Sheffield Education Foundation

Education Foundation









Sheffield Education Foundation Contact Information 

Contact: Jill McDougal, Office Coordinator
Phone: 256-383-0400 ext. 202

Sheffield Education Foundation Board Members
Mr. Ronnie Wicks SEF President
Mrs. Titian Scales SEF Vice President
Dr. Keith Davis Superintendent of Education
Ms. Valerie Wesson Board Member
Mrs. Amanda Baker Board Member
Mrs. Christy Casiday Board Member
Dr. Joe Cooney Board Member
Mr. Scott Holcomb Board Member
Mr. Tommy Jones Board Member
Mr. Clayton Kelly Board Member
Mrs. Kathy Williamson Board Member
Mrs. Nancy Sanford Board Member
Mrs. Brenda Wright

Board Member

Mrs. Traci Singh Board Member
Mrs. Jill McDougal Office Coordinator


Sheffield Education Foundation
Mission Statement and Purpose

Established in 1989, Sheffield's was the first education foundation in the Shoals area. By providing additional funds to teachers for special projects and programs, the Foundation supports and enhances academic excellence in the Sheffield City School District. Each year, the Foundation recognizes honor roll students and presents community-based scholarships to graduating seniors. 

The annual production of "Sheffield Sings" is the Foundation's major fund-raising event. Each May a fun-filled night of entertainment is provided for the Sheffield community.  Audiences love this extremely popular variety show which provides a special evening of fun and entertainment for folks of all ages!

All proceeds support the Foundation's mission:  to generate and distribute resources to Sheffield City Schools. These resources will be used to enrich, maintain, and expand programs needed to meet the District's stated mission of excellence in education.


Sheffield Education Foundation News

The Sheffield Education Foundation (SEF) continues to look for more ways to build funds to help the students and teachers in Sheffield. All monies collected by the SEF directly benefit the programs and activities in Sheffield City Schools. Here are two NEW ways to help:

·         Publix Partners - Pick up a key card at any of our Sheffield schools and present it to the cashier when you shop at Publix. Each purchase helps us earn donated funds from Publix. While you’re at it, get extras for your family and friends, too. Publix locations in Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, North and South Carolina are a part of this program.

·        Power Up! – Consider adding a small donation to your utility bill each month. Beginning in September, Sheffield Utilities will be accepting donations for SEF – conveniently gathered with your monthly payment. You can sign up at the Sheffield Utilities office on Nashville Avenue or pick up a form at the Sheffield Board of Education.

Thank you for your continued support!

The link is below for the Power Up Form:

Power Up Project

Education Foundation Programs  
Alumni and Friends

The purpose of the Alumni and Friends Association is to provide a forum by which members can actively participate in school system activities both academically and financially and remain informed regarding current programs and events:

  • Annual Membership $25.00
  • Annual Sustaining Membership $50.00
  • Annual Benefactor Membership $100.00
  • Annual Patron Membership $250.00
  • Life Membership $500.00
  • Life Membership Installment ($100 a year for five years)

Legacy Giving Program

You are invited to put the Sheffield Education Foundation in your will or you may wish to give to the Trust to lessen your tax obligation (please consult your attorney or tax advisor). All of the bequeaths willed or given to the Education Foundation will go into a trust fund.

Memorial and Honorarium Contributions

A contribution to the Foundation can be placed as a memorial or honorarium of a loved one, teacher, classmate, or special individual. An acknowledgment will be mailed to the individual or family in recognition of your gift.

Registry of Honor

2003 Benjamin Sterling   C. M. Brewster   L. E. Willson    Walton Wright
2004 Carl Boley   Jack Voorhies   W.A. Threadgill   Willie Henry Ruff
2005 Ellen Miller   Jesse Joiner   John Halbert   Royce Brown
2006 Bill Wilborn   Jerry Mills   Milton Franklin   Susan McRea 
2007 Bill Campbell   Ray Azbell   Ray Wright   Thomas Sledge
2008 Byron Franklin Sr.   Graham Sisson Jr.   Howard Jaggers   Stan Wagnon
2009 Candice Watters Jones   Carl Casiday   Howard Griffith   Will Stutts
2010 Ben Beard   Bill Trapp   Billie Holcomb   Herbert Goss
2011 Gene Hamby   George Carter   Kelsey Finch   Thomas Brocato
2012 James Box   Joe Cooney   Paul Tabereaux   Trip Braund
2013 A.C. Curry   Larry Holcomb   Mary Susanne Tomlinson   Tim Love
2014 David Hood   Gary Baker   Jimmy Johnson   Mary Settle Cooney 
2015 Loren McCoy   Mike Jones   Buddy Moore   Pamela Fossett 
2016 Anthony Leigh   John Den Boer   Robert Jackson   Ronnie Wicks

2017 Chip Cooney   Das Kanuru   H.C. "Chick" Wann   Bob Wright

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