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2024 Superintendent's Breakfast

Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Jerry Thacker


The annual Superintendent's Breakfast sponsored by the the P-H-M Education Foundation was a great success. This year’s event was held Wednesday, May 15 at St. Joe Farm.


WSBT-TV anchor and P-H-M parent Bob Montgomery emceed the event. Speakers included PHMEF President Mary Stines, PHMEF Executive Director Jennifer Turnblom, and the featured speaker was Penn-Harris-Madison Superintendent Dr. Jerry Thacker delivering the "State of the District" address.


The Superintendent's Breakfast is a fundraiser for the Education Foundation and helps support academic excellence in all 15 P-H-M schools through awarding innovative teaching grants, staff development and other corporation-wide initiatives.


Thank you to the PHMEF Board of Directors and the Event Committee members for all their help and planning of the event. We also thank ALL of our sponsors, including:

  • Everwise Credit Union, Presenting Sponsor
  • Fanning Howey, Supporting Sponsor
  • Contributing Sponsors:
    • Magnus Engineering, LLC
    • Matthew Frank Moore Foundation
    • Schmidt Associates
    • University of Notre Dame
  • PHMEF Patrons:
    • 1st Source Bank
    • Bethel University
    • Centier Bank
    • Dari Fair
    • Gurley Leep Automotive Family
    • Ivy Tech
    • L.L. Low Associates, Inc.
    • May Oberfell Lober
    • Sodexo


A special thank you also to the following people who helped make this event special:

  • April Oppenhiem, Zac Coudret, and Penn High School Orchestra students for the music
  • Becky Brown and Penn High School Ceramics Students for the centerpiece art
  • Dussel’s Farm Market & Greenhouses for the flower basket centerpieces
  • New Life Church Pastor Michael Cramer
  • Proshow for the audio visuals
  • PHMEF Office Manager Amy Chrise and the PHMEF Planning Committee
  • All PHMEF donors whose contributions make excellence in educaiton possible!