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Now Accepting Applicants for the
Ruth Slagle Crawford Scholarship
Deadline Sept. 12
The Foundation is now accepting applicants for the $5,000 Ruth Slagle Crawford Scholarship, which is awarded annually to one Madeira High School graduate who is in need of financial assistance to pursue higher education.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered:
1. Must be a graduate of Madeira High School.
2. Is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree at an accredited institution.
3. Has attended college for at least one year and has earned the equivalent of a year’s worth of college credits.
4. Has financial need and is contributing to their college costs via employment and/or loans.
5. Has demonstrated success in college attaining a 2.5 or above GPA.
6. Has demonstrated a strong work ethic and determination to succeed via employment and/or significant volunteer activity.
Click here for the scholarship application form:
2014 Ruth Crawford Scholarship Application
Forms can also be picked up at the Madeira Schools Board of Education office. Applications must be received no later than September 12 to be considered. If you have questions or need more information, please contact Sarah Mizelle at (513) 924-3725.
Thanks to all who participated in the Madeira Schools Foundation’s 29th annual auction, whether by attending the live event, donating sponsorships, buying raffle tickets or bidding on items online. The live event was a great night of good food and good fun, and our first online auction was a terrific success! More than 380 people registered to attend, and more than 2,000 bids were made for the nearly 350 items available. Thank you to all who donated and all who volunteered for supporting the students of Madeira City Schools!
Madeira Schools Foundation Names
Sarah Mizelle Executive Director
The Madeira Schools Foundation (MSF) is pleased to announce that Sarah Mizelle has joined the organization as the new MSF Executive Director.
Mizelle will be actively involved in all functions of the Foundation, from fundraising and development to governance and finance. One major focus of her position will be to build and enhance relationships with alumni, community members and other supporters to ensure that the students of Madeira City Schools are receiving the best education they can.
“I am excited about Sarah joining the Foundation,” said MSF President Sue Landgrebe. “She brings tremendous experience and passion for our district. Her efforts, along with those of the trustees, will take the Foundation to the next level in terms of alumni and supporter engagement, development and fundraising.”
Mizelle is a graduate of Miami University with an MBA and MAA from the University of Cincinnati. She was Madeira’s choral director and drama advisor from 2007 – 2010 and went on to work in the development office at the University Of Cincinnati College Conservatory Of Music. Most recently she served as Executive Director of the Friends of the School for Creative and Performing Arts, where she increased donations in annual giving by 122% over a 24-month period.
“I fell in love with the community, students and families of Madeira as a teacher there, as well as the exceptional education that Madeira City Schools provides,” Mizelle said. “This position will allow me to combine that love with my strengths in management and fundraising to bring the Madeira Schools Foundation to the next level of greatness.”
The new position incorporates the Foundation’s Executive Director and Development Director positions, and will be funded by the Foundation. Superintendent Steve Kramer will remain involved in MSF as an Ex officio member. Of Mizelle’s hiring, Kramer stated, “We are glad to have Sarah return to the Madeira Schools family and look forward to working with her in reaching out to our many school supporters.”
Order an Engraved Brick to Commemorate Your Senior’s Graduation
The cost is Just $80 for this one of a kind, long lasting gift. The first two lines can have up to 14 letters and spaces each. The third line is "Class of _ _ _ _".
Family and non-alumni bricks are placed in the Madeira Plaza located at the front entrance of the High School.
Send your check or credit card information, contact information, and your inscription to:
Madeira Bricks c/o Madeira Schools Foundation
7465 Loannes Dr.
Madeira, OH 45243
The deadline is April 15 for installation by Graduation Day.
Questions? Contact Ruth Corgan at 527-4996 or email at Madeira.firstname.lastname@example.org
Easy Ways to Help Madeira Schools Earn Money!!!
1. Buy a Kroger Card.
2. Use www.GOODSEARCH.com for all your internet searches.
3. Provident Travel will make a donation of $25 to $50 to the Madeira Schools Foundation with every cruise or vacation package booked with Katie Schmitz (Liesel, Charles and Max's mom). By booking your vacation through Provident Travel you will help to support the Mission of the Foundation. Contact Katie at Provident Travel: Katie Schmitz, DS 513-247-1129 or email@example.com.
Provident Travel Fundraising Flyer
Click here to learn more about these money making opportunities for Madeira Schools...
4.Designate Madeira Schools when you visit www.DealsThatGiveBack.com. Deals That Give Back is a local deals website that offers substantial savings to tri-state area residents, while giving back to the community! When you purchase through this site, 10% of everything you spend can be sent directly back to the Madeira Schools Foundation. All you need to do is click and save!
Phase II Madeira Stadium Project Complete !
Funding and construction of Phase II is complete and has given the community of Madeira a first class athletic complex with a new ticket booths and concessions. The spearheading efforts of Madeira residents Tom Walter and Steve Schlegbaum, and the community volunteers they recruited, resulted in a new stadium entry, home concession, and ticket booths at nearly half the cost.