The following quotes are all from students who have received some form of assistance from Lincoln School's Financial Aid Program - a program that is supported in part by our Annual Fund. Forty percent of current Lincoln students receive some form of financial aid. Their words express the kind of impact your gift to the Annual Fund can have on the lives of our students.
"I have so many wonderful things to say about Lincoln and the past ten years I have spent here. It is a really fabulous school that fully supports each and every student that comes through it. I could never imagine getting an education at any other school."
"If I had not received this scholarship money, it would have been more difficult to stay at this school that I have so much invested in. I greatly appreciate your donation and the opportunity it has given me to fully take part in the school that I love."
"Without your generosity, girls like me would not be able to experience a Lincoln education. I know that the education and environment that Lincoln provides has made a huge difference in my life."
"I love learning and this school has challenged me again and again to do my absolute best in everything I attempt."
"I have been to many schools but none of them have been so dedicated to making every single student's education as perfect and personal as Lincoln has."
"When I came to Lincoln School, it was a big change for me, but I think it was a change for the better. Here, I started to play sports on an actual team for the first time in my life."
"Your gift of financial aid has been such a blessing to me and my family. We truly appreciate the opportunity you have given me to explore my academic interests as well as personal interests."
"From Lincoln I have not only made lifelong friends and gotten an enriched education, but also I have had eye-opening experiences that prepared me for my journey ahead."
"Lincoln School is going to open a whole new world for me. I am grateful for the opportunity. I will not disappoint you."
"Going to Lincoln has allowed me to fill my high school years with challenges and the things that I love. Words cannot express my gratitude to you for making a contribution... I am so happy that I get to spend my next years learning and growing at the Lincoln School."
"...at Lincoln it is very true that a lot of the decisions that are made are done so by students. It is because of this that Lincoln girls learn that one should always stand up for what they believe in."
"I honestly cannot see myself at any other school other than Lincoln. I have made a home here at this school, between the classes that are offered and the teaching staff, I love it all."
"Having the opportunity to attend Lincoln has really made an impact in my life. It is at Lincoln that I have been able to grow and mature into the young lady that I am today."
"Lincoln is a challenge, and nothing makes me work harder than a challenge. Coming to school here has taught me that everything you want, you must work for."
"Coming to Lincoln School has shown me that anything can be accomplished with the right amount of work ethic. If it were not for Lincoln, I am not entirely sure I would be able to say that with as much confidence."
"My parents have always believed that a good education is one of the most important things for one's children, but unfortunately would not have been able to afford such a thing. Words cannot express how thankful my family and I are to you for making this experience possible."
"My time at Lincoln School has completely changed the way I look at my life. I feel so lucky to have the opportunity to come to this school. This is my first year at Lincoln; I have been given an opportunity of a lifetime at Lincoln that I would not have had the chance to experience anywhere else."
"I work to my full potential at Lincoln School. If I were at another high school, I might not have had the opportunity to become so involved in such a small community."
"I would like to thank you for making this a reality for me. If it were not for your generosity, none of this would be possible for me, and I do not believe I would have been able to become the person that I am today. I am grateful beyond words for the opportunity you have given to me. Forever will I be grateful."
"Were it not for the financial aid I have received, I would not have been able to attend Lincoln and take advantage of its rich array of opportunities for education, personal growth, and social awareness. I cannot thank you enough for the part you have played in opening Lincoln's doors to me and investing in my future. I hope the financial aid continues because I love Lincoln!"
"I could not have had this same colorful and captivating educational experience if I had not come to Lincoln where there is a unique learning environment and some spectacular teachers. And I could not have afforded to come without the generous scholarship that you have provided me."