Coed, independent, PK3-12th grade school in St. Petersburg, Florida.

A Giving Community

At Shorecrest we are building a legacy of inclusive, innovative and transformational education.

Since 1923, our graduates have taken the lessons they learned at Shorecrest to effect change in their communities -- locally and globally.

Support for Shorecrest comes from the Shorecrest Fund, capital giving, endowed giving and legacy giving

Understanding the urgency and necessity to support an extraordinary education, parents, alumni, and friends lead the charge in laying a foundation of success for our students of today and tomorrow.

Thankfully, we don't do it alone.

Shorecrest’s Mission is augmented by the generosity of our parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends who support the school philanthropically or by effecting change locally, globally or right here at Shorecrest. 

Advancement Committee Volunteers

Helen K. Barrott, Chair
Adam Befeler
Darla Browning-Hutton
Lauren Carlan
Kara Earle '05
Jeffrey A. Freedman
Matthew Frey
Tara Gaffney '96
Natalie Gebicke
Jason Green
Lindsey Lamb
Alex Lavoie
Nikki Pagano
Jason Palmer
Beth Vivio

If you are interested in volunteering or joining the Advancement Committee, contact Laina Bennett Coburn at

501c(3) Status

Shorecrest Preparatory School is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation as defined by the IRS, which means that all gifts to Shorecrest are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Visit the IRS website for more information.

Meet the Advancement Office Team

List of 5 members.

  • Photo of Michael Gillis

    Michael Gillis 

    Director of Advancement
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  • Photo of Stacy Alexander

    Stacy Alexander 

    Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
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  • Photo of Laina Bennett Coburn

    Laina Bennett Coburn 

    Director of Philanthropic Giving
    727-522-2111 x 178
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  • Photo of Olivia Segalman

    Olivia Segalman 

    Director of Donor Relations and Advancement Services
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  • Photo of Clark Sukaratana

    Clark Sukaratana 

    Database & Financial Services for Advancement

Shorecrest Preparatory School

5101 First Street Northeast
St Petersburg, FL 33703
Phone: (727) 522-2111  |  Fax: (727) 527-4191

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Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.