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Investors in the future

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faculty fund

Donors supporting district-wide faculty needs

William P. Clements, Jr. Fund

Established in 2019 by the Clements Foundation to support the ongoing, greatest needs of HPISD faculty

Judy and Jim Gibbs Fund

Established by Judy and Jim Gibbs to support district-wide teacher and staff salaries

Eileen and John Howie Fund
Established in loving memory of Eileen and John Howie to support HPISD teachers and staff with the annual Howie Award and senior scholarships.

program fund

Donors supporting specific programmatic needs

Armstrong PTA

Supports special needs and projects at Armstrong Elementary as identified by the Armstrong PTA

Armstrong Dad's Club

Supports special needs and projects at Armstrong Elementary as identified by the Armstrong Dad's Club

Connolly Master Teacher Chair
Established in honor of Dr. John Connolly, supports funding for the John Connolly Distinguished Chair for Humanities at Highland Park High School

Highland Belles Angel Fund

Established in 2017 by Suzanne Humann and Janis Wells, this fund supports the financial needs of Highland Belles team members and team managers

HP Centennial Dance Fund

Established in 2013 as a student-driven, parent-guided fundraiser, this fund supports the needs of Highland Park High School, which currently includes three Distinguished Chair positions in STEM (2) and Cultural Studies

Jan P. Whitcomb Arts Fund 

Established in memory of Jan Davison Whitcomb, this fund supports HPISD needs in Fine Arts

Janelle and Adam Hickey Fund for Special Education

Established to meet the greatest unmet academic needs of students and teachers, across all grade levels of Special Education, while always promoting the inclusion and wellbeing of Special Education students

La Fiesta de las Seis Banderas
Supports two Distinguished Chair positions at Highland Park High School: the La Fiesta Distinguished Chair for STEM and the La Fiesta Distinguished Chair for the Arts, in honor of Linda Raya

Lee Michaels Student Wellness Fund
Supports HPISD's ongoing efforts to support and promote student health, including mental and physical health, stress management, and substance abuse intervention

Linda Raya Fine Arts Fund
Supports the Fine Arts program at Highland Park High School

Louis Powers Technology Fund
Supports the technology needs of Hyer Elementary

Lynda Carter Literacy Fund

Established in memory of Dr. Carter, supports the ongoing needs of the University Park Elementary library

Palmer Science Fund
Supports the greatest needs of the Science Department at Highland Park High School

Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society
Supports the Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society Distinguished Chair for History at Highland Park High School

Susan Rhoads HPHS Library Fund

Established in memory of Susan Rhoads, who served as HPHS head librarian for 28 years. Supports the needs of Highland Park High School's library.

athletic fund

Donors supporting the academic and active needs of district-wide athletics

No current donors

scholarship fund

Donors supporting higher-ed goals of HPHS seniors

2007 Inspired by Tradition Scholarship

Alumni Association Scholarship

Ben Wiseman Scholarship

Barbara Hitzelberger Women in Leadership Scholarship

Callie Curnes Scholar Award

Curley Family Scholarship

Darla Hollingshead Scholarship

Ford Lacy Latin Prize

Fred Vehon Biggest Heart Scholarship

Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship

Highland Belles Scholarship

Jason Mahvi Duck Memorial Scholarship

JJ Kent Scholarship

John and Eileen Howie Community Service Scholarship

Martha Mary Stewart Scholarship

Mary Dillard Scholarship

Mary Margaret Malloy Scholarship

Marshall Memorial Scholarship

Matt Shamburger Scholarship

Matthew Roberts Memorial Band Scholarship

Michael Mauldin Boone Scholarship

Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society

Susan Candy Luterman and Jerry Candy Scholarship

Suzy Rhodes Scholarship

Tracy Wills Memorial Scholarship

Warren Hutcheson Scholar

student needs fund

Donors supporting the needs of current HPISD students

Bradley Family Fund

Lauren Christine Huddleston Memorial Fund

William R. Janowski, Class of 1952 Fund

Learn more about Tartan Endowment greatest needs, the different funds, and how to donate by clicking here.

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