About MCSF

During the first term of Superintendent Bill Hopkins, Jr., the Morgan County Schools Foundation was established in 2011 to promote academic excellence, character, and leadership development with our schools. Our mission statement is “Connecting with community partners and students to promote extraordinary leadership and academic excellence.”

The Foundation promoted leadership training of faculty and students since its inception. The officers and board members establishing the Leadership Hall of Fame: Kerrick Whisenant-President, Lavern Foster-Vice President, Joseph Wynn-Treasurer, Richie Sparkman-Secretary, Tiffany Brightwell, Kimberly Dillard, Jeremy Nails, Anne Vest, Phil Waldrep, Bill Hopkins-ex officio, Patrick Patterson-ex-officio. “Leadership is the difference between a good idea and an effective reality. It is the characteristic that sets apart the exceptional from the day-to-day.

Leadership is character that embraces the truth and takes on the difficult. While it pleasures in politeness and often navigates politics, it does not subject itself to political correctness. The Morgan County community has been blessed with many of these individuals.” – Foundation President Kerrick Whisenant during the inaugural Leadership Hall of Fame ceremony.

Board of Directors

Tiffany Brightwell, President 

Kerrick Whisenant,
Vice President 

Lonnie Williams, Secretary

Kim Dillard,
Treasurer 

Kayla Riggs,
Executive Director 

Heath Alford 

Bo Eubanks

Jay Morris

Patrick Patterson,
Ex-Officio 

Holly Reeves

Willie LaFavor

The Morgan County Schools Foundations is a 501c3 non-profit organization that operates solely from the generous donations from individuals and businesses who share our desire to make our schools and students the best that they can be.

P. O. Box 5344, Decatur, AL 35601

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