Established in 1998 by Susan and Bill Hoehn, parents of Adrienne ’97 and Ted ’01 Hoehn, and added to in 2001 by Karen and Bob Hoehn, parents of Jo Hannah ’05 and Susanah ’06 Hoehn, to honor their parents Bill and Betty Hoehn.
Established in 1999 by a group of people who knew and were deeply touched by the life of Carl Saunders ’98. The fund is designed around the qualities that defined Carl, including character, love of sailing and the outdoors, artistic talent, and scholastic achievement.
Established in 1987 by the family and friends of Carolyn and Reeve Jacques in their memory and in honor of their significant contributions to the community. Their daughters, Jennifer ‘86, Julie ‘89, and Alison ‘91 Jacques, are Bishop's graduates. Through the years their many friends have generously increased this endowment.
Established in 1998 by Carolyn Yorston-Wellcome a loyal friend of Bishop’s for over three decades. Mrs. Yorston-Wellcome has expressed her love of the School by supporting many young women as students, and this endowment now makes this dream come true forever.
David Fulton Fleet was a San Diego real estate developer, dedicated supporter of excellence in education, and wonderful father. In 1998 his family established the David Fulton Fleet Scholarship to honor his lifelong commitment to helping financially needy students achieve their full potential through access to a high quality educational experience.
Established in 1984 by Jane Martin and Gilbert Martin, parents of Bishop's graduates Deborah ‘83 and Michelle ’85 Martin. The fund was established to assist academically worthy students who, preferably, have participated in school athletic programs
In 1983 Elizabeth (Betty) and James Knox donated a $50,000 life insurance policy that names Bishop's as the beneficiary. Their daughters, Julie H. Knox ‘71 and Alice C. Knox ‘74, are Bishop's graduates. The proceeds from this policy will be used to establish this financial aid fund.
Established in 1987 through a gift from the Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation to honor the School’s founder. Miss Scripps and her sister Eliza Virginia Scripps gave the initial gift for the School and, over the years, the Foundation has supported significant capital improvements to the campus.
Established in 1997 by a group of Bishop’s parents to encourage individual and corporate support for the School’s Financial Aid Program through outright gifts or pledges of privately and publicly traded securities
Established in 1985 by Eva May Fleet, the widow of Reuben H. Fleet and long time supporter of the School. Mrs. Fleet's three daughters, two granddaughters, and grandson attended Bishop's. As the result of Mrs. Fleet's generous financial support, the Eva May Fleet Athletic Center bears her name.
Established in 1994 by Helga and William Halsey in honor of Mr. Halsey's father, Fleet Admiral William Halsey. Members of the family who have attended Bishop’s include Admiral Halsey’s granddaughters Jane Halsey ‘65, Anne Halsey Smith ‘67, Heidi Halsey Bennett ‘92, and great-grandson Matthew Smith ‘03.
Established in 1993 by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hunter, grandparents of Greg '92 and Scott '99 Hunter; Jessica ‘96, Rachael ‘99, and Emily ’01 Welborn, in support of the School's mission to seek academically qualified students.
Established in 2014 by Peggy and Eric Johnson, parents of Nick ’07, Emily ’08 and Jake ’17 Johnson. Mrs. Johnson is the former trustee chair of the board’s financial aid committee and, along with her husband, has been a staunch supporter of the School’s Scholarship Program. The fund is named in memory of her parents.
Established in 2003 in celebration of Zeke Knight’s 17 years of exemplary service as the School’s Director of Development and for his commitment to increasing financial aid support for deserving students.
Established in 2007 with a gift from Parker Hinshaw and Jean Balgrosky Hinshaw, parents of Wyatt ’06, CJ ’09, and Steven ’14 Hinshaw. This fund provides financial aid in perpetuity to Bishop’s students with academic promise and financial need. It is intended to open the door of educational opportunity to bright, deserving students who in turn can make a difference for their families.
Established in 2014 by the many friends of Gerald “Jerry” Coleman. Mr. Coleman was the father of Chelsea Coleman ’03 and the husband of Maggie Coleman, president of The Bishop’s School Board of Trustees (2003-2005). In 2012 Mr. Coleman was awarded the Bishop’s Medal for his service in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean War.
The John Fritz Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2006 by the family of John Fritz to honor his memory and contributions to the Bishop's community. John Fritz, who served on the Bishop's Board of Trustees from 2002 – 2005, was the father of Leigh ‘03 and Reid ‘05 Fritz.
Established in 2014 by Karen and School Trustee Michael Stone, parents of Rachel ’17 and Samantha ’20 Stone, to support the School’s goal of increasing the financial aid endowment and building an exemplary community.
Initially established in 1997 by the School’s faculty as an annual fund to cover the tuition of a student in memory of Margarita Rojas. In 2000, the faculty and staff chose to make this an endowed fund to honor the memory of Sra. Rojas, a respected member of the foreign languages department from 1980 until her death in May 1997.
Her classmates and the Bishop’s community knew Mary Wohlford as a passionate supporter of population control, among many other causes. Her pledge to the financial aid endowment was completed by a bequest in her estate plan when she died in 1999.
Established in 1985 by the family of the late Reuben H. Fleet. The primary purpose of the Reuben H. Fleet Foundation Fund at The San Diego Foundation is to provide financial aid for young students with high scholastic abilities, but without the financial means to obtain a higher education.
Established in 1993 by Richard E. Carlson, father of Richard Carlson Jr. ’95. A member of the Board of Trustees from 1992 to 1995, Mr. Carlson chaired the Board’s Financial Aid Committee. It was Mr. Carlson’s desire that the financial aid endowment fund be increased so that Bishop's could continue to accept more students each year through this important program.
Established in 2008 by Scott Dreher, father of Cassandra Dreher ’08, in memory of his son, Robbie Dreher ’12, and with the wish that Robbie’s legacy will allow other children to benefit from a Bishop’s education.
Established in 2003 by the many friends of Ron Bird in honor of his service to The Bishop’s School and the San Diego community. Mr. Bird was a member of the Board of Trustees from 1983-1989 and was a great friend and supporter of the School’s mission. His daughter Leslie Bird Voss and her husband Christopher Voss graduated in the Class of 1979.
Established in 2003 by the family of Sandra Garner Purkayastha to honor her and to recognize the challenges she faced in overcoming financial obstacles in her quest for a superior education. This fund’s primary purpose is helping young women from less fortunate families be able to benefit from the excellence of a Bishop’s education. Her daughter Anjali Purkayastha is a graduate of the Class of 2003.
Established in 1985 by Ruby Marquard and Peter Marquard in memory of their son Stephen J. Marquard ‘85. This fund has been increased through contributions made by friends of the Marquard family and is restricted to the education of Latino students.
Established in 2000 by Mrs. Welsch’s family to recognize her service to Bishop’s as a lifetime honorary trustee, active member of her alumnae class, and long time supporter of the financial aid program.
Established in 2006 by Brenda Baker and Steve Baum in honor of their daughters, Stephanie ’99 and Lindsley ’04 Baker-Baum in order to provide financial aid support so other students can experience the wonderful fulfilling education at The Bishop’s School.
Established in 1988 by the Parents' Association Board as a demonstration of its commitment and support of the School's effort to diversify the campus through financial aid assistance. Additionally, a portion of the proceeds from the annual auction organized by the Parents' Association is directed toward the financial aid program's operating budge
Established in 2003 in loving memory of the following members of the Class of 1959: Blaine Gould, Peggy Culver Johnson, Lindsay Porter Orkand, Barbara Parsons, Susan Strebe Porter, and Susie Bell Steen. It is the wish of the Class of 1959 that this fund will provide the opportunity for a deserving student to receive a superior educational experience at The Bishop's School, immersing that student in an atmosphere where enduring friendships are made.
Established in 2001 by Lifetime Honorary Trustee Betsy Manchester and Doug Manchester, parents of Molly ’84, Katie ’85, Sally ’88, Annie ’99, and Doug ’01 Manchester; grandparents of Madeleine ’13, Anne ’15 and Ford ’19 Eldredge, in support of Bishop’s student-athletes.
Established in 2001 by Lifetime Honorary Trustee Betsy Manchester and Doug Manchester, parents of Molly ’84, Katie ’85, Sally ’88, Annie ’99, and Doug ’01 Manchester; grandparents of Madeleine ’13, Anne ’15 and Ford ’19 Eldredge, in support of Bishop’s student-musicians.
Established in 2000 by Mollie and Ken McCain, parents of Matthew ’99 and Justin ’02 McCain. As a former School Trustee, Mr. McCain and his family support the School in its mission to help qualified students benefit from a strong academic middle and upper school environment, leading to college and success in life.
Established in 2007 by Tina and David Thomas and their children, Conner ’08, Tighe ’08, Brent ’11, and Caroline ’15 Thomas, to provide financial aid support to talented and deserving students, particularly from moderate-income families.
Established in 1979 when the Presiding Bishop and General Convention of the Episcopal Church called upon its members to join in a program known as Venture in Mission. This financial aid commitment gives dollar evidence of Episcopalian support for Christian education and is restricted to a minority student.
Established in 2009 with a gift from Kristin Ewald, parent of Jake Ewald ’10, to honor the memory of her late husband, William Ewald. This fund will provide financial aid support in perpetuity, allowing male students with academic promise and financial need to receive a Bishop’s education.
Established in 1984 by an anonymous benefactor in recognition of the excellence in college preparatory education at Bishop's. Susanne Wright Spreen ‘67 and Lynne Wright McLeish ‘70 were boarding students.
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The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for students in grades six through twelve who live throughout San Diego County. Founded in 1909, the School is affiliated with the Episcopal church.