Clackamas, April 27th, 2013. 185 people gathered at the Persimmon Country Club to raise funds for the North Clackamas School District. At the event, educator Lisa Hanson directed the Clackamas High School Chamber Orchestra. (photo credit, Rachelle Hacmac) Business leaders, elected officials, parents, grandparents, teachers, principals and community members celebrated the district’s success at the (NCEF) Annual Gala. The benefit raised $70,000 for the schools, students and teachers of the North Clackamas School District (NCSD).
NCEF, a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, was founded in 1992 to provide educational opportunities to students in the NCSD. NCEF grew out of the belief that equity and fairness have a great impact on the education of our students. The mission of the NCEF is to bridge the gap between district funding and unmet student needs. Without public support NCEF scholarships, teacher grants and the NCEF’s ability to supplement student activity fees and arts programming would decline.