Leavey Awards for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education

The Leavey Class of 2018

Freedoms Foundation and the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation are pleased to announce the Leavey Class of 2018.  This year’s class features 7 free enterprise education programs and their 8 coordinating teachers.  The recipients will be honored in Valley Forge July 24-27 as part of the Summer of Entrepreneurship at Freedoms Foundation.  Highlights of the celebration include the presentation of the award winning programs at the Leavey Summit and a festive dinner and awards ceremony on July 26th.

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Mr. Jeffrey Bracken and Ms. Amanda Mosely

“Chem Gems Soap Company”

Westerville North High School

Westerville, Ohio

Ms. Kimberly Flueso

“Start Up Saucon”

Saucon Valley High School

Hellertown, Pennsylvania

Ms. Julie Giglia

“Spin for Change: A Social Entrepreneurship Project”

Whitman-Hanson Regional High School

Whitman, Massachusetts

Dr. John P. Hilston

“Using American History and Active Learning to Teach Economics”

Eastern Florida State College

Palm Bay, Florida

Ms. Jennifer Jordan

“The Entrepreneur”

Madeira High School

Cincinnati, Ohio



Ms. Carrie Settles-Livers

“STEMpreneurship with Brookwood Aquaponics”

Brookwood High School

Snellville, Georgia

Ms. Yadira Vazquez

“The Green Entrepreneur: Business Opportunities for a Sustainable Earth”

CeDIn Laboratory School

San Juan, Puerto Rico