Summit Support

Your donations and gifts to Summit Schools are appreciated! Summit Schools, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that meets IRS guidelines. Your gift is tax deductible to the full extent of tax laws and regulations. Please consult your tax adviser.


Summit Schools fills an educational niche not available elsewhere in the public or private sector in this area. Your gift helps ensure the viability of our unique educational curriculum which tailors teaching methods to a student’s individual learning styles. This fiscal year is August 1, 2019-July 31, 2020 

2019-2020 Gifts (as of January 9, 2020)


Change A Life ($7,300+)

  • John & Carol Llewellyn

Build a Mind ($5,000-$7,299)

  • Craig & Emily Tobin

Invest in our Assets ($2,500-$4,999)

  • Haroon & Paly Afridi

  • Jared & Heather Morris

  • Richard & Jennifer Musiol

Shape the Future ($1,000-$2,499)​​

  • Mark Andersland & Mary Susan Pruzinsky

  • Chris & Kiley Graw​

  • Diane Handler & Robert Becker

  • Greg & Lisa Hill

  • Virginia Michalicek

  • Ed & Harriett Morris

  • Arun & Divya Movva

  • Jamey & Lisa Wiebenga Stroschine

  • Eric & Sarah Zichterman

Believe ($500-$999)​​​​​

  • Phillip Burgart & Jana Linderman

  • Scott & Marla Happel

  • JK & Shannon Olson

  • Alex & Jane Passos

  • Loren & Carolyn Simons

Learn (up to $499)​​​

  • Clint & Morgan Aldeman

  • Erik & Ashley Balster

  • Charles & Mary Barnes 

  • Rocky & Mary Brown

  • Chris & Jane Carlson

  • Dan & Sharon Clark

  • Tom & Elise Crow

  • Camron Devor

  • Stefan & Wannette Doerrfeld

  • Matthew & Theresa Fettkether

  • Adam & Emily Fleming

  • Bob & Kate Gabel

  • Joseph Hennager & Julia Wasson

  • Ryan & Amanda Hollenbeck

  • Guillaume & Aline Houssin

  • Jase Jensen

  • Truman & Catharine Johnson

  • Shannon Kelly

  • Deborah Jeter

  • Lori Lane

  • Stephen & Laurene Lanich

  • Clayton & Rebecca Lindwall

  • Grant & Ashley Luebe

  • Stephanie Michalicek

  • Brad & Angie Neuville

  • Brett & Brad Papendick

  • Ev & Terri Petersen

  • Barry Priest & Rebecca Morrison

  • Tom & Kathleen Reinwart

  • Muayyacl & Sara Tailounie

  • Brandon & Kristen Tillman

  • Brent & Tonya Trudo

  • Jerry & Ruthie Trudo

  • Jim & Julia Wittnebel

  • Jim & Sarah Wittnebel

  • Lynn & Teresa Worley

  • Michael & Christina Wright

Corporate Donations

  • Box Tops for Education

  • Collins Aerospace

  • Next Page Books


  • AIAA Foundation/Boeing FIRST LEGO League Grant

  • Allegra FootPRINT Fund

In Kind Donations

  • Buck and Rikka Burroughs

  • Central States Concrete

  • Hawkeye Ready Mix

  • Scott and Danelle Hill

  • JPM Enterprises Inc. 

  • Terri Petersen

  • Pirc-Tobin Construction, Inc

  • Verve Studio

If you are interested in giving to Summit please contact email


If we have inadvertently missed anyone, we sincerely apologize. Please let us know and we will add your name to this list. Visit our Celebrate Summit page for sponsorships/donors of that event.


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Fundraising Un-asked Questions

Why independent schools need both
tuition and donations.

Many of you have been a part of the Summit family for years, and have experienced the ins and outs of each of these fundraisers. You have given time and money toward some, or multiple events each year. So why do we need to explain the importance of philanthropic giving?  We feel that there is an important message about what being a nonprofit means to Summit. Our goal for this booklet is to inspire and encourage you and your family to give even more to Summit than you currently do. We know that we are asking a lot, but we feel strongly that Summit is worthy of your time and money, and with your donations we will be able to continue to provide the best education we possibly can!

In the booklet you will see a list of current needs that we have at Summit, as well as a layout of all of the fundraising opportunities we offer. We will answer the asked and the un-asked questions of fundraising, and most importantly we will show you that - despite the tuition you already pay - we have needs that extend outside of that umbrella.

This year we have a huge goal of 100% philanthropic participation between Summit families, staff and board. We know that this is lofty, but we firmly believe that with your support this can be possible!

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