DCEF Donors

"As a resident and leader within Douglas County, I want to be a part of the support system that empowers our students to dream big."
Karla Beedles - Founder and Principal, K. Beedles Consulting    

"RA-LIN is proud of its involvement in helping build a better community by giving back. The communities in which we live and work are a significant component of our business and personal lives, and we are committed to supporting them in a way that is consistent with our guiding principles."
Tonya Jackson - Marketing Director, RA-LIN

"As a local business in Douglas County, we want to invest in the future of our community by improving the education of our children. Over the years, we have found no better way to accomplish this goal than donating to and working with the foundation. We have complete confidence in the foundation to invest our donated funds where they will make the most difference."
Terry Hardy, President & CEO, MembersFirst Credit Union

"I am a resident, father, and business owner in the Douglas County community. I am a proponent of our local schools and believe it is both a privilege and obligation to give back to them."
Jerry Hall, Owner, Assured Comfort Heating, Air, & Plumbing

"Southern A & E is proud to support the Douglas County Education Foundation. We believe that what they provide for the school system benefits not only the students and teachers, but the community as a whole. Providing students with scholarships and teachers with funds for the classroom is a practice that Southern A & E will gladly get behind!"
Wes Farnan, Marketing Coordinator, Southern A & E

Scholarship Recipients

"Thank you so much for your investment in students like me. I hope to give back someday and help a student reach their own educational goals with a scholarship as you have done for me."
Elizabeth Blevins, Alexander High School 2018 Alumna/Hometown Scholarship Recipient

"As a parent, I would like to personally say thank you for all that you do to make sure that our kids are assisted in their higher education. It means a lot to me when others are putting forth a lot of time and effort to help my kids. Your work with the DCEF hasn't gone unnoticed by my family. Thank you.
Leigh McMutry, Mother of Ryan McMutry, Rev. Alvertis Hilton Memorial Scholar

Classroom Impact Grant Recipients

"Thank you so much for the award of this Classroom Impact Grant and enabling me to provide materials and resources to preschool parents of children with limited language abilities. I'm very thankful for all who are a part of this and who provide the funding."
Beth Streetman, LEAP Teacher

"Thank you so very much for choosing Alexander High School's French classroom as a grant winner this year. Your great work and generosity are already benefiting the students with renewed enthusiasm for learning, increased energy, and reduced anxiety - leading to more learning - exactly what we want for our students. Thank you so very much."
Rebecca Sundberg, Alexander High School French Teacher

"They (DCEF) are supportive of educators and help fund projects that wouldn't be possible otherwise within the schools."
Sarah Blackwell, LEAP Teacher, Factory Shoals Elementary School

"Thank you so much for our stand-up desks. My students love to use them for note taking and group work. We have had so many amazing and thought-provoking conversations standing around our desks. We appreciate you so much for helping us level up our math skills."
Lauren Pugh, Turner Middle School

Teacher of the Year Honoree

"Thank you so much for the honorarium. Your thoughtfulness and kind words are appreciated."
Angela Wiggins, Fairplay Middle School 2018 TOTY

Community Volunteer

"I'm about halfway through reading my applications for scholarships. To say this experience has been rewarding would be a vast understatement. This has truly been a life-changing experience, and I hope these kids are able to receive the scholarships they so desperately desire."
Tammy Williamson, 2018-2019 Scholarship Reviewer

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