Leavey Awards for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education

The Leavey Class of 2019

Freedoms Foundation and the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation are pleased to announce the Leavey Class of 2019.  This year’s class features 7 free enterprise education programs and their 8 coordinating teachers.  The recipients will be honored in Valley Forge July 14-19, 2019 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 18th.


Ms. DeAnna Donahue and Ms. Annette Greenslade

“blu Community Bistro”

Allen High School

Allen, Texas

Dr. Margaret Brooks

“Economics of Innovation Course”

Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Ms. Maureen Cumpstone

“The U-Imagine Center for Integrative and Entrepreneurial Studies”

Ursinus College

Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Mr. Sergio de Alba

“The Family Farm Business Education Program”

R.M. Miano Elementary School

Los Banos, California

Ms. Linda Hulen

“Student Entrepreneurship: On the Path to Free Enterprise in Alaska”

Bowman Elementary

Anchorage, Alaska



Mr. Shawn Kelly

“Innovation and Entrepreneurship”

Gulf Coast High School

Naples, Florida

Ms. April Porter

“Make the Money”

Williams Field High School

Gilbert, Arizona