Category: Donor Stories

Investing in a More Sustainable Future

As Newark Academy formulates its next strategic plan, the school continues to uphold the importance of education about sustainability within the student experience. Inspired by Newark Academy’s efforts to create a more ecological and economically vital society, the Martini Education and Opportunity Trust (MEOT), has graciously contributed a very generous grant to NA’s Faculty Innovation… Read more »

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Marjorie (Margie) Jameson’s ’77 Newark Academy memories are vivid and ever-present in her home. Margie has saved and curated momentos from her NA school days, including those from her mother’s volunteer leadership as a member of the 200th anniversary committee. When Margie’s mother, Sandra Selfridge Lopus Harvey, passed away in January 2022, Margie sought an… Read more »

Leveling the Playing Field

Even as a young student at Newark Academy, Dr. Lesly A. D’Ambola ’78 was interested in finding ways to reconnect the Academy with its origin city of Newark — also her hometown. In fact, she dedicated her senior project to that aim, which culminated in a slideshow of the city to her classmates. She was… Read more »