Named Endowments

Endowment is the most reliable source of long-term security for an institution. Named endowments, starting at $50,000, provide a way to recognize a person or family in perpetuity while also providing permanent support for St. Stephen’s.
 
Allen Family Boarding Life Endowment
Established by Carol Margaret Allen, Platt L. Allen III ’84 and Brian Allen ’89 to support the boarding program

Alumni Financial Aid Endowment
Established by St. Stephen’s alumni to support financial aid

Catherine O'Hara Merriam Albert ’91 Endowment
Established by Robert Merriam in honor of his daughter Catherine O'Hara Merriam Albert '91 to support the general endowment
 
Gretchen and Chris Atwell Family Endowment
Established by Gretchen and Chris Atwell to support need-based aid beyond tuition at St. Stephen’s

Lou Porter Bailey ’71 Endowment
Established by Bill Bond ’74, fellow alumni and friends to honor Lou Porter Bailey’s ’71 service to the school and to support the general endowment
 
Mamie Dell Barrow Endowed Chair in English
Established in memory of Mamie Dell Barrow by Sarah Barrow Seline to support an endowed chair in the English Department

Elizabeth and Allen Becker Library Endowment
Established by Elizabeth and Allen Becker to support Becker Library and the general endowment

Caroline Bowen Merriam Bennett ’89 Endowment
Established by Robert Merriam in honor of his daughter Caroline Bowen Merriam Bennett '89 to support the general endowment
 
Bishops of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas Endowment
Established by Jolynn and Gregory Free in honor of the leadership of the Bishops of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas to support the general endowment
 
Bishop’s Medal Endowment
Established by the Rt. Rev. John E. and Helen Hines to support the annual award of the Bishop’s Medal

Kennon and Roger Bowen Endowment
Established by the St. Stephen's Board of Trustees to honor Kennon and Roger Bowen’s service to the school and to support the general endowment

Carol A. Buch Family Endowment
Established by Tim, Emily and Daniel Wilschetz in memory of their wife and mother, Carol Buch, to support the general endowment
 
Kathy and Danny Caldwell Family Endowment
Established by Kathy and Danny Caldwell to support the general endowment
 
Joanne and Jack Crosby Family Endowment
Established by Joanne and Jack Crosby to support the general endowment

John P. Dennison Financial Aid Endowment
Established in memory of John P. Dennison by his daughter, Claire Dennison Griffith ’76, to support financial aid

Linda Lanham Douglass Financial Aid Endowment
Established by the St. Stephen's community to honor Linda Lanham Douglass’ service to the school and to support financial aid
 
J. Schreiner Dunnam ’82 Financial Aid Endowment
Established in memory of J. Schreiner Dunnam ’82 by his family and friends to support financial aid
 
Alan Fenton Financial Aid Endowment
Established by the St. Stephen’s community to honor Alan Fenton's service to the school and to support financial aid

Dobbie Leverton Fenton ’63 Financial Aid Endowment
Established in memory of Dobbie Leverton Fenton ’63 by her family and friends to support financial aid

Financial Aid Endowment
Established by St. Stephen’s donors to support financial aid
 
Fondren Foundation Financial Aid Endowment
Established by the Fondren Foundation trustees to support financial aid

Priscilla and Robert Foster Financial Aid Endowment
Established in memory of Priscilla and Robert Foster by their family and friends to support Middle School financial aid
 
Lauren Garcia ’07 and Michael Garcia ’09 Endowment
Established by Dolores Garcia in honor of Lauren Garcia ’07 and Michael Garcia ’09 to support the general endowment

John D. Gerhart ’61 Master Teaching Chair Endowment
Established in memory of John D. Gerhart ’61 by his family, friends and St. Stephen’s classmates
 
Sandra W. Graham ’58 Financial Aid Endowment
Established in memory of Sandra W. Graham ’58 by her grandmother, Annie Ray Poth, to support financial aid for a boarding student who has exhibited academic achievement, strong moral character, and financial need

Rudolph H. Green ’71 and Joyce Christian Family Endowment
Established by Rudolph H. Green ’71 and Joyce Christian to support financial aid

Jack Webster Grigsby Library Endowment
Established by Jack W. Grigsby to support the library

Anne Dewey Guerin Drama Endowment
Established in memory of Anne Dewey Guerin by her family and friends to support the theatre program

Marci and Louis Henna ’64 Family Financial Aid Endowment
Established by Marci and Louis Henna ’64 to support financial aid
 
John E. and Helen Hines Endowment
Established in memory of John and Helen Hines by their family and friends to support financial aid

Jack and Burdine Johnson Endowment
Established by the Burdine Johnson Foundation trustees to support the general endowment in memory of Jack and Burdine Johnson’s dynamic leadership, as well as their early, critical support of the school
 
Mary and John C. Jones Family Faculty Support and Financial Aid Endowment
Established by Mary and John C. Jones to support the faculty and financial aid
 
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Financial Aid Endowment
Established by trustees and donors of St. Stephen’s to honor the school’s commitment to Dr. King’s legacy and vision: “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education.”
 
Sue and Bob Kirkpatrick Endowment
Established by the St. Stephen’s Board of Trustees to honor Sue and Bob Kirkpatrick’s service to the school and to support financial aid
 
Lucille Lyons Financial Aid Endowment
Established by Lucille Lyons to support students from Mexico at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School
 
Peg Manley Financial Aid Endowment
Established by Harper Montgomery ’90 and Bradley Tusk to honor Harper’s mother, Peg Manley, and to support financial aid
 
Master Teaching Chair in Critical Languages Endowment
Established by Jill Wilkinson ’64 and the Still Water Foundation to support the instruction of critical languages at St. Stephen’s
 
May Lea and John McCurdy Endowment
Established in memory of May Lea and John McCurdy, grandparents of Peggy Winkler, by Peggy and Matt Winkler to support the general endowment

John McFarland ’68 Endowment
Established by R. Clarke Heidrick ’68 to honor John McFarland ’68 for his service to the school and to support the general endowment

Mike McKetta Endowment
Established by the St. Stephen’s Board of Trustees, R. Clarke Heidrick ’68, and Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody P.C. to honor Mike McKetta’s service to the school and to support the general endowment

Bertha Sadler Means Financial Aid Endowment
Established by family and friends to support financial aid for African-American students and other students of color at St. Stephen’s
 
Jackie and Jon Means Family Endowment
Established by Jackie and Jon Means to support the general endowment

MFI Foundation Faculty Development Endowment
Established by the MFI Foundation to support faculty development in the hard sciences

MFI Foundation Varsity Sports Endowment
Established by the MFI Foundation to support varsity sports

Fredericka and David Middleton Family Endowment
Established by Fredericka and David Middleton to support the general endowment
 
Catharine E. Montgomery ’80 Endowment
Established in memory of Catharine E. Montgomery ’80 by family and the St. Stephen's community to recognize a graduating senior who demonstrates character, creativity and scholarship in history or the social sciences

The Nalle Family Endowment
Established by Karen Fricke Nalle ’88 and Brian Nalle ’88 to support the general endowment

Otero Family Endowment
Established by Belda Zamora-Otero and Javier Otero to support the general endowment
 
Pack Family Endowment for Financial Aid
Established by the Pack family to support financial aid
 
Parents’ Association Endowment
Established by the Parents' Association to support the general endowment
 
Parents’ Association Professional Development Endowment
Established by the Parents’ Association to support professional development

David Parker ’72 and Dana Parker Financial Aid Endowment
Established by David Parker ’72 and Dana Parker to support financial aid
 
David Paschall Financial Aid Endowment
Established by the St. Stephen's community to honor Coach David Paschall’s service to the school and to support financial aid

Quarles Family Endowment
Established by Maryellen and Pat Quarles to support the general endowment
 
Kathryn Respess Financial Aid Endowment
Established by Danna Orr ’72 to honor Kathryn Respess’ service to the school and to support financial aid

Saxena Science and Technology Internship Endowment
Established by Shubhada and Manoj Saxena to fund a science and technology internship program

Shield-Ayres Financial Aid Endowment
Established by the Shield-Ayres Foundation and the Robert A. Ayres family to support financial aid
 
Harman Mayes Sooch Family Science Endowment
Established by the Harman Mayes Sooch family to support the science program

Still Water Foundation Endowment
Established by the Still Water Foundation trustees to support the general endowment
 
Claire and Carl Stuart Family Financial Aid Endowment
Established by Claire and Carl Stewart to support financial aid
 
Arvind Jewett Sudarshan ’79 Endowment
Established in memory of Arvind Sudarshan ’79 by his aunt and uncle, Dr. Jaya Premanand and Dr. Prem Premanand, and friends to support financial aid
 
Virginia and Charles Sumners Music Award Endowment
Established by their children to support the Virginia and Charles Sumners Music Award

Taylor Family Diversity Endowment
Established by the Michelle and Martin Taylor family to support need-based aid beyond tuition and diversity programming
 
Taylor Family Financial Aid Endowment
Established by the Michelle and Martin Taylor family to support scholar-athletes
 
Buddy Temple ’60 Endowment
Established in memory of Buddy Temple ’60 by his daughter and son-in-law, Hannah Temple ’91 and Christopher Sanders, to support financial aid
 
T.L.L. Temple Foundation Faculty Endowment
Established by the T.L.L. Temple Foundation trustees to support the faculty

T.L.L. Temple Foundation Financial Aid Endowment
Established by the T.L.L. Temple Foundation trustees to support financial aid

Dean H. Towner Master Teaching Chair Endowment
Established by Mary Jon and J.P. Bryan ’58 and the J.P. and Mary Jon Bryan Foundation to support teaching excellence and honor Dean Towner's years of excellent teaching at St. Stephen's

Velberta and Dean Towner Financial Aid Endowment
Established by an alumna and her husband in memory of Velberta and Dean Towner to support need-based aid beyond tuition and thereby allow for well-rounded participation
 
Velberta and Dean Towner Fine Arts Endowment
Established in memory of Velberta and Dean Towner by their family and friends to support the fine arts

Trabold Taste of Tomorrow Endowment
Established by Colleen and Frank Trabold to support the St. Stephen’s senior year program, providing seniors with a real-world experience in the Austin community before graduation
 
Susan Vaughan Foundation Visual Arts Endowment
Established by the Susan Vaughan Foundation trustees to support the visual arts

Ben Wells Family Endowment
Established by Leslie and Ben Wells and Nancy and Ben Wells to support the general endowment
 
Barbara and George Williams ’56 Financial Aid Endowment
Established by George Williams ’56 and Barbara Williams to support financial aid
 
Johnny Wilson Endowment
Established by the Colleen and Frank Trabold family to honor Johnny Wilson’s service to the school and to support the general endowment

Dr. Harold Winkler Endowment
Established in memory of Dr. Harold Winkler by Peggy and Matt Winkler to support the general endowment and to honor his remarkable life promoting the ideals of free speech, universal education and responsive government
 
 
Updated August 17, 2018
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