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Andrew Furtsch

Andrew is an alumni parent of Matthew (class of 2019) and has been involved in development and strategic planning at VCS since 2015. Andrew has a keen interest in facilities at VCS and is focused on improving and expanding the school building and grounds. In recognition of his work on the 2015 Campaign for Arts and Science, he received a “golden shovel” award from VCS. In 2019, he helped to move forward the new classroom construction.

Andrew is also founder and president of the Friends of the Lincoln Community School, a non-profit 501(c)(3) that has raised significant money for enrichment programs and to build a community park and playground in his hometown.

Andrew has a BA in Environmental policy from Brown University (class of 1987) and has worked in residential and commercial real estate development and investment for over 30 years.

Andrew lives in Lincoln, VT with his wife Joan Heaton Furtsch where he spends his free time working in his gardens, riding his road bike and practicing yoga. Matthew is thriving in college after a wonderful six years at VCS.

Scholarship. Community. Global Responsibility.

At Vermont Commons School, our goal is to engage students with their world. We achieve this through programs and a curriculum grounded in local and global involvement.