Mehlville donates $20,000 to BackStoppers in memory of alumni Officer Langsdorf


Mehlville High School fired up the grills July 27 for the school’s BBQing for BackStoppers event to honor Officer Michael Langsdorf, an alumnus of Mehlville High School, class of 1997, who died in the line of duty in June.

Mehlville School District representatives presented $20,000 to BackStoppers last week. The organization provides for the families of fallen officers.

Pictured back row, left to right: Matt Jacobsmeyer, Kim Nikolaisen, Kent Heinemann, Kristin Wheatley, Sherri Cox and Mehlville High Principal Jason Landherr. Front row: Chief Ron Battelle, Jesse Finney and Mike Simms.