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current students & Faculty/Staff

​​​​The Millcreek Education Foundation is a trusted non-profit that exists to support the Millcreek Township School District by providing funding for educational programming, ​staff professional development, student scholarships and various needs of the district.

Scholarships and Grants 

These are just a few of the ways we support the advancement of education in the Millcreek Township School District. For information or to apply, 

Community support and input is essential. We encourage members of the community to get involved in what we are doing to provide valuable resources to strengthen our schools and enhance the opportunities available to District students. 

Alumni Association As a graduate of McDowell High School, you are among some of the most accomplished people in the world. MEF is available to help connect you with your classmates, other alumni and faculty. We can assist you with your reunion contact lists and help you stay connected.

supporting the students in the

millcreek township school district 

mcdowell alumni

Support the John Patrick Keck Fund 

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OR contributions may be mailed to:


​2614 Colonial Ave.

Erie, PA 16506


MEF... 36 years of Making Wavesfor Millcreek Students!

Mrs. Snider/Asbury: to purchase a hygrometer and candler for chick embryology activities

Mrs. Johnson & Mrs. Kirsch/Walnut Creek: to purchase Historical Fiction Accelerated Reader Books & Artifacts

Mrs. Patsy/McDowell: for students to attend the Sewing & Quilt Expo!


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Investing in student success.

Sara Beilharz

Scott Calhoun

Laurie Callaghan - Secretary

*Janine McClintic, Esq. - MTSD School Board Representative

Frank Tofani, EA - Treasurer

*Dr. Susan Greenaway

*William Hall - MTSD School Superintendent

*Kristina Huber, CFRE (Executive Director)

Barbara Johnson - President

Genene Mattern

Susan Matteson

Wendy Miller

*Aaron O'Toole

Bob Praetzel

Doug Prozan - Vice President

Angela Walter

* Non-Voting Trustee

Congratulations to the

McDowell High School Class of 2019!

On behalf of the MEF Board of Trustees,

we announce the following as recipients

of Millcreek Education Foundation


  • Barbara Baker Scholarship: Megan Sennett
  • Boys Basketball Tip-Off Tournament Scholarship:  Jack Gallagher and Shane Phillip Karnes
  • Christopher Gutting Vocational/Technical Education Award: Tecumseh Thundercloud, Nicole Kuna, and Jillian Devies-Adams
  • Bernie Lyons/Lions Club:  Tecumseh Thundercloud
  • Halgren, Restifo,& Loop Architectural Award: Joseph Whiteman
  • William D. Heidt Scholarship: Naveah Henderson
  • David McKelvey  Scholarhship: (4yr scholarship):        Meghan Bucheral
  • Millcreek Education Foundation:  Ivy Sipple
  • Millcreek School District Retirees Award:  Matthew William Cauley
  • Dr. Gustave Mork Award: Sarah Elizabeth Till, Nathan Ballay, Grace Muccio, Robert Sanford, Shane Phillip Karnes, Matthew William Cauley, Chase Walter, Benjamin Moseley, Samantha Machinski
  • Tom Mudger Memorial Award: Jack Gallagher, Matthew Manczka, Sanibel Stravinsky
  • Michael Palermo Memorial Scholarship Award:  Donovin Jones
  • Dr. and Mrs. Verel Salmon Scholarship: Emma Boyd