Volunteer Spotlight: Delta Gamma Alumnae Chapter of Kansas City

Volunteer Spotlight: Delta Gamma Alumnae Chapter of Kansas City

As part of the ongoing Volunteer Spotlight series, we checked in with Beth Kelloff & Kristin Wing of the Delta Gamma Alumnae Chapter of Kansas City on why they choose to donate their time and energy to Alphapointe.  Since 1921, Delta Gamma Alumnae Chapter of Kansas City has served our neighbors with many and varied…

Thousands of Students Later, Fettgather Prepares to Retire

Thousands of Students Later, Fettgather Prepares to Retire

How long have you had the same email address? A year? A few years? Maybe even close to a decade? No matter how long, you’re behind Alphapointe Adaptive Technology Instructor Jim Fettgather. And, it’s probably not even close. Fettgather started working at Alphapointe in 1995. Shortly thereafter, he received an email address. Nearly 30 years…

Alphapointe's Cameron Black Makes History with First Pitch

Alphapointe's Cameron Black Makes History with First Pitch

Two years ago, Cameron Black decided that he wanted to learn how to throw a baseball. Most would assume that a person who is blind wouldn’t be able to throw a baseball. Those people were proven wrong. On Friday, Aug. 27, Cameron because the first person who is blind to throw out the first pitch…

Kansas City Area Students Named Braille Challenge National Champion & 3rd Place Finisher

Kansas City Area Students Named Braille Challenge National Champion & 3rd Place Finisher

Kansas City area student Brooke Petro was named a 2021 Braille Challenge National Champion for the sixth time, while Emrie Wisner finished in third place. Students learned of the results by watching a live online awards ceremony on Friday, July 30. Petro, a resident of Leawood, Kan., became a national champion for the sixth time…

Alphapointe’s Jeff McHenry Named CFO of the Year

Alphapointe’s Jeff McHenry Named CFO of the Year

Alphapointe Chief Financial Officer Jeff McHenry was honored by the Kansas City Business Journal through its “CFO of the Year” program during a luncheon award ceremony today. As one of 16 recipients in the for-profit and non-profit sectors, McHenry was recognized for his outstanding work at Alphapointe throughout the pandemic. Not only did the organization…