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Thank you for joining us at our 2014 EDDY Awards! Stay tuned to find out more about our 2015 awardees. Join us for the 11th annual EDDY Awards on November 5, 2015. Click here to purchase tickets.
In its 10th year, the EDDYs continued to be an important education event and annual fundraiser, which recognized outstanding commitment to public education by individuals, organizations and businesses.
Each year, generous individuals and institutions provide the support needed to help improve public education for all of Philadelphia’s youth. 2014 was no exception; the 2014 EDDYs raised the most funds ever through this program—over $185,000!
Once again, congratulations to the 2014 EDDY Awardees:
* Pedro Ramos, former School Reform Commission Chairman, Managing Director and City Solicitor, received the Star Alumnus EDDY Award.
* Wells Fargo & Company, a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company, received the Star Business Commitment to Education EDDY Award.
* Simon Hauger, innovative educator, received the Star Commitment to Education EDDY Award.
* Justina McMinn, a Roxborough High School senior, received the Rising Star EDDY Award.