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Community member shakes hands with student award recipient

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Jun 2018
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Melissa Education Foundation awards nearly $105,000 in student scholarships

More than 50 students from Melissa High School were awarded scholarships at the Melissa Education Foundation’s Senior Scholarship Ceremony on May 24. The awards totaled nearly $105,000. MEF offers a number of scholarship opportunities each spring to the graduating class of Melissa High School. Student applicants provide teacher ...

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MEF Scholarships 2018

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Mar 2018
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Melissa Education Foundation 2018 Scholarship Information – Applications Due March 30

The 2018 scholarship application from the Melissa Education Foundation is now open for Melissa High School students, with applications due Friday, March 30. Students can download the application online from the link below, or pick up a paper application from their school counselor. The Melissa Education Foundation provides access to ...

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Feb 2018
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Harry McKillop Elementary receives $5,000 grant from Melissa Education Foundation

Harry McKillop Elementary was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Melissa Education Foundation on Friday. A check was presented to principal Walter Perez by MEF director Kellie Maynard, MEF board president George James, and MEF board member Bruce Minchey. This grant in part will fund a special visit to the school by children’s author ...

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Melissa's Got Talent 2018

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Jan 2018
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First annual “Melissa’s Got Talent” competition scheduled for Feb. 24

The Melissa Education Foundation has announced the first annual “Melissa’s Got Talent” competition and talent show, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 24 in the competition gym at Melissa Middle School. The show will open at 6:30 p.m. with a professional magician and performers will follow. The Arete Sliders food truck will be on ...

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Oct 2017
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2017 annual Melissa Education Foundation gala raises over $74,000

The Melissa Education Foundation hosted its annual fundraising gala on Oct. 6 with a theme of “Sparkles N’ Spurs”. The gala netted almost $75,000 – a 30 percent gain from last year’s event – and sold out in less than 30 days, which led to record-breaking attendance. “Many thanks to the Mitas and Kocsis family […]

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MEF Sparkles N Spurs Gala 2017

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Aug 2017
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2017 Annual Melissa Education Foundation Gala scheduled for Oct. 6

The Melissa Education Foundation “Sparkles N’ Spurs” Annual Gala is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 6 at Mitas Hill Vineyard beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are now sold out. The Melissa Education Foundation is a non-profit organization that solely supports Melissa Schools with teaching grants and student scholarships. If ...

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Mar 2017
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Melissa Education Foundation 2017 Scholarship Information

The 2017 scholarship application from the Melissa Education Foundation is now open, with applications due Friday, April 7. The Melissa Education Foundation provides access to numerous scholarship opportunities to each graduating class at Melissa Schools. Scholarships are only made possible by the generous donations of individual ...

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Jan 2017
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Melissa Education Foundation’s annual “Donkey Basketball” fundraiser scheduled for Feb. 4

The Melissa Education Foundation‘s annual Donkey Basketball fundraiser is one month away and tickets are on sale now. Come out and support your favorite teachers and coaches as they compete Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Melissa Middle School Competition Gym. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. for early seating, food trucks, and ...

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Oct 2016
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Annual Melissa Education Foundation Gala raises over $50,000 for students, teachers

The Melissa Education Foundation hosted its annual “Give Them Wings” Gala and Casino Night on Friday, Sept. 30 at Mitas Hill Vineyard. The sold out event featured a masquerade theme and had over 300 in attendance. Attendees enjoyed food, drinks, gaming, raffles, and a live auction. The event was a big success, raising ...

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Aug 2016
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Melissa Chamber to welcome Melissa Education Foundation as new member on Aug. 31

The Melissa Area Chamber of Commerce will welcome the Melissa Education Foundation as its newest member with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 31. The community is invited to join the Chamber for cookies and refreshments as they welcome MEF and celebrate the organization’s support of Melissa Schools. The ribbon ...

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