Last Updated: 3/7/2021 8:39 PM


(501)(c)(3) STATUS

Alexander's Future Foundation is a (501)(c)(3)organization. 

No goods or services are exchanged for donation.



Alexander’s Future Foundation was established in 1992 by interested community members and school personnel to provide financial support for graduates pursuing post-secondary training. The scholarships are sent directly to the institution for tuition or fees.

Thanks to the generous contributions from community members and Alexander staff, Alexander’s Future Foundation’s principal balance continues to grow, allowing the foundation to use the interest to steadily increase the number of awarded scholarships.

Scholarships based on financial need, academic achievement, intended majors, and/or service to the community will be awarded to Alexander High School students in May of each year. These begin at $500. 

NEW AS OF March 6, 2021:

Donations have been received in the following accounts:

Alexander FFA Alumni Association Scholarship in Memory of Janel Sewell

Ball-Shuman Memorial and Honorary Scholarship

Jeff Cullum

David Harner

Eric Mansfield

Thank you to our February contributors:

Dean Berry (Woodland Management Ltd.), Cliff and Lisa Bonner, Lacy Burke, Luanne Caughey,

Larry and Linda Kay Crum, Federal Hocking FFA Alumni, Francis Richard Gaeta, Bill and Lois Harkins, Harry and Rebecca McCutcheon, David Miller II, Joseph and Pamela Shuman, Daniel Wallace,

David and Carol Chase Willoughby, and Michelle and Barrett Zimmerman.




Husband of former Alexander employee Maxine

and Alexander graduates JoAnn and Janet


David Marion Harner

     David Marion Harner, 85, of Albany passed away peacefully in the presence of his family on January 11, 2021, at Grant Medical Center. 

     David was born October 20, 1935, in Albany, and  was the son of the late Marion and Erma (Lawson) Harner. A 1953 graduate of Albany High School and a recipient of a State Future Farmers of America Degree, he was drafted into the Army in 1958 serving two years.  David worked at Athens Mold and Machine,  Alexander Local Schools as a bus driver, and as a dairy farmer.  David also served as member of the Alexander Cemetery Board for 25 years.   Gardening and teaching others about farming and agriculture were valued interests, as were showing horses early in his life and later raising and selling Haflinger horses.

     David is survived by his wife of 58 years, Maxine; daughters, JoAnn (Scott) Pfeiffer and Janet Harner;  and two grandsons, Cody and Jared Pfeiffer.  He was quite proud of his family.

      Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Jack (Leonard) Harner.

     Drive-through calling hours will be Thursday from 1:00-3:00 P.M. at Christ Community Wesleyan Church. Graveside services will follow  with Pastors Steve Warner and Denver Dodrill  at Alexander Cemetery.  Military Services by Albany VFW POST 9893 and K.T. Crossen Post 21 American Legion will be presented.   Arrangements are by Bigony Jordan Funeral Home in Albany.

     In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the Alexander's Future Foundation FFA Alumni Scholarship, P.O. Box 204, Albany, Ohio 





Wife of Steve and mother to Wendy and John

Janel S. Sewell


     Janel S. Sewell, Albany, 62, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at her residence.  Janel was born  April 27, 1958, in Dayton, and  was the daughter of the late Harold B. and Winojean Muriel Archer Maue.  She was a registered nurse having worked at Appalachian Behavior Health Care System.  Janel was also a member of Jan's Fans.

     Surviving are her husband, Steve Sewell; a daughter, Wendy (Seth) Calaway of New Marshfield;  grandchildren, Chloe and Carter;  and brother, Joel Maue of Ironton.  In addition to her parents,  she was preceded in death by a son, John Sewell; and mother- and father-in-law,  Eloise and Reid Sewell.

     Graveside services will be held at a later date at Alexander Cemetery.

     In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Alexander FFA Alumni Scholarship Fund in care of Alexander's Future Foundation, P.O. Box 204, Albany, Ohio 45710.



NEW AS OF MAY 22, 2020

AFF is proud to announce the 2020 recipients. 

Please click on the 2020 AWARDEES link on the bottom of the page for the most

up-to-date information including the virtual Scholarship Presentation.



*The updated versions of the AFF Booklet and Abbreviated Listings can be accessed at the

link on the bottom of this page.


Table of Contents:

History, Board, Meetings and FAQ
Applying For A Scholarship
Creating A Scholarship
Donor News
Scholarship News
Memorial News

2020 Awardees--Press Release, Historical Listing of Scholarships, Virtual Scholarship Presentation,
Scholarship Biographies Booklet and Abbreviated Listing


This page was last updated February 19, 2021.

CONTACT:  Lois Harkins at or 740-592-4184.