Quotes

What People Are Saying

Alumni

“Through Maury High’s doors have passed some of our finest citizens, including leaders in business, politics, military, the sciences and the arts. That tradition of excellence continues today.”

— Michael C. Spencer ’68
Former Maury High School principal

“Today Maury must compete with elite, well-endowed private schools and parents understandably want their children to be educated where they will receive the most advantages. The Maury Foundation can help equalize the playing field.”

–Robert C. Nusbaum ’41
Williams Mullen partner

“The Maury Foundation is a prototype for other organizations — demonstrating what can be accomplished when people work together.”

— Candace R. McPhee
Former Maury teacher and parent of three Maury graduates

“I have great memories from my three years at Maury — especially the pep rallies on the front steps. They weren’t just about sports, they were about community spirit.”

— Hon. Howard E. Copeland ’62
Attorney and former Virginia Delegate

“This drive illustrates another way the Maury alumni have contributed to the enrichment of the community for almost 90 years.”

— Hon. Vincent J. Thomas ’39
Former Mayor of Norfolk

Scholarship Recipients

“The Maury Foundation Scholarship was a big part of how I was able to attend this university, as out-of-state tuition is very expensive, so I am incredibly grateful for the generosity of the foundation.”

 –Megan Golliher
2014 Maury Foundation Scholarship Recipient, UNC Chapel Hill Student

“I am forever thankful for the Maury Foundation for providing me with the opportunity to attend and play field hockey at my dream school!

–Mackenzie Schneider
2014 Maury Foundation Scholarship Recipient, Georgetown University Student

I couldn’t be more gracious that the Maury Foundation helped me get here and pay for education from one of the best public schools in the nation! Thank you all so much!

–Waverlee Harvey
2014 Maury Foundation Scholarship Recipient, University of Virginia Student