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.

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