Benefit breakfast was a great success

The Everett Public Schools Foundation would like to thank the communities of Everett and Mill Creek for their support of students and teachers in the Everett Public Schools. The 13th annual Benefit Breakfast at the Everett Events Center raised $78,000. Thank you very much!

Thank you to our keynote speaker, Ross Bogue, V.P. and general manager of Commercial Airplanes at Boeing’s Everettplant. Bogue talked about the importance of education and skill sets needed for our community’s business future. Thank you to Everett Public Schools Superintendent Carol Whitehead for sharing with us the progress being made in test scores, on-time graduation and construction projects in the district.

This event was made possible by corporate sponsorship from the Boeing Co., Frontier Bank, Verizon, The Everett Aquasox, Boeing Employees Credit Union, Botesch Nash &Hall, Durham School Services, Dykeman Architects, Everett Police Management Association, Hascal Sojholm &Co., Hutteball &Oremus Architecture, H&L Sports, Kimberly-Clark, Molina Healthcare, Moss Adams, Perkins Coie, Puget Sound Kidney Centers, UBS Securities LLC, The Witt Company, Bank of America, Brien Motors Ford, Buzz Inn Steakhouse, Clyde Revord Motors, Crown Distributing, Educational Community Credit Union, Everett Education Association, Fluke, Gaffney Construction, Glass by Lund, Hargis Engineering, Kirtley-Cole Associates, Klappenbach Architects, LifeTouch Photography, Mercer Human Resources, Mountain Pacific Bank, NAC Architects, Pilchuck Books, Rodland Toyota, School Employees Credit Union of Washington, Shockey-Brent, Sonitrol, Stadium Flowers, Trustee Services Inc., University Book Store and Wilder Construction.

The proceeds will provide funds for tuition support for all-day kindergarten and summer school for low-income students and will provide innovative learning experiences for more than 10,000 students through classroom grants. This was truly an example of the foundation’s mission – to develop and provide community support to strengthen academic achievement in the Everett Public Schools.

Together we are helping students succeed in school!

Everett Public schools Foundation

Benefit Breakfast Committee:

Holly Oakley

LynnDee Blair

Correne Bonkowski

Bob Doyle

Barb Renard

Lida Tong

Kirk Tostenrude

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