Welcome to the Levy County Schools Foundation website. The Levy County Schools Foundation was established as a non-profit Incorporation in 1989 and is recognized by the State of Florida as the Education Foundation for the Levy County School District.
We are committed to supporting public education in Levy County by developing resources to encourage educational innovation, promote and recognize excellence and address the needs of all students, faculty, and staff. We serve collaboratively with business and community members as an independent 501(c)3 organization.
“We cannot build the future of our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” Benjamin Franklin
Schools Served by the Foundation:
Bronson Elementary School, Bronson Middle/High School, Cedar Key School, Chiefland Elementary School, Chiefland Middle/High School, Levy Learning Center, Joyce Bullock Elementary School, Williston Elementary School, Williston Middle School, Williston High School, and Yankeetown School
Highlights of Foundation programs:
STARS Gala- Each February: Premiere fundraiser event
Evening of Excellence-Each Spring: honoring Teacher, ESP, and Volunteer of the Year from each school in the District.
Classroom Grants: throughout the year-provided through employee payroll deductions, corporate sponsors, and civic organizations.
Grants for Great Ideas: these grants are larger school & program focused grants
Student Scholarship Program: funded through businesses, civic organizations, families, and individuals.
Stuff the Bus-Each August: community donations of school supplies. All supplies collected remain in the community and provided to students in need through their schools.
New Employee Orientation-Each August: inform new employees on benefits, contracts,expectations and LCSF opportunities.
Grant Funding: from Duke Energy, Capital City Bank, Suncoast Credit Union, and the State of Florida to promote education for students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Career and Technical Education. Funds are also used to provide resources for low performing students, classroom supplies for academic enhancement, and instructional support/professional development for teachers.
Beast Feast-Each Fall: Fundraising community event in a casual, relaxed setting with good food provided by school and business partners, door prizes and a live auction.
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LEVY COUNTY SCHOOLS FOUNDATION Board of Directors:
Executive Director: Donna Turner
President: Justin Hardy, Nature Coast Financial Services, Financial Services Advisor
Vice President: Justin Head, Drummond Community Bank
Treasurer: Amanda Gibson, Parent
Secretary: Stacy Swain, Beef O’Brady’s co-owner
Past President: Chris Cowart, JAC PAC Distributors-co-owner
Candy Dean, Levy County School Board, Director of Personnel
Ben Lott, Drummond Community Bank, Vice President Chiefland Branch
Jeff Edison, School Board of Levy County, Assistant Superintendent
Denny George, Duke Energy
Carol Jones, School Board of Levy County, Coordinator. of Vocational Education, School to Work and Testing
Cookie King, Cookie King Real Estate
Gerald Lawrence Teacher, Chiefland Middle/High School
Andy Lott, Capital City Bank Vice President, Chiefland Branch
Angela Phillips, Levy County Health Department
Melissa Seay, Drummond Community Bank, Senior Vice President, Williston Branch
Prentice Spann, Spann’s Heating and Air Conditioning-co-owner
Jaime Hinote, Palms Medical Group
Annie Whitehurst, Parent
Ryan Watson, Central Florida Electric Coop
Tammy Jones, Levy County Supervisor of Elections
Shannon Smith, Smith Asset Management
Jamey Nash, Florida Farm Bureau, Chiefland
Lewrissa Mainwaring, Suncoast Credit Union, Service Center Manager