The Gloucester House restaurant will serve as the backdrop for the annual Focus on Education Breakfast to be held December 9th and sponsored by the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce and its Business Education Collaborative.

Area students from Gloucester, Rockport, Manchester-Essex and North Shore Technical High School will be recognized for their achievements in and out of the classroom. Two students from each school will speak about their high school experiences. Senator Bruce E. Tarr will also address the students and talk about ‘development and adaptations’ as he has done in the past.

Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m. while the educational portion of the program will commence at 8:00 a.m. and conclude by 9:00 a.m. Members of the business and education community are encouraged to attend along with family, friends and classmates of the respective students.

Tickets are $20 per person and maybe reserved by contacting Tim Burton at or by calling 978-283-1601. Reservations are suggested and will be accepted through Tuesday, December 6th.