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 are on sale now!

2017 Individual and Community Champions



Parent Champions in ACS

Luz Velazquez 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. 

FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT Celebration Sponsorship:

Nick Roberts
Development Director







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Thank you to our generous Silent Auction Donors!

Hot Springs Resort
Jenny To the Rescue
Kilwins Chocolates, Fudge & Ice Cream
King Daddy's
Metro Wines
Moes Original BBQ
Moe's Southwest Grill
Nantahala Outdoor Center
NC Stage Company
North Carolina Arboretum
Odyssey ClayWorks
Orange Peel
Organic Syngergy
Pack's Tavern
Patton Ave Pet Co
Perfectly Posh
Pet Vet on Patton
Plank Fitness
Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn
Roots + Wings School of Arts
Roots Hummus
Sante Wine Bar
Saran Pilates
Second Gear
Shoji Retreat
Ski Country Sports
Sky Zone
Spa Theology
Studio Three
Sun Soo Tae Kwon Do
Sunny Point
Table Wine
Tamela Wells
The Black Potter
Toubab Krewe
Tourist Baseball
Training Partners Inc.
Tweetsie Railroad
Windsor Asheville
Wrestleface/Lively Sports Entertainment
Yonder Luxury Mountain Rentals
Zen Tubing
Zoe's Kitchen

5 Guys
67 Biltmore
Alleman Lawfirm
Asheville Adventure Rentals
Asheville Brewing Company
Asheville Community Theatre
Asheville Creative Arts
Asheville High School
Asheville Museum of Science
Asheville Outdoor Center
Asheville Symphony
Asheville Treetop Adventure Park
Asheville Yoga Center
Beer City Festival
Biltmore Coffee Traders
Biltmore Estate
Black Dome Sports
Blue Heron Whitewater
Breakout Asheville
Buxton Hall
Camp Rockmont
Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Panthers
Cecilia's Kitchen
Chai Pani
Chimney Rock
Christopher Holt/Miranda Musiker
Clean Streak, Inc.
Crowne Plaza Resort
Dawn Rentz Textiles
Diana Wortham Theatre
Dragon Phoenix Martial Arts
Eating Asheville
Fine Arts Theatre
Fired Up!
Flat Rock Playhouse
Friends of the WNC Nature Center
Frugal Framer
Georgia Aquarium
Gray Line Trolley Tour
Grey Beard Realty
Gypsy Queen
Harvest Records
Hickory Tavern
High Five Coffee
Holly DeSallion