December 12, 2017

Abbot Academy Fund awards fall grants

Projects include student publications, club support, and academic pursuits
by Liz George

Founded when Abbot Academy and Phillips Academy merged in 1973, the Abbot Academy Fund continues Abbot’s tradition of boldness, innovation, and caring through large and small grants to Phillips Academy students, faculty members, staff, and alumnae.

At its fall meeting, the Abbot Academy Fund’s board of directors awarded full funding for 14 proposals. The amount granted at this meeting totaled $61,019, with grants ranging from $150 to $14,532.

Jennifer Lee ’18 and Young Ha “Sparky” Yoo ’18—Andover Young Writers’ Symposium

Katelyn Wang ’18 and Rachel Kindangen ’18—Class of 2018 Senior Book by Faces of Andover

Claudia Meng ’18, M. Macolm Essaid ’18, and Diva Harsoor ’18—Model UN Conference Support

Emily Qian ’19 and Senna Hahn ’20—Habitat for Humanity Organization

Zoe Yin ’19—Arts for Empathy

Georgia Ezell ’19 and Ria Viera ’19—F-STOP Photography Magazine

Jacqueline Rossi ’20, Emma Donchi ’18, and Lila Brady ’18—g4g Andover: STEM Educational Opportunities for Middle School Students

Mangai Sundaram ’19, Carley Kukk ’19, and Ava Sills ’19—Meals for a Million: PA Meal Packaging Event

Angelreana Choi ’19 and Lin Gan ’19—DN@ndover: Connecting Individuals with Genealogy

Yujin “Eddy” Lee ’19, Akane Gonda ’18, and Caroline Gihlstorf ’19—The Free Blue History Research Publication

Erin Strong (faculty), Natalie Landavere ’18, and Unwana Abasi (faculty)—Slam Residency with Soul Steps

Judith Wombwell (faculty)—Guest Choreographer for Andover Dance Group

Teruyo Shimazu (faculty)—Japan Bowl 2018 Participation Support

Peter Dignard (faculty)—Refurbishing the Andover Community Garden

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