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EAGLE COUNTY EDUCATION VOTER | We are onto something special, and we need your support!

What’s the big idea? Without raising taxes, we can add nearly $900 million to K12 public schools, meaning more support for our students and better pay for our educators!

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This is a great step in the right direction! And, EFEC is committed to working for the bigger fix, and bigger solution we all know is needed to fix this problem once and for all. 

2022 Evening of Stars Teacher Appreciation Raffle Ticket Winners

Educator Winners 

  1. Vail Resorts Four-Night Winter Getaway Package at any US Vail Resorts Lodging Property with 2 x 4 day lift tickets and $200 dining credit* (Value $3,000)

WINNER- Ms. Acosta, Gypsum Elementary 

  1. Vail Resorts Multi-Day Get-Away Package With Activities (Value $1,500)

WINNER- Mrs. Little, Red Hill Elementary 

  1. $1,000 Cash

WINNER- Mrs. Lorena, Avon Elementary 

  1. Golden Bear Mama Bear Necklace (Value $850)

WINNER- Ms. Michlitsch, Homestake Peak Elementary 

  1. $500 Cash

WINNER- Ms. Chavez, Avon Elementary 

  1. $250 Cash 

WINNER- Ms. McGalliard, Red Sandstone Elementary 

  1. Nurture Skin and Body 1-Hr Facial and 1 Hour Massage (Value $195)

WINNER- Ms. Dahms, Brush Creek Elementary 

Ticket Buyer Winners

  1. $3,000 Cash

WINNER- Monique Surgeon

  1. $1,500 Cash

WINNER- S. Humerickhouse

  1. $500 Cash

WINNER- Ticket Number 06869 

*Please email [email protected] with your cell phone number to verify. 

  1. 7 Hasbro Games ($120 Value)

WINNER- Jane Fast

  1. 7 Hasbro Games ($120 Value)

WINNER- Jason Tafoya

Thank you to each and every Evening of Stars raffle ticket purchaser for supporting education in our community. Together, we raised over $18,000 to invest in the professional development of local educators in our community through the Distinguished Teacher Scholarship Award.
Check out the list of winners below and contact Grace Anshutz at [email protected] with any questions. Winners will be contacted about receiving their prizes.
And while this group of individuals won some amazing prizes, the real winners are the students in Eagle County School District who benefit from hardworking and dedicated teachers and staff. Thank you to each and every educator who made this school year GREAT!

Kids playing guitars

“Thank you E•ƒ(ec)! Because of you, Red Sandstone Elementary students now have enough new 3/4 size guitars so that EVERY child has one to play for a more enriching music classroom experience. Brain studies have shown that children who study music have improved scores in both reading and math. Playing guitar builds a sense of community, feeds emotional wellbeing and provides a lifelong skill. Thank you to all of you who made this possible!”

— Sue Pehrson, music teacher
Red Sandstone Elementary School

Student at computer

“Creating links through technology bridges gaps between learners. Bridging gaps creates unity. Thank you E•ƒ(ec) for recognizing the opportunity to support and strengthen our school communities with this social-awareness building and career-oriented technology. We are very excited to launch our new project, Eagle Valley High School - SMART Technologies Education Program (EVHS-STEP)”

— John Todd Redding MA ED, STEAM Instructor
Eagle Valley High School

Students in science class

“At Eagle Valley High School, we are dedicated to aligning student interests into successful career pathways. With our new biotechnology equipment, graciously provided by E•ƒ(ec) and Vail Valley Medical Center, our students can engage in a real world application of medical lab procedures and find their way from high school to a career in health and medicine.”

— Kelly Kienzle, M.Ed., Science & Master Teacher
Eagle Valley High School

Teacher and students on math class

“We are elated! The E•ƒ(ec) grant will help our June Creek Elementary students tremendously by providing the support they need to be successful with grade-level math content. As our approach to teaching math evolves we want our students to be prepared to tackle math at each level in addition to foundational math skills. This grant will ensure our students have what they need to succeed!”

— Noreen Treadway, 3rd grade teacher
June Creek Elementary School

Vail Resorts, Epic Promise is proud to support a variety nonprofit organizations in the Vail Valley, each with an important mission. However, of the many organizations that help children in each of our resort areas, E•ƒ(ec) stands out by providing teachers with the opportunity to further their education. We are proud supporters of the Distinguished Teacher Awards scholarship program because helping children succeed starts with successful teachers and E•ƒ(ec) recognizes that connection.”

— Nicky DeFord, Director of Community Engagement
Vail Resorts

Thank You...

for Supporting Public Education in Eagle County, Colorado

To realize our goal of sustaining excellence in education for all students in Eagle County Schools, we need community support from you! Please help fund resources critical to the classroom, teacher continuing education, and effective teacher recognition.

Other Ways to Give:

  • Mail a check payable to EFEC to:
    PO Box 8012
    Avon, CO 81620 
  • Volunteer
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