2018 Rockville Centre Education Foundation Gala
Cherry Valley Club 7pm, Saturday, April 14, 2018
Every year, our community comes together to celebrate
and invest in Rockville Centre's greatest asset:
The Gala is RVC Education Foundation's major fundraiser. It is what our community is all about. Volunteers devote countless hours of their time, and local merchants support the effort with gifts and donations.
2018 Gala Honorees
KATHY BAXLEY | GALA HONOREE
Kathy is a lifelong RVC resident who continues her family’s tradition of service in the community. Kathy has served as PTA President at the elementary, middle, and high school levels, PTA Council President, Sponsor of the Arts-Board of Directors, RVC Breast Cancer Coalition Vice President, Founder of RVC Moms on Facebook, and Deputy Mayor of RVC.
VICTOR LEE | RUTH FINS AWARD RECIPIENT
In the library or behind the curtain, Victor Lee’s passion for technology and the arts has made him an inspiration for the students of South Side Middle School. As a Library Media Specialist, advisor to Stage/Tech Crew and Audio-Visual Clubs, and former advisor to the TV Broadcast Club and Drama Club, Mr. Lee enables our students to stay engaged and inspired by his “cutting edge”
use of technology
VIRI PETTERSEN | RUTH FINS AWARD RECIPIENT
Born and raised in RVC, Viri is an active member of the community, participating in various organizations ensuring quality services for our youth. She recently retired from the district where she was a STELLAR teacher at Wilson and former teacher at SSMS. Today, Viri continues to “move mountains” through her work with the American Federation of Teachers.