Support Bement: Other Funds
ENDOWMENTS AND SIMILAR FUNDS
Bement is fortunate to receive generous gifts to endowed funds each
year. Income from there hallmarked funds not only strengthen our
operating budget, but provide donors the option of designating their
contributions to areas of specific interest, or in memory or in honor of
a person or family. The funds listed below illustrate a vivid diversity
of programmatic funding.
If you would like to know more please contact Diana Stiles, Director of Alumni & Development,
, orcall her
BEEBE MEMORIAL FUND
Established in 1973 by the trustees in memory of William H. Beebe,
former business manager.
CLAGETT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND
Established in 1978 as a bequest of Nancy L. Clagett. The fund has
augmented by gifts from C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. and family. Income from
provides Bement faculty with opportunities for professional development.
BARTLETT/DREXLER PENSION FUND
Established in 1979 to provide additional pension funds for two former
of the School.
BARTLETT/DREXLER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in 1977 as a challenge grant from an anonymous donor
provide scholarships in honor of Kay Bartlett and Mary “Gug” Drexler,
co-Heads of the School.
DORMITORY IMPROVEMENT FUND
Established to improve dormitory facilities.
FOX SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in 1999 by a gift from John and Gretchen Fox to support
deserving students who represent diversity at Bement, providing them
opportunity to participate in all activities and services offered at the
Amounts received through bequests of both Richard “Johnny” Friedman
his wife, Betsy Friedman to be used for general purposes and betterment
of the school.
Established in 2004 as endowment for the Clagett McLennan Library.
NANCY AND PETER DRAKE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in 1999 by Mr. and Mrs. Henry Flynt, Jr. in honor of the
years of dedication and service of Peter Drake, a former Head, and his wife,
O’HARE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in 1988 by a gift from Peter Risati in memory of former
student, Amy O’Hare. Recipients of awards are to be upper-school
of strong character who show athletic promise.
PHILIPS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in 1997 by a bequest from Bessie Wright Phillips.
READER’S DIGEST SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in 1972 by a matching gift from the DeWitt Wallace Fund.
from the fund is to be used for scholarships to deserving middle-income
from families demonstrating the potential, and will, to pay a portion of
SHEEHAN FARR LUNT SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in 1999 by a gift from Sheehan Lunt in appreciation for her
at Bement and with the hope that others might benefit from the same
SIGULER FAMILY FUND
Established in 1999 by a gift from George and Pamela Siguler for general
GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Amounts received by Bement from numerous sources to provide financial
those who would otherwise be unable to attend Bement