By: Staff Reports | GwinnettCitizen.com

Peachtree Corners - The Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence (NHSFE) is excited to announce Atlanta Tech Park as the new venue for its 2018 Gala on Friday, May 4.

Located in Technology Park, Atlanta Tech Park is a state-of-the-art collaborative workspace that provides business executives and entrepreneurs access to connect and innovate. The building opened in 2017 and includes conference rooms, offices, testing lab, an auditorium that seats up to 100, café, video podcast studio/digital darkroom, green screen room, as well as an indoor/outdoor special event venue for 500+.

“We work with a diverse membership and strive to create an ecosystem to promote innovation and help businesses grow, so we are pleased to partner with NHSFE and their fundraising Gala to support excellence in academics, arts, and athletics at Norcross High School,” said Nashlee Young, ATP Director of Business Operations. 

“The Atlanta Tech Park is an ideal location for our event, it offers a unique industrial-chic environment, ample parking, plenty of room for guests to mingle and technical resources that allow our event come to life,” said Gala Chairperson, Sandy Greenstein. “We are thrilled to have them host this year’s Gala.” 

In addition to the exciting new venue, the Gala will feature food provided by Nona Johnson, owner of the Sizzling Peach and winner of Hell's Kitchen Season 8. Beer and wine will be provided by Peachtree Growler. 

The Gala will also honor NHS Hall of Fame inductees: 
Elizabeth Frisbee, NHS Math Teacher, and Department Chair
Gina Parrish, NHS Drama Instructor 
Harris Patel, NHS alumnus and certified Physician Assistant and Athletic Trainer 

Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Wish Bricks. These are items requested by teachers to enhance their classroom and to provide unique learning opportunities that go beyond the traditional curriculum.  There will also be a live auction featuring a variety of items. Tickets are $100 per person and will be available in April for purchase online. www.norcrosshighfoundation.org

About the Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence:
NHSFE is a 501c3 organization that partners with community businesses and parents to raise funds to bridge the gap between state funding and the resources required to provide a well-rounded, high-quality learning environment for our students. Since 2001, the Foundation has raised more than $1.8 million to fund a variety of projects and programs that support excellence in academics, arts, and athletics at NHS. For more information: www.norcrosshighfoundation.org

Published: 2017-08-01 01:40