Portland, OR. Edison High School, the only high school in Oregon and southwest Washington dedicated to students with learning differences, hosted 310 guests at the Sentinel Hotel on March 9th for the 2019 Brilliance Benefit. Edison President, Sean Preston and his wife Jillian were on hand to greet guests. The evening generated $330,000 in revenue to support financial aid, technology, and programs at the school. John and Emily Holmes chaired the benefit. (Photo credit, Andrea Lonas)

Guests having fun in the photo booth.

Rose Kilpatrick and Edison board chair, Jim Kilpatrick, raise their paddle.

Allison Raver, Cheryl Reinstadler and Barbee Halbert toast Edison.

Amy and Ed Steel enjoy the silent auction.

Edison board member, Verna Bailey arrives with her daughter, Asha Wilkerson, and brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Judy Bailey.

From Edison HS:

As a small, private school, Edison High School offers an individualized curriculum that meets each student’s unique needs, and maximizes the ability to learn. We also provide the emotional support that builds confidence and maturity. By empowering students with learning differences to experience academic success and personal growth, Edison does more than prepare teens for the future: it changes lives.