Endowment Funded Programs

The Bexley Education Foundation works with Bexley teachers to implement endowment-funded programs throughout the school year as well as ensures that endowment funded scholarships are awarded annually to graduating seniors.


Rhodena Masys Memorial Endowment Fund

Rhodena Masys Memorial Endowment Fund

This fund was established by Robert Masys in 2017 to honor his wife, Rhodena Masys, a beloved Home Economics teacher at Bexley High School who passed away in 2016. The fund has as its purpose to provide two annual scholarship awards to Bexley High School seniors who desire to continue their education beyond high school in a non-traditional setting, like a vocational setting or a two-year college degree program.

Sandra Montgomery, Class of ’55, Memorial Endowment Fund

The fund established by Beverly Pimsleur, BHS Class of 1955, memorializes a beloved classmate, Sandra Montgomery and honors her Bexley English teacher, Antoinette Barr. It provides for an annual college scholarship to a Bexley senior who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in English literature.

John & JoAnn Rohyans Sustainability Initiative Fund

This fund was established in 2009 by John and JoAnn Rohyans to focus on “going green” sustainability initiatives. The fund has supported a student rain barrel project, the “Seeds that Feed” community learning garden at Bexley High School, the purchase of reusable trays and a water bottle filling station for the Cassingham Café.

Charlene Morgan Emerging Leaders Fund

This fund was established by the BEF Board of Governors in April 2011 to honor the service of the first BEF Executive Director, Charlene Morgan.  The fund supports the BEF’s Youth Philanthropy Program which teaches Bexley High School juniors and seniors the process of philanthropic grant-making. To date, students in the program have awarded over $25,000 to student and teacher-initiated projects and programs within Bexley High School.

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