Your Weekly Propel Schools Update Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Welcome to our New Weekly Propel Schools Foundation Newsletter!
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Your New Propel Schools Foundation Staff
Senior Director
Constance (Connie) Murray's first day with us was August 27. She is a seasoned nonprofit executive with over 25 years of progressive experience in leadership and development. Connie most recently served as Executive Director of Development for Pittsburgh Mercy Health System, where she developed, executed, and evaluated strategies and programs to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward foundation, corporate and individual prospects. She has also held positions as Director of Development at UPMC & University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, & Director of Special Events at the American Cancer Society. Connie currently resides in Wexford, PA with her husband, Tom, and their daughter, Cate.
Special Event &
Communication Manager
Emily's first day with us was August 17. She has five years of experience in the nonprofit world & she's just getting started. Emily most recently served as a Senior District Executive with the Boy Scouts of America where she coordinated recruitment efforts, fundraising events, & high-quality programs. She has also held positions as District Executive at Boy Scouts of America & Development Intern at WVU Foundation. She is excited to contribute her fundraising, communication, & event planning experience toward helping Propel's mission. Emily currently resides in Brentwood with her husband, Doug, and cat, Milo.
The remainder of the Foundation staff is comprised of faces
that you are most likely already familiar with, including:
Dr. Tina Chekan (CEO/Superintendent),
Lori Brenner (Manager of Grants & Donor Relations),
& Toni Corinealdi (Fund My Future Community Outreach Coordinator).
Congratulations To
Our Scholarship Awardees!
Thanks to YOU, our generous donors and sponsors, the Propel Schools Foundation was proud to award scholarships to many deserving Scholars from the graduated Class of 2020.

In this unique year, we had the opportunity to visit scholars at home to share the good news about their scholarship awards. As you can see below, everyone was excited about the fantastic news!
Explore the Propel Schools'
Difference Virtually
Interested in witnessing our scholars defy expectations first-hand?

Intrigued by how our Propel educators are redefining school every day?

Fascinated by the major strides being made by our K-2 Reading Initiative?

Learn more today and engage in the Propel experience by visiting our Afterschool Program and watch as scholars turn discarded household items into works of art with a Pittsburgh artist or take a virtual trip with our scholars through our Scholar Opportunities Program.
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