Endowments

for the enrichment of Andrews Academy

THE ANDREWS ACADEMY ENDOWED FUND FOR WORTHY STUDENTS
Established in 1982 with contributions from alumni, parents, present and former faculty and the student body. Income from the fund provides tuition grants for a few students who, without this assistance, would not be able to attend the academy.

THE ARTHUR E. AXELSON MEMORIAL ENDOWED FUND
Established in August 1989 by Ida C. Axelson in memory of her husband, Arthur E. Axelson. Income from the investment provides assistance to needy students enrolled at Andrews Academy who are selected by academy administration.

THE C. RANDALL BAUER MEMORIAL ENDOWED FUND
Established by Dr. and Mrs. David H. Bauer in association with the alumni of the classes of 1982 and 1983. The endowment was made in memory of Randy, the Bauer’s son, an active, involved member of the class of 1982. Income from the investment provides tuition grants for students who, without this assistance, would be unable to attend Andrews Academy.

THE CLASS OF 2005 ENDOWMENT FOR SPIRITUAL ACTIVITIES
Established in May 2005 by the members of the Class of 2005 and parents. The income from this fund is designated to advance Andrews Academy spiritual life activities.

THE CLEMENTINA S. NICOLAS DAVIS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by William H. and Karen Shea. Income from the investment is to provide scholarship assistance to needy, worthy students enrolled at Andrews Academy and who are of Latin American (Mexican, Central or South American), Spanish or Portuguese descent, to the extent that there are students who qualify for this scholarship.

THE HELEN BURBANK IPES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in 1989 by Helen Burbank Ipes in memory of her late husband, Howard D. Burbank, and her parents, Cornell and Mary Greavu. The scholarship fund will benefit needy and worthy students who are attending Ruth Murdoch Elementary School on odd numbered years or Andrews Academy on even numbered years (2008, 2010, etc.) and who are the children of students who come from Third World countries to study at Andrews University.

THE KIMBERLY K. KELLER MEMORIAL ENDOWED FUND
Established by friends and family in memory of Kimberly Keller. Kimberly attended Andrews Academy from 1985 to 1987, was very active in the school co‑curricular program and was Student Association Vice President‑elect. The income from the investment provides tuition grants to some students who otherwise would not be able to attend Andrews Academy.

THE KENNETH W. AND HELEN M. KILGORE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established on Feburary 28, 2001, by Greg and Kaye Fenner. This scholarship is to be awarded annually to deserving student(s) enrolled at Andrews Academy with a diagnosed learning disability which requires the family to fund supplemental academic support while the student is attending Andrews Academy. If more than one student qualifies for the scholarship funds, the funds shall be divided equally among qualifying students so that each student receives no less than $250, to the extent that there are students who qualify for this scholarship. In the event no student(s) qualify, funds are to be awarded to teachers to further their educational experience in regard to learning disabilities.

THE CHARLES AND FLORENCE MAURO ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by Mrs. Florence Mauro, the mother of former Andrews Academy Principal C. Willard Mauro and the grandmother of alumni Dr. Steven D. Mauro and Dr. Nancy Mauro Gerard. The income from the investment provides tuition grants for students who, without this assistance, would be unable to attend Andrews Academy.

THE JAMES R. NASH ANDREWS ACADEMY OPERATING ENDOWMENT FUND
Established in 2003 by friends and family to honor James R. Nash, Vice Principal of Andrews Academy from 1981-2002. The fund provides income for Andrews Academy’s Operating Budget and will be awarded annually.

THE DOUGLAS R. NEWBERRY ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by Jennifer Newberry Mueller and Bradley Newberry in 2007 in memory of their father who was a faculty member in the Physical Education department at Andrews Academy for over fifteen years. The income from this endowment will be awarded to some worthy and deserving student(s) enrolled at Andrews Academy who is/are, in alternating years, talented in physical education and art design, to the extent that there are students who qualify for the scholarship.

THE RICHARD T. ORRISON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by Andrews Academy alumni and friends in recognition of the significant contributions made by Dr. Orrison as principal of Andrews Academy, 1972-1991. It was under his leadership that a new facility was designed and constructed; academic, co-curricular, and spiritual programs were reorganized, bringing the academy to a model school recognition during the 1984-85 and the 1990-91 school years. Income from the investment provides tuition grants to needy and worthy students enrolled at the academy.

THE PAUL ROOT ENDOWMENT
Established by his family, including his daughter Rhonda Root, the art teacher at Andrews Academy and Ruth Murdoch Elementary School during the decade of the eighties. The income is to be awarded to student(s) who is/are attending Ruth Murdoch Elementary School on odd numbered years or Andrews Academy on even numbered years (2008, 2010, etc.).

THE SMITH-VITRANO MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT FUND
Established in memory of C. Roy Smith, a highly regarded teacher at Andrews Academy for more than thirty years, and his sister Charlene Smith Vitrano, who was associated with Andrews Academy for thirty-eight years in various positions such as business education teacher, registrar, alumni coordinator. The income from this endowment will be awarded to some worthy and deserving student(s) enrolled at Andrews Academy to the extent that there are students who qualify for this scholarship.

THE ANDREW J. AND JULIA T. SNYDER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by Andrew and Julia Snyder to be awarded annually to some needy and worthy student(s) enrolled at Andrews Academy who is/are not receiving other Academy Scholarships and who contribute financially toward their tuition through their own earnings to the extent that there are students who qualify for this scholarship. This is not to preclude those who receive scholarships through a church- or conferencebased assistance program such as Project Assist.

THE LUKE TKACHUCK MEMORIAL ENDOWED FUND
Established by Mrs. Lydia Tkachuck and her sons, Kenneth and Richard. The endowment was made in memory of Luke Tkachuck, Mrs. Tkachuck’s late husband and the father of Kenneth and Richard. Income from the investment provides tuition grants for students who, without this assistance, would be unable to attend Andrews Academy.

THE THOMAS A. AND ELEANOR G. UMEK MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT FUND
Established November 20, 2007, in memory of the special contributions of Thomas and Eleanor during the decade of the sixties when their children were students at Andrews Academy. The income from this endowment will be awarded to some worthy and deserving student(s) enrolled at Andrews Academy to the extent that there are students who qualify for this scholarship.

THE VITRANO ALUMNI ADVANCEMENT ENDOWED FUND
Established through gifts from Mrs. Charlene Vitrano, veteran Andrews Academy business education teacher and coordinator of alumni affairs, and her children, alumni Joyce Vitrano Dirnberger, Edwin J. Vitrano and Roger Vitrano. The income from the investment provides assistance for administering the activities of the Andrews Academy Alumni Association.

THE LONDA ZIMMERMAN-SWEEZY MEMORIAL ENDOWED FUND
Established May 24, 1991, by Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Zimmerman, Dr. Devin Zimmerman, Mr. DaRon Zimmerman, and Mr. Edwin Sweezey in memory of Londa Zimmerman-Sweezey, who graduated from Andrews Academy in the class of 1975. Income from this endowment will be awarded to some needy and worthy student(s) enrolled at Andrews Academy.

THE VIRGIL AND FRANCES BARTLETT ENDOWMENT FUND
Established in 2008 by Virgil and Fances, '35 Bartlett to be used for capital improvements or equipment for Andrews Academy.