“Imagine…Igniting the Power of Learning” Snohomish Education Foundation 2017 Annual Fundraising Breakfast reaches record donations of $69,000

The community came together and generously donated a record $69,000.00 to the Snohomish Education Foundation at the Annual SEF Breakfast held at Glacier Peak High School.  This event raises funds for Snohomish School District student programs in K-12 and college scholarships for graduating seniors, classroom grants, computer science programs and the Summer Arts & Science Academy.  Robin Stefanson, Board President, shared, “we are extremely proud to be a part of this visionary community, which includes our donors, sponsors, district leaders, principals and teachers and parents who are committed to providing exceptional education experiences for the students of Snohomish.  This year, we were fortunate to have two scholarship-recipients (Destinee Halverson and Louisa Pendergast) return to speak about their experience in the Snohomish School District.  They spoke about the impact their teachers and school had on them as well as how their SEF scholarships have benefited their experience at college and beyond.  The Centennial Middle School Choir, led by Jaci Cummings performed as well as soloist, Kelsie Engen, GPHS Senior, who has the lead role in the GPHS Spring Musical “The Wizard of Oz”.

The combined ROTC members from Snohomish High School, Glacier Peak High School and Monroe High School started the event with the Presentation of Colors.  Jim Dean, Principal of Glacier Peak High School along with Emcee, Kevin Latimer, gave a warm welcome to attendees.  Dr. Kent Kultgen, Superintendent of Snohomish School District, shared with the group, SEF President Robin Stefanson shared her thanks and Keely Reinhard, SEF Trustee, addressed the crowd to invite participation and support.

                The Foundation sincerely thanks our growing list of supporters.  Annual Sponsors:  SBI, Boeing, Corstone Contractors, Mt. Pacific Bank, Coastal Community Bank, Beresford Company, Chartwells, George Orthodontics, Koz Development, Harvey Airfield, Tanya Mock, Ideal Communications, Snohomish Flying Service,  Moss-Adams,  McKinstry, Foster Pepper, Columbia Bank, Centennial Family Dentistry, Community Transit and Event Sponsors: Everett Community Foundation, Dream Box, Dowa, Peoples Bank, Hutteball & Oremus, MQI Contract Flooring, Haggard Electric, Pacifica Law Group, EHS International, Kusler’s Compounding  Pharmacy, L& B Auto Repair, NAC Architecture, Hollywood School House, Alpine View Veterinary Hospital and Donna Breske & Associates and Division 9.

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