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Angela Duckworth

Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon

Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon Gets Gritty and Honors Omaha Education Advocates Omaha, Neb. – The 2017 Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon was held Wednesday, February 1, at Hilton Omaha. More than 340 people attended the Luncheon, which featured Angela Duckworth, Ph.D.  Angela is an author and Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.  Angela studies […]

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Scholarship Luncheon Raises Over $125,000 and Honors Omaha Education Advocates

The 2015 Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon was held Friday, October 2 at Hilton Omaha. More than 350 supporters attended the luncheon, which featured Dr. JoAnn Deak, noted educator, psychologist and author of Your Fantastic Elastic Brain, and raised more than $125,000 for the school’s scholarship fund. The event also honored two champions of literacy in the […]

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Michael B. Yanney and Dr. Maryanne Stevens, RSM, to be Honored

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2015 Contact: Christine Dunn, (402) 345-5401, ext. 107 or cdunn@vgagroup.com   Michael B. Yanney and Dr. Maryanne Stevens, RSM, to be Honored at 2015 Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon Tickets Now Available Omaha, Neb. – Phoenix Academy is proud to announce its 2015 Scholarship Luncheon to be held on Friday, October […]

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Scholarship Luncheon Press Release

Freedom Writers Foundation’s Erin Gruwell to Speak at 2014 Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon Tickets Now Available (Omaha, Neb. – Erin Gruwell, founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation and the inspiration for the 2007 movie Freedom Writers starring Hilary Swank, will be the featured speaker at the 2014 Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the […]

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Nancy Lieberman

How Phoenix Academy Impacts Students

It was my pleasure to speak at the Scholarship Luncheon, on October 22, 2013, regarding how Phoenix Academy has impacted students in the metro area for over 20 years.  The following is a recap of my speech.  –  Nancy Liebermann I’d like to tell you about Phoenix Academy and how we are impacting students in […]

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Scholarship Luncheon in the News

The Omaha World-Herald and WOWT 6 News published stories about the Scholarship Luncheon.  The luncheon was held Oct. 22 and featured Mrs. Laura Bush as the keynote speaker. The World-Herald published three stories: “In Omaha, Laura Bush says today’s children need a support system“, “Literacy awards go to former W-H publisher and ex-UNO chancellor” and “Former first lady […]

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Scholarship Luncheon Press Release

Omaha, Neb. – Mrs. Laura Bush will be the featured speaker at the 2013 Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon on Tuesday, October 22 at the CenturyLink Center Omaha. “Phoenix Academy is a non-profit private school, kindergarten through eighth grade, for students who need explicit, multisensory, direct instruction in reading and math”, says Phoenix Academy Executive Director […]

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