Celebration of Champions


Please join us at our signature event, Celebration of Champions! Attendees will enjoy cocktails and appetizers while participating in a silent auction, followed by a seated dinner during which our 2017 Champions will be honored. 

Tickets on sale now! Click here to reserve your seat today!

2017 Individual and Community Champions
Sarah Reincke, Chair of the OLLI Civic Engagement Committee
Asheville Writers in the Schools & Community
Al Whitesides-Lifetime Achievement
Parent Champions in ACS
Luz Velazques from Asheville City Preschool
Pat Hall from Claxton Elementary
Angelica Wind from Hall Fletcher Elementary
Joan Pinegar from Isaac Dickson Elementary
Gene Peyroux from Ira B. Jones Elementary
Allison Reece from Vance Elementary
Jessica Merchant from Asheville Middle
Alec Fehl from SILSA
Nancy Hutchins from Asheville High

These Champions exemplify what it means to support educators and students in our schools and have gone above and beyond to help Asheville City Schools achieve excellence.


 Celebration Sponsorship

Asheville City Schools Foundation invited you to participate in this excellent opportunity to promote your business by helping us recognize exceptional leadership in our schools. This awards banquet will take place May 6th, 2017. We will be honoring a number of exceptional individuals, organizations and businesses that are champions for children in our community. 

Please email Nick Roberts for more information. 









  • Logo and link on acsf.org
  • Logo on Table Top Display at Celebration
  • Logo in Celebration invitation, program, and other promotional materials
  • 4 Tickets to Celebration
  • Logo in local ad for Celebration
  • Logo on a banner display at Celebration 
  • Logo in ACSF 2016-2017 Annual Report
  • Business Profile on acsf.org
  • Logo and link in ACSF e-newsletter