Donor Stories

Aashay Sanghvi '14

“I will always feel the need to give back to Phoenix Country Day School because it turned me into the young man I am today. PCDS taught me to push my boundaries through the pursuit of...

Augustine Gomez '99

“As a PCDS alum, participating in the THRIVE  Campaign is an opportunity for me to set an example and maintain a level of excellence that the next generation of  PCDS  students...

C. Ryan Joyce

“The THRIVE Campaign is so much more than a fundraising effort on behalf of Phoenix Country Day School – it is an opportunity to reengage with our alumni, to bring our school from truly great...

The Abero Family

“Returning to work at my alma mater has been more meaningful than I could have ever imagined, and we are honored to do our part in helping PCDS rise to even greater heights through the THRIVE...

The Bergera-Cho Family

“PCDS provides an environment that both nurtures and challenges its students. We wanted to support the THRIVE Campaign, so the school can continue to prepare young people to do great ...

The Detmer Family

“Besides love, we believe the greatest gift that we could give our children is the gift of a great education. Our family believes strongly that by investing in the THRIVE campaign, we are...

The Johnson Family

“Though as a sophomore, our son Max will enjoy the new facilities for only a short time, he has benefitted from renovated academic facilities in Lower, Middle, and Upper School and the many other...

The Maffi Family

“Our family is enthusiastic about our children’s environment, the close personal attention the teachers give, the wonderful families at PCDS, and the maturity level of the students – even at...

The Powell Family

“Our twin daughters are now in their 4th year at Phoenix Country Day.  Each step has been a significant and exciting experience for them. It has been remarkable with two different primary...

The Prieb Family

“Since Natalie was a toddler, we have always told her our greatest hope for her was that ‘she would be the best Natalie she could be.’ We feel very fortunate that PCDS fosters an...

The Riester Family

“We came to PCDS knowing and understanding the culture of the school — it’s a place where philanthropy is a priority in a very positive and productive way. Generations before have paved...

The Rodin Family

“We’re delighted to have found a home in Arizona—a place where our kids will grow up, and where Lydia and I plan to grow old.  But Arizona will only become the truly dynamic city that it wants...

The Rose Family

“We love Andy Rodin’s vision and leadership.  We love the faculty.  Our two boys have told us they intend to use their stellar education to play in the NBA.  We have yet to...

The Sly-Arkeveld Family

“Our decision to choose PCDS came with the implicit understanding that this would be more than simply a school; this would be where our children’s futures were shaped.  Why wouldn’t we...

The Tehranchi Family

In conversation with Kathy and Babak Tehranchi P’17, P’19, P’22 by C. Ryan Joyce, Director of Advancement        Kathy & Babak TehranchiDaughter: Tisa Tehranchi (11th...

The Voss Family

“Our family chose PCDS for its reputation of excellence in education.  During our time at the school, PCDS has proven its dedication and desire to maintain itself as a leader in education...

The Whitfill Family

“For over 50 years families have been supporting PCDS so that our kids could receive an amazing education and our family could belong to an incredible community.   We felt...