The Peddie Fund
Your gift exemplifies the strength of our community.
Tuition and fees do not cover the entire cost of the extraordinary education Peddie provides. The Peddie Fund helps to bridge this gap, supporting faculty, academic and extracurricular programming, community life and financial aid — all of which serve to enrich the life of the school and ensure the Peddie legacy.
Your participation will serve as a meaningful statement about your family's Peddie experience. Give to the Peddie Fund because you believe in our mission, the dedication of our faculty and staff and the limitless potential of a Peddie education.
Having benefited greatly from the Peddie experience, I am keenly aware of the impact and return my contribution can have. I'd like to think it enables kids to realize and access their potential — something that happens in a special way in the Peddie community that is hard to replicate. Jackie Shoback ’84
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Rich D’Andrea ’01 will take the helm as head coach of the boys lacrosse program this spring. It’s a fitting step for the program’s narrative as well as D’Andrea’s personal one.
Amid the pandemic, Arts Department Chair Alan Michaels is virtually connecting students with alumni artists.
Melissa Adeyemo '01 is pushing African film to the forefront.
Teammates and community members remember Peddie's undefeated 1970 Peddie Football Team.
Continuing its work towards making the Peddie experience as inclusive and equitable as possible, Head of School Peter Quinn provided an update on the school's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) work to date.
Andrea Patella '17 and Julia Patella '20 are the first sisters to both be elected as student body president during their respective senior years
Ian "Mighty" Graham '50, one of Peddie's top donors and the force behind the Ian H. Graham '50 Athletic Center renovation, died at his home on Monday, September 28. He was 89 years old.
Zara Fina Stasi '08, founder of Good For The Bees, returned to campus to helm Peddie's first virtual art show.
“My Truck” singer-songwriter sensation is featured on Keith Urban’s new single.
As Raga '19 shares, Peddie is here to help you every step along the way.
On the 50th anniversary of Peddie returning to coed, alumnae recalled difficult, sometimes isolating, but also illuminating experiences on campus
"Selah and the Spades" debut has established Poe '08 as a prominent young storyteller
A Jersey Shore bridge connects two shore communities and two former Peddie roommates
For the first time, two generations of Peddie athletes are on the track and field record board
Billy Almond ’71 helped organize the activities at Peddie on the first-ever Earth Day, April 22, 1970
Brad Smith ’82 considers Princeton Lavender a labor of love.
Rhodes College graduate, Katie Clark '16, is the NCAA Division III women's lacrosse recipient of the organization's Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award.
A broad array of speakers who visit campus each year — often Peddie alumni — easily adapt to an online format.
COVID-19’s wake was the catalyst for the Steady Peddie Fund, a new fund which provides financial assistance to the community in times of unexpected need.
For these six alumni couples, Peddie had a hand in true love.
SeaStraws Chief Sustainability Officer Sophie Kennedy '15 has made it her mission to educate others about the dangers of plastics.
Peddie was his first stop on the road to an exuberant and authentic life.
Brothers Roger Kaufman ’52 and Herb Kaufman ’47 are Peddie loyal.
The Izzo family gives back to the digital fabrication laboratory.
Bernadette Schmidinger Brown ’01 wants students to "experience this incredible school."
Stephen Toadvine's '48 arrival at Peddie in 1945 was the result of a series of events that would change his life.
Tiff Zachos '88, M.D., Ph.D., D.V.M. stepped up in a big way this summer, and her actions earned her champion status.
Justin Barnett '02 (TK MAC) was a physics and chemistry major at Cornell until he accepted a fellow student's offer to learn how to DJ.
Self-professed quilt magnet Bill Volckening '84 has an uncanny ability to find great quilts, but he did not set out to be a quilt collector.
When Peddie's first Armellino Scholars graduated, it was an exclamation point at the end of a profound four-year journey.
Anne Sachs '93, Thrive Global's chief content officer will share her experience working in the fashion and magazine industry with students via video chat in Efros Auditorium.
On this Veterans Day, we honor all of our veterans and look back at how the Peddie community was affected by WWI.
Diku Rogers '12 is sold on the Peddie spirit.
Despite their 82-year age gap, Sophie McClellan '19 and Isabel Sefton have developed a genuine friendship.
Jim Steinberg ’67 has logged more than two million miles traveling the globe with his camera.
How did rock artist Matt Burr ’99 end up performing in a half-abandoned historic building in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico?
Her trip included a stop in Honduras, where Silvi and her father volunteered at a home for impoverished children.
Outstanding credentials and a Peddie connection helped Patrick Sandman ’07 land a clerkship with Judge Robert Kugler ’68.
He's 98 years old, but age hasn't stopped Ken Seyffer ’39 from being active in his community.
The Peddie experience was so powerful for Terry Hensle, M.D. ’60 that his daughter and grandson are also part of the Peddie family.
The objects you see here, varied in size and shape and age, are what make us distinctly Peddie.
Jennifer Creel ’12 met some of her most influential mentors at Peddie. As chief operating officer at Attollo Prep, Creel pays her mentors’ patience and commitment forward, one student at a time.
Peddie Loyalty Day was a huge success! Let's crunch those numbers.
Laura George '84 and her younger brother, Bill George '94, experienced Peddie together, ten years apart. Now, they're reunion volunteers, and they're making reunion a great place to be.
Peddie alumnae are reaching great heights in the finance industry.
Morgan Rawlings '09 came to Peddie in pursuit of a Chinese program that would challenge her. Now, she works for the National Security Language Initiative for Youth.
A look back from alumni who were there ...
While studying abroad in Africa, Emma Cook ’14 became deeply aware of the harsh challenges faced by people living in small villages and informal settlements.
Kieren van den Blink '90 finally tells the story she intended to share on the Peddie stage 19 years ago.
As the president and CEO of American Forests, Jad Daley '86 is tackling some challenging environmental issues.
We teamed up with Blair Academy to profile Falcons and Buccaneers who demonstrate the special relationship between our schools.
At 4 a.m. on January 9, 2018, a mudslide engulfed Napper Tandy's '95 house. Read his harrowing story.
Math and economics teacher Imad Labban P'10 '12 '14 has a passion for the arts.
The Princeton University graduate is spending the year in Cardiff, Wales as a Fulbright Scholar.
The year 2018 marks the fiftieth anniversary of M*A*S*H*, written by Peddie's own H. Richard Hornberger Jr. '41.
Randy Forrester '05 and Ally Brown Forrester '07 are making a big impact with their bite-sized restaurant.
Tingle's investment firm is helping women and minority entrepreneurs gain access to capital and create jobs in their communities.
Diku Rogers '12 believes that Peddie helps you become the best version of yourself, in your own way. That's why she returned to join our English faculty.
Alumna strikes a chord with student harpist
For Oliver Crane ’17, rowing a 23-foot boat across the Atlantic Ocean sounded like the ultimate adventure.
On Father’s Day 1993, Ambassdor Walter H. Annenberg gave $100 million to the school as an endowed fund designed to expand financial aid, institute innovative programs and recruit exceptional faculty. It was the largest cash gift ever given to an independent school, and it brought instant fame to Peddie.
For Chavon Sutton, being a merit scholar enabled her to do almost anything she wanted to at Peddie. As a two-sport varsity athlete, prefect, vocalist, and actress, she made the most of the experience.
How was Coral Peña ’11 introduced to Meryl Streep on the set of "The Post?" By Steven Spielberg, of course!
The Peddie Chronicle has been named a 2018 Gold Winner by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in the field of independent school alumni magazine publishing.
Jeanne Laman Ilvento ’79 and her husband, Robert P ’12 credit their daughter, Morgan, as the inspiration for the Silverball Museum Arcade in Asbury Park, N.J.
Traveling from Washington, D.C. and New York City, Edward Whitehouse ’12, Brandon Kumar ’12, Swetha Sanagavarapu ’13 and Rachel Gankiewicz ’13 returned to campus to talk with students about life after Peddie.
Andrew Mandelbaum '99, currently working in public policy, is grateful to Peddie for broadening horizons, and teaching him the value of acceptance and awareness.
Chavon Sutton ’99 came to campus to share her experience in the financial services industry, and while she did encourage students to explore careers in finance, she emphasized the importance of trying new things and seeking out exciting experiences to make the most of their Peddie experience.
Karyn Bysshe Vella joins Peddie as the new assistant head of school for development.
Zui Dighe '15 never forgot the love of innovation and problem-solving she found at Peddie. Now, as a Duke University Grand Challenge Scholar and a nominee for a Women in Open Source Award, Zui is solving problems on a global scale.
Describing his years at Peddie as "the happiest days of my life," Walter H. Annenberg began giving back to his alma mater as soon as he graduated.
Horace Brown '51 was the first African American student and graduate of Peddie School, during a time when Hightstown, like much of America, was a "separate but unequal" place to live.
Oliver Crane is about to become the youngest person in history to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Anne L. Seltzer is one of the most important figures - and probably the most influential woman - in Peddie history.
Finding the art in architecture and designing the tallest building in Brooklyn.
Excerpted from a chapel talk by Brooke Dennison ’18, delivered January 12, 2018. Brooke is co-president of the student body and shared her personal journey of transformation, which brought her to some simple but powerful truths.
Jeff Reilly '85 surprised Tim Corica’s Advanced Computer Science class with a visit this winter where he shared advice, both practical and personal, on finding a career in the world of tech.
We’re thinking boldly.
Recently named an Albright Fellow at Wellesley College, Mia Caglieris ’15 began her pursuit of global citizenship at Peddie.
Christina Blok '07 discovered her love for literature at Peddie, and returned to that love with the launch of Muse Monthly in 2015.
John Coiro '87: "Robotics and the Digital Fabrication Lab are a perfect explanation of what Peddie is about."
When John Coiro ’87 P’17 came to Peddie as a sophomore, he was seeking an academic challenge and a community experience.
John Lazenby ’96, hotel and restaurant wine division manager for Breakthru Beverage Group in Miramar, Florida, talks about being the former face of the classic naval combat game.
He was a self-described "bit of a troublemaker" when he arrived at Peddie. Thanks in part to his teacher and advisor Ray Oram, Epstein found his path to a remarkable career.
On September 25, 2017, Kelly Jo Burnett ’98 packed only her most essential belongings in a medium-sized backpack and flew, one-way, to Kathmandu, Nepal.
Author Christian Giudice '93 talks about the influence of his Peddie experience.
Girls’ Varsity Soccer players Simone Nix ’18 and Ellie Timko ’18 reflect on an inspirational evening spent with recent Peddie soccer alumnae.
Retired Lieutenant Colonel Robert "Hoppy" Hopkins '57 is the executive director and chief executive officer of the Super Sabre Society, a group formed to celebrate and preserve the history of the F-100 Super Sabre and the pilots who flew them.
A number of Peddie alumni are contributing to the craft beer boom. Their backgrounds vary, from photography and economics to marketing and metallurgy, but there are commonalities that lured them to the craft beer industry in a variety of roles.
Arianna Bocco '87 found her love of film at Peddie, and turned it into a career with IFC Films.
Jill Moody '08 chose Peddie because of the arts programs, and her passions in theater, music and dance grew from there. She currently is head of the drama and dance department at The Garvey School in the Bronx, and recently founded a theater arts program called Imagine Works.
Leon Bergen '05 found his love for computer science during his freshman year at Peddie, and still works on creating computers that understand language the way people do.
Alyssa Barlis '09 always looked to the stars. Now, she designs telescopes for NASA.
Megan Miranda '99 was able to pursue her passions in both science and writing at Peddie, and continues to enjoy both as a high school science teacher, and an accomplished novelist.
Sarah Hogoboom '13 got an education in multiculturalism at Peddie. Now, this young Fulbright scholar is continuing the tradition by teaching English in Vietnam.
Margaret Symington's '78 passion for nature was fostered by her biology teacher at Peddie. Now she works for the World Wildlife Foundation.
Peddie taught Potter Scholar JR Rodrigo '11 the importance of curiosity and opportunity, two assets he took with him in his pursuit of a successful career in economics and business.
At Peddie you can achieve highly in both athletics and academics. Potter Scholar and Valedictorian Haley Peters '10 currently plays professional basketball, and later intends to further her education with a medical degree.
Sangu Delle '06 was an Annenberg Scholar and soaked up every aspect of a rich Peddie experience, now serving on the Board of Trustees.
Neha Komatreddy '17 poem was published in The 2017 Amphion, a student publication for which she was a Literary Editor.
A graduate of Peddie Class of 1987, John Coiro reflects on his son's growth over the past four years and on the benefits of a Peddie education.
Andrea is a senior at Peddie. She reflects on the past four years and recognizes that while there is a place for routine, we all have a choice when change stands in our path - it's all about perspective.
Elizabeth "Scout" Zabinski '16 placed first in the 18-19 year-old age category in the New York City Marathon. Her training began at Peddie over a year ago, she said, and the result was "pure ecstasy." She shared her motivation, her strategy and her emotions with us.
Mike Cummins ’04 has devoted his professional life to supporting children in underserved communities. Now a teacher at Brownsville Collegiate, he returned to Peddie to deliver this Chapel talk and pose three challenges to students.
Sophie Kennedy's '16 participation in the Research Science Signature program at Peddie helped jump-start her college experience.
During a visit to campus, Pat Dennis '98 took time to share some "advice to his 14 year old self" with students in this Chapel talk.
Frank Anastasio '12 returned to campus during a break from his studies at The George Washington University.
Alia Santini ’96 was invited to return to Peddie on October 14, 2013 to speak to the community in Chapel.