A Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Early Childhood Program, infant through Kindergarten age.



Catherine Ronan Karrels ’86 and the Trustees of
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
thank you for your generosity
and cordially invite you to attend

The Barat Reception

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
7:00 pm
Cocktails and Buffet

Columbia Country Club

7900 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815

Cocktail attire

Barat Medal Recipients 2018

Ned Krause

Edward “Ned” J. Krause, III

Ned served as a Stone Ridge Trustee from 2005 through 2011, and has remained a fixture of the Finance committee. Through his tenure as a parent and Trustee, Ned has had a great impact on Stone Ridge.

Ned is also the President and CEO of E.J. Krause and Associates where he has achieved recognition as a leader in the field and has been honored with numerous achievement awards. We are grateful for his commitments to Stone Ridge over the years.

His daughter Kara is a member of the Class of 2005.

Patty Lovett

Patricia “Patty” H. Lovett

Patty joined the community as a parent in 2002. Her daughters: Maddie ’16, Sophie ’18, and Ellie ’21, have all been lifers.

Patty has served as a dedicated volunteer at Stone Ridge from the beginning. She was immediately involved with the SRPA, eventually serving as President. She has also been a fundraising volunteer on behalf of the Stone Ridge Fund and the Gators Go Turf campaign. Since joining the community she has never missed a year supporting the School.

Our deepest thanks to Ptty for her many forms of service and leadership at Stone Ridge.

Karen Olson

Karen Olson, RSCJ

Karen’s journey to the Stone Ridge community began when she a ended another Sacred Heart School, Kenwood, followed by enrollment at Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart. She joined the Society as a Religious in 1958.

Eventually, her work with the Society brought her to Bethesda, where over the years Karen served on the Admissions team and then Campus Ministry in the Lower School, and more recently as the Director of Formation to Mission and Ministry.

We appreciate Karen’s many years serving Stone Ridge. Karen retired in 2014, and now lives in Albany, New York. Karen continues to serve on Stone Ridge’s Board of Trustees.

What is the Barat Society

Barat Society donors demonstrate leadership in the Stone Ridge Fund giving by contributing $2,500 or more, and are recognized through membership in the Barat Society. Members of the Barat Society are invited to attend the Barat Reception--a special celebration recognizing leadership donors to the Stone Ridge Fund. In addition, at the event Head of School presents the Barat Medal, the School’s highest honor. Recipients are chosen for leadership, vision, and generosity within the Stone Ridge donor community.

Leadership Giving Circles
Hamilton House Circle: $50,000 and above
Tres Bien Circle: $25,000-$49,999
Head of School Circle: $15,000-$24,999
Sacred Heart Circle: $10,000-$14,999
Duchesne Circle: $5,000-$9,999
Barat Circle: $2,500-$4,999
Benefactor: $1,500-$2,499
Sponsor: $1,000-$1,499

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