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Join the MPS Foundation in honoring outstanding alumni

Tickets and sponsorships are available now for the annual MPS Foundation Alumni Awards Dinner! Join the MPS Foundation, Milwaukee community leaders, friends and family, and MPS alumni to honor outstanding accomplishments, leadership, and service.

This year’s event will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, with cocktails and appetizers at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., program at 6:30 p.m., and a reception following the festivities. The Italian Community Center is located at 631 East Chicago Street in Milwaukee.

More information is available at www.mpsfoundation.net

Sponsorships, tables, and individual tickets may be purchased online at http://MPSFDN.givesmart.com. Reservations are requested by September 21, 2018.

Please contact Wendell Willis at williswe@milwaukee.k12.wi.us or (414) 874-5291

with questions about sponsorship opportunities.

 

Be sure to join us to honor our 2018 HONOREES!

 

YOUNG ALUMNI AWARD

Kevin Newell
President & CEO, Royal Capital Group
Custer High School Alumnus

EMERGING LEADER AWARD

Tonya Mantilla
Vice President, University Advancement, Cardinal Stritch University
Rufus King High School Alumna

SERVICE AWARD

John Kersey
Executive Vice President, Zilber LTD
John Marshall High School Alumnus

CORPORATE PARTNER AWARD

Herb Kohl Philanthropies

“START, STAY, SUCCEED” CHAMPION AWARD

Dr. Jennifer Smith
Regional Superintendent, Milwaukee Public Schools
Rufus King High School Alumna

OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS

Jeff Bowman
President & CEO, Bay Bank
Milwaukee Tech High School Alumnus

LEGACY AWARD

Ann Terrell
Retired Milwaukee Public Schools Executive (MPS Foundation Executive Director and
Early Childhood Education)
Riverside University High School Alumna

HONORARY ALUMNI AWARD

Joan Robertson
Philanthropist

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Al Jarreau
Lincoln High School Alumnus
Vel Phillips
North Division High School Alumna

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  • More MPS students are taking college-level Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses;
  • The MPS Class of 2018 earned $86+ million in scholarships; and
  • MPS is home to seven of the state and nation’s top high schools according to U.S. News and World Report and the Washington Post.

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