Raleigh, NC, July 30, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Head of School Theo Wilkes Coonrod at Saint Mary’s School (www.saint-marys.edu) in Raleigh announced that Shana Filter has joined the school as capital campaign director, where she will work with board members, donors and staff to achieve the goals of the capital campaign project. Filter brings over 10 years of development and fundraising experience to the position, having previously managed a $30 million capital campaign for the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore. She is the former executive director of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce in Louisburg, N.C.
“Shana joins our team at a pivotal time in the history of Saint Mary’s School,” said Coonrod. “Her vision, experience and professional relationships will assure that we reach a broad spectrum of potential donors to meet the goals of our capital campaign.”
About Saint Mary’s School (SMS)
Saint Mary’s School in Raleigh, North Carolina, is an independent, college-preparatory, girls boarding and day school dedicated to academic excellence and personal achievement for grades 9-12. Founded in 1842 in the Episcopal tradition, Saint Mary’s School is the sixth-largest girls boarding and day school in the country. The school offers a comprehensive range of opportunities enabling girls to compete in college and today’s global economy. The historic, residential 23-acre campus is within easy driving distance of world-renowned Research Triangle Park and the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Sixty percent of the school’s nationally recruited faculty and staff live on campus, and 75 percent of the faculty hold advanced degrees in their field. Saint Mary’s School offers 18 Advanced Placement courses and a full complement of honors courses, competition in 11 sports, a comprehensive fine arts program, and signature technology, advising and co-curricular programs to prepare students for independence and success in college and life. For more information, contact the Saint Mary’s School Admission Office, 900 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27603, 919-424-4100, or visit the Web site at www.saint-marys.edu.
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