2018-2019 Foundation Board Members
I have been fortunate to work as the Part-Time Director, Muscle Shoals Education Foundation since July 2014. I graduated from the University of North Alabama in 1988 with a Bachelor of Social Work. I am married to Tim we have two children Sarah Kate (20) and Luke (7th grade). We have been members of Highland Park Baptist Church for seven years. I absolutely love my job and know it is an honor to help make a difference in education.
It is my goal to make Muscle Shoals City School classrooms and students the best they can be by developing fundraising activities and soliciting donations. Benjamin Franklin said it the best...."An Investment in Knowledge Pays The Best Interest."
Stephanie Saylor, MSEF Board President is married to John Saylor and they have two children, Ellie and Crawford Saylor. Stephanie
is a two time graduate of the University of North Alabama with degrees in business (1994) and education (2000).
During her time at U.N.A. she was a lionette in The Pride of Dixie Marching Band.
Stephanie has been in Radio Advertising sales since 2000 and is also a realtor with Coldwell Banker
Elite Properties in Killen, Alabama. Stephanie and her family love the Muscle Shoals City School system
and are proud to be a part of such a wonderful community.
Melissa Medlin. MSEF Vice- President has been a higher education professional for over 20 years and is the current Vice President for the Muscle Shoals Education Foundation after having served as a board member for two years. Melissa grew up in Russellville, and she and her husband James have been residents of Muscle Shoals for ten years. They have two children, Tucker (17) a senior and Heather (14) a freshman who are both very active at MSHS. Melissa is a member of the Muscle Shoals Trojan Band Boosters organization, and the Muscle Shoals Optimist Club. Her family attends and are members of Grace Life Church of the Shoals where she is a member of the Adult Choir and Praise Team.
Lauren Boston graduated from the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2008. Lauren is married to Justin Boston and they reside in Muscle Shoals with their three children, Livi Jo, John Charles and Jackson. Livi Jo is 7th grader at MSMS and John Charles and Jackson are future students of MSCS. Lauren and her family have been members of Highland Park Baptist Church since 2015. Lauren is the Executive Assistant and Marketing Coordinator for United Treating and Distribution and enjoys being an active member of the Muscle Shoals Community.
Jenny Noles Strickland Graduated from Muscle Shoals High School in 2000 and attended The University of North Alabama. I met my husband Hayden, also a MSHS graduate while in school and we have raised our family in the Shoals. We have 2 daughters, Abby (Class of 2018) and Samantha (Class of 2024). I love this city and enjoy the opportunity to be involved with the community through the education foundation.
Willis Thompson is the President of the Muscle Shoals City School Board. Willis retired from TVA with 38 years of service. Willis is married to Shirley Thompson. Their son, Christian Thompson is a Muscle Shoals High School and Auburn Graduate.