Each year, the Maricopa Community College Foundation (MCCF) selects a Hero of Education among … (more)
Each Spring, The Heroes of Education Dinner honors those who have a proven personal and professional commitment to supporting students and educational opportunities. Sponsored by the Maricopa Community Colleges and the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation since 2006, these events have raised over $1 million in scholarships for Maricopa Community Colleges students. Also recognized at a special ceremony prior to the event are 10 College Heroes, one from each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, representing individuals, organizations or companies who have distinguished themselves by providing exceptional support and/or service to one of the Colleges.
Heroes of Education Honorees
2016 J. Doug Pruitt, Chairman, The Sundt Companies, Inc.
2015 Linda Mazon Gutierrez, President CEO of the Hispanic Women’s Corporation
2014 Vince Roig, Founding Chairman, Helios Education Foundation
2013 Edmundo Hidalgo, President & CEO, Chicanos Por La Causa
2012 Lisa Budinger, President & CEO, Arizona College Scholarship Foundation
2011 Ronnie Lopez, Chairman, Phoenix International Consultants, Inc.
2010 Phil Gordon, Mayor, City of Phoenix
2009 Gerrit van Huisstede, Regional President, Wells Fargo Bank
2008 Richard L. Boals, CEO, BlueCross BlueShield AZ
2007 Ed Pastor, US Congressman, Arizona 4th District
2006 Peter Fine, President & CEO, Banner Health
Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation Announces Dr. Ioanna Morfessis to be honored at 12th Annual Heroes of Education Event
Dr. Ioanna Morfessis, President of IO.INC, has been named as the 2017 honoree of … (more)