Sister Jerome’s New Duties

The Millcreek Children’s Center announced the selection of a new executive director for Millcreek Children’s Center, Michele Grant.

After orientation, Michele Grant will succeed Sister Jerome Corcoran, who has led the recognized innercity preschool for 35 years. Sister Jerome will stay on to work on projects for the poor, as well as tracking graduates of Millcreek Children’s Center and Youngstown Community School.

Millcreek Children’s Center

Millcreek Children’s Center is a preschool for children ages three to five serving the Youngstown, Ohio area since 1976. Sister Jerome Corcoran, the Executive Director, has her Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University in Research and Education. She has been the Director and founder of the Center since its beginning, 33 years!

Denise DeBartolo York, who along with her husband, John York, own the San Francisco 49ers, visited the Millcreek Children’s Center on Wednesday December 23, 2009, with her son, Jed, and daughters Jenna and Mara to give presents to the children.

“I’m so gratified to be able to do what I love, and I love making a difference in the lives of children,” said DeBartolo York, who has given gifts to children at the center for the past 20 years.  Click here to read the full article