Posts in Category: Alumni

February 2024 Alumni Spotlights: Donna Riley (FC ’71) and Steve Prince (NA ’84)

Excerpt from the February 2024 Legacy Ledger: We begin with the sad announcement that two legends, previously profiled here, have joined the roster of the dearly departed: Floyd Central Hall of Famer Rick Miller and Tom Weatherston, unique in being inducted into the Hall of Fame for both NAHS and FCHS. They represented all three … Continue reading “February 2024 Alumni Spotlights: Donna Riley (FC ’71) and Steve Prince (NA ’84)”

January 2024 Alumni Spotlights: Allen Platt (FC ’87) and Becky King (NA ’64)

Excerpt from the January 2024 Legacy Ledger: We refer to Legacy NAFC as the “grassroots initiative” of the NAFC Education Foundation. There is a range of membership levels available. Your generous annual support helps sustain everything we do. Our annual Alumni Royal Court event provides a fun way to join in. It’s tangible; it lets … Continue reading “January 2024 Alumni Spotlights: Allen Platt (FC ’87) and Becky King (NA ’64)”

NAFC Education Foundation Empowers Mental Health Initiatives Through Grant Funding

The New Albany Floyd County Education Foundation just announced the recipients of its inaugural Mental Health Grants. These grants are dedicated to fostering the well-being of students and educators throughout NAFC Schools, with a total funding of $47,000 allocated for inventive projects tackling diverse mental health challenges. Following a thorough review by the Foundation’s Board … Continue reading “NAFC Education Foundation Empowers Mental Health Initiatives Through Grant Funding”

2023 Royal Court Winner Crowned

Excerpt from the December 2023 Legacy Ledger: Eight distinguished graduates showcased their commitment to education by participating in the 2023 NAFC Royal Court, a competition that surpassed all expectations. Together, they rallied and raised an impressive sum of over $53,000, a testament to their unwavering dedication to supporting the students and educators of NAFC schools. … Continue reading “2023 Royal Court Winner Crowned”

December 2023 Alumni Spotlights: Mike Olmstead (FC ’89) and Larra Overton (NA ’01)

Excerpt from the December 2023 Legacy Ledger: We end the year with our “broadcasters’ issue”, returning to a theme first introduced in May 2021: storytelling. Whether it’s behind the anchor desk or at a game in the broadcasters’ booth, telling a story is integral to reporting the news, sports or weather. We present two accomplished alumni who … Continue reading “December 2023 Alumni Spotlights: Mike Olmstead (FC ’89) and Larra Overton (NA ’01)”

November 2023 Alumni Spotlights: Jim Dexter (NA ’68) and Scott Ham (FC ’85)

November is a month of gratitude and reflection. It’s a fitting time to think about those who put on the uniform… recently or long ago… to protect and defend our nation. This year, especially, it feels like a poignant moment to look hard at how military conflicts impact our world, our community and our families. … Continue reading “November 2023 Alumni Spotlights: Jim Dexter (NA ’68) and Scott Ham (FC ’85)”

The VFW and American Legion: Bridging Generations of Veterans

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The VFW and American Legion: Bridging Generations of Veterans Introduction: Both the VFW and the American Legion are well beyond the 100-year mark since they were founded. An overview of either organization… even a superficial one… would be far too lengthy to share here. You will find below one basic question about each of the … Continue reading “The VFW and American Legion: Bridging Generations of Veterans”

The Indiana Army National Guard: A Legacy of Service and Sacrifice

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The Indiana Army National Guard: A Legacy of Service and Sacrifice Introduction: The NAFC Education Foundation has multiple goals, and one of those is to envision our “future history” In the coming century. The decisions that we make now will impact the students of today and tomorrow, the ever-changing community they will help to forge and … Continue reading “The Indiana Army National Guard: A Legacy of Service and Sacrifice”

2023 Legacy NAFC Alumni Royal Court

Join us in supporting an outstanding NAFC Graduate! Welcome to the 2nd annual Legacy NAFC Alumni Royal Court sponsored by ProMedia Group! The New Albany Floyd County Education Foundation is thrilled to present our prestigious selection of graduates from NAHS and FCHS who have come together for a noble cause–raising funds for NAFC teachers and students. … Continue reading “2023 Legacy NAFC Alumni Royal Court”

Seeking Contributors for Alumni Spotlight Column

The NAFC Education Foundation is committed to fostering strong connections with our valued NAFC alumni and alumni supporters through our monthly email newsletter, the Legacy Ledger. Our primary goal is to ensure you stay well-informed about the profound impact of your financial contributions to the Education Foundation on our community. Additionally, we are dedicated to … Continue reading “Seeking Contributors for Alumni Spotlight Column”