The 2016 PENCIL Annual Gala at Cipriani Wall Street honored CetraRuddy Architecture and Ogilvy & Mather. PENCIL works at the intersection of school needs and business expertise to bring together the best ideas, talent, and resources across sectors to improve public school and student performance and enhance workforce pathways. Guests included John Cetra, Nancy Ruddy and Charlie Bendit of Taconic Investment Partners. Gala co-chairs were Louise Phillips Forbes of Halstead Property, and Josh Schuster of Silverback Development. Fox 5 Good Day New York anchor Rosanna Scotto, served as the emcee for the event and was joined by 500 guests, including hundreds of leaders in the business, education, and nonprofit sectors.