The Bazemore Society
, named for Tim and Lisa Bazemore
, was founded in 2014 to recognize and honor those members of the Country School community who donate to the Bazemore Fund, over any period of time, a cumulative total of $2,500 or more. As of June 2017, approximately $280,000 has been pledged in support of the Bazemore Fund. Click here for a list of members.
Society members are invited to gather annually to meet and be inspired by those most impacted by Country School and Horizons tuition assistance programs: Horizons students, alumni, parents and teachers. The third Bazemore Society breakfast was held April 7, 2016
, and featured honored guest Tim Bazemore
and a panel discussion among four Country School ninth-graders, moderated by Kevin Thompson
, the Horizons High School Program Director. Panelists Laura Velez
, now at Westminster School, Jonathan Jean-Louis
at Phillips Exeter Academy, Jeffrey Ramirez
at Brunswick School, and Daltanette Mitchell
at Greenwich Academy, reflected on their experiences at Country School and Horizons that have prepared them for high school, college and for life.
The next Bazemore Society event is scheduled for the spring 2018.
(Photo caption: Rob Macrae, Kerry Stevens, Laura Velez '16, Jonathan Jean-Louis '16, Jeffrey Ramirez '16, Daltanette Mitchell '16, Kevin Thompson and Tim Bazemore at the Bazemore Society Breakfast on April 7, 2016.)