Portland, March 9th, 2013. Over 300 guests gathered at the Governor Hotel for Thomas Edison High School’s Brilliance Benefit. The gala raised over $220,000 to support financial aid, technology, and professional development at the school. Thomas Edison supporter Scott Gardner, Debbie Maguire, school director Pat Maguire, and MaryLynn Gardner were busy at the silent auction. (Photo Credit, Andie Petkus) All proceeds benefit Thomas A. Edison, the only high school in Oregon and southwest Washington dedicated to students with complex learning differences.
The benefit was chaired by Walt and Kim Weyler.
Located in Portland, Oregon, Thomas A. Edison is a private high school dedicated to meeting the special education needs of Learning Disabled (LD) teens. Our students’ learning differences include Dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome, Tourette’s Syndrome, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Visual Perception and Nonverbal Learning Disorders.