Highlander Challenge 2023

1,222
Donors
122% of 1,000 Donor goal
$1,016,940
Donated
This campaign ended on January 27, 2023, but you can still make a gift to Lake Highland Preparatory School by clicking here!
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Robert Kohn photoRobert Kohn matched $200 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000Just for Volleyball - Boys

An Anonymous DonorMelissa & Robert Kohn matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000Just for Arts

An Anonymous DonorRanee Newcomb-Rust & Randy Rust matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,000Just for Lacrosse - Boys

An Anonymous DonorJennifer & Ralph Hernandez matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,500Just for Athletics

An Anonymous DonorJennifer & Ralph Hernandez matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,500Just for STEM

An Anonymous DonorApril & Ernest Page matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Leadership & Character Development

An Anonymous DonorKristen '94 & Greg Knight matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $20,000Just for Financial Aid
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An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $500 because 11 donors gaveJust for Lower School (3B-McCann)

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $500 because 14 donors gaveJust for Lower School (6D-Coop)

An Anonymous DonorJill & Paul Peterson gave $1,000 because 10 donors gaveJust for Chorus

An Anonymous DonorJanell & Wyatt Scott gave $2,500 because 50 donors gaveJust for Lower School

An Anonymous DonorJanell & Wyatt Scott gave $2,500 because 25 donors gaveJust for Middle School

An Anonymous DonorHannah & Brian Besanceney gave $4,000 because 15 donors gaveJust for Arts

An Anonymous DonorHeather Layson Brown & Derek Brown gave $5,000 because 15 donors gaveJust for Speech & Debate

An Anonymous DonorAlisa & Richard Dellinger gave $10,000 because 20 donors gaveJust for Athletics

An Anonymous DonorFreeland & Gorfine Families gave $10,000 because 20 donors gaveJust for STEM

An Anonymous DonorStephanie & Dave Carmany gave $25,000 because 100 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorJuliet & Alex Martins gave $25,000 because 100 donors gaveJust for Greatest Needs
About

1 Week. 1,000 Donors. $1 Million.


The Highlander Challenge is an exciting week of giving to the 2022-23 Highlander Fund that includes inspiring gift challenges and a friendly competition to see which class will have the highest donor participation.


Our goal is to reach 1,000 donors and $1 million.

Every gift counts. Every gift makes our school stronger and better.

ALL IN FOR HIGHLANDERS!


CLICK HERE FOR OUR SOCIAL TOOLKIT


All gifts to to the 2022-23 Highlander Fund made from July 1 – January 27 (12 noon) count for this year’s challenge.


Questions?

igive@lhps.org

Bonus Prizes!
Updates
WE DID IT!

477 days ago by Nicole JeBailey
$25,000 COUNTDOWN CHALLENGE FROM CARMANY FAMILY!

Just a few hours left in the Highlander Challenge, and Stephanie & Dave Carmany want you to go ALL IN! 

If 100 donors give before 12 noon today, the Carmanys will give $25,000! 


477 days ago by Nicole JeBailey
1,000 DONORS ARE ALL IN... and we're still going!

478 days ago by Michelle Kutschinski
NEW CHALLENGES FOR STEM AND SPEECH & DEBATE!

Four generous families have gone ALL IN with incredible challenges supporting STEM and Speech & Debate!

Debbie & Michael Freeland and Kelly & Jonathan Gorfine joined together to issue a remarkable $10,000 STEM Challenge.

Jennifer & Ralph Hernandez hope to inspire support for Robotics and other innovation programs through their $2,500 STEM Match.

And Heather Layson Brown & Derek Brown hope you will join them in supporting our nationally renowned Speech & Debate program by answering their $5,000 Speech & Debate Challenge.


478 days ago by Nicole JeBailey
900 DONORS ARE ALL IN!

478 days ago by Michelle Kutschinski
800 DONORS ARE ALL IN!

479 days ago by Michelle Kutschinski
CHALLENGES AND MATCHES UPDATE!

Amplify the impact of your own gift by answering a Challenge or Match! 

479 days ago by Nicole JeBailey
700 DONORS ARE ALL IN!

We’re super cool knowing that 700 donors are ALL IN for Highlanders.


480 days ago by Nicole JeBailey
GREATEST NEEDS CHALLENGE UNLOCKED!

Way to go, Highlanders! Your gifts to Greatest Needs unlocked $25,000 from the Martins family!

480 days ago by Nicole JeBailey
$5,000 MATCH FOR LEADERSHIP & CHARACTER FROM PAGE FAMILY!

April & Ernest Page will match gifts to Leadership & Character $1 for $1 up to $5,000!

From Pre-K through 12th Grade, Lake Highland's robust Leadership & Character programs provide transformative experiences that develop Highlanders into leaders who serve with courage, empathy, and integrity.

480 days ago by Nicole JeBailey
$20,000 DOUBLE MATCH FOR FINANCIAL AID FROM KNIGHT FAMILY!

Kristen & Greg Knight will match $2 for every $1 donated to Financial Aid up to $20,000.  With this match, the Knights hope to inspire additional funding for LHP’s Financial Aid budget, increasing our ability to attract qualified, talented students who bring vibrancy, diversity, and excellence to LHP.

480 days ago by Nicole JeBailey
500 DONORS ARE ALL IN!

We hit the 500 donor mark, and these Highlanders couldn't be more excited!

PS - Book Week Character Costumes are the BEST!


481 days ago by Nicole JeBailey
NEW CHALLENGE FOR GREATEST NEEDS FROM MARTINS FAMILY!

Thank you to Juliet & Alex Martins for supporting unrestricted giving through their Greatest Needs Challenge!

Unrestricted gifts support LHP’s highest priorities and give school leadership maximum flexibility to pursue important initiatives or respond to unexpected challenges, like hurricane response. Unrestricted gifts are always needed and greatly appreciated!

Let’s go ALL IN for GREATEST NEEDS! 


483 days ago by Nicole JeBailey
WHO ARE YOU ALL IN FOR?

Want to help your class reach 100% of its donor goal? Or encourage gifts to a program that you love?

OFFER A CHALLENGE OR MATCH!

Your challenge or match can be restricted to the families in your class, or restricted for donations to the program designation you love.


Click on "Offer a Matching Gift" or "Offer a Challenge" on this page. 

Our team is always happy to help, so please reach out to igive@lhps.org if you want us to set up your Challenge or Match for you!

483 days ago by Nicole JeBailey
400 DONORS ARE ALL IN!

483 days ago by Nicole JeBailey

Class Challenge Leaderboard
ClassDonorsRaised ($)Goal (Donors)%
7th Grade104$160,19565160.0%
10th Grade100$109,92675133.3%
8th Grade92$111,98665141.5%
KF-Smith14$92013107.7%
12th Grade131$132,122100131.0%
9th Grade105$104,11375140.0%
PKC-Roderick13$5,12513100.0%
1A-Roca17$20,25014121.4%
4C-Miller25$59,76517147.1%
PKB-Hill16$16,33013123.1%
4B-Pasterchik20$33,03017117.6%
3D-McGowan14$10,6501687.5%
6A-Clarkson16$32,02016100.0%
2E-Hiett14$8,61014100.0%
11th Grade70$111,4207593.3%
6F-Petrin8$1,5501650.0%
2B-Kamal14$15,49514100.0%
5B-Roskaft17$29,57516106.3%
6G-Haines11$13,3651668.8%
3A-Lin11$11,6301668.8%
3E-Bingle16$11,37516100.0%
1B-Hughes19$14,12514135.7%
5D-Bray17$13,90116106.3%
6H-Wellons16$12,60016100.0%
1C-Smith32$18,84514228.6%
KD-Jones24$5,21513184.6%
2A-Dennis14$22,10014100.0%
KA-Cherry14$8,06013107.7%
2F-Stanley17$62,83014121.4%
6B-Schaeffer20$20,82516125.0%
3C-del Valle21$35,55016131.3%
KB-Johnson24$21,65013184.6%
4F-Linton18$17,01017105.9%
5A-Coven21$63,87516131.3%
PKA-Murdock21$11,84513161.5%
5E-Reece19$12,39016118.8%
1D-Sahr15$6,38014107.1%
5F-Sweet21$38,24016131.3%
5C-Wheeler20$7,67216125.0%
3B-McCann22$6,82016137.5%
PKD-Thedford18$9,03913138.5%
1F-Vander Meulen16$7,04014114.3%
4D-Hardy14$13,0701782.4%
KE-Honor21$7,11513161.5%
6E-Nadelkov12$5,2451675.0%
4E-Yelland28$29,24517164.7%
1E-Walker10$6,3851471.4%
2D-Buckley12$8,3501485.7%
Gift Designation
Gift Designation DonorsRaised ($)
Greatest Needs653$491,297
Athletics229$224,596
Senior Parent Gift103$40,865
Arts137$48,503
Leadership & Character Development43$20,040
Financial Aid52$59,765
Faculty Enrichment32$8,160
STEM85$47,256
Donor Affiliations
Parent icon56%Lower School
Friends icon17%Middle School
Friends icon32%Upper School
Suitcase icon24%Faculty/Staff
Gradhat icon8%Alumni
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Advocates

Stephanie & Dave Carmany photo
Stephanie & Dave Carmany
Gave $25,000 during a Challenge!
Juliet & Alex Martins photo
Juliet & Alex Martins
Gave $25,000 during a Challenge!
Kristen '94 & Greg Knight photo
Kristen '94 & Greg Knight
Heart icon matched a total of $20,000
Alisa & Richard Dellinger photo
Alisa & Richard Dellinger
Gave $10,000 during a Challenge!
Freeland & Gorfine Families photo
Freeland & Gorfine Families
Gave $10,000 during a Challenge!
Community Advocates photo
generated 232 clicks and 30 gifts, totaling $8,305
April & Ernest Page photo
April & Ernest Page
Heart icon matched a total of $5,000
Heather Layson Brown & Derek Brown photo
Heather Layson Brown & Derek Brown
Gave $5,000 during a Challenge!
Jennifer & Jeff '82 Deery photo
Jennifer & Jeff '82 Deery
Gave $2,000 during a Challenge!
generated 6 gifts, totaling $2,500
Hannah & Brian Besanceney photo
Hannah & Brian Besanceney
Gave $4,000 during a Challenge!