Brookhaven Academy contracted with the J.F. Smith Group of Auburn, AL in May of 2013 on a project that would transform the educational experience for our students. The J.F. Smith Group has helped many Mississippi independent schools reach giving levels they never thought possible. The J.F. Smith Group conducted a feasibility study with BA patrons during the summer of 2013 which led them to set the a campaign goal of $1.175 million.
The amount pledged would be applied to five categories over the the next three years.
Academics and technology | Our goal is to prepare students for success in college and life by continuously enhancing student learning and the overall educational experience.
Faculty Endowment | Will be dedicated to recruiting and retaining the most qualified teachers.
Furniture and equipment | To achieve maximum productivity in the new multipurpose building, classroom fixtures and equipment such as Smart Boards, desks, chairs, projectors and intercoms.
Campus Security and aesthetics | Opportunities have been identified that will increase the security of our campus and the safety of our students, while also adding to the aesthetics of our campus.
Fund for Excellence | Established to support campaign overhead, communications and marketing as well as creeating a discretionary fund
Athletics | The addition of a basketball surface in the multi-use facility will afford students additional space for physical education and other student activities.
To date, 119 families and 6 businesses have pledged their gift to the Building on Tradition Capital Campaign. Gifts can be pledged in equal payments over three years. The average gift to the campiagn is $7,087. All gifts to Brookhaven Academy Educational Foundation (501c3) are tax deductible.
Current Total raised: $1,000,000
(updated May 2016)
Please read the latest campaign newsletter below and learn how this visionary campaign will create new opportunities for our students.