Tickets are still available for the fundraiser/silent auction which will feature a celebration of Tom Cone
The annual Eagle Hill fundraiser/silent auction will take place in person on Saturday, May 21 at 6 p.m., for the first time in three years after Covid prevented the EHS community from gathering together for it.
The 2022 benefit is entitled, “A Night of Magic,” and will double as a celebration for Tom Cone, Assistant Head of School, who is retiring this year after 46 years of inspiring service. The event will be held al fresco at The Italian Center, in an outdoor tented pavilion, 1620 Newfield Avenue, in Stamford.
“This event is vital to our fundraising efforts here at Eagle Hill School, where students receive a transformative educational experience,” said Lisa Ferraro, Director of Development and Marketing. “This year, funds raised at the event will help support our campus playground renovations.”
Tickets are still available. The evening will feature a silent auction, and item donations are most welcome. Tickets to sporting events and Broadway shows, gift cards to spas and salons, weekend getaway opportunities, and other experiences/items would be most appreciated.
To purchase a ticket, make a gift, or to donate items for the silent auction, please go to www.EHSbenefit2022.givesmart.com.
The Benefit honoree is Tom Cone whose extraordinary tenure parallels the evolution of EHS.
Over the years, Tom served in many roles, including teacher, sports coach, administrator, Director of Admissions and Placement, and now as the Assistant Head of School.
All of the positions involved collaborating with the school’s founding leaders and an amazing group of colleagues to guide the growth of the school.
“We recognized that there were many places all over the country where there were many kids struggling in school because they weren’t being taught properly,” Cone observed. “We weren’t and never advertised as a one size fits all program.”
Cone’s patient, optimistic, and approachable disposition has set an inspiring example. His generous spirit and passion for each student’s success further proved to shape the school’s culture. Instilling a young person with self-confidence and developing character are vital to him.
“Part of the inspiring aspect of the school is it’s not just about academics,” Cone said. “We celebrate the unique talents of our kids that in many cases have been unrecognized before they come to us.”
For questions, please contact Lisa Ferraro at firstname.lastname@example.org
“A Night of Magic” annual benefit and silent auction on Saturday, May 21, at 6 p.m. Al Fresco at The Italian Center, Outdoor Tented Pavilion, 1620 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT. Tom Cone, Assistant Head of School, will be honored for his 46 years of service.