A Culture of Philanthropy

Ours is a community defined by giving – a community that grows stronger through the participation of every member. Fundraising and volunteer activities celebrate, honor, and perpetuate this spirit of giving – a tradition that focuses both on supporting our school today, and on securing educational opportunities for future generations.

The Leaders of Character Society ($1,000 or higher; under age 35, $500+) is our flagship organization for the Annual Fund for Excellence. It recognizes benefactors through giving circles. The goal of these circles is to join a group of like-minded people who share a passion for the mission of The Summit. The circles acknowledge that everybody has been helped somewhere along the way by someone else, whether it was a teacher who inspired them or a parent who sacrificed for their education, and they are now passing their blessings forward to help others. Members are recognized at an annual reception and in our annual report on philanthropy.

Those who donate to this school often have a personal experience or witnessed something extraordinary here. So many people have written to us to tell us about these positive experiences that we decided to put together a series of videos we call “My Summit Story.”  If you also care to express the positive feelings you have for the school that compelled you to give generously, please click the button below the videos and tell us about it.

Together we keep Our Summit Story strong. Please make a gift today. 

Ty Moore '02:
Inspired by the Experience

Ceil Johnson:
Embraced by Community

Suzanne McHugh:
Faith-Inspired Purpose

What's Your Story?

Please let us add your Summit Story to the voices of others in support of the Annual Fund for Excellence. Click the button below to tell us your story.