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Paris Education Foundation
2255 South Collegiate (PHS)
P.O. Box 356
Paris, Texas 75461
Phone: 903-737-7400 ext.2572
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The mission of the Paris Education Foundation is to encourage and motivate students to continue education beyond high school, and to provide scholarships, teacher grants, and academic programs through community supported endowments and other resources.


History of the Paris Education Foundation

The Paris Education Foundation is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization formed in response to the desire of the Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees to increase the scholarships offered to Paris High School graduates.

Established in 1989, the foundation was created to generate financial support for the students and faculty of the Paris Independent School District.  PEF is funded by investment monies from the original endowment, endowed scholarships, fund raising events and your contributions.

PEF hosts three annual fund raising events:  "I Love Paris" which will be held October 6, 2016 in the PHS Commons Area, the J.T. Davis Golf Tournament, which is June 4th and the Reindeer Run which will be held  in December.  All  of these fund raisers have been great successes because of the generous support of our community!!

Each year, scholarships are given for post-high school studies and teacher enhancement.  PEF also provides annual monitary Teacher of the Year Awards for the selected teacher from each PISD campus.


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Because of the generosity of our donors and successful fund raisers, PEF has awarded $1,262,444 in student scholarships and $73,140 in teacher grants and Teacher of the Year Awards. 

 For information concerning the Paris Education Foundation, please contact:

Sandy Holt, Executive Director
903-737-7400 Ext. 2572 

Paris Education Foundation
PO Box 356
Paris, TX 75461



"PEF focuses the generosity of Paris on the education of our youth. 

This is the most  far-reaching effort we could make

and I want to be a part of that!" 

-Homer Thornton-