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St. Margaret’s School receives two $1 million transformative gifts from longtime supporters

St. Margaret’s School recently announced the school has received transformative gifts totaling $2 million from longtime supporters Roger Sanders and E. Carlton “Buddy” Wilton Jr.

The gifts are the largest in the school’s 102-year history and will fund its focus on river-centric 21st-century learning, aptly called “S.T.R.E.A.M.,” along with St. Margaret’s recommitment to faith-based education. The money will serve as seed funding for a $10 million fundraising goal.

Sanders, a former federal judge and Texas lawyer is the grandfather of a 2023 St. Margaret’s graduate. St. Margaret’s promise five years ago of reassuring safety and strong academics lifted it above other American/Canadian schools the family had visited.

“Since then, I’ve witnessed how this boarding school ‘Sisterhood’ transformed a shy, uncertain girl full of doubt into a confident, compassionate young woman,” said Sanders. “Their insight guided her…..

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