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Announcing the First Golden Butterfly Award Winning Project!

Congratulations to the WEF’s very first Golden Butterfly Award Winning Project, Presented by Alliance Data:

Equity in Music - Robert Frost Elementary. Congratulations to Jennifer Hall and all of the Robert Frost Team and supporters.

Over the last month, the community has raised $4,460 to fund these three amazing projects. The funding donated will go directly to the project selected by the donor. The Westerville Education Foundation will be working with the project teams to secure any additional funding needed to fully fund the project. If you are interested in supporting please contact Colleen Moidu at

To learn more about these projects visit:

Now for big THANKS!

First, always, thank you to our incredible educators. Your passion and commitment in the most challenging of times is so appreciated. For the special educators who are leading these projects and going above and beyond for our students - you inspire us. Those special individuals include:

  • Jennifer Hall (Robert Frost Elementary)

  • Jeff McMillan, Lee Rutherford, Cynthia Shimovitz, Nancy Brobst and Mrs. Alicea (Blendon Middle School)

  • Elisabeth King (Westerville Central and North High Schools)

Next, thank you to all of the individuals who have supported these projects. These projects will be possible thanks to your generosity.

Equity in Music (Robert Frost Elementary) supporters:

Mollie & Tom Lynch, Adam Porsch, Carie Adams, Michael Collins, Beth Guinn, Branndon Kelley, Gwen Nichols, Ann Marie Robinson, Amanda Rodriguez, Jay and Glenna Huling, Vicky Carlson, Jane Collinsworth, Christina Anderson, Lynn Blair, Julie Brown, Lindsey Cady, David Collinsworth, Melissa Crenner, Ann Engelhart, Jennifer Gall, Kathleen Hohman, Becky Kapel, Beth Potts, Jackie Ryan, Tom Shook, Matthew Spessert, Tracy Spessert, Julia Stout, Kevan Stuber, Amy Taylor, Kathy Trask, Jeff Tubaugh, Kari Tucker, Seshagiri rao Vutukuri, Leah Wagner, Cam Piatt, Katie Arnold, Sharon Austin, Lynn Blair, Courtney Bodkin, Kevin Cantzler, Katie Carter, Julie Cormell, Alison Dragovich, Jason English, Kristen Ford, Sean Kelbley, Gretchen Leonard, Julia McClure, Rebecca McFadden, Adriana Nenciu, Carol Rackley, Emily Ross, Melissa Sanchez, Teressa Snedegar, Kristie Stuber, Brianne Sykora, Laura Traylor, Molly Vogel, Julie Young, Rebecca McFadden, Heidi Koehler

Skills for Life (Blendon Middle School) supporters:

Mollie & Tom Lynch, Jacob Dunmoyer, Meg Hogan, Kevan Lunney, Lois Valdez, Teresa Wood, Robert Woodruff, Dorothy Allen, Jennifer Aultman, Erin Bell, Heather Dunn, Edna Moore, Stephan Moore, Joe and Mary Traudt, Candice Bartlett, Lori Berkheimer, Elysabeth Bouton, Jessica Calaway, Felicia Frazier, Marisa Glaviano, Aaron Huffman, Janice Lanier, Kari Mccoy, Lisa Rexroad, Sarah Rough, Tara Sotherden, Elizabeth Starr, Jessica Stein, Deborah Wharton, Jodi Dixon, Safiya Ahmed, Emily Asher, Sharon Austin, Ranee Brown, Jaime Burnett, Ellen Campbell, Lara Chapman, Yolanda Fett, Ashley Fischbach, Christopher fogle, Laurie Gruber, Sarah Hayman, Erin Johnson, Erin Kontura, Carlyn Love, Amanda MacClements, Jeffrey McMillan, Angie McPeak, Sarah McPeak, susie miller, Christine Nibert, Brooke Payne, Danielle Press, Latresa Rieves, Cindy Schmidt, Megan Sharron, Scott Stowers, Sabrina Trickett, Gwendolyn Wright, Karol Mcvay, David Strong, Chante Tibby, Kim Whitney, Katrina Beattie, Marcie Hatfield, Heather Kabler

Fishing Science (Westerville North and Central High Schools) supporters:

Mollie & Tom Lynch, Nick Gurich, Elizabeth Holt, Amy Raubenolt, Mike Wander, Christine Bridge, Linda Landis, Ann Longstreth, Lori Zuber, Christine Allen, Sharon Austin, Betsy McGann, Colleen Moidu, Cam Piatt, Elisabeth Hunt, Dennis McAllister

As always, HUGE thanks to our sponsors who make all we do possible.

Alliance Data, Dr. George Tombaugh Fund, Westerville Sunrise Rotary, TRIAD Architects & TRIAD Facility Solutions, WASA - Westerville Amateur Soccer Association, Nichols & Company, CPAs, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Education First Credit Union, DCTS - Dayton Cincinnati Technology Solutions, T. Marzetti Company, The Weinhardt Family, Stifel Public Finance, Rich & Gillis Law Group, Northstar Family Dental, HR Imaging Partners, Garber Electric, Charles Schwab Westerville Branch, Birdie Books, Westerville ACE Hardware, Wanner Metalworx, Vertical Communications, Ultimax, Smart Business Systems, Salaita Orthodontics, Osborn Engineering, Meyers Family Dental, GHM General Contractors, G2, Arthur J. Gallagher, Martha Sweterlitsch.

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