Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence Announces

New Location for Annual Fundraising Gala and Celebration

The Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence (NHSFE) is excited to announce Atlanta Tech Park as the new venue for its 2018 Gala on Friday, May 4.

 

Located in Technology Park, Atlanta Tech Park is a state-of-the-art collaborative workspace that provides business executives and entrepreneurs access to connect and innovate. The building opened in 2017 and includes conference rooms, offices, a video podcast studio and digital darkroom, as well as an indoor/outdoor event venue for up to 500 people.

 

“We work with a diverse membership and strive to create an ecosystem to promote innovation and help businesses grow, so we are pleased to partner with NHSFE and their fundraising Gala to support excellence in academics, arts and athletics at Norcross High School,” said Nashlee Young, ATP Director of Business Operations.

 

“The Atlanta Tech Park is an ideal location to host our event, it offers a unique industrial-chic environment, ample parking, plenty of room for guests to mingle and technical resources that allow our event come to life,” said Gala Chairperson, Sandy Greenstein. “We are thrilled to have them host this year’s Gala.”

 

In addition to the exciting new venue, the Gala will feature food provided by Nona Johnson, owner of the Sizzling Peach and winner of Hell's Kitchen Season 8. Beer and wine will be provided by Peachtree Growler.

 

The Gala will also honor NHS Hall of Fame inductees:

  • Elizabeth Frisbee, NHS Math teacher and department chair
  • Gina Parrish, NHS Drama instructor
  • Harris Patel, NHS alum and certified physician assistant and certified athletic trainer

 

Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Wish Bricks. These are items requested by teachers to enhance their classroom and to provide unique learning opportunities that go beyond the traditional curriculum.  There will also be a live auction featuring a variety of items. Tickets are $100 per person and are available for purchase online by clicking here.

About the Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence:

NHSFE is a 501c3 organization partners with community businesses and parents to raise funds to bridge the gap between state funding and the resources required to provide a well-rounded, high-quality learning environment for our students. Since 2001, the Foundation has raised more than $1.8 million to fund a variety of projects and programs that support excellence in academics, arts and athletics at NHS. For more information: www.norcrosshighfoundation.org.