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The President's Corner
To All our Fellow Board Directors, All Members and Supporters,
As we celebrate our four years of coming together, working together, staying together with equal success; I say thank you all. Thank you for your loyalty, your time, your labor and your financial support.
We have come a long way in our four years...
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The Mountain of Hope Organization is dedicated to furthering educational and employment opportunities in southern West Virginia.

The non-profit corporation was formed on May 15th, 2010 and is managed by an Advisory Board of Directors. The board is comprised of volunteers originally from Mt. Hope, WV, with representation from local businesses and churches.

The Foundation's overall philosophy is grounded in 3 powerful principles:

1. Unity of effort results from coming together with a common purpose.
2. Progress results from people working together regardless of race, religion, or educational attainment.
3. Success is brought about through staying together in our common cause.

To learn more about our organization, click any of the links across the top, and if you have a question or comment, please do not hesitate to [get in touch].

Gazette Mail Newspaper Story Oral histories recount hopeful integration of Mount Hope High School

Kat Scott recalled that auspicious day in 1956. “We were called into our cafeteria,” she said.

“We were told some of the students would not be coming back to Mount Hope. Some would be going to other schools in the county — Oak Hill High, Fayetteville,” she said.

A host of black students would not return, while a bunch of white students would be joining them that fall at DuBois. It had to do with desegregation and integration.

“So, a lot of our friends would not be coming back to go to school with us. It was heartbreaking. A lot of us cried,” recalled Scott, who lives in Mount Hope with her husband, Howard, a fellow graduate of the school...

For the full story, read the... [ WV Gazette Mail Article ]

Oh Deep in My Heart:
Reaching Toward Togetherness in Classrooms and Beyond
Mount Hope High School

Mountain of Hope Organization, Inc., a local educational foundation, will convene a free public forum, “Oh Deep in My Heart,” in Mount Hope, West Virginia at the Mount Hope Presbyterian Church, 412 Main Street, on October 15, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

In 2016 Mountain of Hope launched an interracial oral history project exploring racial integration in school life from the 1950s - '70s. At the forum Dr. Michael Nobel Kline, Carrie Nobel Kline and OH Jackson Napier of Talking Across the Lines, LLC will air diverse Mount Hope voices from recorded interviews and show photos from this period, allowing time for public response and discussion...

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2017 Mountain Of Hope Organization Scholarships
MOHO 2017 Scholarship Winners

MOHO presents annual scholarships

The Mountain of Hope Organization (MOHO) recently presented their annual individual $1500 scholarships to three deserving recipients.

The MOHO Scholarship Program recognizes the commitment of high school students to their education and their communities. This year’s contribution brings the total disbursement to over $34,000.

The 2017 winners are Tyrese Selinger, Emma Pino and Kevin Markham...

Read the full story at the... [ Fayette Tribune ]

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More News!

Mrs. Eunice B. Fleming

Mt. Hope High School Tribute: When Ollie Watts Davis made her Carnegie Hall debut in 1990, she made sure there was one very significant person in the New York audience that day.

That person was Eunice B. Fleming, Davis’s choir teacher — and a whole lot more — when Davis had attended Mt. Hope High School in Fayette County..."

Click to read the full story... [Musical Tribute to Eunice B. Fleming]

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