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Theatre Arts Director Rebecca Rhinehart is Educator of the Year

The curtain calls following the Friday night performance of the high school play “Peter and the Starcatcher” included a moment that caught Bexley’s Theatre Arts director Rebecca Rhinehart  by surprise: a visit to the stage by a delegation from BEF, there to announce that she had been selected to receive the 2017 Bexley Educator of Read More

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BEF and BHSAA Celebrate Bexley Schools

One year after the operations of the Bexley High School Alumni Association were merged into the BEF, we were pleased to support 10 reunion classes who came together in various ways over the July 4 holiday weekend including participating in the Bexley Fourth of July parade. The Class of 1966, the largest class ever to graduate Read More


Who will be this year’s Educator of the Year?

Every year, members of our community nominate their favorite Bexley teacher or staff members for the Bexley Educator of the Year award. A committee of BEF Board members, parents, school staff and community leaders selects a winner, who is surprised in his or her classroom with news of the award. It brings a crystal apple, $1,000, and bragging rights Read More


Horger’s recognition becomes big news

Julie Horger is used to being on the other side of the excitement. As the adviser to the staff of Bexley’s student newspaper, The Torch, and the high school English Department chairwoman, Horger is usually in the background. She’s guiding students how to get the right angle on a feature, conduct an interview or get Read More


Julie Horger is 2015 Bexley Educator of the Year

Bexley, OH, April 10, 2015 – The Bexley Education Foundation (BEF) is pleased to announce that Julie Horger, Chair of the English Department at Bexley High School, has been selected to receive the 2015 Bexley Educator of the Year Award. This award is presented annually to a Bexley educator whose leadership, dedication, extraordinary achievements and Read More

Mike Featherstone was the 2014 Bexley Educator of the Year

Featherstone is Bexley’s 2014 Educator of the Year

Friday, April 11, was just another ordinary day in Michael Featherstone’s class at Bexley High School — or at least as ordinary as things get in a class where the teacher is known for making history come alive through games, impersonations and lively discussions from his days abroad. But last Friday, as he stepped out Read More