The Lake Washington Schools Foundation announced speakers for its annual spring fundraising events this morning. Former Seattle Seahawk and Pro Football Hall of Famer Walter Jones is the highlighted speaker for the Spring for Learning Luncheon on April 20th. Walter played 12 seasons for the Seattle Seahawks as left tackle. He was the first-team selection of the NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 2000’s. Following the 1999 season, Jones became the first offensive lineman in Seahawks history to be elected to the Pro Bowl. Jones has two students in the Lake Washington School District.
Seattle Sounders Coach Sigi Schmid will speak at the Spring for Learning Breakfast scheduled for April 27th. Sigi is the winningest coach in MLS history. Since 1999, Schmid’s teams have won 11 major titles, including two MLS Cups. Schmid is a member of both the National Soccer and UCLA Hall of Fame. Schmid’s niece graduated from a Lake Washington School District High School in 2013 and he has a nephew in the district.
The Lake Washington Schools Foundation will host its 11th annual fundraising events at the Redmond Town Center Marriott Hotel. Please join us to support a beyond-basic education for all students in the Lake Washington School District. Register to attend or donate to support the event at www.lwsf.org or call (425) 936-1414 to be a table captain, corporate partner or volunteer to help make the event a success.