IAEE Southeastern Chapter

Jenny Melton Foundation

Jenny Melton Foundation

The Jenny Melton Foundation was established in memory of Jenny Melton, the daughter of long-time IAEE SE member, Butch Melton. Jenny, a West Hall High School student in Oakwood, GA, loved school and loved running on the track and cross-country teams, and was in Beta Club and Spanish Club. She was also voted the 2002 Homecoming queen and was expected to be admitted to Duke University.

Tragically, Jenny was killed in a single car accident on her way to school March 19, 2002. Jenny's death dealt a stunning blow to the community of Hall County and brought a community to a stand still for almost 3 days.

Jenny's legacy lives on through the Jenny Melton Foundation. The foundation honors Jenny by working to help others do what she so wanted – to attend college!

Jenny Melton Scholarship Program

The Jenny Melton Scholarship fund was established in 2002 in Jenny’s memory. Three $2,500 scholarships are available to full-time graduating high school seniors at West Hall High School and Flowery Branch High School, and a fourth scholarship is available for children of members of IAEE Southeastern Chapter who are graduating high school seniors. The Foundation has given over fifty $2,500 dollar scholarships since Jenny's accident.

To apply or for more information, go to http://www.ngcf.org/scholarships2018 Application deadline is March 15, 2018.

There are several ways IAEE SE members can help:

Jenny Melton Golf Tournament

IAEE Southeastern Chapter supports the Jenny Melton Foundation with an annual golf tournament.  Visit our chapter events for date, location and registration information.

Next Event

February 28, 2019
Chapter Educational Luncheon
State of the Industry, Tom Cindric, Informa
11AM - 1:15PM
Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart

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Upcoming Events for 2019

Please join us for our February 28, 2019 luncheon where Tom Cindric, IAEE Board Chair. Tom will address the previous, current and future state of the industry.  Register now!

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS:

  • February 28, 2019 - Chapter Educational Luncheon
  • April 25, 2019 - Chapter Educational Luncheon
  • June 27, 2019 - Chapter Educational Luncheon
  • July 31 - August 2, 2019 - 28th Annual Southeastern Educational Classic
  • August 26, 2019 - 17th Annual Jenny Melton Memorial Golf Tournament
  • October 24, 2019 - Chapter Educational Luncheon
  • December 3 , 2019 - GRITZ Reception (During Expo! Expo! Dec 3-5, 2019)
  • December 12, 2019 - Annual Holiday Networking Luncheon

 

THANK YOU CHAPTER SPONSORS!

 

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IAEE Southeastern Chapter is proudly managed by The Association Group, Inc.

Tel: +1 (770) 433-4137
Email: info@iaeese.org