Please join the Hammond Education Foundation (HEF) for their 2020-2021 Hero of Education Award Dinner where we will be celebrating those who work tirelessly to support the HEF's mission of Supporting Extraordinary Learning Experiences to Help Students Succeed. Help us honor each Hero's dedication to their profession, commitment to their community and perseverance towards student achievement.
2020-2021 Hero in Education Award Winners
Wendy Bradford - ACC/District Wide Media Centers
Tom Haluska - ACC
Christina Drechsel - Clark Middle/High School
Jeffrey Swisher - Gavit High School
Katherine Broadnax - Hammond High School
Bertha Sosa - Morton High School
Latonia Phillips - Eggers Middle School
Mindy Sarlea - Gavit Middle School
Anamaria Smith - Scott Middle School
Melissa Pusateri - Edison Elementary School
Jackie Minkalis - Franklin Elementary School
Iris Day - Harding Elementary School
Sandra Barrera - Hess Elementary School
Grace Eenigenburg - Irving Elementary School
Patricia Casella - Jefferson Elementary School
Heidi Moore - Kenwood Elementary School
Wilma Vazquez - Lincoln Elementary School
Jennifer Schoon - Maywood Elementary School
Denise Geiser - Morton Elementary School
Angie Benevidez - O'Bannon Elementary School
Yvonne Nohos - Wallace Elementary School
This event includes dinner with an open bar and award ceremony.
All funds raised will help support HEF's mission to provide innovative programs such as The BluePrint, Acorn & Seedling Grants, and College Scholarships.
Doors Open at 4:30 p.m.