CEF receives $25,000 from Hancher Family November 15, 2023 - 00:00 Posted in: Youth & Education Columbus Education Foundation (CEF) received an outstanding gift from the Hancher Family: $25,000 to enhance educational opportunities for Columbus Independent School District (CISD) students. The donation will make more scholarships available for both college, trade and technical schools.Dr. Thomas B. Hancher is patriarch of the “Hancher Family.” He has a ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!