TILTONSVIILE — Kindness from Buckeye Native colleges, companies, organizations and the neighborhood are serving to Buckeye South Elementary employees and college students after flooding displaced them from their constructing.
Greater than 200 college students in preschool via fifth grade have been utilizing the previous St. Joseph Catholic College on Mound Road in Tiltonsville since late August when clogged drains led to the infiltration of rainwater all through the elementary constructing, damaging 9 lecture rooms on South’s three flooring. However the generosity of colleges, native teams and neighborhood members helps lecturers and faculty leaders overcome the hurdle by making ready South to be used as soon as once more.
Amongst these contributing had been Marathon, which introduced a $1,500 verify to Principal Julie Packer to assist finance repairs at South so college students may return to their lecture rooms. Terminal Supervisor Craig Celestino stated it was an honor for the corporate to help the varsity
“I’m glad Marathon has been in a position to help your catastrophe aid,” he advised Packer.
She was equally grateful, saying each little bit helps.
“I’m so grateful for this donation from Marathon, and we’ll put it towards repairs to get again into the constructing,” she responded, saying the response has been wonderful. “The neighborhood has been so useful.”
Susan Nolan, principal of Buckeye North Elementary and a member of the Alpha Delta Kappa academic sorority, stated these two teams additionally contributed greater than $500 to South to help lecturers, particularly those that misplaced classroom decorations and provides within the course of.
“The sorority donated a verify for $400 and most of its members are retired or present Buckeye Native lecturers,” Nolan stated. “The employees at North additionally donated $150, and each donations got to the lecturers for provides. We did an Amazon Want Record to have on the church equivalent to cellular dry erase boards and even requested for pencils to attach sticks. We obtained the whole lot on the want listing from quite a lot of individuals. One instructor additionally collected objects for a silent public sale and we’ve gotten extra donations for that.”
Packer stated individuals have reached out with donations of cash, provides and even reward playing cards to assist get reestablished.
“We are going to repaint the constructing, not simply the rooms that had been broken, substitute lecturers’ objects and make any kind of upgrades to assist the scholars.”
The biggest financial contributors had been from AEP the Cardinal Plant in Sensible and Colaianni Building of Wheeling, whereas different donors included St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Rev. William Cross, Superintendent Kim Leonard, Assistant Superintendents William Luther and Scott Celestin, district Treasurer Merri Matthews, Buckeye South PTO, West Elementary/Principal Jim Rocchi, Buckeye Native Jr. Excessive College/Principal Jason Kovalski, BLHS/Principal Luke Parsons, district upkeep, custodians Mike Todoroff and Brian Zinko, Rayland Dairy Queen/Emilee Petric, Midei Meals and Gasoline, Pizza Categorical, Diet Group, bus drivers, Erin Greatest and Jr. Panther Basketball, Landmark/Jeff Wooden, Sam’s Membership, Jim and Marsha Chrisagis, Tom Poluga, Imperial Trainer Retailer, Serenity Hair Salon, Jeff Neilly and Union Corridor 809, Sharon Rhine and Lisa Brown, Sarah Lewton, Martins Ferry Arby’s, Furnishings Rescue, Huntington Financial institution, Karen Pazelli, Thomas Pollock, Melissa Faulkner, Amy Bassinger, Lewis and Robyn Vittek, Michelle Thompson and Antonio Pape, Janet Bell, Shirley and Vince Pastre, Sandra Skatula, Jenn and Kevin Duck, Sarah Waldsmith, Becky Dutton, Bob Farmer, Amy McCutchen, Sommer Roth, Moose and Squirrel Cedar Log Properties, Daybreak Patrone of Lampasone, Jennifer Stockman, START, Dinero Ciardelli, Tina Chappell, Tabitha Bednarek, Sharon McKeegan, Lacy McNeil, Michael and Christy Wyatt, Megan and Greg Whiting, Anthony Lollini, Kyria Howard, Jodi Steffik, Julie Dompa, Brooke Stingle, Ruth Burley, Dan and Mary Holt, Lindsay and Matt Farmer, AEP Cardinal Plant, Fulton Tire, Dr. and Mrs. Crake, Littlejohn Regulation Places of work, Ciofani Household, Jeanie McFarland and coworkers, Patty Morgan and Pickerington lecturers, Landing Membership, Tangles, Roger and Margaret Warren, Lions Membership and St. Clairsville Kroger.