For his outstanding contributions as a Superintendent, principal, and teacher, K.W. is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by Jim Weis and Gary Privat.

K.W. Thistlethwaite, “Prof,” served as Superintendent, principal, and teacher at Melvern Rural High School for 12 years. During the late forties and through the early sixties, Prof was a teacher, mentor, friend, and role model to students of the Melvern community.

Through his out-going personality, and his belief in the ability of others, he encouraged all students to better themselves and to make greater use of their talents and abilities.

He is fondly remembered by those who benefited from is life and commitment to public education.