Bennett H. Beach ’67 Track given by the class of 1967

As the 50th reunion year approached for the class of 1967 so did an opportunity to rally around an important fundraising initiative for the Academy. The project would also provide a fitting platform for the group to recognize and honor classmate Ben Beach ’67, who many in the class credit for keeping this close knit [...]

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Member of First Female Graduating Class Maria Polcari ’73 Makes Significant Gift

Board President Jim Pierce ’72, P’09 shared news and of a significant planned gift recently been established by Maria Polcari ’73 naming the Academy as beneficiary. The gift which is part of Ms. Polcari’s estate planning is estimated at $3 million dollars. Jim provided kind and heartfelt recognition to Maria at a dinner during the [...]

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Academy Recognizes Leadership Gift from Board of Trustees member Steve Kasnet ’62 and Missy Kasnet P’95

In February, board of trustee President Jim Pierce had the pleasure of announcing a significant leadership gift from Steve’62 and Missy Kasnet P’95. As a true testament to the philosophy of leading by example, the Kasnet’s have demonstrated an early commitment to the Academy’s Capital Campaign with this gift of $645,000. The Kasnet’s have designated [...]

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Shapiro Family Makes Leadership Gift

In September, board of Trustee President Jim Pierce was pleased to announce that fellow trustee Steve Shapiro’74, P’09 and his family made a leadership gift of $1.25 million to the Academy. The gift honors Steve’s parents, Lillian and Arnold Shapiro, wife Eileen and Daughter Ariel ’09 and is designated to key areas represented in the [...]

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Peter ’60 and Eva Stonebraker Continue Generous Support for the Academy with Major Campaign Support Gifts

In the fall of 1956, Peter Stonebraker ’60 came to the Governor’s Academy as a day student from Newbury. The experiences and education he received there proved formative and elicited a commitment to the school from Stonebraker and his wife Eva that has remained constant throughout their lives. The Stonebrakers met in July of 1962, [...]

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Board President Makes Significant Gift to the Academy

Thank You, Jim & Polly! At the February 2015 Board of Trustees meeting, Head of School Dr. Peter H. Quimby ’85, P’14 was delighted to announce that Board President Jim Pierce ’72 and wife, Polly P’08, have made a leadership gift of $2.5 million to the Academy. The Pierces’ gift, with multiple designations, focuses on [...]

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