Published on Mon., May 6, 2019

The Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation, Inc.’s 27th Annual Classroom Innovation Grants Awards program and reception will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. at the E.C. Glass High School Cafeteria.  Thirty-eight sponsored Classroom Innovation Grants have been awarded to LCS teachers for innovative programs and projects designed by teachers to enhance the educational environment and better engage their students, and these projects will be on display during the reception.  For example, sponsors, administrators, other guests, and the media will have the chance to see projects that include the exploration of cultural art, hands-on environmental studies, learning through virtual reality, and projects that promote healthy living.

The Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation, Inc. has awarded more than 658 sponsored Classroom Innovation Grants since initiating the program more than twenty-seven years ago.  More than $884,620 in grant funding since the start of this program has allowed teachers, counselors, and administrators to implement a broad range of creative and innovative ideas into our classrooms and schools.  This year the Foundation funded grants totaling $82,799.52.

This year’s fifty-nine sponsors include:  Genworth Foundation, BWX Technologies Inc., Economic Development Authority of the City of Lynchburg, Framatome, Belvac Production Machinery, Wells Fargo, Fleet Laboratories, Piedmont Community Health Plan, Carrington Family Foundation, Appalachian Power, Walmart (Old Forest Road and Wards  Road), Walmart Neighborhood Market-Timberlake Road, WestRock, Roger & Winston Green, Dodson Pest Control, LSC Communications, ABC 13 WSET-TV, BB&T, Centra Foundation, First Piedmont Corporation, Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation-Mary Emma Lemon Charitable Fund, Innovative Wireless Technologies, MH Masonry & Associates, Sam’s Club, Wegmann USA, American National Bank, Bank of the James, Candler Oil Company, Central Virginia Federal Credit Union, Coldwell Banker Commercial Read & Co., Coleman-Adams Construction, Dominion Seven Architects, The Education & Research Foundation Inc., Electronic Design & Manufacturing Company, First National Bank, Generation Solutions, Hanwha Azdel, Harrington Corporation, HumanKind, Hurt & Proffitt, LG Flint General Contractors, Lynchburg Municipal Employees Federal Credit Union, Lynchburg Nissan, Master Engineers & Designers, Moore & Giles, The News & Advance, Old Dominion Furniture Company, Pinnacle Financial Partners, R.M. Gantt Construction, Scott Insurance, Successful Innovations, Liz Sumpter and Brian Carlton, Kim & Stephen Tibbs, TRAX LLC, Virginia School Equipment, Westminster Canterbury, Wiley|Wilson, Wooldridge Heating • Air • Electrical.

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