Community Education Breakfast To Be Held September 15
Hamilton Lewis Will Be Keynote Speaker At Lawrence Schools Foundation Community Education Breakfast September 15
Sponsorship Opportunities And Tickets Are Available
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.
The 16th annual breakfast will take place at the Lawrence DoubleTree by Hilton. The celebration provides an opportunity for local businesses and community members to demonstrate their support for public education. Sponsorship opportunities and tickets are available online here or by calling the Foundation at 785-330-1941 by September 8.
Lewis will be the first graduate of Free State High School to speak at the event, which has featured former Lawrence High School graduates Srinija Srinivasan, then editor of Yahoo; Brian McClendon, inventor of Google Earth; and Alan Mulally, then CEO of Ford Motors, among others.
Lewis worked at DreamWorks Animation for more than seven years and was involved in movies such as “Kung Fu Panda: Holiday Special”, “Kung Fu Panda 2”, “Rise of the Guardians”, “Mr. Peabody and Sherman”, “Penguins of Madagascar”, “Home”, “Kung Fu Panda 3” and this year’s “The Boss Baby.”
In addition to the keynote speech by Lewis, the breakfast includes an address from school superintendent Anna Stubblefield, recognition of student champions and a performance by a group of fourth and fifth-grade students in Katherine Stoltenberg's classes at Sunset Hill Elementary. Stoltenberg received a MusicWorks! grant from the Lawrence Schools Foundation for the purchase of 30 ukuleles.
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