Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
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Donor Stories

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Donor Stories

Both our donors and the beneficiaries of their generosity have stories to share.

Read their stories below:



Irene Castelot Bradford ’79

Leadership coach and writer

Alison Grant Small ’66

Retired. Class agent for 15 years, Wheaton Board of Trustees member since 2006

Annsley Chapman Strong ’69

Co-founder and consultant, Strong Studio Designs

Nancy Fifield McConnell ’68

Fund development consultant for nonprofit organizations

Jeffrey Banks ’94

High school mathematics and special education teacher, Boston Public Schools

Beverly "Bev" Decker Reed ’64

Retired vice president of resource development for Pathfinder International

Christie Wyman ’87

Kindergarten teacher; married 17 years

Christina “Chris” Toro ’89

Associate director, Office of Leadership Giving, MIT

Cornelia Lee Clifford Wareham ’74

Learning specialist, the Chapin School, New York

Demetra Pulos ’74, P’08

Paralegal; mother of Corinna McFarland ’08 (in photo) and son Kevan McFarland

Elena Drake Vandervoort ’67

2006 Bath (Maine) Citizen of the Year

Linda Berry Trimble ’58

Retired nursery school treasurer

Lorna Brookes Russell ’64

Organist at St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church (Maine); retired French teacher

Margit Bliss Orange ’57

Retired testing specialist

Sally Willis Bancroft ’66

Retired from nonprofit management