Hall of Leaders - Volunteers

Rose Ward

Assisted with hearing, vision and scoliosis screenings.

Designed and operated sports concession stand at Hickman High School.

Ellen Tinsley

Initiated a volunteer teacher aide program at Grant Elementary School.

Served as a school volunteer for many years.

Elizabeth A. Schmidt

Served 23 years as a school volunteer.

Former PTA President

Founded volunteer program at Grant Elementary School.

Patsy Garner

Member of the CPS Board of Education 1976-1989.

Led a study of local school programs and finance for League of Women Voters.

Volunteer coordinator at Ridgeway Elementary School.

Shirley Townsend

Building volunteer at multiple schools for 20 years.

Designed and operated sports concession stand at Hickman High School.

Raymond Lewis

Member CPS Board of Education 1970–1986, president 1974-78.

Founded the Columbia Fund for Academic Excellence.

Shirley Beckett

Volunteers as reading coach and mentor at Shepard Elementary School.

Provides musical accompaniment at school assemblies.

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