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Parma City Schools Foundation Celebrates Successful Car Raffle

December 15, 2020

PSF winners

Greetings PCSD Community, 

The Parma City Schools Foundation hopes you are well and sends you holiday greetings! Our Chevy Trax Car Raffle just wrapped up and we are excited to announce that we sold over 1,800 tickets and raised over $18,000.00. All of these funds will support the education of our students! THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU for your wonderful participation and support!

We are excited to announce the winners of our raffle:

  • 1st place: Chevy Trax – John Bokoch – a teacher at Valley Forge High School!
  • 2nd place: $500.00 – Tom Metyk – a member of the community and the spouse of a proud PCSD retired teacher!
  • 3rd place: $250.00 – Cheryl Trainer – a teacher at Ridge-Brook Elementary School!


We are also pleased to announce our top sellers:

  • Individual: Jim Bartel, a member of our community and graduate of Parma Senior High School!
  • School: Shiloh Middle School!
  • Organizations: Normandy High School Music Boosters, PTA Past Gavelers, and Valley Forge High School Band Boosters!

We also want to express our thanks and deep gratitude to many individuals and groups:

  • To anyone who bought a Car Raffle ticket!
  • To all of the PCSD Certificated Staff, Classified Staff, and Administrators for their wonderful support!
  • To the Office Staff in our schools for selling and collecting tickets and for being so kind to our Foundation volunteers!
  • To the staff, students, parents, and members of the community who either sold or bought tickets!
  • To the Music Boosters who always support our Car Raffle!
  • To the Athletic Departments for working with us this year and supporting the Car Raffle!
  • To the Trustees and Advisory Board of the Foundation for their leadership and support!
  • To anyone we forgot to mention (our apologies – the omission was not intentional)!

Once we have finalized our record keeping and deposits, our Foundation’s Treasurer will be sending out checks to schools, school groups, and organizations for their proceeds from participating in our Car Raffle. These payments will be made in early January 2021. Thank you for your participation!

Finally, please mark your calendar for Wednesday, September 22, 2021, for our 9th Taste of the Towns! It will be held from 6:00-8:30 PM at the Woodside Event Center at St. Michael’s. Hopefully, we will be able to breathe a sigh of relief that this pandemic is finally behind us.

It is the privilege of the Parma City Schools Foundation to support all of the endeavors of the Parma City School District! Thanks again for your wonderful help and support! Best wishes for good health and happiness, and Happy Holidays and Happy New Year to all of you!


The Parma City Schools Foundation