Nearly 300 supporters joined us on April 7, 2021 to recognize our 2020 and 2021 Heroes of Education, along with ten College Heroes representing each of the Maricopa Community Colleges. A total of $330,000 was raised to invest in scholarships, emergency funds and program support. Thank you to all of our friends, sponsors and community partners!

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Reginald M. Ballantyne III

Copper Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Foundation Friend Sponsors


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Patron Sponsors

Past Heroes of Education Honorees

Dr. Carolyn Warner

Co-Founder and Chairman, Corporate Education Consulting, Inc.

2018 Honoree

Vince Roig

Founding Chairman, Helios Education Foundation

2014 Honoree

Lisa Budinger

President and CEO, Arizona College Scholarship Foundation

2012 Honoree

Ronnie Lopez

Chairman, Phoenix International Consultants, Inc.

2011 Honoree

Ed Pastor

US Congressman, Arizona 4th District

2007 Honoree

Peter Fine

President & CEO, Banner Health

2006 Honoree