Martha Burdette

Column: Ben Franklin Academy raises almost $2 million for expansion

As published in the Atlanta Business Chronicle on Nov. 24, 2017

The Ben Franklin Academy, an independent, small college-prep high school near Emory University, has raised nearly $2 million to complete an expansion of its campus.

“We finished everything without any debt,” said Dr. Martha Burdette, Ben Franklin Academy’s head of school. “Our goal was $1.75 million, and we raised almost $2 million.