2020-21 Donors

Summa Cum Laude, $50,000 and above

The Estate of Robert Seymour

State of NC Department of Health and Human Services

Strowd Roses


Magna Cum Laude, $25,000 – $49,999

East Chapel Hill Rotary Club

GlaxoSmithKline Foundation

Robert Rice

United Way of the Greater Triangle 


Cum Laude, $10,000 – $24,999

Jim and Laura Baxley

Compass Group North America

Duke Energy Foundation

Faculty Connection

Paul and Kimberly Hodulik

Melissa Kotrys

Tommy and Gail McNeill

Orange County Partnership for Young Children

The Prentice Foundation, Inc..

Melvin and Zora Rashkis Charitable Trust 

Meredith Rutala

Town of Chapel Hill

UNC Autograph Basketball for Community Service Inc.


Valedictorian Circle, $5000 – $9,999

Gerard and Madeline Blobe

Martha Brooks

Stephen and Kimberly Fraser

Harriet and D.G. Martin

Michael and Laura Malinchock

Jim and Suki Newton

Michael and Sara Nicholson 

Nicholson Tutoring

Julie and Scott Werry

UNC Healthcare

David and Heather Yeowell


Salutatorian Circle | $3,000-$4,999

Fred and Lynn Lehmann

Joe and Robin McMahon

Meredith S. Foltz and Gary B. Davis Charitable Trust, a Donor Advised Fund of the US Charitable Gift Trust

Farah Nicol

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates

Joe and Tamara Rice

Laura Swartz

Town of Carrboro

Mark and Stacey Yusko


Platinum Apple | $1,500-$2,999

May and Cotton Bryan

Joseph and Eva Clontz


Flyleaf Books

Carrie and Paul Fraipont

Chris Hanke

Hendrick Subaru Southpoint

The Howard Bayne Fund

Robert Jackson

Jersey Mike’s

Kathleen’s Piano and Voice

Alice Mahood

David and Amy McEntee

Adam and Jennifer Mersereau

John and Sherene Min

Network for Good

Orange County Arts Commission 

Pierce Group Benefits, LLC

Pinnacle Financial Partners

Jeff and Allison Polish

Stacey and Bill Radar

Reinhold Family Foundation

Jeanette Schmidt

Steve Scroggs

Jill Shatterly and Stephen Hartzell

Sonitrol Security Systems of the Triangle

State Employees Combined Campaign

Bill and Lisa Stuckey

Annie and Patrick Sullivan

Terra Nova Global Properties

Carl and Dena Thomason

Lawson and Steve Travers

Ricci and Ferol Vernon

Wegman’s Food Markets, Inc.

Ashley and John Wilson

Ford and Allison Worthy

Thomas Wortman and Carla Torgerson


Golden Apple | $500-$1,499

Gary and Kathy Armstrong

Caroline Durkin Aux

David Bacon and Kristin Urbinati

John Bane

Roberta Barrett

Bill and Susan Barry

Anne Beaven and Margaret Louey

Edward and Jamezetta Bedford

Ronald and Patricia Bergey

Bingham School Society

Blackman & Sloop, CPA’s, PA

Russell Blackwell

Charles Blanchard

Heidi and Doug Blankenship

Jennifer Blate

Blue Cross Blue Shield NC

Nathan Boucher

Brandwein’s Bagels

Cammie Brantley

Jim and Elizabeth Bridges

Kay Briggs

Jeff Brubaker

Erika and Chrisopher Buchholtz

Trudy Buckingham

Anne Buckley

Carol Woods Retirement Community

Lori Carter

Mary Beth Cassely and John Buse

Jim and June Causby

The Cedars of Chapel Hill, LLC

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Association of Educators


Chapel Hill-Carrboro Sunrise Rotary Club

Marilyn Chase

Kyle and Christina Chenet

Norman and Portia Christensen

Anne and Tim Clark

Clark Charitable Fund

Clifton and Mauney Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry

Coleman Huntoon and Brown

Hampton and Katie Corley

Allison and Greg Crawford

Catherine and Steve Cummer

Delegate Advisors

The Dorn Family

Bastiaan and Sunita Driehuys

Dawn and Stephen Edgerton

Benjamin and Elizabeth Evans

Scott and Anna Falk

Jennifer Feldman and Benjamin Landman

Katherine Fiedler

Rebecca Fisseha

Van and Amy Fowler

Anne Gartner

Philip and Linda Gilchrist

Jill Godwin

Goldfish Swim School – Chapel Hill

Natasha and Pete Goldstein

Grace Church of Chapel Hill

Cheyenne Grieve

Margaret and Mark Griffin

Robert Hagan and Leah Blasiak

Jamie and Patricia Hagerbaumer

Hamilton Point Investment Advisors

Jill Hamm

Jonathan and Susan Hansen

Matt and Bobbi Hapgood

Russell Helms and Wendy Greene

Paula Hemmer

Elise Herman

Sarah Higgins

Holmes Oil Company

Jason and Janet Horton

Anita and John Howell

David Huang and Hsiupei Chen

Beth Hunt and John Alcott

Allen Hurlbert

Investor’s Title

Radhika and Suresh Iyer

Rachael Jankowich

The Jelly Foundation

Anne and Nicholas Johnson

Gary and Wendy Johnston

David and Sally Joseph

Lelia Kahwati

Mickey Kalavsky and Brianne Buchanan

Mia Kang

Marisa Kathard

Ed and Roshna Keen

Katie Kelm

Saravanan Kesavan

Carl King

Laura Kline

Jack Knight and Margaret Brown

The Lantern Restaurant

Eva Levesque

Stephen Lich

Julie Lindsey

Alexis and Patrick Link

Cortney Lo

William and Susanne Lovelace

Lunsford Richardson Preyer Charitable Lead Unitrust

Brieanne Lyda-McDonald

Peter Mapleson and Michael Tobin

John and Beth May

Samuel McClure

Donald and Mary McDonnell

Claire Barbara Melodia

Marne Meredith


Florentine Miller

Christine Misenheimer

Paul and Rose Monahan

Heather Moore

Aaron Nelson

Martha Newport Realty Group

Noble Orthodontics

Robin Padayachee

Sari Palmroth

Michael and Dena Papazoglou

Nancy Pekar

Brian and Caroline Pence

Kiya Penzien

Anil and Mary Patricia Peres-da-Silva

PharmaDirections Company

Phoenix Wealth Advisors

Pinnacle Financial Partners

Brian Pomerantz

Ashton Powell

Mark and Diane Pozefsky

Mala Puri

Donna and Ed Rainey

Vikram and Susan Rao

RE/MAX United

Renaissance Wellness Services, LLC

Margaret Rhee

Alan and Kate Scott

Doug and Sue Sept

Sim Sitkin and Vivian Olkin

Irene Skowronek

Thomas and Linda Sloan

Jenni Soccorso

Southern Village Orthodontics

Southern Village Pediatric Dentistry

Sports Endeavors


Robert and Deirdre Stifler

Studio G Aesthetic & Family Dentistry

Laura Svetkey


Luther and Hope Talbert

Courtney and Kathleen Thomas

Debbie Thompson

Heather & Carter Thompson

Triangle Office Equipment

Brian and Karen Vandersea

Saritha Vermeer

VMWare Foundation

John Wambaugh and Ann Pitruzzello

Michelle Wichard and Mike Willoughby

Kelly Wirka

Sarah Wolfe

Wray Family

Noreen and Paul Yazejian

Jennifer Yourkavitch