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.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 University2005 - Michelle Senecal DeFonsaco, LHS ’78, Sprint International executive2006 - Kannon Shamugam, LHS ’89, U.S. Attorney General office2007 - Chuck Mead, LHS ’79, Grammy-nominated performer2008 - Brian McClendon, LHS ‘82, invented Google Earth, Vice President, Google2009 - Mark Dominik, LHS ‘89, General Manager, Tampa Bay Buccaneers2010 - Alan R. Mulally, LHS ‘63, CEO, Ford Motors2011 - David Booth, LHS ‘66, CEO, Dimensional Fund Advisors2012 - Dr. Larry Kwak, LHS ‘77, M.D.Anderson, cancer research2013 - Corinne Brinkerhoff, LHS ‘98, CBS writer/producer2014 - Roberta Smith, LHS ’65, Art Critic for New York Times2018 - Darryl Monroe, LHS, '90, Professional baseball scout, New York Yankees