The Patterson Society, founded in 2011, is named in honor of Raymond A. Patterson, Jr. `40, who served Wayland Academy as teacher, coach, and President from 1949 to 1970. His vision led Wayland through an unprecedented period of expansion in enrollment, physical plant, and national reputation.
The Newell Society, founded in 1997, is named in honor of Pastor and Mrs. Benjamin Newell, the first principal and preceptress of Wayland Academy. The Newell Society recognizes donors who give $10,000 to $24,999 during the fiscal year.
Alumni and friends of Wayland Academy become members of the Heritage Society by including Wayland in their estate plans or by making the Academy a beneficiary in their wills, retirement plans, life insurance policies, etc. Learn more about planned giving.
If you would like learn more about our giving societies, please contact Director of Advancement Carrie Ahlborn at 920-356-2120, ext. 222.