This summer the Lawrence Schools Foundation awarded School Assistance Grants, MusicWorks! Grants and Carl Knox Development Grants. This month we recognized the recipients by visiting their schools and presenting those staff members with their checks and principals with their yard signs.
Hamilton Lewis, a 2005 Free State High School graduate and senior pre-visualization Artist at The Third Floor, Inc., will be the keynote speaker for the Lawrence Schools Foundation Community Education Breakfast, Friday, Sept. 15 from 7:30-9 a.m. Sponsorship opportunities and tickets are available.
The Lawrence Schools Foundation has awarded $9,890 in funding for six 2017-18 School Assistance Grants projects. The School Assistance Grants is a program established by the Lawrence Schools Foundation to provide funding for defined areas of use in the Lawrence Public Schools for needs that are not being met with state or federal monies.
New York Elementary title teacher Laurie Ziegler was selected as the 10th annual Barbara Hodgson Dream To Achieve Award recipient Tuesday afternoon.
Stu Strecker of Free State High School was presented the 2017 Special Award for Excellence in Teaching by the Lawrence Schools Foundation Tuesday morning. The award, commonly known as the Bobs Award, includes a $10,000 check for the recipient.
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