2019 Evening for Education
June 7, 2019 @ 6:00PM — 8:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Benefiting the Newport Public Education Foundation
Grants Showcase | Music | Raffles | Hors d'Oeuvres | Beer and Wine
Evening for Education supports the Newport Public Education Foundation's enrichment and community grants, which provide educational experiences that directly and positively impact the students of Newport's public schools. During the 2018-2019 academic year, NPEF awarded more than $22,000 in grants to classroom teachers and community partners.
During the evening, NPEF will also recognize the 2019-2020 teacher of the year: Steven Kalble, director of culinary arts at the Newport Area Career and Technical Center.
Noreen Stonor Drexel Education Awards
The Noreen Stonor Drexel Education Awards recognize individuals and organizations that significantly contribute to the students of Newport's public schools. They are named for the late Noreen Stonor Drexel in recognition of her 22 years of service as a special advisor to the foundation.
- Friend of Education: Louise White
- Partner in Education: Boys & Girls Club of Newport County
- Unsung Hero in Education: Pauline Perkins Moye
Venue Sponsor: Salve Regina University
"College Bound" Sponsors: Newport Hospital | Savings Institute Bank & Trust | Ruth Barge Thumbtzen
"Principal's Circle" Sponsors: Mary Ellen Atkins | Herk Works Architecture | Donna McCarthy & Ted Wrobel
Event Co-Chairs: Kate Borgueta, Kristen Ramsey, Leslie Streuli
Host and Planning Committees: Kimberly Behan, Louisa Boatwright, Jamie Bova, Jennifer Carter, Lynn Ceglie, Ian & Tanja Conroy, Jack Enwright & Karen Conway, Sandra Flowers, Amy Hoag, Colleen Burns Jermain, Kara Ellis Marley, Mark McKenna, Justin McLaughlin, Edward McPherson & Claire Nelson, Mike & Missi Monahan, Aida Neary, Bea Ross, Shannon Schreiber, Kathy Silvia, Ruth Barge Thumbtzen, Lynne Tungett, Traci Westman