The Caileigh Lynn McDowell Foundation, an organization working to transform political, social and economic systems and institutions to create a kinder, more equitable and just society for all, has donated celebratory yard signs for all seniors at Woodland Hills High School. A dedicated group of more than 40 Woodland Hills High School administrators, teachers and staff have volunteered to deliver a sign to every senior’s home on May 20, 2020.
The foundation was created in 2016 to honor the beautiful life of Caileigh Lynn McDowell who passed away due to the catastrophic results of undiagnosed Crohn’s Disease during her senior year at Woodland Hills High School in Churchill, PA.
“Caileigh’s love of her high school and the Woodland Hills community drives our efforts to work within all 12 neighborhoods to support students and facilitate programs,” says Lynn Banaszak, President of The Caileigh Lynn McDowell Foundation. Ms. Banaszak continues, “Caileigh lived her entire life as an engaged and passionate member of this community. We celebrate her beautiful life by making sure that we can bring positivity and impact the lives of students in her beloved school district and beyond. We are providing these celebratory signs to seniors to bring them joy and let them know that we are proud of their accomplishments.”
“I am energized by the commitment that our community has for our students and their families,” says Dr. Phillip Woods, Principal of Woodland Hills High School. “We are united by an objective to show each of our students that they can count on us to care about them and help them become successful young adults.”