Press Releases

Making a Difference in Our Community

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Category: Press Releases
Summary: A sense of Community has long been at the heart of Orange County Public Schools. Together we care for our teachers, our students and our neighbors. As our OCPS Alumni build their careers and grow their families, many continue to proudly uphold that commitment to community. more…

Leah Shepherd, Chief Operating Officer of onePULSE Foundation

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Category: Press Releases
Summary: Our inaugural story highlights Leah Shepherd, Chief Operating Officer of onePULSE Foundation and Boone High School Class of 1984. Leah Shepherd serves as Chief Operating Officer of onePULSE Foundation. In this role she oversees the foundation’s day-to-day operations, strategic business plan, major donor relationships, and a multi-million-dollar capital campaign to design and build a national memorial and museum commemorating the PULSE tragedy. Prior to this role, Shepherd served as Vice President of Philanthropy for the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and her early career includes extensive sports marketing experience with management roles at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Orlando Magic. Leah sat down with us to discuss her time as an OCPS student and how her experiences shaped the community-minded person she is today. more…

Amscot "Just a Dollar Campaign"

Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014
Category: Press Releases
Summary: Beginning Friday, August 1, and continuing throughout the month of August, Amscot Financial associates will ask each customer if they would like to voluntarily contribute a dollar to their local education foundation. Since beginning in 2006, the Foundation for OCPS has received $134,000 from this campaign to benefit teachers and students. more…

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Duke Energy

Duke Energy continues its commitment to education with its $100,000 grant  (with matching funds) for math, science and energy education teacher grants for the 2020-21 school year. Thank you, Duke Energy!
 

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