Whether it was in French class, on the
athletic field or court, or just in the hallways at Albany High School,
Westwood School, or Deerfield-Windsor School, Graham
P. Lowe has had a profound impact on the lives of many, many young people in
As I reflect on those who have influenced my life, I owe a
great deal to Coach Lowe.
Coach Lowe’s compassion for students is
legendary, and he and his wife Betty have assisted countless students who needed
a friendly helping hand.
A number of friends and former
classmates and I have decided that there is no more fitting tribute to Coach
Lowe than to endow a scholarship in his name.
Initially, we reached out to Albany High, but we
soon found that they do not have the capacity to receive and invest funds.
We then turned to Deerfield-Windsor
School, where Coach Lowe served as the first Headmaster.
He also oversaw the creation of many of the sports
that continue at DWS today.
Deerfield-Windsor agreed to receive tax-deductible
contributions and to invest them with their endowment so that the principal
would grow over the years.
With Graham Lowe’s input, we have decided on the following
criteria for the scholarship:
the recipient must have a
satisfactory (3.0 or better) grade point average
he/she must be entering the
junior or senior year
he/she must be involved in
at least one activity at a high level
he/she must have financial
The selection committee will include the Headmaster,
Middle/Upper School Director, and Admission Director at DWS.
The amount of the scholarship will
depend on the success of our fundraising effort.
We want to have this award become self-perpetuating;
that is, the interest of the fund will be awarded, allowing the principal to
We will not make an award until such a time as we have
enough in the principal for the interest to be a meaningful amount.
Please consider donating
generously to honor this man who has meant so much to many of us.
SO HERE'S HOW!!!
1. To Donate, make
your check to:
Deerfield Windsor School and put
Lowe Scholarship on the Memo Line
2. Mail your Donation
Advancement Office Deerfield Windsor School
2500 Nottingham Way Albany , GA. 31707
3. IMPORTANT: Also ... please email
to me (email address below)
your pledged amount and
AHS class year