September 20, 2019



    Sponsorship information is available here or by contacting the Foundation Office at 785-330-1941.

    The breakfast event, which takes place at the Lawrence DoubleTree by Hilton, provides an opportunity for local businesses and community members to demonstrate their support for public education. Sponsorship opportunities and tickets are available online at www.LawrenceSchoolsFoundation.org or by calling the Foundation at 785-330-1941 by August 31.

    The breakfast will also feature an address from new school superintendent Dr. Anthony Lewis, recognition of student champions and a performance by a group of pre-K students.

    The Community Education Breakfast has featured former Lawrence Public School graduate speakers such as Alan Mulally, former CEO of Ford Motors, Srinija Srinivasan, former editor of Yahoo, Inc., and Brian McClendon, inventor of Google Earth.

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    Community Education Breakfast Keynote Speakers
    2002 - Srinija Srinivasan, LHS ’89, editor of Yahoo, Inc.
    2003 - Dolph Simons, Jr., LHS ’47, president of The World Co. 
    2004 - Dr. Andrew Benton, LHS ’70, president of Pepperdine University
    2005 - Michelle Senecal DeFonsaco, LHS ’78, Sprint International executive
    2006 - Kannon Shamugam, LHS ’89, U.S. Attorney General office
    2007 - Chuck Mead, LHS ’79, Grammy-nominated performer
    2008 - Brian McClendon, LHS ‘82, invented Google Earth, Vice President, Google
    2009 - Mark Dominik, LHS ‘89, General Manager, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    2010 - Alan R. Mulally, LHS ‘63, CEO, Ford Motors
    2011 - David Booth, LHS ‘66, CEO, Dimensional Fund Advisors
    2012 - Dr. Larry Kwak, LHS ‘77, M.D.Anderson, cancer research
    2013 - Corinne Brinkerhoff, LHS ‘98, CBS writer/producer
    2014 - Roberta Smith, LHS ’65, Art Critic for New York Times
    2018 - Darryl Monroe, LHS, '90, Professional baseball scout, New York Yankees

     Guests were welcomed with music.
    A great crowd enjoyed breakfast and supporting the Lawrence Public Schools.