Sat. (April 15, 2023) 6:30PM The City Schools Foundation presents "16th Annual Excellence In Education" at the Copper Ridge Event Center (3597 Betty Ford Rd.). The evening honors local business leader and education supporter Charlie Patel. It will feature the talents of select Murfreesboro City School musicians and art teachers. Former honorees include Doug Young, Collier Smith, Drs. Max and Mary Moss, John Floyd, Ed and Andrea Loughry, Tommy and Jeannie Bragg, Dr. Sidney and Elizabeth McPhee, Dr. Susan Andrews, John Hood, Rhea Seddon and “Hoot” Gibson, Gloria and Ted LaRoche, Joyce Taylor, and Bart Gordon. Reservations for the Celebration are now available including individual tickets at $150 and sponsorships ranging from $750-$5,000. The Foundation has given over $97,000 in teacher grants and parity dollars to schools over the last four months which directly benefits students. For additional information, please call Lisa Trail at 615-225-9381 or any member of the City Schools Foundation Trustees.