Building Excellence
Shaping Generations
Campaign for the Lower School
Building Excellence

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To make a gift, please call (859) 254-1361 to set up a personal meeting with Head of School Stephen Manella or Director of Advancement Mary Breeding.

  • Building Name - 1 - $1,500,000
  • Library - RESERVED - $1,000,000
  • Multi-Purpose Space - 1 - $1,000,000
  • Lower Commons - RESERVED - $500,000
  • Upper Commons - RESERVED - $500,000
  • Art Room - RESERVED - $250,000
  • Music Room - RESERVED - $250,000
  • Roof Terrace - RESERVED - $250,000
  • Stage in Multi-Purpose Space - 1 - $250,000
  • Science Room - RESERVED - $250,000
  • Innovation Room - RESERVED - $250,000
  • Preschool Age 2 Classroom - RESERVED - $100,000
  • Preschool Age 2 Classroom - 1 - $100,000
  • Preschool Age 3 Classroom - 1 - $100,000
  • Preschool Age 3 Classroom - 1 - $100,000
  • Preschool Age 4 Classroom - 1 - $100,000
  • Preschool Age 4 Classroom - 1 - $100,000
  • Kindergarten Classroom - RESERVED - $100,000
  • Kindergarten Classroom - RESERVED - $100,000
  • First Grade Classroom - RESERVED - $100,000
  • First Grade Classroom - RESERVED - $100,000
  • Second Grade Classroom - RESERVED - $100,000
  • Second Grade Classroom - 1 - $100,000
  • Third Grade Classroom - RESERVED - $100,000
  • Third Grade Classroom - 1 - $100,000
  • Fourth Grade Classroom - 1 - $100,000
  • Fourth Grade Classroom - RESERVED - $100,000
  • Playground - RESERVED - $100,000
  • Spartan Plaza - RESERVED - $100,000
  • Tot Lot - 1 - $100,000
  • Alumni Garden - RESERVED - $100,000
  • Main Entry Vestibule - RESERVED - $75,000
  • Extended Day Entry Vestibule - 1 - $75,000
  • Faculty Workroom - RESERVED - $75,000
  • Bump-out nook on First Floor - RESERVED - $50,000
  • Bump-out nook on Second Floor - Roof Terrace Area - RESERVED - $50,000
  • Bump-out nook on Second Floor - RESERVED - $50,000
  • Bump-out nook on Second Floor - RESERVED - $50,000
  • Extended Day Office - RESERVED - $50,000
  • Extended Day Classroom - RESERVED - $50,000
  • Extended Day Classroom - RESERVED - $50,000
  • Director’s Office - RESERVED - $50,000
  • Outdoor Garden - RESERVED - $50,000
  • Reception Office - RESERVED - $50,000
  • Second Floor Conference Room - RESERVED - $50,000
  • Art Kiln Room - RESERVED - $25,000
  • Clinic - RESERVED - $25,000
  • Library Computer Catalog Area - RESERVED - $25,000
  • Laundry and Kitchen Area - RESERVED - $25,000
  • Library Circulation Desk - RESERVED - $25,000
  • Library Reading Area - RESERVED - $25,000
  • Library Office - RESERVED - $25,000
  • Multi-Purpose Room Projection System – RESERVED - $25,000
  • Story Time Library Nook - RESERVED - $25,000
  • Technician’s Office - RESERVED - $25,000
  • Tiered Outdoor Bench - RESERVED - $25,000
  • Specialists Office in the Library - RESERVED - $25,000
  • Specialists Office in the Library - 1 - $25,000
  • Specialists Office in the Library- 1 - $25,000
  • Student Art Display Area - First Floor Hallway - RESERVED - $25,000
  • Student Art Display Area - First Floor Hallway - 1 - $25,000
  • Student Art Display Area - Second Floor Hallway - RESERVED - $25,000
  • Student Art Display Area - Second Floor Hallway - RESERVED - $25,000
  • Art and Classroom Storage - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Innovation Room Storage - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Janitor Closet - Second Floor - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Library Storage - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Music Room Storage - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Preschool Room - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Extended Day Storage Room - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Storage Room - 1 - $10,000
  • Technology Closet - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Outdoor Benches - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Outdoor Benches - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Outdoor Benches - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Outdoor Benches - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Outdoor Benches - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Outdoor Benches - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Limestone Bench - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Limestone Bench - 1 - $10,000
  • Pair of Square Seats - RESERVED - $10,000
  • Pair of Square Seats - RESERVED - $10,000

 

Shaping Generations

Thank you to our current donors

To make a gift, please call (859) 254-1361 to set up a personal meeting with Head of School Stephen Manella or Director of Advancement Mary Breeding.

  • An Anonymous Grandmother
  • Anonymous (4)
  • Dr. Haider Abbas and Ms. Huma Zaidi
  • Mr. and Mrs. Steven Albert
  • Mr. and Mrs. George Allen
  • Dr. and Mrs. Michael C. Allen
  • The Backer Family
  • Mrs. Mira Ball
  • Mr. and Mrs. James C. Baughman, Jr.
  • Dr. and Mrs. Anthony Q.  Baxter
  • Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Beebe
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ted Bergstrom
  • Mrs. Allison Hancock Bishop ‘10
  • Mr. Alan F. Bloomfield
  • Mr. and Mrs. Hugh F. Bloomfield
  • Mr. and Mrs. James R. Boyd
  • Mr. and Mrs. Carl W. Breeding
  • Mr. and Mrs. Craig Brogden
  • Mr. and Mrs. George S. Brooks II
  • Mr. Tyler Brubaker
  • Mrs. Janet M. Burke
  • Mrs. Lee H. Carroll
  • Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ceraulo
  • In Memory of Clayton G. Chambliss, Headmaster 1990-2012
  • Mr. and Mrs. Daniel A. Checkoway
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Clinkinbeard
  • The Cobb Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Almon Corrigan
  • Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael Courtney
  • Mrs. Susan S. Cowden
  • Mr. Joe ’95 and Mrs. Emily Cowles
  • Dr. and Mrs. Ruel Cowles
  • Mr. Harold D. Craven and Dr. Regina Fragneto
  • Drs. Larry and Emily Cunningham
  • Mr. Mark ’87 and Mrs. Holly Davis
  • Mrs. John Hawkins Dicken
  • Ms. Hannah Emig
  • Ms. Helena Emig ‘12
  • Dr. and Mrs. Toufic Fakhoury
  • Mr. Justin E. Fister
  • Mr. and Mrs. W. Morgan Fister
  • Dr. Sandra Fubini
  • Mr. and Mrs. J. Peek Garlington III
  • Dr. and Mrs. David D. Garrett
  • Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Garrett, Jr.
  • Mr. Martin Ginocchio
  • Mr. and Mrs. H. Greg Goodman
  • Dr. and Mrs. Robert P. Goodman
  • Mr. and Mrs. Guy Graves
  • Mr. and Mrs. C. Clay Green II
  • Mr. and Mrs. John Hackworth
  • Mr. Ben ‘84 and Mrs. Mary Wis Haggin
  • Mr. and Mrs. Louis L. Haggin III
  • Ms. Helen O. Hamilton
  • Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Healy
  • Ms. Debra A. Hensley
  • Hilliard Lyons
  • Mr. and Mrs. William J. Howell III
  • Dr. and Mrs. Travis Hunt
  • Jane Smith Turner Foundation
  • Mr. John ’90 and Stephanie ’91 Johnson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ronald H. Johnston
  • Mr. and Mrs. Fred M. Keller, Jr.
  • Mr. Samuel M. Kinkead, Jr. ‘86
  • Mr. Ike ’73 and Mrs. Teresa Lawrence
  • Ms. Jennifer Cobb Little ‘78
  • Dr. and Mrs. T. Pearse Lyons
  • Machmer Hall Thoroughbreds, LLC
  • The Maddox Garlington Memorial Fund
  • Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Manella
  • Margaret Voorhies Haggin Trust
  • Mrs. Mariana H. Marye
  • Mr. Shug McGaughey
  • Mr. L. Brooks McLamb
  • Mr. Pope ’83 and Mrs. Lisa McLean, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Pope McLean, Sr.
  • Mr. Stephen J. and Mrs. Louise Ward ‘83 Meyer
  • Misdee Wrigley and James Mather Miller Charitable Foundation
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Mt. Brilliant Family Foundation
  • Murch Foundation
  • Mr. Joe ’87 and Mrs. Jacquelin ‘88 Murphy, Jr.
  • Austin and Jane Musselman Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Alan P. Nahra
  • David and Heidi Newman
  • Dr. and Mrs. David C. Parrish III
  • Dr. Annie Papero
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Patches
  • Mr. Wyn and Mrs. Jean Ellen ’74 Paulson, Jr.
  • Mr. Matthew and Mrs. Knox ‘97 Pfister
  • Drs. Tom and Anne Pittman
  • Plant Services, Inc.
  • C. F. Pollard Foundation, Inc.
  • Ms. Stephanie P. Poole
  • Mr. Griggs ’90 and Mrs. Molly Powell
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edward Receski
  • Ms. Marie Robertson ‘66
  • Rosenthal Foundation
  • Ms. Carol Lee Rosenthal
  • Mr. Warren Rosenthal
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rouse
  • The Rouse Family Foundation at The National Christian Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jefferson Rowland
  • Mr. and Mrs. David Rudder
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edward Saad
  • Mr. Kyle Sampson ‘17
  • Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Sampson
  • Dr. and Mrs. James Sautter
  • Mr. Justin ’91 and Libby Sautter
  • Sayre Horse Show
  • Sayre School Alumni Association
  • Sayre School Philemon Society
  • Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Schmidt, Jr.
  • Mr. Allen Schubert ’73
  • Mr. and Mrs. Brooks Scudder
  • Mr. and Mrs. Rodney S. Shockley
  • Mr. Langdon ’93 and Mrs. Jaclyn ’08 Shoop
  • Mr. Thomas B. Stephens ’94 and Mrs. Lee Powers
  • The Estate of William A. Stephens
  • Mr. and Mrs. David L. Stewart
  • Mr. Rick Stivers
  • Dr. and Mrs. Stephen E. Strup
  • Mr. and Mrs. Darren Taylor
  • Dr. and Mrs. Bernard V. Tew
  • Thomas A. Grunwald Campaign
  • Mr. and Mrs. James K. Thornberry
  • Mrs. Barbara Thornbury
  • Mr. Matt Thornton ‘89
  • Mr. and Mrs. C. Matthew S. Tierney
  • Trek Advancement, LLC
  • Tri-State Roofing & Sheet Metal Company
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Trussell, Jr.
  • Ms. Jane Smith Turner
  • The Estate of Lisa Underwood ‘77
  • Ms. Gay Haggin VanMeter ‘81
  • Hon. Laurance B. VanMeter
  • Dr. and Mrs. John R. Van Nagell
  • Walter Gross III Family Foundation
  • Dr. and Mrs. Jonathan Waltman
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Weant
  • Mr. R. Dudley and Mrs. Marla Webb
  • Mr. Jay Wheeler and Mrs. Mary Combs Wheeler ‘70
  • Whitaker Family Foundation, Inc.
  • William Stamps Farish Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Judge B. Wilson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Mike Winkler
  • Mr. and Mrs. Justin C. Yandell

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Construction Timeline

Sayre School held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its 37,000 square foot new Lower School building on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.
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On Thursday, April 13, 2017 parents and trustees assembled at the site of the new Sayre Lower School for the official groundbreaking ceremony. Head of School Stephen Manella, Mayor Jim Gray, Board Chairman Ben Haggin, and the Head of Lower School Annie Papero addressed the Lower School students and guests. Major donors Mrs. Deirdre Lyons, Justice Laurance VanMeter, Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Schmidt, Mrs. Becky Goodman, Mrs. Jacquelin Murphy, and Mr. and Mrs. Peek Garlington and family assisted Stephen Manella with turning over the first shovels of dirt.
Campaign for the Lower School
194 North Limestone Street Lexington, Kentucky 40507
tel: 859-254-1361
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