Chester Community Charter School Celebrates Its 14th Annual Santa Brigade Giveaway Sponsored By the Gureghian Family Foundation

Special Guest, Santa Claus, Visited and Helped Distribute Gifts Amounting To More Than $50,000 To Students Of Pennsylvania's Largest K-8 Charter School

Dec 21, 2012, 11:59 ET from Chester Community Charter School

CHESTER, Pa., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 3,200 students of Chester Community Charter School (CCCS), the largest K-8 charter school in Pennsylvania, recently took part in the 14th Annual Santa Brigade event, in which each student received gifts for the holiday season.

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Students in kindergarten and first grade received a special visit from Santa Claus, who hand-delivered gifts on both east and west campuses. Second-through-eighth grade students had holiday parties in their classrooms in addition to receiving gifts.

Dr. David Clark, CEO, Chester Community Charter School, said, "We look forward to this great event every year because of the joy that comes to our students' faces." He continued, "With the Santa Brigade, we want to ensure that all Chester Community Charter School students have an enjoyable holiday season."

The $54,000 cost of gifts was underwritten by the Gureghian Family Foundation, a charitable organization established by Vahan and Danielle Gureghian. Mr. Gureghian is the founder and CEO of Charter School Management Inc., LLC (CSMI), the company which manages CCCS.

About Chester Community Charter School

Chester Community Charter School opened its doors on September 9, 1998, serving 97 students from its modest four meeting rooms, in the lobby of the Howard Johnson Hotel. Since that time, the school has steadily grown to include more than 3,200 students.

SOURCE Chester Community Charter School