CLEARWATER – Saint Paul’s School celebrated Founders’ Day March 13, honoring Thomas duPont and Timothy Mariani, two of the school’s founding fathers. Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos attended the event, as well as the founders’ families, school trustees, current parents, faculty, staff and a number of people from the local community.
Thomas duPont is the chairman and publisher of duPont Publishing Inc., a publisher of specialty marketplace magazines featuring luxury automobiles, homes and boats. duPont was a Saint Paul’s School Trustee from 1982 to 1995, and he served as chairman of the board from 1989 through 1992. duPont’s three daughters were graduates of Saint Paul’s School, and he now has two grandchildren there.
Timothy Mariani began his legal career in Pinellas County in 1977 with the law firm of Fisher and Sauls, P.A. Mariani is a board certified wills, trusts and estates lawyer. He is the father of two Saint Paul’s graduates. He served on the board of trustees from 1991 through 1998 and was chairman of the board from 1995 to 1998.