrick Carlove Angela Wommack and Ted Casey Kelli and Alex Castro Wenni and Cheng Yaw Chang Lisa Chase Fifi and Putt Choate Rhonda and Tony Cinello Debbie and Ron Cobb Taylor Cook Ashley and Scott Doak Amy and Mark Drosche Rachel and David DuPree Rita Fathman Colette and Patrick Franckhauser Judy and Paul Greilich Lori and Dan Gwynn Tricia and Chris Hahn Dalya and Sam Hanna Rachel and Michael Hardin Heidi and Chad Henke Vicky and Charles Herget Sharon and Jerry Herrin Cindy Higginbotham Imy and Quan Hoang Pamela and Clinton Hodge Jody and Mike Hoerr Donna and Rich Hofstra Marissa and Hunter Howard Shannon and Darian Hurst Anthony Isola Cindy and Clayton Janak Sue and Bill Joiner Sandi and Steve Karrmann Ginger and Tim Kennedy Terri Killian Kim and Bill Knights Pam and Rick Knotts Darla and Fred Koelewyn Rose and Bob Konsella Jake Land Sheri and Mike Land Sydney Larimore Tammy and Fred Lawson Joanna Lawson Susan and Mark Luehrs Karen and Earl Lund Sharon and Steve Madlena Taylor Baker Mapula Mario Dozzo Foundation David Dozzo Cara Mark Margo and Mike Marshall Lauren and Lee McCormick Eunice and Bob Meyer Charlyse and Kirk Mikulec Darci and Micah Miller Susan and Tony Moore Moore Transportation Services Kathy and Patrick Moore Hannah Mulvehill D and Joe Murphy Dorothy and Henry Ntende Dupe and Joe Omoworare Tara and Matt Perry Diane and Kurt Peterson Janet Pollard Charles Reamy Michele Roberts Patricia and Michael Rodemers Karin Rogers Julita Dubrawska Romanczyk and Tad Romanczyk Katherine Rugenstein Elizabeth and Wade Rugenstein Tori and David Rush Linda Sandlin Marianne and Jack Schnell Jennifer and Clay Sharp Shannon and Trent Sharp Carolyn and John Snow Rachel and Steve Sosinski Rich and Tina Steinauer Sue and Billy Steingruber Amanda and Brad Stokes Holly and Jason Strong Tamara and Kevin Summers Josh Thatcher Michele and Mike Thatcher Kara and Jim Tobaben Charla and David Truett Julie and James Vaughan Joyce Rodrigues and Anup Velgekar Bryce Washum Jennifer and Mark Withrow Diane and Rob Witte Julie and Jeff Wolf Gina Woods Shelly and Richard Wright Jennifer and Tom Zucconi 16

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grandparents donors Grandparents are a special blessing to our POPCS community We thank all grandparents near and far who made a financial gift to our school between June 1 2021 May 31 2022 Anonymous 5 Becky and Tom Abbott Shirley and Doug Adams Grace Adloff Sandy and Gary Akright Yvonne and Joseph Bailes Daisy Bailey John Ball Cyndy and Jeff Baltzley Lynda and Wayne Bates Rhonda and Jeff Biggs Lisa Bordelon Sally and Ves Box Camille Bright Jan and Gary Brooks B J Brubaker Vicki and John Cahill Linda and Mike Cardwell Cindy and Rick Carrell Georgia Carson Carol Cash Dorothy and John Castle Ann and Bill Chalmers Karen and Courtney Coe Margaret and Bill Collins Sue and Jack Cook Vickie and Roger Crawford Marilyn and Don Curry Pat and Bob Cusey Wanda and George Farr 17 Barbara Blyth Farray and Scott Farray Deborah Holle Friggel and Terry Friggel Regina and Ronald Giometti Kay and Lowell Goecker Kim Greehey Dottie and Carson Green Trudy and Robert Grimmer Judy and Dan Grounds Carol Hahn Delois and Ted Hall Linda and Kenneth Haupt Debbie Hays Beverly Hite Pamela and Clinton Hodge Marilyn Holman Patti Hooten Mary and Ron Hungerford Cheryle and Terry Hungle Debra James Betty Janson Susie and Charles Jayroe Eunice Kane Gary Kearby Lyn and Gordon Knowles Bill Kowalski Judy Krizan Karen and De Lawler Ann Lipe Nancy Litzler Sandi and Randy Lowe Mimi and Jim Mann Ken and Jackie Marchetti Barbara and David Marshall Margo and Mike Marshall Metcalf Foundation The N J and Richard Metcalf Scottie and Tommy Miller Zahra Akhavi and Aage Moller Jan Moore Juanita and Michael Moore Kay Morton Fran Murray Deborah and Frank Papatonis Dan Perrenoud Jeanne and Jack Provencher Mary Ray Caryl and Al Reese Judy and John Rice Donna and Curt Riske Steve Roberts Kathy Rohlwing Shirley and Gary Schaper Tommie Sue Schelling Jane and Chick Schoen Laura Seale Sue and Ray Shaver Janette Sheely Chris Smith Jeanene and Larry Smith Marilyn and Don Spence Betty Stapp Cindy and Gary Steen Karen and Al Taylor Sharon and Jim Thatcher Mary Jane Tobaben Susanne and Bill Walsh Susan and Wayne Wellborn Carolee Wiseman Beverly Wolfe Marijon and Doug Womack Marvin Woodall Amy and Barry Wynkoop Donna Ziccardi

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faculty staff donors The following faculty and staff members made a gift to POPCS between June 1 2021 May 31 2022 We thank them for their leadership and support in the classroom on the fields of play and beyond Brooke Adams Megan Aguilar Chris Arrowsmith Ashley Ashcraft Karl Ashcraft Hayley Bailey Krista Bates Susan Bitting Megan Boward Meredith Brady Cheri Brooks Martha Buell Merrie Buono Tyler Burke Jami Calatozzo Kevin Cantrell Patrick Carlove Kelli Castro Lisa Chase Nicole Colesante Alaina Cordina Kendel Davis Joel Dittmer Marci Dittmer Rachel DuPree Rita Fathman Jennifer Ferry Betsy Graham Michelle Grant Rochelle Green Chad Henke Heidi Henke Vicky Herget Cindy Higginbotham Michael Hinz Jody Hoerr Auburn Hutson Kacie Innes Linda James Shantell Jarvis Sue Joiner Michelle Kemrite Ginger Kennedy Pam Knotts Rick Knotts Keesha Koehler Rose Konsella Mike Land Sheri Land Sydney Larimore Tammy Lawson Joanna Lawson Angie Lico Jeremy Lowe Jan Martin Daniel Megison Eunice Meyer Katie Morton D Murphy Stacey Pace Alex Pena Diane Peterson Gary Prindiville Michele Roberts Karin Rogers LeAnn Rowe Tori Rush Linda Sandlin Bev Scheck Sharla Schimelpfenig Marianne Schnell Casey Schrier Jane Sheldon Melinda Smith Rachel Sosinski Ashley Steiner Jeni Stuart Kara Tobaben Rebeca Toshinaga Connor Trevino Angela Vasquez Gio Washington Wright Becky Weiss Nick Weiss Cierra Young 18

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businesses foundations donors The following businesses and foundations donated to POPCS between June 1 2021 May 31 2022 We thank them for their support Anonymous 2 9474 Foundation 7 Eleven Inc Abbott Labs Matching Program Achieve Hearing Rehabilitation Amy McKay Gehan and Michael Gehan Aegon Transamerica Foundation AIG Matching Grants Program Albertsons Safeway Rewards Alliance Data Matching Program Amazon Smile Ameriprise Advisor Matching Gift Program AT T Matching Program b1Bank Matching Program Bank of America Charitable Foundation Box Tops for Education Bright Funds Matching Program Cardinal Health Matching Foundation Castle Hills School Foundation Communities Foundation of Texas Daltex Roofing Remodeling Inc Tess and Louis Risolio Higginbotham Community Fund at the North Texas Community Foundation 19 Icertis Matching Program Independent Bank Interstate Batteries Inc Kimberly Clark Matching Program Kroger Southwest Community Rewards LCMS Foundation Legacy Deo Mario Dozzo Foundation David Dozzo McKesson Matching Foundation Metcalf Foundation The N J and Richard Metcalf Microsoft Matching Gift Program Moss Adams Matching Program Owens Illinois Charities Foundation PepsiCo Matching Gift Foundation POPCS Shop for POP Raytheon Matching Gift Program Reagan Integrated Sports Medicine Camille and Don Reagan Rosewood Foundation The ServiceNow Matching Program Shell Oil Company Foundation Matching Gifts Program Synchrony Financial Matching Program Texas Instruments Foundation Thomson Reuters Matching Program Thrivent Choice Matching Program

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endowment scholarship We thank those whose giving to POPCS endowment and scholarship funds reflects a spirit of investment in the lives of our students and our school The following individuals gave to the endowment and scholarship funds between June 1 2021 May 31 2022 9474 Foundation LCMS Foundation Legacy Deo Julie and James Vaughan Shermila Waljee legacy society tribute In Honor Of In Memory Of Hattie Earp Gift made by Donna Ziccardi William and Emily Janscha Gift made by Kacie Will and Matthew Innes Kristina and Ron Giometti Gift made by Regina and Ronald Giometti Boone and Sullivan Gray Gift made by Dorothy and John Castle William and Emily Janscha Gift made by Paige Paradis Jeremy and Brian Hunt Families Gift made by Jane and Chick Schoen Jean Lehmann Gift made by Sonya Lehmann Jaxon Kribs Gift made by N J and Richard Metcalf Amy Lunsford Gift made by Carolyn Goad Michael Ryan Mitchell Gift made by Juanita and Michael Moore Amy Lunsford Gift made by Patricia Moss Thomas and Lynlee Morris Gift made by Becky and Tom Abbott The Legacy Society was established to recognize and thank members of the POPCS community who have set up planned gifts for the benefit of our students teachers and programs The Legacy Society is open to all individuals who have named POPCS in their long term plans or created an endowment for the school s benefit Anonymous Julie and Chris Arrowsmith Sherri and Todd Bloom Nancy Bohlander Kara and Patrick Carlove Sandi and Steve Karrmann Armin Whitey Luehrs Scottie and Tommy Miller Bob Nichols Monica and Les Pritchett Josh Ridker Karen and Al Taylor Michelle and Scott Webb Bequest has been fulfilled William and Emily Janscha Gift made by Jessica and James Janscha Katie Morton Gift made by Kay Morton Kessler Murray Gift made by Fran Murray Rylee O Neill and Reese O Neill Gift made by Laran O Neill Holland and Charlie Pennington Gift made by Erin and Joshua Davis Phil Taylor Gift made by Karen and Al Taylor Christopher Walsh Gift made by Shermila Waljee Second Lieutenant Anthony Wentz Gift made by Vicky and Charles Herget Second Lieutenant Anthony Wentz Gift made by POPCS Middle School Girls Basketball Team Sydney Saynor Gift made by Steve Roberts Joshua Stilwell Gift made by Mary Ray Tamara Sheely Summers Gift made by Janette Sheely The Zucconi Girls Gift made by Caryl and Al Reese 20

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volunteers Volunteers provide an invaluable service to our school and we thank everyone who contributes to POPCS and our students through their gifts of time The following volunteers are those we are aware have served at POPCS between June 1 2021 May 31 2022 Leo Acosta Maritza Acosta Brooke Adams Emmie Adams James Adams Sandy Akright Candice Allen Autumn Amyx Emily Andrews Suzanne Arledge Julie Arrowsmith Ashley Ashcraft Karl Ashcraft Laura Auffort Stacie Bailes Hayley Bailey Amye Baker Erin Baldwin Ian Ball Jennifer Ball Leslie Baltzley Josh Bannerman Lissa Bannerman Monika Barnes Erin Bates Krista Bates Jeremiah Bauer Kaitlin Bauer Kaylee Baumann Kathy Belew Tewahade Bellete Leslie Benavides Tami Bennett Sarabelle Berk Kody Bess Meredith Biery Carrie Binns Shannon Biondo Todd Bloom Christy Bohannon Damon Bowman Maegan Bowman Luke Boyea Sarah Boyea 21 Teresa Brimer Cheri Brooks Cheryl Brown Bob Brubaker Lou Ann Brunenn Terry Brunenn Brittany Buono Merrie Buono Megan Bushar Erin Butler Rhett Butler Chelsey Byerly Jared Cahill Jennifer Campbell Mark Campbell Cristina Candelario Kevin Cantrell Nancy Cardwell Patrick Carlove Azita Carr Nicole Cartman Carol Cash Kaci Castro Lulu Chalmers Matt Chalmers Ashley Chang Lisa Chase Rhonda Cinello Tony Cinello Kurt Claussner Chris Clayton Jon Cobb Melissa Cobb Karen Coe Jennie Cole Nicole Colesante Cassi Condren Jennifer Cook Anika Cooper Kristi Cummings Stacey Cusey Nicole Dalal Kristin Dasaro Erin Davis Kendel Davis Will Davis Kira deCarvalho Melissa Devereux Shawn Devereux Donna Dobson George Dobson Tiffany Donnell Dedra Dorn Marla Dotzel Ashley Dunaway David DuPree Kelly Duran Rani Earp Jenni Eastin Betty Eldridge Jack Erickson Stacy Erickson Shanikqua ErskineWilliams Sarah Faber Danielle Fachini Betty Fine Julia Fleming Courtney Flyg Kristen Font Andrea Gamble Jennifer Gardner Lorrie Garrett Julie Gehring Susan Gerhard Rebecca Gilberg Kristina Giometti Barb Gocke Maryellen Gonzales Edith Gore Jeff Gosey Adriane Grace Betsy Graham Michelle Grant Barbara Gray Tom Gray Amanda Greehey Chris Greehey Chris Green Rochelle Green Whitney Grundy Kelly Gu Steven Haas Kimera Hall Ben Hardman Kathryn Hardman Keely Hart Chelsea Heath Chad Henke Heidi Henke Tiffany Henry Charles Herget Vicky Herget Cindy Higginbotham Vilma Himel Troy Hines Imy Hoang Chantal Hodge Alayna Hoenig John Hoenig Scott Hoke Darci Holliday Beth Holman Bill Holman Rachel Hood Meesh Hooten Chris Housewright Amy Houstoun Martin Hristov Johnny Huang Tiffany Hunt Stephanie Huston Auburn Hutson Kenny Infante Kacie Innes Emma Irwin Jillian Janak Shantell Jarvis Earl Jefferson Luis Jenkins Noah Johnston Danielle Jones Debbie Jones Jason Jones Tamara Jones Brianna Kaminski Kirsten Kaminski Sherry Karnavas Sandi Karrmann Lisken Kastalanych Randy Kastalanych Andrea Keene David Kelly Debbie Kelly Rebecca Kemp Lisa Kendall Ginger Kennedy Don Kersting Sadie Kersting Heather Keser Mindi Kimmell Natalie Kingsley Katherine KnowlesMarchione Keesha Koehler Kathy Kopel Steve Kopel Megan Krizan Paul Krizan Grace Ku Sally Lam Mike Land Sheri Land Michelle Lane Mike Lane Sydney Larimore Tammy Lawson Justin Lewis Angie Lico Lauren Lipe Vigen Kelli Little Natalie Llorente Debbie Lowe Jeremy Lowe Mandy Lowe Mark Luehrs

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volunteers Susan Luehrs Karen Lund Angie Madden Chris Madden Abby Mages Vincent Marchione Lacretia Marsh Andrew Marshall Leah Marshall Margo Marshall Rahima Masani Heather McBride Todd McBride Donovan McDaniel Carmen McElwain Sarah McKittrick Andy McKnight Erin McKnight Casey McNamara Kelly Medley Susan Medrano Kaylan Mentesana Darci Miller Holly Miller Laura Miller Micah Miller Norm Miller Scottie Miller Crystal Mitchell Cheryl Moore Kathy Moore Patrick Moore Susan Moore Dillman Moree Jeff Morton Katie Morton Dawn Moshier Christy Murphy D Murphy Joe Murphy Kristy Murphy Matt Murphy Scott Murray Robin Murtha Brittany Narney Lauren Nemeth Friggel Christine O Brien Christine Olbermann Joe Omoworare Laran O Neill Niki Orona Camila Paes Elisangela Paes Betty Pan Ioanna Papas Jerad Pardue Lauren Pardue Ashley Parker Alpesh Patel Heather Patel Cathy Pearson Caitlin Pena Drew Pennington Jamie Pennington Sabrina Perrenoud Amy Perry Zack Perry Adam Prasifka Cori Prasifka Kate Pritchett Les Pritchett Monica Pritchett Angie Rackler Tim Rackler Heather Reed Corri Reichert Kristen Rhodes Tina Rincon Christina Riska Kady Roberts Michele Roberts Tara Ross Tammie Rostant Heather Rucker Elizabeth Rugenstein Katherine Rugenstein Casey Ryan Latisha Ryan Tania Sabir Chris Saddock Jody Sartin Joanie Saynor Jane Schoen David Scott Melissa Scott John Seale Katie Seale Brian Seay Lisa Seay Christie Secor Austin Shaffer Stephanie Shaffer Aisan Shahrdar Shannon Sharp Jane Sheldon Laura Sherrell Austin Shirley Jennifer Shoemaker John Simon Jr Jay Silvernia Leigh Slade Ryann Slade Jennifer Smallwood Kelly Smartt Madison Smartt Jennifer Smith Mollie Smith Katherine Snyder Amelia Sommers Melissa Sommers Madelyn Sosinski Molly Sosinski Rachel Sosinski Andrea Speaker Amy Speck Maggie Speck Kristin Spellman Adam Spence Don Spence Taryn Spence Christina Steinauer Amy Stewman Ryan Stewman Jenny Stilwell Maddie Stjernstrom Amanda Stokes Erin Stokes Lindsay Stout Holly Strong Jason Strong Jessica Stroud Jonathan Stroud Jeni Stuart Kevin Summers Laura Summers Tamara Summers Laura Taylor Michele Thatcher Mike Thatcher Ashley Thomas Simone Thomas Lincoln Thompson Amanda Thrash Elizabeth Tobaben Kara Tobaben Rebeca Toshinaga Ha Tran Dan Trempala Jennifer Trempala Connor Trevino Cara Truett Charla Truett Ella Urbach Tara Urbach Julie Vaughan Kendy Visniewski Mike Visniewski Bill Walsh Susanne Walsh Xiaocui Wang Jenny Watts Kate Webb Becky Weiss Nick Weiss Cori Wentz Allison Whitmer Ann Williams David Williams Jon Williams Lindsay Williams Rebecca Williams Khristine Wilson Mac Wilson Rachel Wilson Jeff Wolf Beverly Wolfe Cheryl Wolfe Christy Womack Angela Wommack Erik Wynkoop Sara Wynkoop Penelope Yanus Anne Yarbrough Mike Yelm Whitney Yelm Annie Young Madison Zakarian Tara Zenor Allison Zucconi Jennifer Zucconi Tom Zucconi 22

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Get Back in the Game F ormer POPCS athletes and parents of athletes POPCS is offering you the opportunity to get back in the game and impact a new generation of athletes by donating to the Forward in Faith campaign This campaign will help transform multiple areas of our campus blessing current and future generations of athletes with an extensive transformation of the Chris Hahn Gymnasium new locker rooms new turf in the Eagle Stadium and a state of the art performance center Laying forme Tim and Debbie Arndorfer in honor of Alexandria Arndorfer 15 and Matthew Arndorfer 17 Chris and Julie Arrowsmith in honor of Alyssa Arrowsmith 20 and Grace Arrowsmith 23 Tony and Melanie Bailey in honor of Michael Bailey 15 Becky Baird in honor of Bri Baird 16 Josh and Lissa Bannerman in honor of Alex Bannerman 25 Nareg and Shevan Basmadjian in honor of Alene Basmadjian 18 and Lena Basmadjian 20 Greg and Krista Bates in honor of Cameron Bates 18 and Erin Bates 23 Through the generosity of the Blankinship family all gifts made by you during the campaign will be matched dollar for dollar up to 75 000 DOUBLING the impact of your gift All gifts of 1 000 or more to the campaign will be recognized on a donor board located near the gym and can be made in full or in installments To pay in installments call or text Krista Bates at 972 824 4205 Marshall and Kathy Belew in honor of Jonah Belew 22 and Kyle Belew 24 Join the team of donors who have already given To give today scan one of the following QR codes Thank you for stepping up Jeff and Susan Bitting in honor of Jake Bitting 13 and Cole Bitting 15 Devon and Kathryn Bengtson in honor of Brady Bengtson 24 John and Karen Bennett in honor of Zach Bennett 21 Jessica Benson in honor of Wade Benson 24 Brent and Karen Blackwell in honor of Josh Raynes 12 Jeff and Courtney Blankinship in honor of Pierce Blankinship 19 23 Todd and Sherri Bloom in honor of David Bloom 13 and John Bloom 16 David and Suzette Boyd in honor of Allison Boyd 22 Bob and Cheri Brooks in honor of Blaine Brooks 20 and Grayson Brooks 23 Kevin and Mandy Cantrell in honor of Ryan Cantrell 24 Alex and Diane Cantu in honor of Madi Cantu 11 and Alexander Cantu 16 Matt and Nancy Cardwell in honor of Andrew Cardwell 21 and Aaron Cardwell 24 Patrick and Kara Carlove in honor of Hayley Carlove Bailey 14 Kayla Carlove 16 and Olivia Carlove 20 Ted Casey and Angela Wommack in honor of Trinity Casey 20 and Avery Casey 24 Alex and Kelli Castro in honor of Ben Castro 19 Emma Castro 20 and Megan Castro 23 Kurt and Christa Claussner in honor of Anna Claussner 22 and Karl Claussner 25 Jon and Melissa Cobb in honor of Abby Cobb 25 Greg and Jennifer Cook in honor of Harrison Cook 25 and Reeves Cook 24 Taylor Cook 19 David Craig in honor of Collin Craig 23

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g a Firm Foundation er popcs athlete donors David Dozzo in honor of Anthony Dozzo 17 Craig and Maryanne Faubel in honor of Sterling Faubel 94 and Ben Faubel 98 Pat and Colette Franckhauser in honor of Erin Franckhauser 16 and Ryan Franckhauser 18 Mark and Debbie Freeman in honor of Caroline Freeman 23 and Cole Freeman 23 Dan and Lori Gwynn in honor of Lorenzo Barbara 21 and Luci Barbara 25 Chris and Tricia Hahn in honor of Whitney Hahn 14 Tyler Hahn 17 and Brent Hahn 20 Michael and Rachel Hardin in honor of Natalie Hardin 16 and Hunter Hardin 21 Chad and Heidi Henke in honor of Kaley Henke 21 Karli Henke 22 and Payton Henke 25 Rich and Donna Hofstra in honor of Ricky Hofstra 10 Annee Hofstra Helmreich 11 and Sammi Hofstra 14 Clayton and Cindy Janak in honor of Cathlyn CJ Janak 12 Steve and Sandi Karrmann in honor of Nicole Karrmann 16 and Taylor Karrmann 18 Mark and Jennifer Kenneth in honor of Anthony Kenneth 24 Don and Sadie Kersting in honor of Parker Kersting 24 Terri Killian in honor of Matt Killian 15 and Kyle Killian 19 Bill and Kim Knights in honor of Alex Knights 21 Rick and Pam Knotts in honor of Reid Knotts 10 and Ryan Knotts 10 Jake Land 21 Jeremy and Mandy Lowe in honor of Zach Lowe 25 Charles and Vicky Herget in honor of Isabella Herget 18 Ana Herget 21 and James Herget 24 Mark and Susan Luehrs in honor of Tanner Luehrs 13 and Kaci Luehrs 24 Jerry and Sharon Herrin in honor of Daniel Herrin 16 Cara Mark in honor of Hayden Mark 17 and Chloe Mark 20 Quan and Imy Hoang in honor of Sarah Hoang 21 and Ethan Hoang 25 Lee and Lauren McCormick in honor of Austin McCormick 20 Preston McCormick 20 and Carson McCormick 21 Mike and Jody Hoerr in honor of Pat Hoerr 14 and Cody Hoerr 20 Dean and April Miller in honor of Matthew Miller 24 Micah and Darci Miller in honor of Jonah Miller 21 and Joel Miller 24 Michael and Kerry Smith in honor of Jackson Smith 23 and Hudson Smith 24 Joe and D Murphy in honor of Mackenzie Murphy 23 Jason and Holly Strong in honor of Parker Strong 18 Hayden Strong 20 and Carson Strong 23 Gary Murtha in honor of Greyson Murtha 23 Joakim and Paige Nordell in honor of Anders Nordell 25 Kevin and Tamara Summers in honor of Laura Summers 24 Terry and Christine O Brien in honor of Ian O Brien 23 Mike and Michele Thatcher in honor of Alex Baird 13 and Josh Thatcher 20 Joe and Dupe Omoworare in honor of Isabel Omoworare 21 Jim and Kara Tobaben in honor of Will Tobaben 20 and Elizabeth Tobaben 22 Les and Monica Pritchett in honor of Grace Pritchett 23 and Kate Pritchett 24 Corey and Tara Urbach in honor of Ella Urbach 22 Mike and Pat Rodemers in honor of Lauren Rodemers 16 David and Tori Rush in honor of Whitney Rush 17 Derick and Claudia Schaefer in honor of Sebastian Schaefer 22 Lisa and Brian Seay in honor of Catherine Seay 25 Jim and Charisse Shadley in honor of Jessica Shadley 10 Michael Shadley 12 and Stephanie Shadley 14 Cambize and Aisan Shahrdar in honor of Sufia Shahrdar 25 Bryan and Dana Shuford in honor of Kara Shuford 25 Madison and Kelly Smartt in honor of Hope Smartt 23 James and Julie Vaughan in honor of Annie Vaughan 20 Scott and Michelle Webb in honor of Kate Webb 23 Mark and Jennifer Withrow in honor of Elliott Fry 13 and Elyce Fry 18 Rob and Diane Witte in honor of Kyle Witte 19 Jeff and Julie Wolf in honor of Davis Wolf 14 Claire Wolf 15 and Conrad Wolf 20 Richard and Shelly Wright in honor of Leah Wright 13 and Brock Wright 16 Please note that this rendering includes athletes who are currently students at POPCS but will have graduated by the end of the Forward in Faith campaign 24

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Dear POPCS A tradition that I ve come to love and respect at POPCS is the selection of each year s Bible verse and accompanying school theme In the spring semester of each year Reverend Ashcraft and a group of rising seniors gather over the course of several weeks to have deep conversations about life family and school in order to see how God manifests Himself in our lives This process culminates in the students praying over and selecting a Bible verse that embodies how they perceive God working in their lives and then matching that verse to a school theme In the spring of 2021 our world was emerging from a pandemic the likes of which we had never seen This pandemic wreaked havoc on the physical and mental health of millions of people and its effects are still being felt Our then rising seniors selected Fearless as the school theme based on Deuteronomy 31 8 which reads The Lord Himself goes before you and will be with you He will never leave you nor forsake you Do not be afraid do not be discouraged This powerful verse pierced our hearts as we moved into a new post pandemic normal in which our school community navigated a new learning environment as well as for the first time in 18 years a new Head of School Each time we worried about what challenge or anxiety the 2021 2022 school year might present we could boldly proclaim the Word of the Lord and speak faith and courage against it Do not be afraid God would assure Do not be discouraged Candidly at times it was hard to listen and trust those words from God And more than two years after COVID 19 first shut down our country we are just now seeing the full effect the pandemic had on our children School counselors across America find alarming anxiety depression and emotional deregulation in young students Academic behaviors have taken a hit with students experiencing difficulty with working together focusing time management and completing tasks Conflicts with friends online harassment and even physical altercations have increased It s almost too much to comprehend But when I look back at this past year I see a school and community that rallied together to inject a sense of normalcy family love care and faith into all our Eagle students reminding them that Jesus always walks ahead of them even during incredible uncertainty And how could they know this How could they see Him In the beautiful work of our teachers principals directors and staff I was blessed to witness faculty and staff greeting students daily with a smile hug fist bump or a wave letting them know that we were here for them praying with students in the hallway leading devotions before school and hanging out after a practice or game to make sure they were okay They are the hands and feet of Jesus who made our students feel Welcomed Known Connected and Prepared in a world we have never seen before trusting in Jesus to be with them as they led our students Quite simply our faculty and staff embodied the POPCS difference this last year and I could not be prouder of them I m so thankful we have a God who walks before us who will not leave us and who will encourage us in the darkest days Similarly I am thankful for all our families who are a critical part of our school community and family It is a blessing and honor to care for and teach your children Go Eagles Dr Jeremy Lowe Head of School 25

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Building a Legacy of Giving 42 250 000 1 000 000 From the day Patrick Carlove accepted the job as Chief Advancement Officer for POPCS in 2016 those numbers represented his challenge in his new position Up until that time the highest percentage of families supporting the school s annual fund was 42 the largest amount raised by the annual fund was 250 000 and only 1 000 000 was raised in each of the 5 000 000 campaigns that took place from 2010 2015 In addition the school was facing a significant amount of facilities maintenance which had been deferred while the school added the dining hall and baseball diamond Today Patrick can breathe a little easier In the 2021 2022 school year the comprehensive Eagle Fund Forward in Faith campaign ended with 86 of families participating double the number of six years ago and more than 20 higher than the median participation for national independent schools i e non public In 2020 2021 the year before the Forward in Faith capital campaign was launched families donated more than 1 500 000 to the Eagle Fund allowing the school to complete the last of the past due maintenance including replacing roofs and AC systems changing out flooring and updating bathrooms Finally in the first year of the Forward in Faith campaign our community donated over 2 400 000 Those numbers would have been mind blowing six years ago In fact they are mind blowing for a lot of private schools many of them larger than POPCS says Patrick How did it happen This year s comprehensive Eagle Fund Forward in Faith campaign is the culmination of six years of work That work began with the development of a master plan for the campus in the fall of 2016 a wish list of sorts Starting with the master plan and then adding additional campus needs the POPCS Board created a strategic plan for bringing about needed facilities maintenance and enhancements for the period from 2016 2022 states Patrick He adds Once the strategic plan was in place all fundraising in the school was consolidated into the revamped POPCS 26

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20 8 20 4 1 16 Top Completed Projects 2016 2022 Middle and Upper School SmartLab Floor Plan POPCS Advancement Team Principles Why do we exist To communicate and advance the school s mission and strategic plan How do we behave We follow Jesus example of compassion integrity and strong leadership What do we do We connect people to the school cultivate meaningful relationships and create a culture of giving How do we succeed Include and recognize our community communicate effectively and give all the glory to God 27 Eagle Fund The final step was the creation of a Clearinghouse committee comprised of school division heads that meet each year to discuss projects they would like to tackle if annual giving allows The new fundraising structure served multiple roles in setting the stage for a successful capital campaign 1 It acted as a training ground for the phases of a capital campaign 2 It demonstrated what our community is capable of raising 3 It helped identify those parts of the master plan that aligned with the timing of our leadership level donors The Role of an Annual Fund Every capital campaign has three phases the creation of a group of committed volunteers who are willing to promote the school s objectives a quiet phase in which the Advancement team builds up a bank of leadership level donors giving 1 000 or more and a public phase to seek the support of the remaining portion of the community While this last phase may not seem as important to the success of a campaign Patrick points out that high participation rates get major donors excited about giving making it a crucial part of any campaign An annual fund has the same three phases as a capital campaign When we revamped the Eagle Fund in 2017 we began to be strategic about how we raised money establishing an Eagle Fund Cabinet cultivating relationships with leadership level donors and then making a big participation push explains Patrick He adds In doing this we have been practicing the phases of a

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OSPT2017 585595CUSH F104 Buy 2 Trapeziod tables Existing Existing 2 sided bookcase PL103 30x72 table Existing 2 sided bookcase Existing 30x60 table 28 10 15 11 Existing 30x60 table CORRIDOR 35 20 F103 Existing 2 sided bookcase Existing Rhodes bookcase chair PLTLMP48 PL131 PL44SGD_OD PL133LEG PL2044OH 316 42 24 PL166 Jeni Stuart Rhodes Maple successful capital campaign every year Once we were successful with the annual fund we were ready to launch a capital campaign An annual fund also serves as the best indicator of how much you can raise in a capital campaign It demonstrates what your community is capable of giving Research shows that a reasonable estimate of what you can raise in a capital campaign is five times the amount raised in an annual campaign That estimate aligns with what we did in our prior campaign so we knew that if we wanted to run a successful 5 000 000 campaign we had to raise more annually states Patrick Last but not least running an annual fund allows the school s Advancement team to cultivate relationships with leadership donors By developing relationships with leadership donors we have the chance to organically learn what changes core donors are passionate about seeing happen at the school For a capital campaign to be successful your planned projects must align with those areas in which your major donors are passionate Building a Team At the same time Patrick set out to change the face of POPCS fundraising he began searching for people to add to his team in the areas of data management volunteer recruitment event planning and annual fund participation growth The key to fundraising is finding the right people The Eagle Performance Center Elevating the POPCS Athletic Program O ver the last decade athletic programs have played an increasingly important role in schools profoundly impacting individuals schools and communities Regardless of the sport involved athletics brings people together teaches kids time management and teamwork expands leadership skills and in a school the size of POPCS offers kids the opportunity to try something new Thus taking an athletic program seriously is important to a school s overall health In the opinion of Alex Pena POPCS Assistant Athletic Director the strength of a program starts with its facilities Since I came to POPCS I have had the idea of creating a state of the art athletic complex I want a place that creates an identity for the athletic department and provides athletes with a facility of which they can be proud and in which they can come together sets out Coach Pena The current facility was built in 2004 at a time when the upper school athletic program was just getting started This facility has several challenges Although it has been expanded over the years the school s growth has outpaced the amount of equipment the school has meaning athletes waste valuable time waiting for openings to become available In addition the current equipment is outdated completely lacking in the technology which has changed the way athletes train The Forward in Faith campaign hopes to raise the money needed to change all of this If successful the campaign will allow POPCS to create a complex equivalent to that found in a small college The current weight room will be converted into locker rooms where student athletes can change clothes and congregate Right now kids are changing in whatever bathroom they can find We need to change that states Coach Pena The other side of the athletic facility will have 12 new platforms and racks outfitted with iPads so kids can track their performance Coach Pena explains This data can be viewed by the athletes showing them where they have room for improvement and be analyzed by coaches allowing them to create individualized workout plans for athletes which can be seen on TV monitors during workouts Coach Pena also hopes to add a new sports court and turf so that kids can do speed work in the gym With this accomplished POPCS athletics will have 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to build the right programs so you can ultimately build the facilities to house those programs says Patrick With jobs opening up in Advancement Patrick added Sue Joiner Sheri Land and Krista Bates Then we spent time together as a team hammering out the principles of our office Now those principles serve as the standard for everything we do in our office and we believe that if we adhere to those principles in doing our job success will follow Patrick shares see POPCS Advancement Team Principles inset on page 27 The results of this year s campaign demonstrate the accuracy of this belief By the time the Forward in Faith campaign concludes I believe we will have reached the 10 000 000 mark Where do we go from here The immediate goal is to finish strong with the Forward in Faith campaign Patrick says This past summer we accomplished four of our major campaign objectives renovating the Chris Hahn Gym building a Middle School Upper School SmartLab creating the Eagle Success Center and replacing the Eagle Stadium turf That leaves the Fine Arts Center updates and the Eagle Performance Center see Eagle Performance Center inset on page 28 and Fine Arts Center inset on page 29 At the current rate of support we may finish the capital campaign a year ahead of schedule which means all projects will be completed by summer of 2023 In the meantime the school s leadership has already completed a strategic plan that will govern maintenance and enhancements for the next six years Any funds raised above and beyond the requirements of the strategic plan will be used for additional items which are identified by the POPCS Clearinghouse and approved by the Board of Directors We are always looking forward stepping out in faith confident that God is going before us and trusting that He will bless our mission to share Christ with more people on a campus that is always evolving shares Patrick So you might say POPCS is stepping forward in faith So far so good 29 Fine Arts Center Transforming our Technology to Advance the Arts T hose who have experienced a fine arts production at POPCS know that the school boasts a roster of incredible fine arts faculty and a school full of talented students Similar to an athletic program the school s facilities serve as the cornerstone of the fine arts program Like in so many other areas of education the technology being used in stage productions is changing at lightning fast speeds This means the technology lights sound system etc originally installed when the Fine Arts Center was built in 2009 is greatly in need of an update One of this year s planned campaign projects will be updates to the Fine Arts Center At the current time the major priorities for the FAC are upgrading the main system for functionality upgrading microphones to replace those that are in the wrong frequency brackets and installing monitors for use by speakers Other needs include additional projectors upgraded house lights to lamps or even better a new LED system These upgrades will provide significant enhancements to the FAC raising the school s productions to new levels The world of technology is moving on says Rachel Dupree the POPCS Director of Theater and if we aren t moving with it we are limiting the potential of our program Rachel adds If we want to claim to be a high tech school we can t just do it by adding Macbooks iPads and a Smartlab we need the entire campus to be up to date So as they say in the theater world let s get this show on the road

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RAY FRICKE S LEGACY LIVES ON IN THE GOOD SHEPHERD AWARD Given to those whose commitment service achievements involvement and passion for POPCS have made a generational impact on our community the Ray Fricke Good Shepherd Award is presented each spring at commencement The award was instituted in 2013 when it was presented to Ray s wife Marlene Fricke in his honor Ray Fricke served as principal of POPCS from 1991 1998 and is remembered for his servant heart and lasting dedication to our school This year s Good Shepherd Award recipient is Jeff Wolf Celia and Davis Wolf 14 Jeff and Julie Wolf Claire Wolf 15 and Josh Chiasson and Conrad Wolf Jeff Wolf A Man with a Mission O scar winning Best Picture Dead Poets Society is one of those movies that once seen is rarely forgotten But for Jeff Wolf fresh out of Texas McCombs School of Business the movie has had a lasting impact At one point Professor John Keating steps onto his desk Addressing his students he explains I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way Just when you think you know something you have to look at it in another way Even though it may seem silly or wrong you must try Looking back now Jeff sees how those words permanently changed how he views a challenge and for the last 12 years driving the way he has served POPCS While Jeff and Julie Wolf s first two children Davis 12 and Claire 13 attended pre school at POPCS the school became home when Davis and Claire reenrolled in lower school in 2006 joined by Conrad the third Wolf child In those early years Jeff was involved in the school in a variety of ways but in 2011 he was asked to join the Board of Directors As a board member Jeff would be on the front line facing challenges steering the school through uncharted waters and molding the school s future Despite the position being one that might seem daunting to some Jeff didn t hesitate to say yes At the time he joined the board POPCS was separating from Prince of Peace Lutheran Church The school immediately drew on Jeff s background in marketing asking him to review the current marketing plan make recommendations and develop a new strategy for the newly independent school With a board full of finance people and lawyers I felt like I could add value in the areas of technology and the promotion of the school says Jeff After a few years Jeff was asked to chair the Committee of Trustees where he helped recruit and educate new board members leaving his fingerprints on the school by ensuring a diverse and talented leadership group In 2018 Jeff was asked to chair the board for the 2018 2020 school years As Chairman he played a key role in helping to develop a 10 15 year strategy for the school updating the school s mission statement and developing the Portrait of a POPCS Graduate More recently he helped steer POPCS through COVID 19 and hire Dr Jeremy Lowe as the new Head of School For a while it felt like we were in survival mode Jeff observes but it finally feels like we are in a good place What is most obvious to those with whom Jeff serves is his contrasting skill set I am analytical but have a creative side I enjoy creating a vision but I equally enjoy figuring out how to pull it off and then realizing that plan And that scene from Dead Poets Society is always in the back of his mind As a change agent looking to help the school grow I want to look at life through different lenses So I am always asking myself and those around me whether we need to step back and look at this issue in a different way I love that challenge and because of what POPCS has done for our family it has always been a high priority for me to use this gift for POPCS When asked how Jeff Wolf has had a generational impact on the school Associate Head of School Patrick Carlove describes it this way The motivational speaker Zig Ziglar said Outstanding people have one thing in common An absolute sense of mission Jeff is an outstanding person who has a mission POPCS and he has used his God given talents for over a decade to further POPCS s mission impacting hundreds of lives So it is too easy to see how another John Keating quote Seize the day boys Make your lives extraordinary describes Jeff s service to POPCS making both his life and those he has impacted extraordinary 30

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I Apple Award n education the apple has a long history of being associated with knowledge and appreciation In days past students would often show appreciation for their teachers by gifting them an apple In the same way the Apple Award is presented to a faculty or staff member who consistently exceeds the expectations of peers families and administration daily as they perform their job The Apple Award recipients are committed to the mission of POPCS demonstrate a strong faith in Jesus Christ and have a servant s heart for all those with whom they meet These faculty and staff members embody the rallying cry that all students should feel Welcomed Known Connected and Prepared at POPCS Congratulations to the following 2021 2022 Apple Award recipients Kody Bess I f you ve spent any time at all in the Preschool or Lower School at POPCS you know who Kody Bess is and how integral he is to our Eagle community Kody began his time in the POP community by serving as a VBS volunteer for Prince of Peace Lutheran Church He moved over to the school 10 years ago working in the Zone and as a PE Coach then as a Preschool 4s teacher assistant before returning to PE and monitoring recess last year Additionally Kody serves behind the scenes in the A V booth for preschool chapel and Summer in the Zone He s also served at the Middle School lockin Grandparents Day and much more Kody s willingness to happily jump in and help wherever he s needed led his peers to nominate him for the Apple Award In fact Kody s award features a tennis shoe because you frequently see Kody running around the school from one job to another Kody chose a career in education to become a servant leader for students and have the opportunity to impact them He gives thanks for God s gifts and talents being used through him to relate to all the students he interacts with and for the relationships being built with them Kody says his favorite parts of his job include getting to play with stu31 Kody with kids from the POPCS Zone dents helping with chapel and watching students grow through Middle and Upper School after he s connected with them in Preschool and Lower School Even though most of Kody s work revolves around playing with students he takes his ministry seriously He believes he is called to help kids grow towards becoming better adults and helping each child improve from year to year during his time with them Kody strives to help children see that even though there are challenges for them in the world today through faith and determination they can overcome and make their world a better place In his spare time Kody enjoys making unbelievable Christmas light displays and following the WWE wrestling circuit His favorite high school memories revolve around his Culinary Arts class and he says he would love to hear the song Legendary by Skillet every time he walks into a room as it gives him all the adrenaline needed to get things done Kody is truly a blessing to Team Blue making an eternal impact by sharing his love for Jesus with all the students Merrie Buono G rowing up in rural Minnesota Merrie Buono learned the value of family hard work and growing your faith Since coming to the POPCS community nearly 35 years ago she has infused these values into everything she does here From the moment you meet Merrie it is clear why she is an Apple Award recipient She exudes love for Jesus a passion for POPCS and a servant heart all of which led to her nomination by her peers Merrie began her time at POPCS as a parent volunteer when her two children started attending school serving as a room mom and auction co chair Later Merrie became a sub and then joined the staff full time in 2017 as the Lower School and Middle School Office Manager Merrie s family legacy continues as her grandson Boston is now a POPCS student and her daughter Brittany can be seen volunteering at the school Though Merrie s job is not in a classroom her interaction with students is impactful She is thankful for daily

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connections made where she can talk with them about Jesus She loves how unique funny and fascinating children are and enjoys watching them grow and develop Most importantly she wants to ensure that students know about the gift of Jesus death and resurrection and that through Him we are all forgiven and have received the gift of eternal life Merrie also devotes her time to praying for or counseling students and tutoring them after hours and has been known to make an appearance in school plays Merrie with son Benjamin grandson Boston husband Ben and daughter Brittany Merrie believes another important part of her ministry here is to help the staff in any way she can It s here her servant s heart really shines through On any given day you will find her serving a staff member through something as simple as a fresh cup of coffee or covering a class to give them a much needed break When asked what the biggest challenges are today for schools Merrie cites social media and the moral culture of our world She notes there is so much pressure on kids and so many things that can lead them down a dangerous path She encourages us all to pray more than ever for our kids and our culture If Merrie could travel back in time she would visit the 1940s as she loves all things about that time in our history She especially loves the simplicity of life at that time and the fact that hearing church bells ring and going to church was the norm a sign that faith was a priority during that era All of this makes us thankful that Merrie is impacting our kids daily and shining her servant light on the school her certification in elementary and bilingual education and a Master of Education degree from Texas Wesleyan University Vicky came to POPCS 10 years ago when her three children enrolled here As a parent volunteer Vicky served in the school store and as a PSIA coach for Listening Skills Two years later she was hired as a teacher starting in 4th grade then moving to 1st grade for seven years Vicky started the 2021 2022 school year as the Lower School Spanish teacher but when an unforeseen staffing change created the need for a 1st grade teacher she willingly picked up where she had left off and moved back into the 1st grade classroom It was because of this joyful eagerness to go wherever the Lord needed her that Vicky has been recognized by her peers for this year s Apple Award Vicky believes her ministry at POPCS is to provide every student with the best education possible all while teaching them to love and serve Jesus as He has called us to do As she serves as Lower School PSIA director and resumes teaching Spanish full time in the 2022 2023 school year she looks forward to being able to connect with even more children than ever Vicky credits two co workers at a previous teaching position with showing her how to love students unconditionally and to let her love for God shine through in everything she does She also believes every teacher she works with influences what she does in her classroom as they are constantly learning from each other When asked what advice she would offer parents Vicky encourages them to be present and value every minute spent with their children including the simple times like reading a book or having dinner together Most importantly she encourages parents to teach their children how to pray both by modeling prayer and praying with them When she s not teaching at POPCS you can find Vicky enjoying songs from her 80 s playlist or reminiscing about her own high school days on the drill team performing under the Friday night lights It s easy to see the long lasting impact Vicky has had on our community and why we are daily blessed by her positive attitude and willingness to serve students staff and parents Vicky Herget W hen Vicky Herget graduated from UT Austin with a Business Management degree she began a career in the business world However God had other plans for her and after a short 16 months she listened to His prompting to change careers Going back to school Vicky earned Vicky with son James 24 daughters Isabella and Ana 21 and husband Charles 32

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2021 2022 eagle highlights 12 POPCS students from lower school to upper school were baptized 8th Grade student Ariel Huong scored a perfect score on the Information Skills test at the PSIA District Academic Contest 5th grade students took first place at the Metroplex Math Competition Upper school student Emery Gray won Outstanding Lead Performer at the Broadway Dallas High School Musical Theatre Awards and competed in New York City for the national title at the Jimmy Awards 33 POPCS received its reaccreditation from the National Lutheran School Association and Cognia During the accreditation process the validation team identified eight outstanding strengths one potential powerful practice and no major deficiencies

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Lower school students Ellie Fine Aiden Spitzer Graham Marshall Avy Huang and Wesley Morton placed in the State PSIA competition 8th grade students took first place at the Metroplex Math Competition Percussionist Noah Johnston made Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra POPCS families contributed food to packed and decorated more than 40 boxes for LovePacs to help feed children in need during the 2022 spring break The middle school Womens Basketball Team won the Lutheran Basketball Association of America National Championship The upper school Mens Varsity Soccer team won the TAPPS 5A Division II State Championship The FTC Robotics team won the TAPPS State Championship 34

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eagle alumni WHERE ARE THEY NOW If you would like to have information in next year s annual report please send it to alumni popcs org Class of 2010 Jessica Shadley Miles and her husband Brad welcomed Millie Lynn Miles on March 30 2022 Big brother Max is now two They live in Boulder CO Class of 2012 Class of 2014 Captain Kinser Gus Newkirk Kacie Newkirk spent the last two graduated from Air Force years teaching 3rd and 4th grade Undergraduate Pilot Training in in Frisco ISD This past June she Columbus MS on April 15 2022 moved to Wasilla AK where she is In November he will be moving to now teaching kindergarten and has Alamogordo NM to start training plans to do a lot of outdoor activities in the F 16 On June 18 2022 he married his best friend Emily Schleif Class of 2013 Jessanna Weiss Fitzpatrick and her husband Austin moved back to Dallas TX after a year and a half in Ohio They also welcomed their precious son Griffin in July 2021 Class of 2011 Sarah Meisenheimer was promoted to Tax Auditor 3 for the Texas State Comptroller of Public Accounts She will be marrying Austin Averitt on October 22 2022 They have been together since September of 2013 35 Jon Lawson got engaged to Maddie McLaughlin on November 21 2021 They plan to wed in the summer of 2023 Jon is a Mechanical Engineer and currently works at Firefly Aerospace in Austin TX Jake Bitting married Hannah Shearer on March 27 2021 at the Dallas Arboretum Jake and Hannah will continue to reside in Dallas TX Davis Wolf lives in Boston MA and is employed by Forrester Research Davis will be marrying his fianc Celia in September of this year Class of 2015 Claire Wolf Chiasson married Josh Chiasson on March 19 2022 Claire is working as a Registered Nurse at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital in the IMU unit She and Josh foster dogs for Best Friends Animal Society Houston

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Class of 2016 Maddie Gerhard has completed her first year at Baylor Law School in Waco TX This past summer she interned for a judge in Collin County for the first half of the summer and interned at the Collin County DA s office for the second half Eli Mensing graduated from Rice University in 2020 with BA in economics Following graduation he worked for the Harris County Public Defender s Office This fall Eli will start law school at Harvard University Brock Wright graduated with a Master s degree in Agribusiness from Oklahoma State University in May 2022 He is currently working as a Business Intelligence Analyst for Marabek her Master s degree in Mechanical Engineering Cade Bateman graduated from TCU magna cum laude with a BBA in Finance He has commissioned as an officer in the Army in Military Intelligence and his rank is Second Lieutenant He will report to Fort Bragg NC in January 2023 Cameron Bates graduated from the Liberal Arts Honors and Psychology Honors programs at the University of Texas with a major in psychology and a minor in child development Cameron began graduate school at UT in August to obtain a Master s degree in Social Work University of Texas in December 2021 with a BBA in Finance with Honors and a minor in Accounting Zach started work at Dell Technologies in August in their finance department Dawson Madlena graduated from Texas Tech University with the honor of magna cum laude this past May He graduated with a BBA degree in Business Management Business Marketing He now works as a Project Manager Estimator for Hamm s Construction in Dallas TX Sydney Price is a flight attendant for Southwest Airlines Although she is based out of Denver CO at the time this article was written she was residing in Austin TX Class of 2017 Mackenzie Green and JT McGaughy got engaged on April 3 2022 They will be married October 7 2023 in Dallas TX Holden Campbell graduated from Texas A M in May 2022 with a degree in mechanical engineering During Holden s senior year his team won first place at the TAMU showcase for their Space X capstone project Class of 2018 Alene Basmadjian graduated in May 2022 with Special Distinction from the University of Oklahoma with a BS in Mechanical Engineering Alene is currently at OU and is pursuing Ryann Roberts graduated from the University of Georgia in May of 2022 Following graduation she went to work as a compliance analyst at Voya a finance and insurance company located in Sandy Spring GA Zach Gerhard graduated from the 36

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the leadership council in her dorm Following graduation she interned in a museum in Costa Rica After taking some time off she plans to pursue a Master s degree in Archaeology Parker Strong graduated from the Spears School of Business at OSU with a Marketing major and Management minor Parker plans to start his full time career in Dallas but will continue his job as a remote California territory manager for Fuzion Flooring Parker is still dating his girlfriend Whitney Rush also a POPCS alum Brendan vonBehren spent the summer of 2021 interning at NFL Films During his senior year at Texas A M he worked at 12th Man Productions shooting and editing videos for Texas A M s football team and TV show He graduated this past May with honors from Texas A M University s Mays Business School with a BBA in Marketing Brendan now lives in Kansas City and works at Let it Fly Media Class of 2019 Ashley Medlin graduated from Baylor University in May 2022 in the Honors College with majors in Anthropology and Spanish While at Baylor she traveled to Costa Rica served as an officer for Lutherans Doing Life Together and the Anthropology Society and served on 37 There she met her boyfriend Alex who was finishing his fifth year in the Marine Corps on Kaneohe base in Hawaii After finishing her first year Chloe moved to Georgia where Alex is working Chloe is currently working on her degree from Georgia Southern University Joseph Mikulec finished the spring 2021 semester at Southern Nazarene University In the summer of 2021 Joseph transferred to Texas A M University in College Station He will major in Leadership Studies with a double minor in Business AgriFood Sales in the Weston Agri Food Sales Program Joseph also made the Aggie Football Team as a walk on running back and was inducted into the Honor Society of Agriculture Gamma Sigma Delta for his academic achievement and service Garrett River graduated from Collin College Fire Academy Class 83 on May 9 2022 He is now applying to various communities in the DFW area to find the community he will serve as a firefighter At his graduation Garrett was recognized by his instructors for his servant leadership and given the spirit award for his contribution to the Fire Academy team Class of 2020 Class of 2021 Katherine Rugenstein completed her first UNT semester and is part of a UNT Bible study service group that works with non profits in the Frisco area Chloe Johnson attended one year at the University of Hawaii at Manoa During the 2021 2022 school year Class of 2022 families donated 76 480 to the Eagle Fund Forward in Faith campaign to help purchase new visitor bleachers for the Chris Hahn Gymnasium In addition 83 of families participated in giving setting a record participation level for a senior class Thank you Class of 2022

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about us OUR MISSION POPCS provides a Christ centered exemplary education equipping students for leadership service and success 4004 Midway Road Carrollton TX 75007 2018 972 447 0532 www popcs org Follow Us 2021 2022 SCHOOL LEADERSHIP Dr Jeremy Lowe Head of School Patrick Carlove Associate Head of School Ashley Ashcraft Upper School Principal Betsy Graham Preschool Grade 8 Principal Tyler Burke Athletic Director Tori Rush Director of Enrollment Services 2021 2022 SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS Prince of Peace Christian School admits students of any race color and national or ethnic origin to all the rights privileges programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school The school does not discriminate on the basis of race color and national or ethnic origin in the administration of its education admission policies tuition assistance athletic and other school administered programs Dr Jeremy Lowe Head of School Sandi Karrmann Chair Michele Thatcher Vice Chair Monica Pritchett Treasurer Jason Strong At Large Member of Executive Committee Carrie Binns Todd Bloom Terry Brunenn Susan Gerhard Paul Krizan Karen Lund Pastor Micah Miller Joe Omoworare Jane Schoen Don Spence Julie Vaughan Jeff Wolf 38

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4004 Midway Road Carrollton Texas 75007 2018 972 447 0532 www popcs org PRESORTED STANDARD U S POSTAGE PAID PERMIT NO 3193 DALLAS TX