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Blount County Education Foundation Partners

Many thanks to these great Partners of the Education Foundation!

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2016-2017 Foundation Partners
2015-2016 Foundation Partners
2017-2018 Foundation Partners

2017-2018 Foundation Partners


Radio-thon Broadcast Partners

WCRL/Alpine Advertising


2017 Presenting Sponsor

Hometown Bank


Previous Presenting Sponsors

2014 - Blount County Health Care Authority and St. Vincent’s Blount

2015 & 2016 – Hometown Bank


Endowed Signature Grant Partners    $20,000 to the Endowment Fund   (Created in 2011)

                Kellie Bell Camp Memorial Signature Endowed Grant

                George M. and Edith K. Clegg Memorial Signature Endowed Grant 

                In Honor of Elmer and Glenda Harris Signature Endowed Grant

                Charles Carr Memorial Signature Endowed Grant

                In Honor of Donald and Kelley Clegg Neal Signature Endowed Grant

                Jerry and Teresa Jones Signature Endowed Grant

                In Honor of James E. Carr Signature Endowed Grant

                In Memory of Diana Gonzalez Endowed Grant by Hometown Bank


Endowed Named Grant Partners              $15,000 to the Endowment Fund
                Bryan and Tina Corr Endowed Grant

                Blountsville Lions Club Endowed Grant

                Hometown Bank Endowed Grant

                In Memory of Brenda Best by Hometown Bank Endowed Grant

                Kenneth Jones Memorial Endowed Grant

                Michael Long Memorial Endowed Grant

                Allen and Frankie Neel Endowed Grant 

                In Honor of Mitchie Neel Endowed Grant

                Oneonta Jaycees Endowed Grant

                In Honor of Dave C. and Doris Latta Ingram by Elmer & Glenda Harris Endowed Grant

                In Memory of Larry Woods by Christie Woods Endowed Grant

                In Honor of Les Neel by Donald and Kelley Clegg Neal Endowed Grant

                Sierra and Maddi Thomas Memorial Endowed Grant

                Senator Hinton Mitchem Legislative Endowed Grant

                Representative Elwyn Thomas Legislative Endowed Grant

                Senator Jack Biddle Legislative Endowed Grant

                Senator Clay Scofield Legislative Endowed Grant


Legislative Partners for 2017-2018

                Representative David Standridge

                Representative Randall Shedd

                Senator Shay Shelnutt


Grant/Special Project Partners

Appalachian Regional Commission ($96,906)

In Memory of Donna Benefield Tutoring Fund ($2,030)

Blount County Literacy Council ($1,300)

Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham and

United Way of Central Alabama Summer Feeding Program Grant ($17,334)

Cawaco R C & D Council   ($5,723)

Daniel Foundation of Alabama ($20,000)

SAIL (Summer Adventures in Learning) Grants from

Daniel Foundation of Alabama ($5,000)
Alabama Power Foundation ($5,000)

United Way of Central Alabama ($10,000)

Terry Sligh Automotive ($4,000)

United Way of Central Alabama Vision Council ($75,000)


J. B. Pennington High School Resources Fund   ($32,800.12)

                Hometown Bank ($5,000)

                Alabama Power of Blount County & Alabama Power Foundation ($5,000)

                Town of Cleveland ($3,012)

                Rotary Club of Oneonta ($2,500)

                Oneonta City Board of Education ($2,500)

                Les and Mitchie Neel ($2,500)

                Walmart Foundation ($2,000)

                Regions Bank ($1,000)

                American Proteins, Inc ($1,000)

                Numerous Other Friends of PHS


Signature Partners   $1,000   

Aftermarket Distribution/Rebecca McMillian (2 grants)

Alabama Power Foundation

Lee Alexander/Charlie B’s

All American Ford

Austin Creek Baptist Church

Ronald and Carleen Bell

Blount County Commission   (5 grants)

Blount County Education Association

Blount County Master Gardeners

Blount–Oneonta Chamber of Commerce

Town of Blountsville

Bob Smith Construction

In Memory of Ann and Conway Cleveland by the Cleveland Family

Town of Cleveland    (4 grants)

The Eye Shop/Dr. Ashley Fox

In Memory of Wayne Gargus by Courtesy Buick GMC

Jeff and Tawanna Hallmark (2 grants)

Hayden Elementary School (3 grants)

Rick Lathan and Associates Architects

In Memory of Michael Long by Long Family Funeral Homes

McMillian Fabrication Works/Ken McMillian

Rebecca and Ken McMillian  (2 grants)

Oneonta Tire Center/TNT Hauling

Peoples Bank

Alex Smith

Southeastern High Ambassadors, Faculty, Students (3 grants)

Spring Valley Beach

Larry and Karon Stone

The Blount Countian

Traditions Bank, Inc.

Wallace State

West Blount Chamber of Commerce


Named Grant Partners                  $750      

Allman Farms & Orchards/Daniel & Amy Allman

Appalachian High School PTSO Eagle Grant

Appalachian High School Ambassadors & Students

ARC Welding


Blount County Board of Education Members

(Bruce McAfee, Chris Latta, William Ferry, Jackie Sivley, and Ken Benton)

Blountsville Elementary School (3 grants)

Brunson, Barnett, and Sherrer, P.C.

Cadence Bank

Cleveland Elementary School PTSO

Consolidated Pipe and Supply Company

Creative Frame and Trophy

Lori Criswell & Associates


In Memory of Brenda Pinyan James by Tim and Sheila Gargus

In Honor of Scott Tidwell and Joseph Tortirigi by Jeff and Tawanna Hallmark

In Honor of Patelyn and Addison Battles by Hall’s RV/Sarah and Randy Hall

Town of Hayden (4 grants)

Hayden Lions Club

Hayden Middle School (4 grants)

Hayden Primary School PTO

Hayden & Shipps Healthmart

Hornsby Steel

Jack’s Family Restaurants of Blount County

In Memory of Joe H. Jacobs by Jodie & Don Jacobs

Linda and Johnny Johnson

K & D Farms/Dale and Amy Dickie

Town of Locust Fork (2 grants)

Locust Fork Elementary School PTSO

Locust Fork Family Dentistry

Main Street Family Urgent Care

Don and Kelley Clegg Neal/Les and Mitchie Neel

Oneonta Discount Building Supply

In Memory of Toby Peoples by Mike and Deborah Peoples

Regions Bank

In Memory of Ed Faulkner by Rick and Cindy Reynolds

In Memory of David Lee Cornelius by Kevin and Amy Roddam

Town of Rosa (2 grants)

Snead Funeral Home

Annie Spike

Tonka Supply, Inc.

Marvin & Faye Vick


Partners               $250 up to $750

AAA Environmental

Adams Building Company/Donnie and Terri Adams

Ag Pro

Alabama Graduation Products

Alabama Guardrail, Inc.

Rusty & Tamra Doty Alldredge

Allison Agency

Alpine Advertising

American Federation of Teachers

American Fidelity

Animal Hospital, P. C.

Gregg & Angie Armstrong

Barnes and Noble, Hoover

Kathy Bentley

Birmingham Coca-Cola

Blount Animal Clinic/Dr. Joshua Standridge

Blount County Cooperative

Blount Office Supply

Blount Sports Mart

Blountsville Parts Company

Blount Photographic

Blountsville Pharmacy

Donnie & Sharon Breaseale

Martha Brothers with Becky, Bitsy, & Caroline

James & Marcena Bryson

Alene Bullard

Judge Sherry Burns

Burrow Library Services, Inc.

C & L Electrical Contractors/Jackie & Paula Lanningham

Cargile Jewelers

James & Brenda Carr

Pamela Casey

Dicey Childers

Citizens Bank and Trust

Classic Rods & Restoration/Jack & Cecelia Helvin

Cleveland High School Ambassadors

Cleveland Pharmacy

Debbie Cornelius

Matthew and Merri Crow

Diamond Fence Company

Kayla Duarte (PHS Fund)

Lisa Faust/AEA Uniserve Director

Forever Young Hair Studio & Spa

James and Patricia Foster

Glaze Body Shop/Tony and Kathi Glaze

Golf Carts Unlimited

Great Pumpkin Patch/Julie Swann

Judge Chris & Pam Green

Rodney and Renee Green

Billie Faye Hallman

Hamm Cabinet

Hayden High School Ambassadors            

Jim and Linda Henderson

Doug and ShaRonda Holmes

Leslie and Rick Hotzfeld

Hydra Service, Inc.

Anne Horton

Joe Hudson’s Collision Center

D. C. and Doris Latta Ingram

Kelly Educational Staffing

Klassy K-9 & Sassy Kat/Jon and Sherry Pierce

Liberty Bank

Living Water Services

Locust Fork Baptist Church

Locust Fork Granite & Marble

Locust Fork High Ambassadors

Locust Fork Pharmacy

Logan’s General Store

Harold and Tracie Long

M & R Realty/Mike and Renee Higginbotham

Dr. Robin Marbroug

Cindy and Mark Massey

Robbie & Kara McAlpine

Cynthia S. McCarty

Matt and Becky Brothers-McGowan

McPherson Oil

Miss Kelley’s School of Dance

Jim Murphree Insurance

Nash and Associates/Libby Nash and Sherry Mitchell

Don and Kelley Clegg Neal

Carl Dalton NeSmith

Kim Nix (PHS Fund)

The Olive Home & Magnolia House/Dr. Philip and Trina Cleveland


Gary & Linda Parker

Barbara Parrish (PHS Fund)

Perdido Beach Resort

Perry’s Steakhouse

Posten Overhead Doors

Primerica/Connie Abercrombie

RRR Enterprises/Rob Robertson

Greg and Debra Reid

Rotary Club of Oneonta

Cande Sanders

Shirley’s Fine Jewelry

Jackie Sivley

Town of Snead

Southeastern Manufacturing, Inc.

Standard Roofing

Representative David & Danna Standridge

Allen & Grace Startley

Kelley Cochran Stone

Teacher Direct

Tennessee Valley Metals

Terry Sligh

Jerry Tidwell Construction

Traditions Bank/Hayden

Transportation South

Justin and Natalie Waddle

Warrior Ace Hardware

Warrior Tire

Weathers Ace Hardware

Welcome #1 Baptist Church (PHS Fund)

We-tote-em Quickstop

White Real Estate

Gary and Dale Whited

Wilks Tire and Battery

April and Thomas Williams (PHS Fund)

Woodmen Life Chapter 491

Yates Roofing & Supply


Board of Education Employee Partners:

Angie Armstrong

Robert Austin

Emily Burkett

Michael Burkett

Bradley Deaver

Nancy Dowdy

Beth Drake

DeWon Farmer

Bitsy Fendley

Gardner Gilliland

Rodney Green

Pam Hazelrig

Andrew Holland

Meagan Holt

Sonya Humber

Audrianna Johnson

Mike Johnson

Kristen Lake

Chris Lakey

Shannon Lakey

Belinda McCay

Marlana Matthews

Susan Parker

Johnny Pullen

Cindy Reynolds

Leigha Rogers

Amy Seiber

Kimberly Smith

Mike Stansberry

Beth Thompson

Chris Vaughn

Meredith Moore Whitley

Amy Williamson



The mission of the Blount County Education Foundation is to promote

 academic excellence in Blount County Schools!