Your Gifts at Work

What do legacy gifts provide for McGehee? Some provide unrestricted operating support and others are designated to specific departments, interests or scholarships. The following name just a few:

  • The Katherine McFetridge Fund, named for "Miss McFet," a teacher for 50 years at McGehee, supports students who have demonstrated a commitment to honor.
  • Alumna Virginia Kock '52's gift provides scholarship for students committed to citizenship and academics.
  • Alumna Claudia Sue Dunn '60's gift constructed the current Faculty Lounge.
  • Anonymous gifts from parents and grandparents renovated the nurse's office and helped to complete a recent capital campaign.
  • Alumna Kathy Moore Vick '56 established a foundation that provides the school with an annual income of approximately $12,000.
  • The estate of teacher Dr. Elise Cambon provides yearly income for McGehee in the amount of $20,000.
  • Interest from the $1,000,000 gift of alumna Edna Heft '32 provides financial aid "for any qualified girl unable to afford tuition".