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  • Paris Education Foundation
    2255 South Collegiate (PHS)
    P.O. Box 356
    Paris, Texas 75461
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Paris Education Foundation


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.  P.E.F. is funded by investment monies from the original endowment, fund raising events and your contributions.

P.E.F. hosts two annual fund raising events:  "I Love Paris" in the fall and the "J.T. Davis Memorial Golf Tournament" which is the first Saturday in June.  Both 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. P.E.F. also provides annual monitary Teacher of the  Year Awards for the selected teacher from each P.I.S.D. campus.


You can now make donations online! 

See the left sidebar to make your online contribution.


                                   Because of the generosity of our donors and  successful fund raisers, P.E.F. has awarded                                      $1,816,694 in student scholarships and $94,140 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 or

Paris Education Foundation

PO Box 356

Paris, TX  75461-0356

                                                 "P.E.F. 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_