Saraland-Satsuma Community Education Advisory Council, Inc.
Giving Need & Merit Based Scholarships to Seniors
The Ron and Theresa Mitchell Scholarship
Ron and Theresa Mitchell are honored to help the
students of Satsuma High School by participating in the
Saraland-Satsuma-Chickasaw Scholarship Fund.
My first year at Satsuma School was in 1954 in the fourth
grade and graduated from Satsuma High School in 1963.
Theresa graduated from Vigor High School in 1963. We
married in 1964 and was blessed with two children, Christi
Mitchell Speights, and Scott Mitchell, both Satsuma High
School graduates. We have two grandchildren Katelyn
Speights and Callie Speights. Katelyn graduated
Satsuma High School in 2013 and University of South
Alabama in 2017. Callie is a high school student at
Saraland High School. I was a member of the Satsuma
High School Track Team, pole vault, and enjoy age-
division running with the Port City Pacers for most of my
After a term in the U.S. Air force and attending two years
of college, Theresa and I have lived in Saraland since 1974 to the present. We have started two successful businesses
in Saraland: Mitchell Container Services, Inc. and R&T Properties.
Community service is an important part of our lives. I served on the City of Saraland Council for fourteen years and was
a mayoral candidate. While on the council I founded the Saraland Area Chamber of Commerce and Keep Saraland
Beautiful. Since 1985 I have been a member of the Saraland Lions Club and the Saraland-Satsuma-Chickasaw
It is such a pleasure to become a part of other people's lives through this scholarship. It is our wish that you will take
the valuable lessons you have learned at Satsuma High School and become a productive citizen and community leader.
Ron K. Mitchell
June 6, 1972 to
March 7, 1998