April 27, 2017
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
2017 Gala Chairs:
Kelli & Cedric Buchanon, DPS Foundation Board of Directors member, City President – Denver, BBVA Compass
Jennifer & Brian Frenkel, DPS Parents
2017 Honorary Chairs:
Senator Michael Bennet & Ms. Susan Daggett
Governor John Hickenlooper & First Lady Robin Pringle Hickenlooper
The Achieve Gala is the DPS Foundation’s annual fundraiser to support the more than 90,000 students and nearly 200 schools in DPS. This year was our 25th anniversary Achieve Gala where we “Celebrated Yesterday and Embraced Tomorrow” to see how far we’ve come in the past 25 years and where we’ll go in the future for DPS students. The event always brings together the entire community – business leaders, elected officials, parents, educators, alumni, and more – in support of our students. This year’s gala featured a special musical ensemble performance by DPS student groups as well as a DPS graduate speaker, a senior student speaker, and an elementary student speaker. It was an unforgettable night with our inspiring and talented students center stage! Check out what we’ve accomplished over the past 25 years.
See our list of 2017 premier sponsors.