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Faith.Family.Future! Capital Campaign at BMHS

A 50th Anniversary Capital Campaign for Bishop McNamara High School

Dear Alumni, Parents, Friends and Benefactors,

We are delighted to welcome you to the Faith. Family. Future! Capital Campaign for Bishop McNamara High School! It is a tremendous honor to serve as co-chairs of the Campaign Steering Committee and it is truly a privilege to share these exciting and transformational plans with you.

We are pleased to report that the first half of Phase 1 of the Faith. Family. Future! Capital Campaign is complete. The dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Andy Mona ’82 Student Center at Bishop McNamara was held on September 14, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. The successful completion of this bustling center of student life adds momentum at this important juncture in the Campaign, as we turn our focus to the second half of our first phase.

As we look forward to the next 50 years of providing our students with a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum centered on educational excellence, combined with access to a comprehensive range of athletics, activities and the development of the whole person in the Catholic tradition of the Brothers of Holy Cross, we seek partners like you to help us realize this vision for the future of Bishop McNamara. 

We will have three specific initiatives for the next phase Faith. Family. Future! Capital Campaign:

  • Develop tomorrow’s innovators by building on highly successful programs and providing training and exploration of cutting-edge technologies
  • Provide scholarships for low-income, high caliber students who will thrive at Bishop McNamara, if given the opportunity to attend
  • Create new and updated spaces for the student community to gather, collaborate, study and discover; including classroom modernization and renovations to our athletic locker rooms and weight facility

These goals will be accomplished through these critically important objectives:

La Reine Science & Innovation Center, $10 Million
Endowed Scholarships, $2.5 Million
Campus Improvements, Building Modernization and The Holy Cross Courtyard, $2.5 Million

Bishop McNamara has had a profound impact on both of our lives and on the lives of every young person who has come to call  Bishop McNamara home. Please join us in supporting this landmark effort to create an even better future for students today and for generations to come.  Together, we can do what no one of us can do alone.  Please feel free to contact us anytime at or or to call the Campaign Office at 301-735-8401, ext. 171. 

With gratitude,

Dr. G. Scott Drew ‘79 & Mrs. Pam Drew
The Honorable John & Mrs. Heather Gossart 

Co-Chairs, Faith. Family. Future! Campaign Steering Committee 

Please watch our Faith.Family.Future! Capital Campaign Video

Bishop McNamara High School
6800 Marlboro Pike, Forestville, MD 20747
Phone: 301.735.8401
Fax: 301.735.0934
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