Business and Community Awards

Award Winners 2019 -- 2002

There are very dedicated businesses, community groups and individuals that support FCPS. These awards recognize the invaluable contributions.

The Foundation for FCPS is now Educate Fairfax!

2019-20

The Foundation for FCPS 2019 Leaders & Learners Luncheon was held on December 4, 2019. Nearly 300 leaders from the business and education communities were on hand to learn about exciting and innovative ways FCPS is working to prepare students for the future.  The keynote address was delivered by Colonel Michael H. Greenberg, Garrison Commander at USAG Fort Belvoir.  Proceeds from the luncheon will fund the Foundation's programs.

Champion Award:  Boeing

FCPS Distinguished Alumni Award:  Reggie Aggarwal, CEO of Cvent 

 

Leaders and Learners 2019

Past Award Winners

2018-19

The Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools and Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) recognized three local organizations for their work as partners with the schools at the annual State of Education luncheon. 

Business Partner of the Year

  • Apple Federal Credit Union and the Apple Federal Credit Union Education Foundation

Workforce Development Partner of the Year

  • The United States Geological Survey 

Community Partner of the Year

  • Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia 

2016-17

Superintendent of Schools Scott Brabrand welcomed business and community leaders to the first-ever Foundation for FCPS Superintendent's Luncheon.

2017 Business Partner of the Year

  • Navy Federal Credit Union 

2017 Workforce Development Award

  • Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA)

2017 Community Partner of the Year

  • Food for Others

2017 FCPS Champion’s Award

  • Virginia's First Lady, Dorothy McAuliffe

2015-2016

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) and the Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools recognized the following organizations at FCPS Honors, a ceremony for the winners of FCPS employee awards.

Business Partner of the Year

  • Northrop Grumman

Community Group Partner of the Year

  • Kids R First

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2014-2015

Due to cuts in both the Fairfax County Public Schools and Fairfax County budgets for FY2015, the 2014-2015 Celebrate Partnerships Awards Ceremony was not held. 

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2013-2014

Community Partner of the Year

  • McLean Project for the Arts 

Business Partner of the Year

  • Bechtel 

Blue Ribbon Mentoring Program

  • Bonnie Brae Elementary School 

Blue Ribbon Workforce Development

  • Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce 

Blue Ribbon Outstanding Event

  • Annandale High School Pyramid "Back to School Resource Fair" 

Bruce Oliver Leadership Award

  • Dan Parris (School)
  • Charles Britt (Community) 

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    2012-2013

    Community Partner of the Year

    • Fairfax Symphony Orchestra 

    Business Partner of the Year

    • Time Warner Cable 

    Blue Ribbon Mentoring Program

    • Providence Elementary School 

    Blue Ribbon Workforce Development

    • DoD CIO & IT/TM Workforce 

    Blue Ribbon Outstanding Event

    • Exxon Mobil Corporation, Micron Technology, Northrop Grumman Information Systems, Noblis, SRC Inc. 

    Bruce Oliver Leadership Award

    • Judy Hubka (Business)
    • Dr. Evan Glazer (Community) 

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      2011-2012

      Community Partner of the Year

      • AFCEA Belvoir Chapter 

      Business Partner of the Year

      • BRTRC 

      Blue Ribbon Mentoring Program

      • Louise Archer Elementary School 

      Blue Ribbon Workforce Development

      • Fairview Park Marriott 

      Blue Ribbon Outstanding Event

      • Library READesign - Heart of America Foundation, Capital One, Lightspeed Technologies, AVD Ltd. 

      Bruce Oliver Leadership Award

      • Faitheleen Henderson - Installation Army Volunteer Corps Manager 

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        2010-2011 

        Business Partner of the Year Award

        • Apple Federal Credit Union and Apple Federal Credit Union Education Foundation

        Community Partner of the Year Award

        • Arts Council of Fairfax County

        Blue Ribbon Mentoring Program Award

        • Powerful African-American Males About Success (PAAMAS)

        Blue Ribbon Workforce Development Award

        • McDonald's - Welburn Management

        Blue Ribbon Outstanding Event Award

        • Mountain View Alternative High School Career Networking Fair

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          2009-2010 

          2010 Partner of the Year

          Blue Ribbon Award for Outstanding Event

          • Merrifield Lions Club for supporting the Pimmit Hills High School Health Fair

          Career Connections Award Co-Winners

          • PCRecycler, Inc. for supporting the Career and Transitions Services Special Education Program at Chantilly High School
          • Sully Station Ace Hardware for supporting the Career and Transitions Services Special Education Program at Westfield High School 

          Career and Technical Education (CTE) Award

          • Capital Hospice for supporting Career and Technical Education at West Potomac Academy 

          Community Partnership Award

          • Rotary Club of McLean for supporting Timber Lane Elementary School 

          School-Based Mentoring Award

          • Mentoring Program with Deer Park Elementary School and Westfield High School 

          FCPS 2010 Partner of the Year

          • Rotary Club of Bailey’s Crossroads for support of J.E.B. Stuart High School

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            2008-2009 

            Partner of the Year

            • Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA)

            Community Partnership Award

            • Herndon United Methodist Church

            Career and Technical Education Award

            • Mitre Corporation

            Career Connections Award

            • Trible's Inc.

            Blue Ribbon Award for Outstanding Event

            • Capital One and the Heart of American Foundation for their Library READesign project at Glen Forest Elementary School. 

            Blue Ribbon Award for Improving Reading, Writing, and Speaking

            • Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority

            School-Based Mentoring Award

            • West Potomac High School and Bucknell Elementary School

            Outstanding Mentoring Partnership Award

            • Coldwell Banker and Louise Archer Elementary School

            Blue Ribbon Award for Promoting Appropriate Student Behavior

            • Santana's 30/30 Club 

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              2007-2008 

              Career Connections Award

              • Dulles Regional Chamber and Northwest Federal Credit Union

              FCPS School-Based Mentoring Award

              • Virginia Run MentorWorks Program (Virginia Run Elementary School and Westfield High School)

              Blue Ribbon Award for Improving Reading, Writing, Speaking

              • Assistance League of Northern Virginia - Operation School Bell (Providence Elementary School)

              Blue Ribbon Award for Outstanding Event

              • Lockheed Martin Corporation - GEMS - Girls Excelling in Math and Science, Conference

              Community Partnership Award

              • The Grevey Foundation (Luther Jackson Middle School)

              Outstanding Mentoring Partnership Award

              • Dream Catcher’s (A Joint Program with George Mason University and FCPS Alternative Education Programs)

              Partner of the Year

              • Reed Smith LLP (Graham Road Elementary School)

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                2006-2007 

                Partner of the Year

                • Herndon Dulles Chamber of Commerce (Centreville HS)

                Career Connections Award

                • MC Dean (Annandale HS)
                • Tyson's Corner Marriott (Marshall Academy)

                Community Partnership Award

                • Rotary Club of Dunn Loring (Pimmit Hills HS)

                Outstanding Mentoring Partnership Award

                • CGI (Fairfax Villa ES)

                Blue Ribbon Award for Improving Reading, Writing, Speaking

                • Bailey's ES (JEB Stuart HS)

                Blue Ribbon Award for Outstanding Event

                • Westfield Marriott (Westfield HS)

                  Blue Ribbon Award for Promoting Appropriate Student Behavior

                  • Papa John's Kingstowne (Hayfield ES)

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                  2005-2006

                  MentorWorks

                  Aubrey May, Lanier Middle School

                  Tarranum Aijaz, Jackson Middle School 

                  Vanessa Torres, Fort Belvoir Elementary 

                  Stephanie Silva, Dranesville Elementary

                  Tajah Staton-Badson, Hollin Meadows Elementary

                  Pedro Alvarado, Westlawn Elementary

                  Blue Ribbon Award for Promoting Appropriate Student Behavior

                  Papa John’s Pizza and Hayfield Elementary 

                  Blue Ribbon Award for Improving Reading, Writing, and Speaking

                  Bailey’s Elementary and J.E.B. Stuart High School 

                  Blue Ribbon Award For Outstanding Event

                  Westfield’s Marriot and Westfield High School 

                  Community Partnership Award

                  Rotary Club of Dunn Loring and Pimmit Hills High 

                  Career and Technical Education Award

                  Mary Granger, Reston Hospital

                  Eric Hess, National Capital Chapter of the Financial Planning Association 

                  Career Connections Award

                  MC Dean and Annandale High

                  Tyson’s Corner Marriott and Marshall Academy 

                  Mentor Works Award

                  AMS and Fairfax Villa Elementary 

                  Partner of the Year Award

                  Herndon Dulles Chamber of Commerce working with Centreville High, Chantilly Academy, Herndon High, Mountain View Alternative High, Herndon High

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                  2004-2005 

                  Partner of the Year

                  Calvary Presbyterian Church/Eagles Wings Tutorial Program at Mount Eagle Elementary 

                  FCPS Mentoring Award

                  Department of Educational Accountability at Woodburn School for the Fine & Communicative Arts 

                  Blue Ribbon Award for Outstanding Event

                  Digital Focus, Inc./Community Back of Northern Virginia at Mountain View School 

                  Outstanding Mentoring Partnership

                  Fort Belvoir Joint Personal Property Shipping Office at Woodlawn Elementary 

                  Community Partnership Award

                  Island Creek Elementary

                  Hayfield Secondary 

                  Career Connection Award

                  Mitretek Systems

                  Kilmer Middle 

                  Blue Ribbon Award for Promoting Appropriate Student Behavior

                  Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

                  Colvin Run Elementary 

                  Blue Ribbon Award for Improving Reading, Writing, Speaking

                  USA Today

                  J.E.B. Stuart High

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                  2003-2004 

                  Blue Ribbon Award for Improving Reading, Writing, Speaking

                  American Systems Corporation 

                  Blue Ribbon Award for Promoting Appropriate Student Behavior

                  Long and Foster 

                  Blue Ribbon Award for Using Technology Effectively

                  Network Resources 

                  Career Connection Award

                  Inova Hospitals; Johnson Controls, Inc; Medical Education Center NVCC 

                  Community Partnership Award

                  United Community Ministries

                  Centreville United Methodist Church

                  Washington Christian Life Centre

                  Fair Oaks Mall 

                  E3 (Effective, Energizing, Exciting)

                  CMS Information Systems (CACI)

                  Outstanding Mentoring Partnership

                  Rockin Readers- Riverside Elementary 

                  FCPS Mentoring Award

                  Department of Educational Accountability

                  Partner of the Year 

                  Capital One

                  PTS (Partners Teaming with Students)

                  Northern Virginia Community College, Medical Education Center

                  Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington

                  Fair Oaks Mall

                  Springfield Mall

                  Tysons Corner Center 

                  Someone Who Made a Difference Essay Contest Winners

                  Logan C. Westfield High 

                  Erica D. James Madison High 

                  Laurie G. Westfield High

                  Victoria H. Riverside Elementary

                  Sigi (Daisy) L. Luther Jackson Middle

                  An Yong (Deboroah) P. Longfellow Middle

                  Tonvia P. Riverside Elementary

                  Schquita Y. Woodlawn Elementary

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                  2002-2003

                  Blue Ribbon for Improving Reading, Writing, Speaking

                  Shrevewood Elementary – Holland & Knight LLP 

                  Blue Ribbon Award for Promoting Appropriate Student Behavior

                  Timber Lane Elementary – Kaiser Permanente, Merrifield Behavior Health Center 

                  Blue Ribbon Award for Using Technology Effectively

                  White Oaks Elementary – Boeing Autometric

                  Career Connections Awards

                  K-12 FCPS – DCMSA (DC Metropolitan Subcontractors Association)

                  Floris Elementary – EDS

                  E3 (Effective, Energizing, Exciting)

                  FCPS – Inova Institute for Nursing Excellence 

                  Outstanding Mentoring Partnerships

                  James Madison High – CMS Information Systems

                  Bran Mar Park Elementary – FCPS Department of Human Resources

                  Partner of the Year

                  Westlawn Elementary -- BRTRC

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                  2002 

                  Outstanding Mentoring Partnerships

                  Fairfax Bar Association

                  Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

                  Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (Parklawn Elementary)

                  FC Police Departmern Mason District Police Station (Parklawn Elementary)

                  CMS (Madison High)

                  AMS (Riverside Elementary)

                  Vastera (Clearview Elementary) 

                  FCPS Mentoring Award

                  Burkholder Center

                  E3 (Effective, Energizing, Exciting)

                  Exxon Mobil Corporation 

                  Blue Ribbon Award for Promoting Appropriate Student Behavior

                  Boeing Autometric (Lake Braddock Pyramid Partnership) 

                  Blue Ribbon Award for Using Technology Effectively

                  Dewberry and Davis (Luther Jackson Middle)

                  Career Connections Award

                  Defense Acquisition University (Bryant Alternative)

                  Booz Allen Hamilton (Marshall High)

                  Herndon Dulles Chamber of Commerce (Mt. View, Chantilly, Herndon)

                  Partner of the Year

                  The Corcoran Museum of Art (Langley High)

                  Essay Contest Winners

                  Sharifa A. Lake Braddock Secondary

                  Zahra S. Sandburg Middle

                  Antonio J. Holmes Middle

                  Shannon T. Crossfield Elementary

                  Abu C. Parklawn Elementary