The Barstow School, an independent coeducational school for students in preschool-grade 12, announced a transformational $7.5 million dollar gift on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021. It is the largest single gift to the school since its founding in 1884.
The anonymous gift will be used to build a new athletic center on the campus at 11511 State Line Road in Kansas City, Missouri. It will also fund artificial turf on the varsity soccer field, renovation of existing locker rooms and new roofs for campus buildings. The Dan & Cassidy Towriss IDEA Space KC, scheduled to open this summer in Leawood, Kansas, will also receive $1 million. Read the full press release here.