Celebrating The Power Within!

Each year, we honor some of our community partners as well as some of the students who have shown the Power Within to change the picture of education in Nevada.


This year’s ceremony at the Historic Fifth Street School, was catered by Soirees Event Planners and Caterers with decor from Flora Couture by Floral 2000 and sponsored by Cox Communications. Cox video production supervisor, Sam Seegars, shot and edited four wonderful videos showcasing our students’ stories!

Krystal Allen from Channel 3 emceed the event.  The Plaza Hotel was named our Community Volunteer Partner of the Year. The Sustaining Partner of the Year went to the Stern Family Foundation. We recognized the outstanding efforts of two of our many valuable community partners, Eye Care 4 Kids and Future Smiles for the tireless servcie they provided our schools all year. Our Corporate Partner of the Year went to D R Horton, who most recently supported us at our Splashdown For Kids event at Wet N Wild.

Site Coordinators also recognized one of their peers – Ines Rosas – who received not only $100 but a PTO day for her dedication and commitment to her students and fellow coordinators.

Watch our student winners below:

Luis – Peterson Elementary School



Marcelino – Kit Carson Elementary School


Janette – Sedway Middle School


Johan – Valley High School.

A special thank you to Lucky Wenzel from Lucky’s Camera and Vegas Trophies – and of course all our Site Coordinators and students




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