The Fairborn Education Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization that provides grant funding and other support for innovative programs for the Fairborn City School district teachers and students and scholarships for FHS graduates. Founded in 2005, the foundation is funded entirely by public donations. All contributions are fully tax-deductible. Support of the Fairborn Education Foundation is an investment in the future...our children! To learn more about the important work of this organization, contact Mr. Ed Marrinan at "Greene Giving" at (937) 562-5552.
Joan Dautel, PhD, Fairborn, (FCS AD, Retired)
Jack Gayheart, FHS’58, C.E.O., J.R. Remick, Retired
Flo Krikke, Wright State Univ. Teacher Education Supervisor
Laurel Mayer, PhD. Professor, Sinclair C.C. (Col, USAF, Retired)
Dottie Meade, Greene County Career Center
Jan Miller, FHS’65, Co-Owner/Broker, REMAX HomeBase
Essie Tackis, former US Congress Field Rep, and ex-Mayor of Fairborn
Lynn Wolaver, PhD, Dean Emeritus, Air Force Institute of Technology
Robert Wood, CRPC, Fairborn City Councilman
Dave Taylor, AFMC, FCS Board Representative (Colonel, USAF, Retired)
Ex-officio BOARD MEMBERS:
Ed Marrinan, Director, Greene County Community Foundation
Recent Activities/ Grants include:
2005: Grant to Fairborn Primary to support enhancement of its Reading
Collaborative; along with more book donations each year.
2006: Recognition of Fairborn’s 17 “Nationally Certified Teachers” (the most of any Dayton area school system)
2007: Grant to Primary School to support enhanced art education programs.
2008: “TOPS” Awards (being developed) to recognize and support outstanding
Educators and Innovative Programs.).
2009-2010: Major library book purchases
The Fairborn Education Foundation (under Greene County Giving) currently administers nearly $600,000 in scholarship funds. Fairborn High School graduating seniors are eligible for these scholarships. These can be found under the "Guidance" tab on the Fairborn High School website. Fairborn High School Guidance Counselors will also have the information!
A partial list of available scholarships include:
FEF-Artimus Brassfield Memorial Scholarship.
FEF-David DeCarlo Memorial Fund
FEF-Noah E. LeMaster Memorial Scholarship
FEF-FHS Living Memorial Scholarship
FEF- Scarberry Family AF ROTC Scholarship
FEF-Vera T. Schneider Memorial Scholarship
FEF-Gary E. Wright Memorial Scholarship
For information on any of these, please contact the FHS Guidance Department. Thank you to the Fairborn community for your support of Fairborn High School students and scholarships!
Other inquiries: Dr. Carol Baugh, Fairborn Education Foundation/Alumni Association 878-3961.