CPS Foundation is providing $2,500 to every school and program in the district – Columbia Daily Tribune


CPSF celebrates 25th anniversary with $2,500 grants to each CPS school

The Columbia Public Schools Foundation (CPSF) is celebrating its 25th anniversary by awarding each Columbia Public School (CPS) with a $2,500 grant. The Foundation kicked off its awards today at Grant Elementary School. The Foundation will be visiting all CPS elementary, middle and high school buildings throughout the month of April to award the funds. […]

Columbia Public Schools Foundation announces new board member

The Columbia Public Schools Foundation (CPSF) is pleased to announce a new addition to its Board of Directors, Jan Mees. Jan Mees served the Columbia Public Schools as a library clerk for four years at Fairview Elementary and then as a library media specialist for 17 years, including as the media director at Hickman and […]

Former teacher’s estate gives $1 million gift to Columbia Public School Foundation – KMIZ

Former teacher’s estate gives $1 million gift to Columbia Public School Foundation

Former teacher gives $1 million to Columbia Public Schools Foundation – Columbia Missourian


Columbia Public Schools Foundation receives $1 million donation from late former teacher – Columbia Daily Tribune


Columbia Public Schools Foundation announces largest donation in history – KOMU


About Kathryn S. McLeod (1926-2019)

Kathryn, or “Kay” as she was known by her friends, was born Nov. 8, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, Mo. to Phillip H. and Emalie (Illers) Steck. Kathryn graduated from Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO) in 1948 with degrees in physical education and art. While at SEMO, Kathryn was active in the Womens’ Athletic Union, CLIO […]