MEF presents funds to MCSC School Board

At an October meeting of the Merrillville Community School Corporation School Board, officers of the Merrillville Education Foundation presented a ceremonial check in the amount of $22,787.20 for awarded MEF grants during the 2016-17 school year. All funds were raised by MEF and went directly to a wide variety of programs impacting students at every school within the MCSC.

The presentation was made by MEF board members Mary Martin Hoffman, Marisa Smoljan, Bruce Woods, and Kathy Martin.

For a complete list of awarded grants, please visit our Awarded Grants page.

Round 28 grants for 14 programs awarded

The grants for Round 28 were awarded in May of 2016.  Fourteen grants totaling $7,656.71 were awarded to enhance learning experiences for Merrillville students in the areas of engineering, current events, social responsibility, health, science, reading, math and computer skills.

Since 2002, the Merrillville Education Foundation has awarded 231 grants to teachers totaling $223,918.04.  These grants have impacted more than 73,136 students in grades K through 12.

To get more details about these programs, view the complete listing of the Round 28 awarded grants…

MEF presents grant funds to Merrillville Schools in 2014

Front Row L-R: David Barrick, Bruce Woods, Melanie Atria. Back Row L-R: Ofelia Gregoline, James Donohue, Mark Lucas, Linda Jonaitis, Tom Bainbridge, Mark Sperling.

Front Row L-R: David Barrick, Bruce Woods, Melanie Atria. Back Row L-R: Ofelia Gregoline, James Donohue, Mark Lucas, Linda Jonaitis, Tom Bainbridge, Mark Sperling.

At the August 19, 2014, Merrillville Board of School Trustees meeting, the Merrillville Education Foundation presented a check to Merrillville Schools in the amount of $33,479.75.  These funds were used for teacher grants and school programs.

Mr. Woods, Vice President of the Merrillville Education Foundation, stated that since its inception in 2002, the Merrillville Education Foundation has awarded 217 teacher grants totaling $216,261.33 to the Merrillville Schools.

Dr. Sperling, Superintendent of Merrillville Schools, expressed his appreciation, noting that he looks forward to continued their partnership to benefit the Merrillville students.

Learn more about how you can help the Merrillville Education Foundation…

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