Posts Tagged ‘ Southington Education Foundation ’

SEF announces leadership changes for 2016-2017

July 21, 2016
By
SEF logo

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER There has been a change in leadership at the Southington Education Foundation (SEF), with Gail Duffy and Michelle LeBrun-Griffin taking the reigns from Jan Galati. The two life-long Southington residents will co-chair the non-profit, whose mission is “to instill a life-long love of learning in our children” in Southington by promoting innovative…

Read more »

SEF awards scholarships to SHS graduates

July 15, 2016
By
Sarah Lamb, left, and Emily Maciejewski were selected as this year’s scholarship award winners for the Southington Education Foundation (SEF) scholarships.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) awarded $2,000 to local students this month for the pursuit of high education. Emily Maciejewski, salutatorian for the Southington High School (SHS) Class of 2016, and Sarah Lamb, were both chosen as recipients for the organization’s annual scholarships. The SEF, established in 2009 to support creative initiatives…

Read more »

Rotary Club wins SEF spelling bee

May 15, 2016
By
SEF Executive Board member Michelle LeBrun-Griffin with the 2016 community spelling bee champions, the Rotary Club of Southington.

  Nearly 20 teams competed at the Southington Education Foundation’s community spelling bee in late April. The event was dedicated to the late Southington educator Joseph Cipollini and featured a performance by the CyberKnights robotics team. Teams representing a variety of community and high school groups, and the event raised $5,00 for the Southington Education…

Read more »

SEF is looking for a few good spellers

March 11, 2016
By
SEF logo

The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) is looking for the town’s best spellers for the sixth annual SEF Community Spelling Bee. Last year, the “Wanna Bees,” with Dave Pestillo, Joe Peccerillo, and John Zimmerman won that honor. It is now time to put them to the challenge. Who will win the trophy this year? On Thursday,…

Read more »

SEF Gala at the Turf

October 1, 2015
By
SEF logo

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Locals packed into the Aqua Turf on Friday, Sept. 25 for the 7th annual Fan of the Foundation Gala. The event featured a live auction and a silent auction to raise funds for the Southington Education Foundation (SEF). All proceeds raised from the event will be used to support SEF’s commitment to…

Read more »

SEF hosts their 7th annual Fan of the Foundation Gala

September 10, 2015
By
SEF logo

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Southington Education Foundation, Inc., (SEF,) will host its 7th Annual Fan of the Foundation Gala on Friday, Sept. 25 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. The event runs from 7 p.m. to midnight and serves as the organization’s largest fundraiser each year. The non-profit organization, established in 1996, aims to…

Read more »

SEF announces annual gala on Sept. 25

July 24, 2015
By
SEF logo

The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) is hosting its 7th annual Fan of the Foundation Gala this fall. The gala will be held at the Aqua Turf on Friday, Sept. 25, from 7 p.m. to midnight. Guests are encouraged to dress in jerseys and sports gear to show off their favorite team in honor of the…

Read more »

Early Bird registration for Sept. 25 SEF gala

July 7, 2015
By
SEF logo

The Southington Education Foundation’s (SEF) 7th Annual Fan of the Foundation Gala will be held on Friday, Sept. 25th from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. This year the SEF is offering Early Bird Registration for their major fundraiser. Through Tuesday, Sept. 1, ticket prices will be reduced from $75…

Read more »

Cyber Knights will kick off the SEF community spelling bee on April 30

April 17, 2015
By

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER Citizens, town government officials, teachers, police officers, fireman, and many more will compete in teams of three at the Southington Education Foundation (SEF) fifth annual Community Spelling Bee. The event will take place in the high school auditorium on April 30 at 7 p.m. This year, representatives from the Southington High…

Read more »

SEF awards $2,500 grant to SHS book club

February 26, 2015
By
Taryn Meenan performs a back flip on the beam during a recent varsity competition.

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER A group of Southington High School students who participate in book clubs shared their experiences with Southington Education Foundation (SEF) board members during a reception to celebrate a $2,500 SEF grant for the book club programs. “My guidance counselor recommended me to join book club to increase my reading and to…

Read more »