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Mail Driver Mike Keehnast receives the Light of Parkway Award for his work

Accepting the prize, Mike Keehnast receives the Light of Parkway Award in 2019 from the head of the mailroom, Diane Barnes. Keehnast had just finished his last route of the day when he was astonished by the honor. “I was not surprised that he won the award. Mike has done an excellent job for Parkway for many years and I was glad that his hard work was finally recognized,” Barnes said.

Samantha Kranzusch, Convergent Media Writer

May 1, 2019

Driving from school to school picking up and delivering mail is Parkway employee Mike Keehnast's daily job. After completing his noon deliveries March 12, Keehnast was surprised to receive the Light of Parkway Award. “I was very humbled and honored to receive this award. When [the award] was pre...

Parkway Alumni Association welcomes new executive director

Amy Cole Buehler posing for her profile picture for her Linkedin account.

Sarah Lashly, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018

Alumna Amy Cole Buehler assumed the role as executive director of the Parkway Alumni Association after former executive director Leah McCoy. Her first day as executive director began on July 30. “I believe deeply in the importance and value of Parkway as an exceptional education system, a good steward of resources and a valuable community partner,” Buehler said. “As a Par...

Saying goodbye to Leah McCoy

Leah McCoy stands with the Spark! Students who won $1,000 Phelps Entrepreneurship grants from the Parkway Alumni Association in 2018. McCoy loved working with Spark! students because she thinks the students are what makes the program special to her. “It has been fun and inspiring to see how they evolve through the year each year. I've been so impressed with the way the students put themselves out there to network and build connections with mentors and others who can help them in the business community,” McCoy said.

Sarah Lashly, Staff Writer

August 24, 2018

Alumna Leah McCoy resigned as executive director of the Parkway Alumni Association (PAA) after working with Parkway for eight years, two of those years as Executive Director of the PAA. McCoy is leaving her position because her family is moving to Ohio. “We are being transferred for my husband's...

Annual Jazz Concert to raise money and grant dreams

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor

May 13, 2015

Parkway Alumni Association remembers Dr. John Baker through a jazz concert in order to raise money for band students.

Parkway continues to grant dreams

Parkway continues to grant dreams

Mary Moriarity, Staff Writer

January 20, 2015

Any current Parkway student, kindergarten through 12th grade, is eligible to apply for a Dream Grant. Grants of financial support of up to $250 are awarded, as well as grants of community resources and/or alumni support.

Parkway Alumni Association hopes to support students on #GivingTuesday

English ASC teacher Kristen Witt donates $19.90 to the Parkway Alumni Association.

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor

December 2, 2014

#GivingTuesday has inspired the Parkway Alumni Association to start a fund to raise money for Granting Dreams.

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