Governor Victor Atiyeh Leadership in Education Awards

THREE OREGON GOVERNORS AND 600 ATTENDEES filled the Kridel Grand Ballroom at the Portland Art Museum on February 5 to raise funds for Concordia University student scholarships. The second annual Concordia University Governor Victor Atiyeh Leadership in Education Awards, presented by HotChalk Inc, recognized two honorees – Ken Thrasher and the late Dick Alexander – for their leadership in early-childhood education in Oregon. Keynote speaker Salman Khan of Khan Academy earned a standing ovation. In addition, 19 Concordia University students were recognized as Atiyeh Scholars and scholarship recipients.

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