Every year, CIS of Atlanta holds an awards dinner in order to 1) celebrate student groups for making a difference in their communities through their service projects; and 2) recognize individual students who have made significant improvements in school. The program is called "Choose Success", and the 2016 edition of the awards dinner will take place at the beautiful Georgia Aquarium on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

In addition to honoring students, CIS will continue its tradition of presenting the Anne Cox Chambers Champion for Kids Award to a philanthropist who has gone above and beyond to support students and the entire community. This year's very special recipient will be Mike Donnelly, President of Wells Fargo Georgia and a long-time champion of kids in our community.

2017 Ticket Purchase

To purchase tickets online please click on the link below to visit our event ticket page

or contact April Whiteside at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 404.724.2415

2017 Event Sponsors

For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Joe Vella at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 404.881.3294

2016 Event Videos

Individual Student Award Winners

Five students received awards for Individual Student Achievement. The videos below provide an opportunity for you to hear some of their stories in their own words.


Community Service Projects

The service project video provides an overview of some of the outstanding community service projects implemented by our students.


CIS Programs and Impact

Community partners, educators and students talk about the impact CIS of Atlanta has on students, and program results.


George H. Johnson Tribute

This year's Anne Cox Chambers Champion for Kids Award recipient was George H. Johnson, a real estate visionary and philanthropist.


Photo Gallery

Click here to see some VIP photos! Event photos will be uploaded soon.
Photos from the 2016 event are courtesy of Paula M. Gould Photography.

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