FWCD Celebrates a Birthday

To celebrate Fort Worth Country Day’s birthday, members of the School community put together the 2021 Founders' Day video. Founders’ Day commemorates FWCD’s incorporation: March 6, 1962. Faculty members arranged time to view the video with students in their homerooms or advisories, and staff members watched when they had a short break. The video features FWCD's faculty/staff service recognition in intervals of five years, Club Viginti Induction (for 20 years of service), and some fun with a few familiar faces.
Celebrated for their service were: 

Five Years
Debby Arnold
San Juan Becera
Stephen Blan
Laurie Brown
Jared Connaughton
Natasha Hatcher
Stefanie Luedtke
Rona Mattocks
James Mott
Sara Parker
Jen Pendell 
Myrna Sam
Alicia Schordine
Rachael Swinhoe
Heather Tatom

10 Years
Bryan Carlson
Jocelyn Ciplolaro
Dwayne Dodgin
Colin Douglas’06
Deb Lawson
Lori McCormack
Spencer Smith
Sandra Tuomey
Tammy Wolford

15 Years
Rex Bozarth
Elizabeth Cantu
Angeles Casanova
Nolan Hightower
Sara McCullough
Clovis Murphree
Jackie Rains
John Stephens
Steve Uhr

20 Years
Stephen Dickey ’89
Kris Johnson
Kathy Lott
Beverly Michael
Laura Terry

30 Years
Sheri Fuller

35 Years
Cindy Allen
Joe Breedlove ’78

Even in challenging times, the FWCD community gives back with great heart. FWCD students, families and faculty/staff made a difference for SafeHaven of Tarrant County, Como Community Center, Saving Hope Foundation and Saving Hope Animal Rescue Fund, and Breakthrough Fort Worth. View the FWCD Facebook post to see photos of the items that were donated to commemorate the School’s birthday. 

Talent in the video includes Hester Burdman, Kenneth Crutcher, Sheree Kinnaird, Spencer Smith, Kim Gardner, Witt Bumstead ’29, Kelsey Chu ’29, Nathaniel DeLaugther ’29, Harmon Hong ’29, Braden Baker ’25, Nola Gibbs ’25, Luke Mitchell ’25, Ashley Ortega ’25, Deb Lawson, Patrick Powers ’05, Heather Tatom, Oliver Cristobal ’21, Hunter Donahue ’21, Kynnedi Smith ’21 and Abby Timmerman ’21.

Those behind the scenes producing, filming and editing were Charlie Bynum ’22, Travis Guba, Coleman Hanson 22, Robert Lydick ’22,  Jen Pendell, Patrick Powers ’05, Sebastian Salazar ’22, George Soye ’22 and Lisa Wallace

Enjoy the video.


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Phone: 817.732.7718
Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) is a JK-12 private, independent, coeducational, nondenominational college-preparatory school located on approximately 100 acres in Fort Worth, Texas. The mission of Fort Worth Country Day School is to foster the intellectual, physical, emotional, and ethical development of capable students through an academically rigorous college preparatory program that integrates the arts and athletics.