Upper Arlington Legacy Capital Campaign

Golden Bear Head logo
Oh Arlington, dear Arlington,
Our hearts will ne'er forget ... 

Private donors are joining together to support the Legacy capital campaign. Please consider joining the Board of Education, Upper Arlington Education Foundation (UA+Ed) and UA Legacy Capital Campaign Steering Committee, to help raise $7.5 million to complete and expand the scope of the $230 million bond levy project by funding:
  • $5 million toward construction costs - as promised to the community throughout bond levy campaign
  • $2.5 million for "The Honor Project" which will go beyond the construction costs to further enhance students' academic journey
All donations can be paid over a 5-year period*
 All donations can be made to UA Legacy Fund # 3780 at The Columbus Foundation  
Students seated in a classroom at the barracks school in 1919
An exterior rendering of the new Upper Arlington High School
An interior rendering of the new Upper Arlington HIgh School looking down on Golden Bear Boulevard


Who we are and
what makes us proud 

Honoring the tradition that Upper Arlington has embraced for generations, Legacy will help propel us into a new academic world where the facilities will support the long-standing commitment to educational excellence. By joining in this campaign, you will make a difference and ensure a steadfast future for our community. 


State of the art

The Legacy capital campaign presents a unique opportunity for the people of Upper Arlington to invest in the community for generations to come. Together we are creating school buildings that are student-focused, equipped for growth, technologically advanced, safe and sustainable. On this foundation we will continue to build on our educational excellence. 


The vision is extraordinary

Every donor, every dollar contributes to the success of the Upper Arlington Legacy Capital Campaign. Now is the time to make your mark and be a part of the enduring tradition of excellence that is the Upper Arlington Schools. Together we are giving the gift of a lifetime. We are providing for the children of today, tomorrow and many, many generations to come.

With a commitment to Honor, Build and Exceed, Legacy will ensure our schools:
  • Remain a leader in all facets of academic excellence including music, the arts and athletics;
  • Have cutting-edge facilities;
  • Provide safe and secure environments;
  • Continue to play a vital role in the stability and prosperity of our community;
  • Expand on our rich traditions; and
  • Prepare students to serve, lead and succeed now and after graduation. 

Oh Arlington, dear Arlington,
Our hearts will ne'er forget 
The Gold and Black will bring us back
to Dear Old Arlington

All donations can be paid over a 5-year period*
 All donations can be made to UA Legacy Fund # 3780 at The Columbus Foundation  

Upper Arlington Legacy Campaign logo Upper Arlington Schools logo UA+ed Foundation logo

* All donations to be paid in full by December 31, 2023.
All project and construction plans are subject to change. 

Legacy Steering Committee

Paul Imhoff, Superintendent
Aimee White, Campaign Chair
David DeCapua
Price Finley
Dale Heydlauff
Gloria Heydlauff
Laura MacDonald
Tracy Peters
Margie Pizzuti
Michael Schoedinger
Alice Finley, Executive Director, UA+Ed
Mary Seidelmann, Development Coordinator 

Board of Education

Carol Mohr, President
Stacey Royer, Vice President
Robin Comfort
Nancy Drees
Scott McKenzie 


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Contact Information

Columbus Foundation

Carter Hatch
Associate Director of Corporate Philanthropy and Impact Investing
Phone: 614-545-3240 

UA Legacy Campaign

Aimee White
Campaign Chair
Phone: 614-487-5007, ext. 1117  
Mary Seidelmann
Development Coordinator
Phone: 614-487-5007, ext. 1117 
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