Memorial, Dedicated and Named Gifts

The New Trier Tyro Society offers donors the opportunity to contribute towards a memorial, dedicated or named scholarship in honor of loved ones, teachers, colleagues and friends.

Current named scholarships include:

Please take a moment to meet the Tyros, and consider supporting the Tyro Society. Through our partnerships with New Trier alumni and others, the society has provided 24 internship opportunites to 9 deserving New Trier graduates, with placements nationally (including Chicago, New York, and Salt Lake City) and internationally (in Germany). For more infomation about memorial, dedicated, and named gift opportunities, please contact the Society. With your continued support, the program will continue to provide support to deserving New Trier High School graduates.

The Morris Barefield Memorial Scholarship

Morris Barefield

In 2011, the Tyro Society announced the establishment of a partnership with Gary Comer College Preparatory School in celebration of the legacy of former New Trier teacher and coach Morris Barefield. Selected students from Gary Comer Prep will participate fully in the Society, receiving internship experiences, mentoring and college scholarship support. The New Trier Tyro Society is elated to welcome students from Gary Comer College Prep into the Society, beginning with the Tyro Class of 2011.