Manassas City Public Schools Education Foundation Awards Over $20,000 in Scholarships
Manassas, Va. – Manassas City Public Schools (MCPS) Education Foundation is awarding 10 students and seven educators with more than $20,000 in scholarships.
The Foundation will recognize the scholarship recipients during its Night of Excellence event on May 26, 6:00 pm at Verizon Auditorium at George Mason University in Manassas, Va. During the event, the Foundation will also recognize educators to whom it awarded grants, as well as business and community partners who support the schools. Additionally, Manassas City Public Schools will present achievement awards to its staff and teachers. Sponsored by Lockheed Martin, Micron Technologies, Inc. and Ian Lovejoy, Night of Excellence is free and open to the public. To register to or to learn more, visit www.mcpsedfoundation.org/a-night-of-excellence.html.
In addition to the Foundation, organizations supporting the scholarship program are Apple Federal Credit Union, Lockheed Martin, Micron Technology, Inc., Minnieland Academy and Northern Virginia Community College. Gary and Jenni Barlet (MCPS Education Foundation immediate past president), Mayor Hal Parrish and family and MCPS Superintendent Dr. Catherine Magouryk and husband David Magouryk also support the program.
Manassas City Public Schools Education Foundation Scholarship Recipients:
Scholarship Program Provider Recipient
|Mary V.BicouvarisVirginia Teacher of the Year nominee ($750)||Micron Technology||TBD|
|MCPS Washington Post Outstanding Teacher nominee ($750 )||Micron Technology||Sarah Weaver- OHS (Art)|
|Support Employee Excellence Award ($500)||Minnieland||Katrina Ward- Dean( Comp.Lab Asst.)|
|Outstanding First Year Teacher
(Plaque and $500)
|Apple FCU||TaylorForgrave(Dean grade 4 teacher)|
|Outstanding Second Year Teacher
(Plaque and $250)
|Apple FCU||LaurenFunkhouser( PEteacher at Haydon)|
|Outstanding Third Year Teacher
(Plaque and $150)
|Apple FCU||ErinCoffron( grade6 teacher at Mayfield)|
|Outstanding Mentor of the Year
(Plaque and $500)
|Apple FCU||Kerstin McMahon( 1stgrade teacher & lead mentor Haydonelem)|
|Delegate Harry J. Parrish Community Service Scholarship ($2000)||Parrish Family||GlendyHernandez|
|Superintendent Scholarship ($2000)||Mr. & Mrs.Magouyrk||Harley Meade|
|STEMScholarship (2@ $2000 each)||Lockheed-2
|Fine ArtsScholarship ($2000)||NOVA- $1,000
|Pathway Scholarship ($2 @2000)||Mr. & Mrs. Barlet-1
|CTE Scholarship (2@ $2000)||Micron -2||ZainayCollins
The mission of Manassas City Public Schools, in partnership with the community, is to provide an innovative, engaging, inspiring, and challenging learning environment for all students. The school division embraces the challenge and opportunity to serve the 21st century learner in a safe, healthy, and supportive school environment focusing on innovative learning that integrates the use of technologies, inquiry, problem-solving, and higher order thinking skills. Learn more: www.mcpsva.org or 571-377-6000.
For over 20 years, the Manassas City Public Schools Education Foundation has focused on providing support for the students and teachers in the city’s school division. The board of directors is completely volunteer and provides not only financial support but also provides in-kind contributions with the goal of encouraging innovation, enhancing academics, and promoting student and teacher success. Learn more about their programs at www.mcpsedfoundation.org.