Paul and Linda McConnell with students from St. Mark's.

McConnells give $1M to Saint Mark’s for lab, studio

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

Paul and Linda McConnell have given Saint Mark’s High School another $1 million just two months after donating $1.75 million to help Ursuline Academy grow its tuition assistance program. The new donation will go towards the school’s $8 million capital campaign, which was launched at the beginning of this school year.  The McConnells donation will go to both the endowment …

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Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – Oct. 16, 2022

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Linda and Paul McConnell with Ursuline Academy Lower School students after announcing a $1.75 million donation to the school. (Ursuline Academy Facebook)

McConnells give Ursuline $1.75 million to keep growing

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

A Wilmington couple was surprised by thunderous cheers when dozens of Ursuline Academy Lower School students gathered to thank the couple for a $1.75 million donation. Paul and Linda McConnell’s gift will be split. The first $1.25 million will be used to create the Paul and Linda McConnell Young Scholars program, which will provide tuition assistance to low-income families in …