May Newsletter

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We Awarded $253,000 to fifty-nine (59) innovative & pioneering teacher grants & twelve (12) scholarships to deserving seniors.

This year’s distribution came from the Foundation’s 4mil endowment which generated $157,304 in grant awards and $19,772 in scholarships. Another $75,583 was awarded in grants that were gifted through corporations, foundations, & individuals. 

Billie Jo

Billie Jo has a well-recognized history of supporting Fayetteville schools and as a generous benefactor of the Fayetteville Public Education Foundation.

She served on the Foundation’s Board of Directors and was inducted into the Fayetteville Public  School’s Hall of Honor in 1997 in recognition of her efforts to grow the thriving community and school district we’re so fortunate to have in Fayetteville today.

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Through the generous support of the Foundation's Taylor-Lackey Fund students at Ramay Junior High participated in the I Am More Than My Skin Color  project. This grant allowed  students to develop a deeper sense of personal identity and empathy towards others within the context of race relations both past and present through a novel, author visit, research, and student creative writing gallery.


Check out our 2018 Celebration of Excellence Video!

Contributions between April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018

Terri & Vince ChadickBarbara & Doug Prichard
Romona & Hershell WestBrenda & Robert Gullett
Holly & David JohnsonJenessa & Mark Bailey
Emma Pierce

Contributions between April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018


Contributions between April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018 toward the George Spencer Memorial Fund

         Dawnelle Fincher         Kathy & Terry Keefe
           Patti Jacuzzi               Alf Carter
          Rebekah Smith

Contributions between April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018 toward the Gable Sloan Fund for Increased Academic Opportunity

            Claudia Vilato       Emily & Buckley Bridges 
          Stacey Spurlock        Michelle & Ken Kieklak
         De'Andre Knight      Roberta & Rob Billingsley

Contributions between April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018 toward Endowment Funds

      Jeanne & Brian King        Connie Dorsey
        Sharon Michaels       Linnea Linquest

Contributions between April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018 

Nika & Bill WaitsmanMary & Everett HawksKathy & Mike MossAshley WilbernSheri & Woody Bassett
Nancy & Ben IsraelDon DeweeseTammy MorrisMarjo BurkJanet Ousterhout
Chris SputoGarrison Asset ManagementEugene SekiguchiMeMe HagersLauryl & Tim Hynes
Victoria Coppett & Alan WilbournSandy & Frank GrammerMelissa HaywardAllison HoustonBeth Stropes
Kay & Sid DavisLolly & Larry GreenwoodDavid & Jane GearhartRoy HorneMark Kinion
Charlotte Taylor & Tim HudsonAEP Southwestern Electric PowerLisa & David WhitakerGina & Neal PendergraftSimmons Bank
Gina & George SheltonClinton House MuseumKathy & Ted WadeSara & Jeff KoenigJennifer & Kenton Ross
U of A College of Educ. & Health Professions
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