Giving

Named Endowment Funds


Hockaday's endowment was begun by the School's alumnae in 1964. Since that time many donors have honored family members and The Hockaday School by establishing named endowment funds. An endowment is a permanent fund invested to ensure Hockaday’s financial security for the future. As of June 30, 2017, Hockaday’s endowment totaled over $136 million. We are profoundly grateful to all endowment donors. Below are names of The Hockaday School endowment funds with a value of $50,000 or more as of June 30, 2017.


General Endowment Funds


The Akhtar Family General Endowment Fund
Established in 2011 by Jamiel and Adriana Akhtar, the fund supports general purposes and honors their daughters Isabella, Class of 2020, and Valentina, Class of 2021 and Daniella, Class of 2030.
 
The Elizabeth Mayer Boeckman ’50 General Endowment Fund
Established in 2000 with a gift from the Frederick and Mildred Mayer Foundation, this fund honors Kathryn Boeckman Howd ’75 and Caroline Boeckman ’79.
 
The Effie and Wofford Cain Foundation Endowed Fund
Established in 1983 with a grant from the Foundation, the fund supports general purposes.
 
The Clara R. and Leo F. Corrigan Foundation Endowment Fund
Established in 1979 with a grant from the Foundation, the fund supports general purposes and honors the Corrigan family whose association with Hockaday spans three generations. Louise Corrigan Jordan ’35 is the mother of Anne Jordan Logan ’63 and the grandmother of Claire Jordan ’01. Mr. and Mrs. Leo F. Corrigan, Jr. (Marilyn Ray Corrigan ’47) are the parents of Catherine Corrigan ’79.
 
The Jeannette Eppler General Endowment Fund
Established in 2004 by Mrs. William B. Eppler, mother of Jennifer Eppler Long ’74 and Gretchen Eppler ’78, the fund supports excellence in education at The Hockaday School.
 
The Dr. and Mrs. William B. Heroy, Jr. Endowment Fund
Established in 1981 by Dr. and Mrs. Heroy, parents of Barbara Heroy John ’73, the fund supports general purposes. Dr. Heroy served as a Trustee of the School from 1969 to 1976.
 
The Elizabeth B. Higginbotham Endowment Fund
This fund, which supports general purposes, was established in 1976 by Mrs. Joseph L. Higginbotham, the first woman to serve as Chairman of the Hockaday Board of Trustees, on which she served from 1968 to 1975. Mrs. Higginbotham was a Life Trustee of the School, an Honorary Alumna, and the mother of four Hockaday graduates: Jane Higginbotham Bayes ’56, Ellen Higginbotham Rogers ’59, Marian Higginbotham Niles ’62, and Harriet Higginbotham Stoneham ’66. Her granddaughter is Katherine Rogers Roberts ’89 and her granddaughter, Alice Goodrich Roberts, is a member of the Class of 2020.
 
The Hockaday Alumnae Association Endowment Fund
Established in 1964 by the Board of the Hockaday Alumnae Association, the fund initiated Hockaday's endowment. It is augmented annually by the Association.
 
The Hockaday Family Endowment Fund
Established in 1996, this fund offers the school community an opportunity to support Hockaday's excellence with gifts to the general endowment. It honors the many families, both current and past, who comprise the Hockaday Family by providing permanent recognition for gifts of $25,000. Moreover, it provides an avenue for multigenerational philanthropy to Hockaday by offering donors who increase their gifts to $50,000 over time the option of naming an endowment fund and designating its use.
            Donors:  
            The Sara and Mark Albert Family Fund
            The Anne and Henry Coke Family Fund
            The Barbara J. and Geoffrey J. Crowley Family Fund honoring Evelyn Ann and Jaime Dorian Crowley
The Leslie and Wicky el-Effendi Family Fund
             The Suzi and Jack Greenman Family Fund
The Hochstim and Goldberg Families Fund
The Sue and Douglas Maclay Family Fund
The Pam and Matt Mattingly Family Fund
The Mary Lynn McEntire Family Fund
The Betty Moss Olmsted and Betty Olmsted Taylor Family Fund
The Edna H. Olson Family Fund
The Marion Knight Rowe Family Fund
The Caro Alexander Stalcup and Irene Stalcup Forero Family Fund
The Elizabeth M. and Edward A. Williamson Family Fund
 
The Mary Ann and Edward R. Hyde Fund for Academic Excellence
Established to honor the Hockaday experience of Mary Ann Jackson Hyde, a member of the prep school class of 1949 and the Junior College class of 1951, this fund supports all aspects of a Hockaday education, with special emphasis on the achievement of every student who receives a Hockaday diploma.
 
The Mary Ella and Rollin W. King Endowment Fund
Established in 2015 by Mary Ella and Rollin W. King, the fund supports general purposes and honors the education of Mary Ella Ownby King ’52, her daughters Claire Dewar ’75 and Molly Dewar Froelich ’79, and Rollin W. King's granddaughter Elizabeth Dougherty King ’15.
 
The Lacerte General Endowment Fund
Established in 1998 and augmented in 2006 by Joyce and Lawrence Lacerte, parents of Megan Lacerte Barrie-Schwartz ’02, Madison Lacerte ’06, Monroe Lacerte ’07, and Quincy Lacerte ’08 The Lacerte Endowment Fund supports Hockaday’s technology needs. Proceeds from the fund are used to fund technology infrastructure costs and to provide technology training for Hockaday faculty and staff.
 
The Lindsley Family Fund
Established in 2000 as part of the Hockaday Family Endowment Fund, the fund was later augmented with additional gifts and became a named fund. It supports the general endowment.
 
The Mary O'Boyle Endowment Fund
Established in 1982 by Mary O'Boyle, a Trustee of the School from 1981 to 1987, a member of the Class of 1970, and the mother of Abigail English Gregory ’00, Hannah English ’04, and Tess English ’06, the fund supports general purposes, especially financial aid.
 
The Elizabeth Hudson Penn Endowment Fund
Established in 1974 by Mrs. Penn, mother of Nancy Penn Penson ’41, grandmother of Annie Penson Vreeland ’64, Suki Penson Jarzemsky ’65, and Read Penson Gendler ’70, and great grandmother of Lizzie Gendler Watson ’01 and Hilary Vreeland ’05, the fund supports general endowment purposes.
 
The Mr. and Mrs. H. Ross Perot Endowment Fund
Established in 1981 by Mr. and Mrs. Perot, the fund supports general purposes. Margot Perot served as Chairman of the Hockaday Board of Trustees from 1981 to 1984 and is a Life Trustee of the School. Four Perot daughters are Hockaday graduates: Nancy Perot ’78, Suzanne Perot McGee ’82, Carolyn Perot Rathjen ’86, and Katherine Perot Reeves ’89. Mr. and Mrs. Perot's granddaughters are Sarah Catherine Perot, Class of 2009, and Meredith Perot, Class of 2013.
 
The Philipson Family Fund
The Philipson Family Fund, in honor of Sonia and Herman Philipson, was established in 2001 by their children, Julie Philipson Boren ’82 and Todd Boren, Leslie Philipson Krakow ’77 and Bob Krakow, Nancy Philipson ’80, and Cynthia Philipson Klein ’76 and Ben Klein. The fund was established through the Hockaday Tomorrow Family Fund and supports general endowment.
 
The Ashley H. Priddy Endowment Fund
Established in 1981 to help maintain Hockaday's excellence for future generations by Ashley H. Priddy, Trustee of the School from 1966 to 1977 and Chairman of the Board from 1974 to 1977, the fund honors one the School's most beloved friends and benefactors, husband of Life Trustee Kathryn Priddy, father of former Trustee Betty Priddy Walker ’69 and Ann Priddy Bentley ’73, and grandfather of Kathryn Walker Francis ’94, Caroline Walker ’98, Ashley Walker ’05, Elizabeth Ann Bentley ’10 and Virginia Draper Bentley ’11 , and great-grandfather of Ashley Francis, Class of 2024, and Eleanor Bell, Class of 2026.
 
The Frances Moss Ryburn Memorial Endowment Fund
Established in 1973 by the Harry S. Moss Foundation, the fund honors the memory of Frances Moss Ryburn, a member of the Prep School Class of 1933 and the Junior College Class of 1935, who served as Treasurer of the Hockaday Board of Trustees in 1939-40. Her father, Harry S. Moss, was a Trustee of the School from 1943 to 1956.
 
The Sabine Corporation Endowment Fund
Established in 1982 with a grant from the corporation, the fund supports general purposes.
 
The Bill and LeDee Sachs Family Endowment Fund
Established in 1996, as part of the Hockaday Family Endowment Fund, this fund was augmented with an additional gift to the Hockaday Centennial Campaign from the Sachs family. The endowment supports general purposes.
 
The Charles E. and Sarah M. Seay Endowment Fund
Established in 1965 by Mr. and Mrs. Seay, parents of Sarah Seay Stout ’56, the fund supports general purposes and honors the Seay family, which has been a generous benefactor of education in Dallas.
 
The Peggy and Carl Sewell Endowment Fund
Established in 1996, the fund supports the continued strength of Hockaday's mission: to provide the best education possible for girls who will become leaders in their communities. By supporting general purposes, the fund is intended to help provide the financial basis the School needs to achieve its goals in the future. Peggy Sewell served as a Trustee of Hockaday from 1993 to 1999; she and her husband Carl are the parents of Jacquelin Louise Sewell ’99.
 
The Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sharp Endowment Fund
Established in 1976 by Mr. and Mrs. Sharp, the fund supports general purposes. Ruth Sharp Altshuler was a member of the Hockaday Board of Trustees from 1974 to 1980. She was elected Life Trustee in 1992 and was named an Honorary Alum in 1999. Her daughters are Sally Sharp Harris ’66 and Susan Sharp’77. Her granddaughter, Elena Jacobson De Leonardis, is a member of the Class of 1995.
 
The Mr. and Mrs. George A. Shutt Endowment Fund
Established in 1981 by Mr. and Mrs. Shutt, the fund supports general purposes. Tom Shutt served as a Trustee of the School from 1973 to 1977. Nancy Perkins Shutt is a member of the Class of 1951, and their daughters, Harriet Shutt Burrow and the late Anne Shutt, graduated from Hockaday in 1978.
 
The Mr. and Mrs. Spencer L. Taylor Endowment Fund
Established in 1975 by Mr. and Mrs. Taylor, the fund supports general purposes. Mr. Taylor was a Trustee of the School from 1970 to 1979. He and Mrs. Taylor are the parents of three Hockaday alumnae: Teresa Taylor George '73, Diane Taylor Depoi ’75 and Barbara Taylor Widen ’80.
 
The Mr. and Mrs. Edmund F. Vanston II Endowment Fund
Established in 1976 by Mr. and Mrs. Vanston, the fund supports general purposes. Mr. and Mrs. Vanston are the parents of Vicki Vanston Rothschild ’68 and Established in 1975 by Mr. and Mrs. Taylor, the fund supports general purposes. Mr. Taylor was a Trustee Caroline Vanston Poe ’81.


Faculty Funds

 
The Ackerman Family Endowment for Faculty Support and Recognition
Established in 2008 by Ed and Helma Ackerman, The Ackerman Family Endowment funds Hockaday’s efforts to recruit and retain outstanding faculty and to strengthen its character education and mentoring programs. The fund establishes the Ackerman Award for Character Education and the Ackerman Award for Faculty Mentoring, and was established in honor of the Ackerman’s daughters Samantha Ackerman Simons ’91 and Paula Ackerman Menendez ’87 whose Hockaday teachers inspired them to their own careers in the classroom and to a lifetime love of learning and teaching. The Ackermans are grandparents of Emma Simons, Class of 2021, and Lilly Simons, Class of 2024. Ed Ackerman served as a Trustee of the School from 1985 to 1991 and was appointed a Life Trustee in 2010.
 
The Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Ackerman Endowed Faculty Fund
Established in 1985 by Hockaday Trustee Ed Ackerman and his wife Helma to provide support for faculty salaries. Their daughters are Paula Ackerman Menendez ’87 and Samantha Ackerman Simons ’91. Granddaughters are Emma Simons, Class of 2021, and Lilly Simons, Class of 2024. Mr. Ackerman served on the Hockaday Board from 1985 to 1991 and was named a Life Trustee in 2010.
 
The Evelyn White Affleck ’33 Endowed Faculty Fund
Established in 2002, the Evelyn White Affleck Endowed Faculty Fund supports faculty salaries and enrichment opportunities.
 
Anonymous Distinguished Teacher Endowment
Established in 2011 by an anonymous donor, this endowment provides support for a Distinguished Teaching position. The endowment will be used to recruit and retain extraordinary teachers who, by virtue of their longevity in the profession, bring highly valued wisdom and perspective to Hockaday.
 
The Carolyn Bartholow Bailey Endowed Fund for the Fine Arts Faculty
This fund honors the memory and the Hockaday experience of Carolyn Bartholow Bailey ’59. It was established in 1999 by Jack W. Bartholow, Jr. as a memorial gift for his daughter and supports compensation and professional development for the Hockaday Fine Arts Faculty.
 
The Ann L. Charlson Endowment Fund for Faculty Excellence
Established in 2015 by Dr. Gary Charlson, the fund honors the memory of Ann L. Charlson and supports faculty excellence and professional development opportunities. Ann L. Charlson, a dedicated and passionate educator, taught mathematics at The Hockaday School from 1982 to 2002.
 
The Eddie and Sara Clark Endowed Faculty Fund
Established in 1983 by Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Clark (Sara Alexander ’59), parents of Elizabeth Clark Jordan ’85 and Catherine Clark Chiao ’86, the fund provides support for faculty salaries.
 
The Rita Crocker Clements and Family Endowed Fund for Faculty Development
This endowed fund was established in 1999 by Life Trustee of the School, Rita Crocker Clements ’49 and her husband, Governor William P. Clements, Jr., with her daughters and their spouses, Barbara Bass ’75 and Jim Moroney, Bonnie Bass ’75 and Peter Smith, and her son and his spouse, Jim and Hong Bass, and her son Dan Bass. The fund provides faculty members at Hockaday the opportunity to further their professional growth through seminars, workshops, lectures and reading materials, which assist in expanding upon their knowledge of the subject matter which they teach. “Our family has had meaningful relationships with inspiring and highly educated faculty members, an experience which we wish to be continued for generations of Hockaday students to come.”
 
The Rita Crocker Clements ’49 Teacher Endowment for Science
in Honor of N. Pete Lohstreter
Established in 2010 by Rita Crocker Clements’49 with her daughters and their spouses, Barbara Bass ’75 and Jim Moroney, Bonnie Bass ’75 and Peter Smith and her son and his spouse, Jim and Hong Bass, and her son Dan Bass, the fund provides support for Hockaday’s Science department, specifically to be used for faculty salaries. At its inception, the fund honors longtime Hockaday science teacher, Pete Lohstreter, for his dedication as a teacher, mentor, and friend to countless Hockaday students.
 
The Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc. Endowed Faculty Fund
This fund was established in 1983 with a grant from the Foundation, which strives to promote philanthropic giving for the betterment of the community now and in the future.
 
The Compton Family Faculty Endowment for Faculty Excellence
Established in 2007, the fund supports Hockaday’s efforts to recruit and retain outstanding faculty members, and honors Laura Lee Compton ’06 and Rachel Marie Compton ’09.
 
The Margaret Doggett Crow and Lucy Crow Billingsley Chair in History
Established in 1998, this chair recognizes the lifelong intellectual value inherent in the study of history, especially when the discipline is integrated into a challenging curriculum and taught by energetic and knowledgeable teachers. It supports salaries for the history faculty and honors the Hockaday experience of the late Life Trustee Margaret Doggett Crow ’37 and her daughter, Lucy Crow Billingsley ’71, who served as a Hockaday Trustee from 1987-1993 and from 2003-2010. It also honors the Hockaday experience of Lucy Billingsley Burns ’98 and Summer Billingsley ’05.
 
The Margaret Bennett Cullum Professional Development Fund
Established in 1999 by Mrs. A. Earl Cullum and her family and augmented in 2000 with memorial gifts in her honor, this fund supports professional development activities for the faculty. It honors Margaret Bennett Cullum who was a friend and mentor for a generation of Dallas residents and a generous benefactor of education in this community.
 
The Custard and Pitts Family Endowed Faculty Fund
Established in 1990 by Mr. and Mrs. William A. Custard and Mr. and Mrs. L. Frank Pitts, the fund provides support for faculty salaries and honors the affection for Hockaday of the families, especially Life Trustee Linda Pitts Custard who served as Chair of the Board of Trustees from 1986 to 1989, and her daughters, Marla E. Custard ’83 and Laura Custard Hurt ’88.
 
The Charron and Peter Denker Endowment Fund for Faculty Excellence
Established in 1999 by Charron Ramsey '53 and Peter Denker during the Hockaday Tomorrow Campaign and augmented in 2014 and 2015, The Charron and Peter Denker Endowment Fund for Faculty Excellence provides support for the Hockaday science faculty.
 
The Decherd Family Endowment
Established in 1999 by The Decherd Foundation in recognition of the commitment and talent of dedicated teachers, this fund provides support for faculty salaries and professional development.
 
The Fikes Foundation Endowed Faculty Fund-Anonymous
Established in 1982 with a generous gift from the Leland Fikes Foundation and augmented by an additional gift in 1990, the fund continues to provide support for faculty salaries.
 
The Cecil and Ida Green Chair in Technology
The extraordinary commitment to education of Cecil and Ida Green and their generosity in supporting educational institutions have strengthened schools and colleges in Dallas and the Southwest, the country, and throughout the world. Their Hockaday chair honors these wonderful philanthropists, whose leadership has been an inspiration and whose lives have touched so many. Established in 1999, the chair supports the School’s director of technology and recognizes the vision of a co-founder of Texas Instruments in this crucial area of human endeavor.
 
The Elizabeth B. Higginbotham Endowed Faculty Fund
Established in 1982 by her daughters, Jane Higginbotham Bayes ’56, Ellen Higginbotham Rogers ’59, Marian Higginbotham Niles ’62, and Harriet Higginbotham Stoneham ’66, the fund honors the many contributions of Elizabeth B. Higginbotham to the life of the School, specifically designated for her interest in supporting the faculty.
 
The Lyda Hill '60 Distinguished Teacher Endowment
This endowed fund was established in 2011 by Lyda Hill '60 to provide support for two Distinguished Teaching positions. The Distinguished Teacher Program was created to recruit and retain extraordinary teachers who by virtue of their longevity in the profession bring highly valued wisdom and perspective to Hockaday.
 
The Hoak Faculty Professional Development Endowment Fund
Established in 2013 by the Hoak Family, the fund supports faculty development.
 
The Hockaday Parents' Association Endowed Faculty Fund
In grateful recognition of the dedication of the Hockaday faculty, the Parents Association Board established this fund in 1983 to provide support for faculty salaries and enrichment.
 
The Mr. and Mrs. Barron U. Kidd Endowed Faculty Fund
Established in 1982 by Mr. and Mrs. Kidd, parents of Jane deDoliete (Liete) Kidd Eichorn ’83 and Elizabeth LeDee Kidd Sachs ’87, the fund supports faculty salaries.
 
The Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Chair in Humanities
Established in 1998 with gratitude to all members of the superb Hockaday faculty, the Humanities Chair specifically recognizes Barbara Orlovsky, whose poetic vision and dedication to the liberal spirit of learning provided a formative experience for Rebecca Marcus ’96 and a generation of young women.
 
The Eugene McDermott Head of School Chair
The Eugene McDermott Head of School Chair endows the headship of The Hockaday School and honors the memory of scientist, businessman, and philanthropist Eugene McDermott. Mr. McDermott’s interest and support for education continue to provide an extraordinary legacy in Dallas, the Southwest, and the country. This Chair was established in 1998 by Life Trustee Mrs. Eugene McDermott and the McDermott Foundation, Mary McDermott Cook, President. Mrs. McDermott has served Hockaday as a Trustee and Life Trustee, and Mary McDermott Cook is an alumna, former Trustee, and the mother Grace Cook ‘06. In establishing this fund, Mrs. McDermott and Mary McDermott Cook further Eugene McDermott’s legacy of philanthropic leadership and support for educational excellence in this community.
 
The Sally McKenzie and Martha McKenzie Hill Endowed Faculty Fund
Established in 1974 by Mr. William A. McKenzie, the fund honors Sally Freeman McKenzie ’47JC and Martha McKenzie Hill ’76 and supports faculty salaries.
 
The Idanelle S. McMurry Endowed Faculty Fund      
Established in 1983 by the Anne Burnett and Charles Tandy Foundation, the fund honors the seventh Head of School who was appointed in 1979 as the first Headmistress since Miss Hockaday and who served with distinction until her retirement in 1989.
 
The Kate Mosle '12 Faculty Support Endowment Fund
Established in 2012 by Jennifer and Jon L. Mosle III, the fund supports faculty excellence and honors their daughter, Katherine Mosle '12.
 
The Betty Moss Olmsted '28 and Betty Olmsted Taylor '54 Family Fund
Established in 2001, the Betty Moss Olmstead and Betty Olmstead Taylor Family Fund supports faculty excellence.
 
The Ownby Family Endowment Fund
Established in 2001 by Mary Ella Ownby King ’52, Claire Dewar ’75, Molly Dewar Froelich ’79, and Claire Ownby Benners ’47, the fund provides support for faculty salaries and professional development.
 
Nancy Penn Penson ’41 and John G. Penson Distinguished Teacher Endowment in Fine Arts
Established in 2011 by Nancy Penn Penson ’41 and her husband, Life Trustee John G. Penson, this endowment provides support for a Distinguished Teaching position in the Fine Arts Department. The endowment will be used to recruit and retain extraordinary teachers in Fine Arts who by virtue of their longevity in the profession bring highly valued wisdom and perspective to Hockaday.
 
The Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Pickens Endowed Faculty Fund
Established in 1984 by Trustee of the School Robert H. Pickens and his wife, Jan Rymer Pickens ’60, parents of Paige Pickens Conner ’82 and Alison Pickens Farrow ’83, to provide support for faculty salaries.
 
The Prentiss Family Endowed Fund for Faculty Development
The Prentiss Endowment was established by Kennedy Prentiss Herrington ’99, Paige Prentiss Coulman ’92, and their parents, Michael V. and Pat Prentiss, in 1999 for the further education and professional development of Hockaday faculty. Prentiss Grants are awarded annually to two teachers to allow them to travel and study over the summer. Grants cover 100% of travel, room, board, and tuition for recipients. Grants rotate among the three divisions and a teacher may not receive a grant in two consecutive rotations. If funding permits, a maximum of three grants can be made.
 
The Ashley Horne and Kathryn Amsler Priddy Endowed Faculty Fund
for the Lower and Middle Schools
Established in 1988 by Betty Priddy Walker ’69, a Trustee of the School from 1985 to 1991, and Ann Priddy Bentley ’73 to thank their parents for the Hockaday educations they received, the fund provides support for faculty salaries in the Lower and Middle Schools and honors Mr. and Mrs. Priddy's belief in the importance of these divisions to a Hockaday education.
 
The Kathryn Amsler Priddy Teacher Endowment in Mathematics
Established in 2010 by Mrs. Kathryn Priddy and augmented by members her family. This fund honors Kathryn Priddy for her years of service to the School and her lifelong love of mathematics. The Kathryn Priddy Teacher Endowment in Mathematics provides support for Hockaday's Mathematics department, specifically to be used for faculty support and in preference for Middle and Upper School. Mrs. Priddy was named a Life Trustee in 1979 and she is a Hockaday Honorary Alumae.
 
The Mr. and Mrs. Gerard L. Regard Endowed Faculty Fund
Established in 1982 by Mr. and Mrs. Regard (Betty Simmons ’55), parents of Monique Regard ’80 and Tania Regard Hardage ’82, and grandparents of Margaret Hardage ‘13, the fund provides support for faculty salaries.
 
The Ellen Higginbotham Rogers Award for Excellence
The Ellen Higginbotham Rogers Award is given each year to a faculty or staff member at The Hockaday School who has made an important impact on the students and on the education the School provides them. The Award honors Hockaday alumna and Life Trustee Ellen Higginbotham Rogers ’59, mother of Katherine Rogers Roberts ’89, and grandmother of Alice Goodrich Roberts, Class of 2020.
 
The Cary-Elisa Briggle Rubarts and Bobby Mark Rubarts Endowment Fund
Established in 2015 by Cary-Elisa Briggle Rubarts '83 and Bobby Mark Rubarts, the fund supports faculty excellence and professional development opportunities. The fund was established in honor of their daughters, Sophia Jane Curtis Rubarts (Class of 2019) and Lillian Margaret Elisa Rubarts (Class of 2023).
 
The Mr. and Mrs. J. Fred Schoellkopf Endowed Faculty Fund
Established in 1987 by Mr. and Mrs. Schoellkopf, parents of Anne Schoellkopf Coke ’50 and grandparents of Anne Coke Long ’76 and Sarah Coke King ’79, the fund provides support for faculty salaries.
 
The Margaret Simmons Endowed Faculty Fund
The fund was established in 2001 in memory of Margaret Pillet Simmons, mother of Betty Simmons Regard ’55, Peggy Simmons Dear ’58, and Suzanne Simmons Bartolucci ’61 and grandmother of Monique Regard ’80 and Tania Regard Hardage ’82 , and great-grandmother of Margaret Hardage ’13.
 
The Debby and Webb Spradley Faculty Endowment Fund
Established in 1998 by Debby and Webb Spradley in honor of their daughters, Jessica Werner Epperson ’96 and Rachel Hay Spradley ’06, in recognition of and appreciation for the superb Hockaday faculty and staff, the fund supports faculty compensation and enrichment. The Spradleys have two granddaughters currently attending Hockaday: Kathryn Elizabeth Epperson, Class of 2026, and Virginia Anne Epperson, Class of 2029. Debby Spradley served on the Board of Trustees from 1990 to 2004 and chaired the Board from 1998 to 2000.
 
The Stewart Family Endowment Fund for Faculty Advanced Degrees
Established in 2007 by Judi and Glenn Stewart, parents of Emily Garai ’01, Anastasia Stewart ’16, and Vanessa Stewart and Carolina Stewart, both Class of 2019, The Stewart Family Endowment Fund supports Hockaday's efforts to recruit and retain outstanding faculty by providing tuition support over and above, when possible, the standard school-wide grant for advanced degrees.
 
The Anne Burnett and Charles Tandy Foundation Endowed Faculty Fund
Established in 1980 with a grant from the Foundation and augmented with subsequent grants, the fund supports faculty salaries.
 
The Jacquelin Louise Sewell Endowment for Faculty Excellence
The Jacquelin Louise Sewell ’99 Endowment for Faculty Excellence helps Hockaday attract and retain the best and brightest faculty who will prepare girls of strong potential to lead exceptional lives. The fund supports professional development, graduate studies, faculty salaries, and other compensation.
 
The Debra and John Thompson Endowed Fund for Faculty Development
Established in 1993 by Mr. and Mrs. Thompson, the fund provides the Hockaday faculty with workshops, seminars, lectures, and reading materials about learning differences in children so that teachers may stay abreast of the latest research in this field.
 
Margaret Philp Thompson, Class of 1922, Endowed Faculty Fund
Established in 1988 by Hockaday Trustee John P. Thompson, his wife Debra, and their daughter Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk ’96, the fund provides support for faculty salaries and honors Mr. Thompson's mother.
 
The E. Paul and Helen Buck Waggoner Foundation Endowed Faculty Fund
Established in 1989 with a grant from the foundation, the fund supports faculty salaries.
 
The Wang Endowed Faculty Fund
Established in 2015 by the Wang Foundation and Courtney Wang, this fund provides support for faculty salaries and professional development and honors An Rhiel
Wang '11.
 
The Jeanne Preston Whitman Endowment for Excellence
Established in 2011 by members of the Hockaday Board of Trustees who served during Ms. Whitman's tenure as Eugene McDermott Headmistress, this fund provides support for Hockaday's faculty. The fund was later augmented by other members of the Hockaday community to honor Ms. Whitman and her years of service to the School.
 
The Class of 2007 Faculty Professional Development Endowment
Established in 2007 by parents to honor their senior daughters, this fund supports professional development activities for The Hockaday School faculty by providing professional growth opportunities through summer travel grants, study grants, instructional conferences, and in-service programs.
 
The Class of 2008 Faculty Professional Development Endowment
Established in 2008 by parents to honor their senior daughters, this fund supports professional development activities for The Hockaday School faculty by providing professional growth opportunities through summer travel grants, study grants, instructional conferences, and in-service programs.
 
The Class of 2010 Faculty Professional Development Endowment
Established in 2010 by parents to honor their senior daughters, this Fund supports professional development activities for The Hockaday School faculty by providing professional growth opportunities through summer travel grants, study grants, instructional conferences, and in-service programs.
 
The Class of 2011 Faculty Professional Development Endowment
Established in 2011 by parents to honor their senior daughters, this Fund supports professional development activities for The Hockaday School faculty by providing professional growth opportunities through summer travel grants, study grants, instructional conferences, and in-service programs.


Financial Aid Funds

 
The Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Ackerman Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1988 by Helma and Ed Ackerman, the fund provides support for Hockaday's financial aid program. The Ackermans are parents of Paula Ackerman Menendez ’87 and Samantha Ackerman Simons ’91, and grandparents of Emma Simons, Class of 2021, and Lilly Simons, Class of 2024. Ed Ackerman served as a Trustee of the School from 1985 to 1991 and was appointed a Life Trustee in 2010.
 
The Harry W. Bass and Richard D. Bass Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1976 by Harry W. Bass, father of Carol Ann Bass ’70, and Beverly Bass Haralson ’76, and by Richard D. Bass, father of Bonnie Bass Smith ’75 and Barbara Bass Moroney ’75, and grandfather of Meagan Moroney ’06, Callie Moroney, ’13, Jennie Moroney ’13, Julie Smith ’07, Caroline Smith ’08, Kate Smith ’10, Aline Bass ’10, and Laura Bass ’11, the fund supports financial aid.
 
The Richard D. Bass Family Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1992 by The Bass Foundation, the fund provides student financial aid.
 
The Patricia Lubben Bassett ’57 Memorial Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1991 with a gift from John and Patricia Bassett, the Patricia Lubben Bassett ’57 Memorial Endowed Financial Aid Fund provides financial aid support for students in the Residence Department. Following Mrs. Bassett’s death in 1995, all of the memorial gifts that the School received in her honor were placed in this fund.
 
The Ann Bower Financial Aid Endowment Fund
Established in 2016 and honors the Hockaday education of Ann Bower '67. The fund creates a lasting impact and enduring legacy of providing an exemplary Hockaday education to deserving students. Ann Bower, a member of the Class of 1967, was the daughter of Ann Knight Bower, Hockaday Class of 1939, and sister of Kate Bower, Class of 1971.
 
The Patricia Q. Brown Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1988 by The Eugene McDermott Foundation, the fund supports financial aid and honors Mrs. George W. Brown, a Trustee of the School from 1981 to 1988 and mother of Beverly Brown Ladley ’84 and Barbara Brown Obert ’90.
 
The Class of 1968 Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1993 in honor of the 25th Reunion of the Class of 1968, the fund provides financial aid for minority students at Hockaday.
 
The Nancy Morriss Collie Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1986 by Mr. and Mrs. Marvin K. Collie (Nancy Morriss Reed ’37), the fund provides support for financial aid.
 
The Betsy and Bennett Cullum Family Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1998 with a gift from Betsy Best ’73 and Bennett Cullum, as part of the Hockaday Tomorrow Campaign, The Betsy and Bennett Cullum Family Financial Aid Fund supports Hockaday’s financial aid program.
 
The Flake Daniel Memorial Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1996 with a bequest from Mrs. Daniel, the fund provides financial aid for qualified Upper School students. Flake Daniel began teaching Spanish and French at Hockaday in 1951 after serving for several years as assistant librarian. In 1965 she was appointed Head of the Spanish department, and later, Head of the Language department. An extensive world traveler, Mrs. Daniel used her knowledge of Spanish and French culture, history and geography to write two textbooks. She retired in 1978, having influenced the lives of Hockaday students for 30 years.
 
The Hannah Seeger Davis Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1989 with a generous gift initiated by Hannah Seeger Davis and her husband, Wirt Davis II, as part of the Hockaday 75th Anniversary Campaign, this fund supports Hockaday’s financial aid program.
 
The Helen Buchanan Davis Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1989 with a generous gift from Helen Buchanan Davis ’71 as part of the Hockaday 75th Anniversary Campaign, the fund supports Hockaday’s financial aid program.
 
The Arlene and John Dayton Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 2003 by Arlene and John Dayton, this fund provides support for non-traditional scholarship students. John Dayton was a Trustee of the School from 1989 to 1994. The Daytons are the parents of Whitney Dayton Magruder ’97.
 
The Phyllis Childs Detering Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1981 by Mr. and Mrs. Carl Detering (Phyllis Childs ’35), the fund supports financial aid.
 
Endowment for Middle Income Financial Aid in Memory of Richard Dubsky
Established in 2011 by an anonymous donor, this endowment provides support for Middle Income Financial Aid. This fund was given in memory of Richard Dubsky, longtime Hockaday teacher and department chair who inspired a love of mathematics among generations of Hockaday students.
 
The F. W. and Bessie A. Dye Foundation Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1980 by the Foundation, the fund provides a financial aid grant annually to a Hockaday student.
 
The Susan and Lincoln Eldredge Family Endowed Fund for Financial Aid Student Travel
This fund was established in 1997 with a gift from Lincoln and Susan Eldredge as part of The Hockaday Family Endowment Fund in honor of Emily Jane Eldredge ’93, Rebecca S. Eldredge ’90, and Susan Northrup Eldredge ’66. In 2004, Mr. and Mrs. Eldredge made an additional gift to the fund in honor of Liza Lee for her many years of extraordinary leadership on behalf of The Hockaday School, and as an affirmation of Jeanne Whitman as she continued to build upon Liza’s heritage.
 
The Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ted Enloe III Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1981 by Bess and Ted Enloe, parents of Rebecca Enloe Fletcher ’85 and Elizabeth Enloe Malakoff ’86, and grandparents of Cameron Malakoff ’15, Claire Fletcher ’16, Mercer Malakoff ’16 and Isabel Malakoff, Class of 2021, the fund supports financial aid and honors the affection for Hockaday of the Enloe family. Ted Enloe served as Chair of the Hockaday Board of Trustees from 1984 to 1986.
 
Margo Fogelman Memorial Financial Aid Fund
The Margo Fogelman Fund was established in 2002 by the Class of 1982 in memory of Margo Fogelman. As part of their 20th reunion, forty-three classmates made contributions totaling $48,000. The Class of 1982 has continued their support by making further contributions to this fund, which supports Hockaday’s financial aid program.
 
The Edward E. Ford Foundation Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1982 with a grant from the Edward E. Ford Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey, the fund supports financial aid and student loans in the Upper School.
 
The Nancy Smith Forman Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1986 by Mr. Donald J. Forman and Emily Forman Jourdan ’83, the fund honors the memory of Nancy Smith Forman and supports Hockaday's financial aid program.
 
Pat Murphy ’42JC and Bryghte D. Godbold Financial Aid Fund
The Pat Murphy ’42JC and Bryghte D. Godbold Financial Aid Fund was established to offer students who are gifted in the arts an opportunity to pursue their passion for the creative arts at The Hockaday School. The award will be made available to Upper School students currently on financial aid at the School who have demonstrated exceptional talent in either the visual or performing arts. Students are invited to apply for the award each year by the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management and the fine arts faculty, and will be selected based on merit by members of The Hockaday School fine arts faculty. The award will provide financial assistance for tuition in addition to providing funding to enhance the student's study of the arts through private lessons, summer abroad experiences, travel programs, and other applicable creative arts programs sponsored by or approved by The Hockaday School. The School must receive applications by January 1 of each year.
 
The Dr. Ralph G. Greenlee, Jr. Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1979 by Dr. Greenlee, the fund provides support for the School's financial aid program. Dr. Greenlee's daughters are Geraldine Greenlee Davis ’85 and Hellen Greenlee Albright ’87.
 
The Daley Christie Haggar Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1991 by Ann and Eddie Haggar, parents of Daley Haggar ’94, the fund provides support for Hockaday's financial aid program. Mr. Haggar served as a Trustee of the School from 1987 to 1993.
 
The Haggar Foundation Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1984 with a grant from the Foundation to provide financial aid for students whose families could not otherwise afford Hockaday.
 
The Betty Jo and Jess Hay Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1982 by Betty Jo and Jess Hay, grandparents of Jessica Werner Epperson ’96 and Rachel Hay Spradley ’06, and great-grandparents of Kathryn Elizabeth Epperson, Class of 2026, and Virginia Anne Epperson, Class of 2029, the fund supports Hockaday's financial aid program. Mr. Hay served on the Board of Trustees from 1989–1992.
 
The Elizabeth B. Higginbotham Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1986 by family and friends of Mrs. Higginbotham in honor of her service to Hockaday as Trustee, Board Chairman, and Life Trustee, the fund provides support for Hockaday's financial aid program.
 
The Hirsch Family Foundation Financial Aid Endowment Fund
Established in 2015 by The Hirsch Family Foundation, the fund supports Hockaday's financial aid program and honors Daria Hirsch-Langbart '93 and Margaret Johansen Hirsch '97.
 
The Suzanne Frensley Hood Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1984 by Mr. and Mrs. Lewis E. Frensley in honor of their daughter, Suzanne Frensley Hood ’57, the fund provides support for Hockaday's financial aid program.
 
The Horchow Family Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1995 with a generous gift from the Horchow Family Charitable Trust, The Horchow Family Financial Aid Fund supports Hockaday’s financial aid program.
 
The Charles Huff Memorial Endowed Financial Aid Fund
The fund was established in 1982 with a gift from Pinta Huff Harris ’20 in memory of her father, a prominent Texas attorney who represented Hockaday in its early years. Mr. Huff's granddaughter, Mary Jane Harris, graduated from Hockaday in 1945.
 
The Candace Good Jacobson Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1982 by Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Good to honor their daughter, Candace Good Jacobson ’63, the fund provides support for Hockaday's financial aid program.
 
The Alcina Francis Jatoi, M.D. Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 2011 in memory of Alcina Francis Jatoi, M.D. by her daughter, a graduate of Hockaday's Class of 1979, the fund provides financial aid support for Hockaday Upper School students. Dr. Jatoi believed strongly in the education of young women and felt it was important that opportunities be provided for them to receive the best education available.
 
The Carmen & Michael Gross Family Financial Aid Fund
Established in 2015 by Carmen and Michael Gross, parents of Megan Elizabeth Gross '12 and Catherine Marie Gross '17, this fund supports Hockaday's financial aid program. It is the donor's preference that the funds be used to support a student who qualifies for financial assistance and is of Hispanic descent.
 
Jordan Family Foundation Financial Aid Fund
Established in 2012 by the Jordan Family Foundation, this fund provides support for Financial Aid. The gift was given in honor of Louise Corrigan Jordan '35, Anne Jordan Logan '63, Carole Bond Jordan '69, and Claire Jordan '01.
 
The Mary Emma Paternostro Kinnan Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1984 with gifts in memory of Mary Emma Paternostro Kinnan ’37JC, the fund provides financial aid for a student interested in Journalism.
 
Laptop Program
Established in 2006, the fund helps to provide laptop computers to students in need.
 
Liza and Will Lee Financial Aid Endowment Fund
Established in 2016 by Liza and Will Lee, the fund supports Hockaday’s financial aid program and honors the Lee’s love of The Hockaday School. Liza and Will Lee are both Hockaday Honorary Alums and Liza served as Hockaday’s Eugene McDermott Headmistress from 1990–2004 and again from 2015–2017.
 
The Erna Lively Memorial Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1982 with a gift from Mr. and Mrs. F. Leslie Campbell, Jr., parents of Candace Campbell Swango ’84, the fund honors the memory of Mrs. D. O. Lively, who joined the Hockaday staff in 1939 and made the institution a warm and gracious home for generations of students, faculty, and staff. Mary Katherine Barnes Campbell ’46JC served as a Trustee of the School from 1976 to 1982.
 
The Lomas Financial Corporation Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1982 with a grant from the corporation, the fund supports financial aid for Hockaday students.
 
The W. P. and Bulah Luse Foundation Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1986 with a grant from the Foundation and augmented with subsequent grants, the fund honors the memory of Ann McAdams Burrell and provides a partial financial aid grant for a Hockaday student.
 
The Melinda and Blainey Maguire Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1989 by Cary M. Maguire, a Trustee of the School from 1975 to 1981, the fund provides partial aid to students from middle income families and honors Mr. Maguire's daughters, Melinda Maguire Down ’83 and Blainey Maguire Hess ’84.
 
The Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1990 by Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey A. Marcus, parents of Becca Marcus ’96, the fund supports student financial aid. Additionally, it provides for student needs beyond tuition for financial aid recipients whose ethnic heritage is represented in the minority in the Hockaday student body.
 
The Charlene C. and Tom F. Marsh Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1990 by Mr. and Mrs. Marsh, parents of Estee Marsh Kellogg ’87 and C.C. Marsh ’00 and grandparents of Tennessee Louise Marsh, Class of 2030, the fund supports student financial aid. Mrs. Marsh graduated from Hockaday in 1962 and served as a Trustee from 1984 to 1990. Mr. Marsh was a Trustee of the School from 1990 to 1996.
 
The Janie Strauss McGarr Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1996 by Nancy Strauss Halbreich ’68 and Jeremy L. Halbreich to honor Nancy's sister, Janie, the fund provides financial assistance to a qualified Hockaday student. Janie McGarr ’72 has done so much to help young people, both in her capacity as Chair of the Hockaday Board of Trustees and in her other community activities, that Nancy and Jeremy Halbreich felt a fund which would help a young woman attain a superior education would be most meaningful to her.
 
The McManemin Family Fund
Established in 2011 by the McManemin family through the Communities Foundation of Texas, this fund supports student financial aid needs.
 
The Aurelia McMurry Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1989 with a gift from Mr. and Mrs. William C. Block, the fund honors the memory of Miss Idanelle S. McMurry's mother and supports financial aid.
 
The Idanelle McMurry Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1989 with gifts in honor of the retirement of Idanelle S. McMurry, seventh Head of the School and the first Headmistress since Miss Hockaday.
 
The Mosle Family Endowed Fund for Financial Aid
The Mosle Family Endowed Fund for Financial Aid was given in honor of Paula Meredith Mosle, Sara Eleanor Mosle ’82, and Katherine Eleanor Mosle ’12. The fund was originally established in 1981 and later augmented in 1998 and then again as part of Hockaday's Centennial Campaign in 2011. The endowment supports Hockaday's financial aid program.
 
The Mary O'Boyle Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1985 by Mary O’Boyle, a Trustee of the School from 1981 to 1987, a member of the Class of 1970, and the mother of Abigail English Gregory ’00, Hannah English ’04, and Tess English ’06, the fund supports financial aid.
 
The Elizabeth Hudson Penn Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1985 by Life Trustee John G. Penson and his wife, Nancy Penn Penson ’41, the fund honors Mrs. Penson's mother, Mrs. Robert Penn, a longtime supporter of the School, and provides support for student financial aid.
 
The Nancy Penn Penson Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1981 by Life Trustee John G. Penson, the fund provides annual financial aid grants to qualified students who have shown potential in the area of competitive athletics and who have exhibited the fine qualities of sportsmanship that Nancy Penn Penson ’41 has shown in both winning and losing.
 
Gift to the 75th Anniversary Endowment Campaign – Mr. and Mrs. H. Ross Perot
Established in 1988 by Mr. and Mrs. H. Ross Perot, the fund provides support for Hockaday’s financial aid program. Margot Perot served as Chairman of the Hockaday Board of Trustees from 1981 to 1984 and is Life Trustee of the School. Four Perot daughters are Hockaday graduates: Nancy Perot ’78, Suzanne Perot McGee ’82, Carolyn Perot Rathjen ’86, and Katherine Perot Reeves ’89. Mr. and Mrs. Perot's granddaughters are Sarah Catherine Perot, Class of 2009, and Meredith Perot, Class of 2013.
 
The Mr. and Mrs. Charles Curry Pierce Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1980 by Mr. and Mrs. Pierce, parents of Susan Pierce Wilson ’65 and grandparents of Adrienne Wilson Wagner ’95, the fund provides support for Hockaday's financial aid program.
 
The Ashley H. Priddy Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1982 by Mr. Priddy's children, Hervey Priddy, Betty Priddy Walker ’69, and Ann Priddy Bentley ’73, and by other members of the Priddy family to honor Ashley H. Priddy's love for Hockaday and his many contributions to the School, the fund supports student financial aid.
 
The Leslie B. Pruitt Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 2000 with testamentary gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Addison P. Moore, this fund supports financial aid for students at all grade levels and honors the memory of Mr. Moore’s father, Leslie Pruitt. Mrs. Moore (Ruth Lindley) was a member of the Class of 1941.
 
The Howard Earl Rachofsky Foundation Endowed Fund for Financial Aid
Established in 1999 with a grant from the Foundation, this fund is dedicated to financial aid for Hockaday students. Howard E. Rachofsky was a Trustee of the School and served as a member of the Financial Aid Committee for the Board of Trustees.
 
The Sandra Good Ramey Memorial Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1977 by Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Good and friends of the Good family, the fund honors the memory of Sandra Good Ramey ’59 and supports student financial aid.
 
The Virginia C. and Floyd C. Ramsey Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1980 by Mr. and Mrs. Ramsey, parents of Charron Ramsey Denker ’53, a Trustee of the School from 1974 to 1979, and Lynn Ramsey Wynne, the fund provides support for student financial aid. Mr. and Mrs. Ramsey are also the grandparents of Elizabeth Samuell David ’76.
 
The Winthrop Rockefeller Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1976 by Mr. Rockefeller, the fund supports student financial aid.
 
The Alaina M. Rodriguez Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 2013 by Joe and Beverly Rodriguez, the fund provides financial aid grants to qualified students who require assistance to attend Hockaday. The fund was established to honor the character, dedication and perseverance of Alaina
Rodriguez '14.
 
The Rogers Family Middle Income Financial Aid Endowment
Established in 2011 by the Ralph B. Rogers Foundation, this fund provides Financial Aid support for Middle Income families.
 
The Schoellkopf Family Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established by Mrs. Wilson Schoellkopf, Sr. (Clifton Lingo ’28) in 1994, the fund provides support for Hockaday’s financial aid program and honors the Schoellkopf family, especially Mrs. Schoellkopf’s alumnae granddaughters, Elizabeth Schoellkopf Dal Piaz ’91 and Jennie Schoellkopf Emanuelson ’94, and great-granddaughter Grace Emanuelson, Class of 2023. In recent years the fund has grown significantly with additional gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Schoellkopf, Jr.
 
The Deborah Ann Scott Memorial Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1992 with a bequest from Deborah Ann Scott ’70 in appreciation for all that Hockaday meant to her, the fund provides a partial grant each year to a student in need of financial aid. Family and friends knew Debbie Scott as a remarkable girl and woman with unfathomable resources for giving love. Her fund is a tribute to her devotion to life and its relationships.
 
The Janet Spencer Shaw Fund
Established in 1978 by Janet Spencer Shaw ’59, a Trustee of the school from 1972 to 1978, and her father, Life Trustee Morris Spencer, the fund provides annual financial aid grants to qualified students.
 
The Jay Simmons Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1978 by Mr. and Mrs. Gerard L. Regard (Betty Simmons ’55), parents of Monique Regard ’80 and Tania Regard Hardage ’82, and grandparents of Margaret Hardage ’13, the fund provides an annual grant to Hockaday's financial aid program.
 
The Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable and Educational Trust Endowed
Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1992 with a grant from the Trust, the fund provides partial financial grants for new minority students entering Hockaday's Lower and Middle Schools.
 
The Michelle Neuhoff Thomas Endowed Financial Aid Fund for the Lower School
Established in 1993 by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Neuhoff (Judy Austin ’60) to honor their daughter, Michelle Neuhoff Thomas, who graduated from Hockaday in 1983, and to recognize the significance of primary education in the development of the whole person, the fund provides an annual financial aid grant to a student in the Lower School.
 
The John Thompson Financial Aid Fund
The John Thompson Financial Aid Fund was established in 1999 with a gift from John and Debra Thompson in honor of Claudette Wolfe. This Fund provides financial aid for students in kindergarten through fourth grade.
 
The E. Paul and Helen Buck Waggoner Foundation Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1989 by the Foundation, the fund provides a partial financial aid award annually to a qualified student.
 
The Melba Davis Whatley Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1982 by Hockaday Trustee Melba Davis Whatley, mother of Geraldine Greenlee Hooks ’85 and Hellen Greenlee Pennell ’87, the fund supports student
financial aid.
 
Jeanne Whittenburg Memorial Financial Aid Fund
Established as a memorial fund in 1995 to honor of Jeanne Price Whittenburg ’53, a wonderful friend to Hockaday and a former member of the Hockaday Board of Trustees, the fund was later augmented by generous gifts from Jeanne’s family as part of the Hockaday Tomorrow Campaign.
 
The Don and Sue Barnes Wills Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1986 by Mr. and Mrs. Wills (Sue Barnes ’56), parents of Kay Wills Wyma ’84, the fund supports student financial aid.
 
The Susan B. Wise and Carol M. Frankenfield Financial Aid Endowment
Established in 2012 through a bequest, this fund supports financial aid needs of the School.
 
The Alice Smith Boggess Works Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1994, the fund honors the memory of Alice Smith Boggess Works ’33 and provides financial aid for students at Hockaday.
 
The Zale Foundation Endowed Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1982 by the Foundation, the fund provides support for Hockaday's financial aid program.


Library Funds

 
The Bass Endowed Library Fund
Established in 1971 by Harry W. Bass, Jr., the fund provides support for library acquisitions. Mr. Bass' daughters are Carol Ann Bass ’70 and Beverly Bass Haralson ’76.
 
The Houston Trippe Bateson Memorial Endowed Library Fund
Established in 1981 with a bequest from the estate of Mrs. Philip B. Bateson who graduated from Hockaday in 1937, the fund honors the memory of Mrs. Bateson and supports Hockaday's libraries.
 
The Mr. and Mrs. James R. Bower, Jr. Endowed Library Fund
Established in 1979 by Mr. Bower, a Trustee of the School from 1968 to 1973, and Mrs. Bower, a member of the Class of 1939, the fund supports Hockaday libraries. Their daughters are Ann Bower ’67 and Kate Bower ’71.
 
The S. Roger Horchow Family Endowed Library Fund
Established in 1979 by Carolyn and Roger Horchow to support library acquisition. Roger Horchow served as a Trustee of the school from 1978 to 1983. Three Horchow daughters are Hockaday alumnae: Regen Horchow Fearon ’80, Elizabeth Horchow Routman ’82, and Sally Horchow ’88. The Horchow’s granddaughters are: Samantha Pillsbury ‘11, Regen Routman ‘12, Emily Routman ’16, Fiona Fearon (Class of 2020) and Sabrina Fearon (Class of 2020).
 
The Stanley Marcus Endowed Library Fund
Established in 1981 by Mr. Marcus, the fund provides support for the acquisition of books, periodicals, and microfilm for The Herbert Marcus Library, which honors Mr. Marcus' father, a Trustee of the School in the 1930's and a staunch friend of Miss Hockaday.
 
The Anne Windfohr Marion Endowed Library Fund
Established in 1979 by Anne Windfohr Marion ’56 to provide support for Hockaday's libraries. Mrs. Marion's daughter, Anne Windfohr "Windi" Phillips Grimes, graduated from Hockaday in 1983.
 
The Mr. and Mrs. James A. Whittenburg III Endowed Library Fund
Established in 1979 by Mr. and Mrs. Whittenburg, parents of Hockaday alumnae Jeanne Whittenburg Latimer ’71, Liz Whittenburg Redwine ’72, C.C. Whittenburg Armstrong ’75 and Leslie Whittenburg el-Effendi ’83, and grandparents of Catherine Whittenburg ’95, Forrest el-Effendi ’09, and Elizabeth el-Effendi ’12. The fund supports library acquisitions and honors the affection for Hockaday of the Whittenburg Family, especially Jeanne Price Whittenburg ’53, now deceased.
 
The Alice Smith Boggess Works Memorial Endowed Library Fund
Established in 1972 with gifts in memory of Alice Smith Boggess Works ’33, who was a Trustee of the School from 1966 until her untimely death. A history buff and avid reader, she was instrumental in starting Hockaday's first library fund. Her daughters, Nina Works ’65 and Nan Works-Leary ’71, are active alumnae, and her granddaughter, Callie Works-Leary, is a member of the Class of 1999.
 
 

Fellowships and Awards

 
The Margaret D. Allman Fellowship
Established in 1976 by Mr. and Mrs. Otto K. Wetzel, Jr., the fellowship honors Mrs. Wetzel's mother, Margaret Deavours Allman ’23, and brings a speaker to the Hockaday campus each year who might serve as a role model in literature, science, or the arts.
 
The Alison Blanchard Memorial Endowment Fund
Established in 1976 with gifts in memory of Alison Blanchard ’72 and named in 1987 by Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Blanchard, the fund provides support for the Alison Blanchard Awards and for programs that further understanding between English and Spanish speaking peoples.
 
The Fanny Harris Hartman and Ruth Lindsley Hartman Fellowship
Established in 1964 in memory of Fannie Harris Hartman ’42 by Mrs. Leon Harris, Mr. Leon A. Harris, and Mr. Joseph Hartman as a memorial to a lovely and lively spirit and a tribute to the school she loved, the fellowship brings a speaker to Hockaday annually. Beginning in 1996, it also honors Ruth Lindsley Hartman, who died in 1995.
 
The Alison Fisher Smith Community Service Award
Established in 1992, the fund provides an annual award to a Hockaday Upper School student whose example to others includes extraordinary commitment to community service, leadership, and personal initiative in the Hockaday-St. Mark's Community Service Program, and appreciation of the lifelong responsibility inherent in service to others. Additionally, it supports the growth and excellence of the School's Community Service Program.
 
The Marian Tower Faculty Speakers Fund
Established in 1994 in memory of Marian Tower ’73 by her sisters, Penny Tower Cook ’72 and Jeanne Tower Cox ’74, the fund brings speakers to Hockaday. It benefits the entire school community by providing the faculty opportunities to hear and respond to a wide variety of thought, opinion, and research in education, public policy, science and technology, and the humanities.
 
 

Special Purpose Funds

 
The Kalita Beck Blessing Endowment Fund
This fund supports the mission of The Hockaday School to provide an education that prepares girls to assume positions of responsibility and leadership within their communities and to equip them to make considered choices. It is used to encourage girls of all ages to learn how to be responsible stewards of their financial resources and thereby to improve the community around them. It funds the development of coursework, training of faculty, and purchase of instructional materials within the applicable areas of the curriculum.
 
The Shannon Blount and and Callan Blount Fleming Endowment Fund
Established in 2001, the fund supports the arts at Hockaday and honors Carolyn Helfman and Robert Gustavson for their positive influence on the lives of Shannon Elizabeth Blount ’99 and Callan Blount Fleming ’02. The gift is given in recognition and support of the excellent education and positive role models provided by these fine educators and by The Hockaday School, and to ensure continued excellence in education at Hockaday for the young women of tomorrow.
 
The Class of 1977 Endowment Fund for Diversity Initiatives
Established in 2004, the Class of 1977 Endowment Fund for Diversity Initiatives supports activities, special programs, and speakers, and the acquisition of new books and resources to further the cause of diversity. The fund promotes activities and student organizations which educate Hockaday girls on issues of race, diversity, and tolerance and further integrates the school through dialogue, education, and understanding.
 
The Dr. William B. Dean Endowment Fund for Service Learning and Academic Learning Support
The Dr. William B. Dean Endowment Fund for Service Learning and Academic Learning Support honors the memory and legacy of Dr. William B. Dean, trustee of The Hockaday School from 1970–1977 and will accomplish the renaming of these two existing Hockaday programs in Dr. Dean's honor. The fund reflects Dr. Dean's life-long commitment to educating children with learning differences and to serving his community. Dr. Dean was an active civic leader, highly respected pediatrician, and founder of the nationally-acclaimed Dean Learning Center. His commitment to serving his community was evidenced through his numerous and lifelong involvements in medicine, education, visual and penorming arts, parks and recreation, civic participation, and historic preservation organizations throughout Dallas and North Texas.
 
The Susan and Lincoln Eldredge Family Endowed Fund
for Financial Aid Student Travel
The Susan and Lincoln Eldredge Family Fund was originally established in 1997 with a gift from Lincoln and Susan Eldredge as part of The Hockaday Family Endowment Fund. In 2004, Mr. and Mrs. Eldredge made an additional gift to this fund in honor of Liza Lee for her many years of extraordinary leadership on behalf of The Hockaday School and as an affirmation of Jeanne Whitman as she continued to build upon Liza's heritage.
 
The E. E. Fogelson and Greer Garson Fogelson Charitable Foundation Fund
for Fine Arts
Established with a grant from the Foundation, this fund supports new programs in the fine arts at Hockaday and recognizes the generous support of the arts provided by the Fogelson family.
 
The Cynthia Helene Grossman Endowed Fund for the Boarding Department
Established in 1974 by Dr. Burton Grossman, a Trustee of the school from 1972 to 1978, the fund honors his daughter, a member of the Class of 1972, and is directed to maintenance or improvement of the residence facility and program.
 
The Gottesman and Rafkin Families Fund for the Arts
Established in 1997, the fund supports Hockaday’s Fine Arts curriculum, faculty, and program at all grade levels in the visual arts, including drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, and ceramics. It reflects the affection of Charlotte Gottesman and Marcia and Bill Rafkin for the School and honors the Hockaday education of Farrell Rafkin ’06. Bill Rafkin served on the Hockaday Board of Trustees from 1997 to 2004, and Marcia Rafkin served on the Board of Trustees from 2002 to 2004. Both Marcia and Bill are deeply involved in the life of the Hockaday community.
 
The Charlene C. and Tom F. Marsh Fund for the Visual Arts
Established in 1996, this fund reflects the Marsh family's appreciation for Hockaday's program in the history of art and its studio program, including painting, sculpture, drawing, ceramics, printmaking, and photography. This grant supports the curriculum, faculty, and program in all visual and studio arts. It also recognizes the contribution of such committed teachers as Ed Long. Charlene Cline Marsh graduated from Hockaday in 1962. She and her husband Tom have served the School as Trustees and are the parents of two Hockaday daughters: Estee Marsh Kellogg ’87 and C.C. Marsh ’00, and one Hockaday granddaughter: Tennessee Louise Marsh, Class of 2030. Mrs. Marsh's mother, Tennessee Whittenburg Cline McNaughton, attended Hockaday with the Class of 1942.
 
The Valda ’33 and Sallie ’57 McCutcheon Archival Fund
The Valda ’33 and Sallie ’57 McCutcheon Archival Fund, established in 2006, supports the legacy and traditions of Hockaday by helping to provide for an archivist and materials to properly chronicle and maintain the history of Hockaday. The School archivist is the keeper of Hockaday’s heritage and the creator of archival exhibitions. The exhibition of Hockaday’s historical artifacts is essential for current students to learn about the great Hockaday girls and women who have gone before them and created the traditions and legacy that we enjoy today.
 
The Ashley H. Priddy Endowed Lower School Fund
Established in 1985 as a memorial to Life Trustee Ashley Priddy by the Eugene McDermott Foundation, Sabine Corporation, and an anonymous donor, the fund provides support for the operation and maintenance of the Ashley H. Priddy Lower School.
 
The J. A. Whittenburg III Boarding Endowment Fund
The J.A. Whittenburg III Boarding Endowment Fund was established in 1979 with a gift from Mr. J.A. Whittenburg III to support Hockaday’s Boarding program. Mr. Whittenburg and the late Jeanne Price Whittenburg ’53 are the parents of Jeanne Whittenburg Latimer ’71, Liz Whittenburg Redwine ’72, C.C. Whittenburg Armstrong ’75 and Leslie Whittenburg el-Effendi ’83, all of whom were part of the Hockaday boarding department.
 
The Wilmeth Family Endowment Fund
Established in 1994 by Mr. and Mrs. Steven L. Wilmeth, the fund supports academic excellence at Hockaday, with particular emphasis on the science and mathematics curriculum, faculty, and program. This endowment honors Cathy Wilmeth Taylor ’92, Jennifer Wilmeth Keller ’96, and Melissa Wilmeth Iraniparast ’98.
 
The Sally Taylor Young Fund for Curriculum Development in the Humanities    
Established in 1996 by Barney T. Young, this fund honors his wife Sally, and supports the humanities curriculum and faculty at Hockaday by encouraging the creation of new and innovative electives in literature, history, geography, government, the classics, and the arts for the Upper School program of studies. Sally Young graduated from Hockaday in 1953. Barney Young is a Life Trustee who chaired the Board from 1994-1996. They have two alumnae daughters, Sarah Young Miller ’79 and Serena Young ’82, and one granddaughter, Emma Thornton Young ’10.
 
The Mary Frances Yancey Heritage Preservation Fund
Mary Frances Yancey ’31 was Trustee of the School from 1960 to 1974 and was named a life trustee in 1976. Her daughter Marthajane “Happy” Yancey was in the Class of 2003 and her granddaughter Alexandra Yancey was in the Class of 2003. Mrs. Yancey established this fund to help preserve the history of Hockaday
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