Learn how we are advancing on our ambitious plans to deliver the best for boys. Through the philanthropy of others and a shared vision, we are bringing our bold initiatives come to life.
If you would like to discuss the latest campaign news or explore making a gift that is meaningful to you and Landon, please contact Director of Development Peter J. Gallo, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-320-1004
Bill Curtin ’88 and Chris Curtin ’90 remember Steve Sorkin’s wisdom and influence on them as students and his enduring impact on their lives beyond Landon.
Through the generosity of the Curtin brothers, the Landon community will soon enjoy Sorkin Way, a unique outdoor space designed for small and large gatherings to facilitate connections between students and Landon’s teacher-coach-mentors.
When planning for their 40th reunion, the Class of 1982 chose to establish a scholarship in honor of their classmate Todd Breier ’82 who passed away in 2018. “Todd was an unquestioned leader of our class - both on and off the playing fields. He had an ability to transcend the typical cliques that are prevalent in high school making all feel welcome whether as part of our class or part of any team,” shares Scott Johnston ’82, one of the lead organizers of the Class of 1982’s efforts.
Please join us in thanking Joe '82 and Cecilia Kenary, P'18 '20 '23, for their generous gift to The Campaign for Landon. The Kenary Family School Store reflects two generations with lifelong connections to Landon.
For Joe and Cecilia it was not a question of “if” their sons would go to Landon, but “when.” “No other institution has had a larger impact on me than Landon," said Joe. "Landon taught me the value of commitment, hard work, loyalty, and integrity that I have carried throughout my life." Joe and his brother, Patrick ’84, built lifetime friendships at Landon that endure today.
The Campaign for Landon includes a $10 million goal to increase Landon’s endowment which is currently about $22 million. Market returns have helped to grow the Landon endowment, but the best way to increase the endowment and bring it in line with peer schools is through philanthropy.
Please join Landon in thanking Chris ’91 and Maria Manning, P’26, who have made a gift to establish the Manning Student Health Center, which will be located in the renovated Banfield Academic Center.
We would like to thank John Slidell ’62 and his wife, Mary, who have made an unrestricted endowment gift to The Campaign for Landon.
“The vast majority of our philanthropy goes to Landon. We wanted to do something impactful for the School, and we decided mutually to give a gift to support endowment, athletics, and the capital campaign.”
Jack ’69 and Holly Leachman have recognized Landon as a pivotal part of their lives for as long as they can remember.
Please join us in thanking Blake Shue ’09, Hannah VanderWeide Shue, Bob and Mary Shue, and Graham Shue ’13 for their gift to The Campaign for Landon, which will establish the Shue Family Commons in the Boehly Upper School.
Please join us in thanking the families of Steve Amitay ’83, P ’18 ’20, and Ali Al-Attar ’91, P ’32, for their five-year gift commitments to The Campaign for Landon.
We are excited to announce the newly established Boison Family Endowed Chair in Science, made possible by Greg and Liz Boison, P’29, and their commitment to the continued development of our science programs. Please join us in extending our thanks for their generous gift and dedication to Landon’s future. Inspired by the team at Landon, the couple made their gift to support faculty recruitment, development, and retention.
Please join us in extending our deepest gratitude to Carter ’89 and Lisa Hertzberg for their commitment of $100,000 toward The Campaign for Landon, designated to capital needs and The Landon Fund. The couple’s gift reflects their family’s connection to and hopes for the future of Landon.
Please join us in thanking Bill ’92 and Kary Magruder for their generous commitment to The Campaign for Landon. Their gift supports the current campus transformation and ongoing operating needs.
Landon School gratefully announces that the Class of 1972 has made a substantial 50th Reunion gift to name a new Landon art studio in honor of their classmate and friend - artist Tommy Osgood ‘72.
We are very grateful to our Landon School veterans, past, present, and future, for their remarkable service to our nation and the world. Memorial Day is a day to honor the men and women who died while serving their country in the U.S. military. It is a day also to honor veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.
Please join us in thanking Wil ’88 and Zach ’91 Warren, and their father, Ed Warren, who have made a transformational gift to support Harriet Warren Way, the new entrance and roadway that are being constructed as part of Landon’s campus master plan.
Landon School has received a gift from the estate of Alban Forcione ’56, an internationally renowned Cervantes scholar and respected Princeton faculty member. This generous gift will support capital needs in the implementation of our campus master plan. The sitting steps in the central commons of the new Boehly Upper School will be named in his honor.
We extend our thanks to George Wenchel ’65, who has established the Wenchel Family Endowed Chair for STEM. George explained that he was inspired by Brooke ’65 and Rosemary Seawell’s gift that will create a center for science, technology, engineering, and math as part of the new Upper School.
The Campaign for Landon is a $50 million campaign for new and renovated buildings, endowment growth, and on-going support of the operating budget through the Landon Fund.
The Vanessa Burchett Endowed Scholarship was established by Dwaine Alleyne ’00, Nii Amaah K. Ofosu-Amaah ’00, and friends to honor Vanessa Burchett. In establishing this scholarship, they remember Vanessa’s deep and vigilant commitment to the teaching and mentoring of Landon’s youngest bears.
The Grayson W. Hanes '16 Endowed Scholarship was established in 2021 in memory of Grayson W. Hanes '16, son of Dana and Grayson S. Hanes.
Please join us in thanking the Carl M. Freeman Foundation, which has committed a transformational leadership gift to support the new Lower School, diversity initiatives, and The Landon Fund. The current Middle School will be renovated to become the Freeman Family Lower School as part of Landon’s campus master plan.
Please join us in thanking Ambassador Bill Eacho ’72 and his wife, Donna, who have committed $1 million to The Campaign for Landon.
We would like to thank Ted Rogers ’87 and his wife, Anna, who have made a transformational leadership gift to The Campaign for Landon to support capital needs and endowment in memory of Ted’s father, George Rogers Jr. ’51.
Estate Gift from Maclear Jacoby Jr and Estate Gift Intention by Donna and Robinson Bordley '66
Landon School announces a transformational gift made by Katie and Todd L. Boehly ’91 toward the construction of a new Upper School, which will formally be named the Boehly Upper School in honor of their generosity.
Landon School is proud to announce that the Class of 1970 has made a substantial endowment gift for its 50th anniversary to establish The James P. McEwan ’70 Endowed Scholarship Fund.
Please join us in thanking Brooke Seawell ’65 and his wife, Rosemary, who have committed $2 million to establish the Brooke and Rosemary Seawell STEM Center at Landon School.