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Three LouisvilleKY schools earn national grants for student-led community projects

Student Leadership Program Rallies One Million Students Across the U.S. NEWARK, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Empowered to Lead. Inspired to Serve. Today, five student teams from middle and high schools across the country have won the fifth annual Lead2Feed Challenge and will be awarded $20,000 each for their school’s nonprofit of choice and $10,000 technology grants for their school. Since its inception five years ago, the Lead2Feed Student Leadership Programis the nation’s leading and fastest growing free student leadership program, attracting more than one million students from 5,000 schools and clubs across all 50 states. Aligned to 21st century skills, Lead2Feed encourages students…


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LouisvilleKY’s Mercy Academy receives national technology award

Story from businesswire.com NEWARK, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Empowered to lead. Inspired to Serve. Today, the Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program awarded five middle and high schools from across the country with $5,000 technology grants as recipients of the Lead2Feed Challenge Early Entry Drawing. The winning teachers and students are participants in Lead2Feed, the nation’s leading and fastest growing free student leadership program. Aligned to standards and 21st century skills, Lead2Feed engages students to develop leadership, literacy and teamwork skills by completing service learning projects addressing needs in their community. The program is inspired by Co-Founder, former CEO and Chairman of Yum! Brands, and leadership expert, David…


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Two Louisville Ky schools win national leadership certification

Doss High School and Mercy Academy among the schools with top honors. Here is the press release: NEWARK, Del., Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — This week, a group of schools and youth clubs across the country received the Lead2Feed Certified School honor in recognition for their inspiring community service work and impressive demonstrations of leadership. Lead2Feed is the nation’s leading and fastest growing free student leadership program that encourages students to develop leadership and teamwork skills by completing service learning projects addressing hunger or other community needs. Lead2Feed is a Common Core-aligned program inspired by Executive Chairman of Louisville-based Yum!…


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Louisville Ky middle school’s generosity wins top dollars in grant money

Louisville, Ky., – Johnson Traditional Middle School was one of five schools nationwide awarded $5,000 in technology products as a recipient of the Lead2Feed Challenge Early Entry Drawing. The Johnson Traditional Middle School student team, led by teacher Stephanie Weatherholt, partnered with local Louisville community food pantry Dare to Care to help alleviate local hunger. The student team held two can drives stuffing close to 1,300 backpacks with more than 2,800 cans of food and on the day of their event, their teacher was in a car accident, but still encouraging the students to rally together to make her proud and surpass their…


Three Louisville Schools Awarded Thousands of Dollars In Grant Money

MCLEAN, Va., May 18, 2015 — Five student teams from middle and high schools around the country have won the third annual Lead2Feed World Hunger Leadership Challenge and will be awarded $25,000 each for their schools’ nonprofit of choice engaged in hunger relief, and $20,000 in technology products for their school.  Lead2Feed is the nation’s leading and fastest growing free service learning program which aims to solve world hunger by teaching leadership skills to students. Since its inception in 2012, nearly a million students in 3,500 schools and clubs participated across all 50 states donating more than 22,000 volunteer hours and…