Cindy Crowe, a member of the Westerville City Schools Board of Education for 14 years, has been named Central Region Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) Outstanding Board Member. Mrs. Crowe passed away in July, after a long and valiant battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Her husband, Alan, has been invited to accept her plaque at the group’s Fall Conference on September 24.
During her time as a school board member in Westerville, the district earned the Excellent with Distinction designation three times from the Ohio Department of Education. In addition, Mrs. Crowe played a role in guiding the schools to financial stability, helping to revive the Magnet School program, and bringing Challenge Day to high school students. She also volunteered her time and expertise as a fundraiser, legislative advocate, and valued member of organizations including the Ohio School Boards Association, the Westerville Rotary Club, the Westerville Education Foundation, the Westerville Education Challenge, and the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce.