School NewsDec 29, 2022
— updated Nov 13, 2023
Investing in Outstanding Students
Scholarships awarded for 2022-23 school year
Miss Hall’s School awards some $6 million annually to students who have excellent academic credentials, excel in school life, and show great promise. Congratulations to this year’s scholarship recipients!
CLASS OF 1940 SCHOLARSHIP
Established in 2010, the Class of 1940 Scholarship Fund supports a student who has demonstrated a sincere interest in community service. This scholarship has been awarded to April ’23.
BUTLER FAMILY ART SCHOLARSHIP
This partial scholarship, awarded to a student who has demonstrated an interest in and a commitment to the arts, was established in 2004 through the George M. and Pamela S. Humphrey Fund. Trustee Alice Butler Burnham ’65 was instrumental in bringing the Humphrey Fund gift to Miss Hall’s School. This scholarship is held by Honey ’24.
PAMELA HUMPHREY FIRMAN ’31 SCHOLARSHIP
Established in 1991 by Cynthia Firman Webster ’63, Royal Firman, and the Firman Fund, the Firman Scholarship is awarded to a student of outstanding personal and academic promise. This scholarship has been awarded to Aurora ’23.
MARY FORTMILLER CORNWELL ’56 BOOK SCHOLARSHIP
Seeded in 2016 and formally established in honor of their 65th reunion in 2021, members of the Class of 1956, led by Sandra Roe Smith and Mary’s family, created this book scholarship in memory of dear friend and classmate Mary Fortmiller Cornwell to honor a student with outstanding personal and academic promise. Throughout her lifetime, Mary Fortmiller Cornwell was an avid reader. Her choice of purse or travel tote would often be based solely on its ability to fit whatever book she was reading at the time. The scholarship is held by Nathania ’24.
THE HOPE SCHOLARSHIP
Established in 1966 by Suzan Brand Gibson ’52, The Hope Scholarship is named after Hope Walsh, the daughter of classmate Loulie Safe Mauran Groton ’52. The fund was further supported by gifts in Suzan’s memory from her widower, Jim Gibson, and from Mrs. Groton. This partial scholarship recognizes promising students who are related to an MHS alumna. Hope Scholarships are held by Grey ’23, Ruby ’24, Solitaire ’23, Tyler ’25, Ollie ’23, and Idia ’26.
LEE AUCHINCLOSS LINK ’61 SCHOLARSHIP
Established in 2004 by a gift from Lee Auchincloss Link ’61, this partial scholarship is awarded to a student who has demonstrated an interest in and a commitment to the arts. This scholarship is held by Viola ’23.
ELIZABETH PERKINS MILLER ’31 SCHOLARSHIP
The Miller Scholarship supports one girl in each of the four grades throughout her tenure at MHS. The fund was established by members of Mrs. Miller’s family, led by her daughter, the late Pamela Miller ’56, and was first awarded in 1990. Miller Scholars are chosen on the basis of strong academic backgrounds and the promise to succeed as scholars and as school leaders at MHS. Miller Scholarships are held by Fernanda ’23, Naomi ’24, Genevieve ’25, and Noya ’26.
DALE SPERRY MUDGE ’67 ARTS SCHOLARSHIP
Established by her family and classmates in 2008 in memory of Dale Sperry Mudge ’67, this partial scholarship helps fund tuition for a promising student who shares Dale’s social skills, native curiosity, academic tenacity, enthusiasm for life, and interest in the arts. This scholarship has been awarded to Viv ’23.
NPS AUTHENTICITY SCHOLARSHIP
The NPS Authenticity Scholarship, established in 2015, is awarded annually to a domestic student who demonstrates a commitment to authentic engagement with others, a love of the arts, and untapped leadership potential. This scholarship is held by Cherish ’23.
DEBRA COHEN DE ROTHSCHILD ’77 SCHOLARSHIP
Established in 2003 by Robert de Rothschild in memory of Debra Cohen de Rothschild ’77, this scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior day student who distinguishes herself through academic achievement, leadership among her peers, and service to the community. The scholarship recognizes the qualities Debra embodied: intellect, clarity of thought, loyalty, trustworthiness, ebullience, and consideration of the needs of others. This scholarship has been awarded to Kyla ’24.