Jenny Melton Foundation
The Jenny Melton Foundation was established in memory of IAEE SE member, Butch Melton's daughter. Jenny Melton, a West Hall High School senior who loved school and loved running on the track and cross country teams. She was in Beta Club and Spanish Club. She was the 2002 Homecoming queen and was anxiously awaiting to see if she she had been accepted 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 keeps Jenny's memory working to help others do what she so wanted....to attend college!
The Jenny Melton Foundation
PO Box 267
Flowery Branch, GA
Phone: (770) 318-8108
Fax: (770) 967-0092
There are several ways you 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.
Jenny Melton Father's Day Run/Walk
The primary fundraiser for the Foundation is the Annual Jenny Melton Father’s Day Run/Walk. This event is generally held on the Saturday before Father’s Day at Gainesville College at 7:30 a.m. Visit our chapter events for date, location and registration information.
Jenny Melton Scholarship Program
The Jenny Melton Scholarship fund was established in 2002 in Jenny’s memory. The Foundation has joined the Partners in Education Program attempting to encourage local business to get involved in additional education funding for the students in Hall County. 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.