Thank you for showing your gratitude for Francis Parker School. Parker received over 675 new gifts in one day for a giving total of $234,000.

Your generosity was compounded by helping us qualify for a $40,000 match from a generous Parker family. 

Most important, your gifts came with wonderful messages for Parker faculty and staff members who have touched our lives. Your notes and donations in their honor will brighten their hearts. We are deeply grateful for your outpouring of loyalty.

Featured above are a few of the 2016 Parker Spirit of Excellence Award Winners. This award recognizes and celebrates Parker Faculty and Staff who have gone above and beyond in supportof students and colleagues by contributing positively to the life and work of the School. The complete list of the 2016 awardees is below.

Bernice Alota
Nancy Anderson
Bridgett Besinger
Laurie Brae
Mike Cain
Rob Campbell
Mike Crone
Carrie Dillmore
Jennifer Dorsey
Paul Esch
Heather Gray
Denver Guess
Marsha Gygax
Birdy Hartman
John Hulsey
Garik Linnastruth
Brad Long
Lizzy Mack
Mike Maunu
Joline Nelson
Kerry Parish-Philp
Denise Pyeatt
Cherie Redelings
David Ries
Rick Rossiter
Jose Santiago
Blair Spearn
Marc Thiebach
Shorty Virgen
Kim Wimpey

Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 from across San Diego County. Founded in 1912, the Lower School is located on the Mission Hills Campus with the Upper and Middle Schools on the Linda Vista Campus. Parker's mission is to inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.

Mission Hills Campus Lower School

4201 Randolph Street
San Diego, CA 92103

Linda Vista Campus Middle/Upper School

6501 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA 92111
858 / 569-7900