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Glenn Sheffield '54

February 21, 2019

Glenn Sheffield '54 was profiled in Ladue News on 2.21.19 in its Movers & Shakers column: "A positive force and role model in the St. Louis community, Glenn Johnson Sheffield has spent years giving back to help dozens of diverse civic and charitable organizations ranging from the opera to the sewer district. A career volunteer, she has been called 'Your Honor,' 'Madame President,' 'The First Lady of Webster Groves' and 'Sewer Queen.' A Veiled Prophet Lady of Honor, Sheffield also served as mayor of Webster Groves and has supported the Edgewood Children’s Center (now Great Circle) and John Burroughs School (class of ’54). Sheffield was the first non-eastern president of the advisory board of Northampton, Massachusetts’ Smith College. 'I still hold Smith close to my heart,' she says. 'I learned there that women can do anything that men can do.' Sheffield is an honorary lifetime member of Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and has served on the national council of the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. She was the board chair of the Arts and Education Council and a board member of the Saint Louis Science Center Associates. A past president of Women of Achievement, Sheffield chaired the St. Louis Community Foundation of Greater St. Louis and was a member of the Girl Scouts, as well as Citizens For Modern Transit and Saint Louis Ballet. She was also honored in 2012 as an Ageless Remarkable St. Louisan." Read the whole article here