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10 GOOD REASONS
Janie and Dick BeelerJanie and Dick Beeler have 10 good reasons to support The Kinkaid School—their 10 grandchildren. Discover how the Beelers' gift is making a lasting impact. More

WHAT'S YOUR KINKAID LEGACY?
J Barry MossJ. Barry Moss wore many hats during his time at Kinkaid, serving as teacher, debate coach, Upper School Principal and Dean of Faculty. So many members of the Kinkaid community have been taught, taught with or have children who were taught by Mr. Moss.   More

CREATING LEADERS IN SOCIETY
WaddellWhy do Carol and Charlie continue to support Kinkaid well after their children have graduated? For the Herders the answer is easy, "Kinkaid has an opportunity to create real leaders in society's future."  More

REFLECTIONS AFTER A 50TH REUNION
WaddellIt has been 50 years since he graduated from Kinkaid, but Steve Lasher '66 still feels a connection to Kinkaid. He served on the board of the School, the retirement committee and on the endowment board, is the father of Dr. Andrew Lasher '91 and Kit Lasher Ballenger (fs '94), and has contributed many gifts of his time and treasure to support the School.  More

AN ONGOING LEGACY
WaddellTerri Lacy Baird jokes, "I was active when my children were here and just never left!" Terri is a former Kinkaid parent, a current Kinkaid Endowment Board member, a full-time estate planning attorney and, most important, a mother to Dylan '02 and Sarah '06, as well as a grandmother.  More

Q&A: A COMMITMENT TO THE FUTURE
WaddellFor almost 60 years The Kinkaid School has been committed to developing the whole child. Alumnus Malcom Waddell '70 thinks back on his time at Kinkaid and shares how he is helping ensure that Kinkaid will be able to continue developing young minds for years to come.  More

LISA CURRY: IT'S GOOD BUSINESS TO GIVE BACK
CurryLisa Curry credits Kinkaid as the reason why she became the teacher she is today—one who cares greatly for her students' future successes. To ensure that future students will receive an excellent education at the School, Lisa is giving back.   More

A CONVERSATION WITH A CLASS OF '64 ALUMNI COUPLE
George and Katherine Susman HoweAs far as academic interests and extracurricular activities were concerned, Kinkaid students George and Katherine Susman Howe didn't have much in common—he was into basketball and music and she loved history and debate. But that didn't stop the Class of 1964 alumni from developing a special connection to one another.  More

ALUMNA GIVES BACK TO "EXTENDED FAMILY": A GIFT IN HER WILL HELPS FUTURE GENERATIONS OF STUDENTS
Vianei Lopez BraunWhen Vianei Lopez Braun '85 and her husband, Jason Braun, decided to update their wills, Kinkaid was on their minds. The couple met with Vianei's classmate and estate planning expert MaeLissa Brauer Lipman '85. "When we talked about the organizations and causes that mean the most to us, Kinkaid was at the top of the list," Vianei shares.  More

HAHN FAMILY CREATES MEANINGFUL LEGACY IN THE ARTS
Marcy and Roger HahnKinkaid parents Marcy and Roger Hahn have loved their time spent at Kinkaid with their sons, Alex and Garrett. They have been impressed with the academics, sports programs, and the leaders and staff. But it's the performing arts at Kinkaid that remains closest to their hearts. Learn how they have chosen to support this special part of Kinkaid.  More

KINKAID'S LIFELONG INFLUENCE
Clark Kent ErvinClark Kent Ervin '77 is Kinkaid's first Rhodes Scholar. After attending Oxford and Harvard Law School, Clark has had a distinguished career in public service. He is currently a partner at the law firm Patton Boggs LLP and serves as director of The Aspen Institute's Homeland Security Program.  More

A FAMILY TRADITION OF GIVING BACK
C.N. and Maria PapadopoulosThe family of C.N. and Maria Papadopoulos was taught that an education comprises much more than textbooks and tests. For them, a true education shapes all aspects of a young person’s life, and Kinkaid's emphasis on the whole child is unique.  More

PAT KIDSON CAVANAGH '66: A SPECIAL LEGACY
C.N. and Maria PapadopoulosForty-eight years…that is how long Pat Kidson Cavanagh '66 has been connected to Kinkaid. A lot has changed in those 48 years! From her time there as a teenager to teaching her classmates grandchildren today, Pat recounts her adventures at Kinkaid.  More

GOOD FORTUNE BRINGS DEDICATED KINKAID SUPPORTERS TOGETHER
Emily Attwell CrosswellWhat turned out to be a blessing came disguised as a reluctant adventure.  Emily Attwell Crosswell ’59 admits it was good fortune that brought her and  Holcombe Crosswell ’58 together at Kinkaid. Their relationship, and their love of Kinkaid, has now extended to children and grandchildren.  More

RYAN TAYLOR LOOKS BACK
Ryan TaylorAlumnus Ryan Taylor '94 looks back and tells why he annually provides need-based scholarship support of a Kinkaid student.  More

ALUMNUS CHRIS LITTLE '59 LOOKS BACK AND GIVES BACK TO KINKAID
Chris LittleChris Little, former President of Meredith Corporation, reflects on his career and what his Kinkaid experience means to him.  More

Margaret Hunter Kinkaid Society

The Margaret Hunter Kinkaid Society was founded in 1997 to preserve Kinkaid's future. It was established in honor of Kinkaid's founder and first head of school. The Society recognizes and thanks those who have created provisions in their wills or estate plans to benefit Kinkaid and have informed the School of their commitments.

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