Clear Creek Education Foundation Fashion Show on tap Sunday, April 2

The 11th annual Clear Creek Education Foundation Fashion Show, featuring CCISD high school juniors modeling fashions from Dillard’s at Baybrook Mall, will be held Sunday, April 2, at 4:30 p.m. at Mercedes Benz of Clear Lake, in League City.

Theme for this year’s show is “I Love CCISD….Where Inspiration Becomes Reality.” Students chosen to model are those who are in good academic standing and who demonstrate all that is positive about the school district, CCEF Executive Director Kaci Hanson said.

Proceeds will benefit programs that enhance student learning.  Featuring runway seating, hors d’oeuvre stations from 10 local restaurants, and a variety of vignettes straight from the talented halls of CCISD, the ”I Love CCISD” fashion show will again be produced by the acclaimed Lenny Matuszewski,Jr., nationally known fashion event producer.

In anticipation of the event, all CCISD kindergarteners participated in a “CCISD Shines” t-shirt art contest, won by McWhirter Elementary kindergartener Mason Creger. The winner’s artwork will be featured on t-shirts to be sold throughout the district and at other participating locations. “Additionally, the evening will host an array of student entertainment, career and technology program demonstrations, and much more!  Save the date!  You won’t want to miss this wonderful show!” Hanson said.

“CCEF loves CCISD!” she added. “Through the fashion show, we’re able to do amazing things that positively affect the lives of CCISD students every day.  We are truly grateful for the many volunteers and countless businesses and individuals who financially support this one of a kind event. We invite our parents and community friends to come out and join us for this exciting afternoon Supporting Educational Excellence in CCISD.”

To purchase tickets, which are $75 each, T-shirts, sponsor or donate an auction item, visit For additional information, call Fashion Show Chairman Kay Lee Benoit, 832-221- 6234.

All funds raised from the event will support the following programs:

  • EDUCATIONAL GRANT OPPORTUNITIES:  CCEF is proud to offer the following Educational Grant Opportunities for CCISD teachers and students in order to help them take education to the next level:Teacher Innovative Grants:  Teachers apply for Teacher Innovative Grants to implement innovative, hands-on instructional ideas that enrich the classroom learning experience in academic areas such as math, science, language arts and technology.

    Student – Teacher Innovative Grants:  This program supports “Student Teacher Innovative Projects”.  An individual student or a team of students may apply under the guidance and sponsorship of a teacher.

    Mini – Grants:  A Mini-Grant is intended to enhance classroom learning by providing needed resources that are not available.

    Special Innovative Grants:  A Special Innovative Grant is a large grant amount of up to $50,000 designed to encourage and support innovative teaching and learning on a large scale.

  • NATIONAL BOARD TEACHER CERTIFICATION:  CCEF encourages teachers to achieve the highest and most rigorous standards set by the U.S. Department of Education by offering its financial support.
  • CLEAR HORIZONS EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL:  CCEF supplements tuition for students who simultaneously earn a college associates degree and a high school diploma.
  • TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION LABS:  CCEF provides Robotics and Audio/Video Production Labs at the Intermediate Level to provide students the critical knowledge and soft skills needed for technology education in today’s workplace.

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