Sara Beilharz

Scott Calhoun

Laurie Callaghan - Secretary

*Dr. Susan Greenaway

*Kristina Huber, CFRE (Executive Director)

Barbara Johnson - President

Genene Mattern

Susan Matteson

*Janine McClintic, Esq. - MTSD School Board Representative

*Darcie Moseley, Co-Acting MTSD Superintendent

Wendy Miller

*Aaron O'Toole, Co-Acting MTSD Superintendent

Bob Praetzel

Doug Prozan - Vice President

Frank Tofani, EA - Treasurer

Angela Walter

* Non-Voting Trustee

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MEF... 37 years of Making Wavesfor Millcreek Students!

Recent MEF grant recipients 


Investing in student success.

current students & Faculty/Staff

friends of the foundation

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 Scholarship: (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

supporting the students in the

millcreek township school district 

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.

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. 

​​​​The Millcreek Education Foundation exists to support the students in the Millcreek Township School District by seeking support 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, 

Reunion Information on the EVENTS page!


December 1 Submissions:

​MEF Trustees recently approved nearly $6,500.00 in grants. Funds to Grant Awardees will be used for the following:
Jean Malthaner/Westlake MS: For solar robot building classroom kits, Modeling Stream Erosion and Deposition Kits, and Volcano DVDs.
Michael McKinney/Walnut Creek MS: For the Choral Department to purchase sheet music folios for students
Emily Skelton/Walnut Creek MS: For the purchase of sensory tools and flexible seating
Leslie Weber/MIHS:  To support McDowell students for a Disney World Broadway Workshop and Performance experience
Kim Clerkin and Jayme Taylor/MIHS:  To support the start-up of a Student Garden Club with supplies and materials needed 

August 1 Submissions:

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!