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Endowments

What are our endowment funds?

Endowment funds are gifts that keep giving. The funds are invested by PCA and the gains generated by the investment are used to support PCA's teachers, curriculum and student accessibility! The PCA endowment is valued at almost $10 million. You can read about all of our endowments on the right side of the page!

Dr. Alan Wagner STEM Endowed Chair

This endowment was named in honor of PCA Grandfather, Dr. Alan Wagner for his contributions in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). This permanently endowed Chair recognizes excellence in teaching and scholarship while supporting the teaching, professional development and curriculum enhancement of outstanding faculty members. The Dr. Alan Wagner STEM Endowment is held by the Blue Cross Community Foundation for the benefit of PCA.

Dr. Janet Miranda Guidance Endowment

Dr. Janet Miranda was a remarkable woman and servant-leader. As PCA’s Director of Guidance and College Placement for 10 years, as well as similar positions at other schools, she devoted her life to guiding students and parents. At PCA, Dr. Miranda built one of the most respected College Placement programs in the nation.

Felix Joseph Lozano, IV ('09) Endowment

This endowment provides need-based tuition assistance for current and prospective families to attend Prestonwood Christian Academy. The fund was established in 2013 in memory of Felix Joseph (Joe) Lozano, IV ('09) by his father and stepmother Felix and Belinda Lozano III, mother Tifini Lozano, and siblings Gabe ('14) and Mercedes ('16).

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Lion Legacy Endowment

In 2018 the Alumni Association established the Lion Legacy Endowment which exists to support PCA's Sponsor-A-Child program that provides tuition assistance to students and their families who could not otherwise afford the Kingdom education PCA offers. Our signature fundraising event every year is the Zig Ziglar Servant Leadership Award Banquet, which takes place in April. Help us reach the highest Alumni participation for this special event.

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Haynie and Paige Mayhew Family Endowment

The fund was established in 2017 by PCA Parents Haynie and Paige Mayhew and their sons Chaz (’20), Luke (’22) and Trey (’23). The goal of the fund is to provide additional compensation for teaching positions at PCA therefore retaining and attracting the most talented instructors.

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The Kathy Staples Boobar Memorial Hardship Endowment

The fund was established in 2017 by PCA Parent, Tim Boobar and his daughter, Carly (’14) in memory of their wife and mother, Kathy Staples Boobar. The goal of the fund is to provide financial assistance to current PCA families encountering hardship circumstances.

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PCA Benevolence Fund

This fund was established in 2015 with the purpose of setting aside funds to assist non-faculty families who encounter unforeseen difficult financial hardships.

PCA Endowment Fund

PCA established this general fund to help with future unexpected needs and ongoing operating expenses of the school. The PCA Endowment was started in 2011.

PCA Faculty Benevolence Endowment Fund

PCA established this fund in 2010 to set aside funding for faculty who encounter crisis situations causing financial hardship beyond their resources.

PCA Faculty Compensation Endowment Fund

This fund was established in 2010 with a goal of attracting and retaining faculty members of excellence. The fund will provide for stipends for master teachers and key department chair positions.

PCA Faculty Professional Development Endowment Fund

PCA established this fund in 2011 to assist with the costs of training faculty in best practices and the tools needed to educate students.

PCA Sponsor-A-Child Endowment Fund

PCA established the Sponsor-A-Child Fund in 2010. The Fund was created in order to assist families who want to provide a Kingdom education for their children but need financial assistance to pay tuition costs.

PCA World Impact Endowment Fund

This fund was established in 2011 with a goal of funding future service projects, mission trips and the training of students to fulfill the Great Commission.

Shannon Allbright Learning Lab Endowment Fund

This endowment provides funding for the ongoing support of the Prestonwood Christian Academy Learning Lab. The fund was established in 2004 in memory of Shannon Allbright, PCA mother of Liz ('05) and Tyler ('08).

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The Clark Family Endowment

The Clark Family Endowment was established in 2011 by Brad and Lisa Clark and their children Caroline (’07) and Camryn (’12) for the purpose of providing need-based tuition assistance for current and prospective families to attend Prestonwood Christian Academy.

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The Cruse Family Endowment

This purpose of this endowment is to help provide funds for attracting and maintaining staff members of excellence. The endowment was established in 2011 in memory of PCA student Connor Cruse by his parents, Tait and Joy Cruse, and siblings Mackenzie (’16), Carson (’20), Mason (’24), Tyler (’25), and Emma (’26).

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The Earls Family Endowment for College Guidance

The fund was established in 2017 by PCA Parents Kelly and Keri Earls and their sons Kaleb (’14), Kolson (’17) and Kamden (’22). The goal of the fund is to assist in funding various initiatives within the PCA College Guidance Office. The fund honors the contribution of PCA Director of College Guidance, Dr. Ron Moss.

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The Hollabaugh Family Endowment

Eric and Darla Hollabaugh, and their children, Stephen ('08) and Heather ('09) established this family legacy fund in 2011. The fund benefits the PCA Sponsor-A-Child program which contributes need-based tuition assistance for students attending PCA.

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The Lewis Family Endowment

This endowment serves as a fund for Prestonwood Christian Academy staff who have demonstrated excellence in teaching measured or universally recognized by their peers as well as those who encounter a financial hardship beyond what their salary provides. The fund was established in 2010 by PCA parents Travis and Marya Lewis and their sons Nathan ('22) and Maddox ('25).

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The Taylor Family Endowment

Dr. Larry and Delinda Taylor, and their children, Bryce (’07), Luke (’09), Zeke (’11) and Chas (’13) established the family legacy fund in 2018. The fund benefits the PCA Sponsor-A-Child program which contributes need-based tuition assistance for students attending PCA.

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Other Endowments

The following endowments are held by the Prestonwood Foundation for the full or partial benefit of Prestonwood Christian Academy:

  • The Boleman Family Endowment
  • The Howard Family Endowment
  • The Jacobs Family Fund
  • The PCA Sponsor-A-Child Fund
  • The Evatt Family Legacy
  • The Yoder Family Legacy
  • The Lindquist Family Legacy
  • The Harwell Family Legacy

Founded in 1979, The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) provides accreditation to leading Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with established standards for financial accountability, transparency, fundraising, and board governance. Prestonwood Christian Academy is a proud recipient of this accreditation.