The La Porte Education Foundation will host its annual "Breakfast with the Stars" on Thursday, Aug. 18, at 7 a.m. The event will be held at La Porte ISD's Heritage Elementary School, which is located at 4301 East Blvd.
The breakfast spotlights LPISD educators who were recipients of innovative project grants awarded by the Foundation during the 2010-2011 school year. The Foundation awarded nearly $70,000 in grants to deserving teachers in November 2010.
Reserved tables are available at varying levels of sponsorship. Star Table sponsorships include the Solar Spectacular Table, $1,000; Universe Table, $750; Galaxy Table, $500; and Shooting Star Table, $300. Individual tickets are also available at $30 per person.
Grant recipients include Bari Funda, Chuck Jobson, Michelle Napier, Margaret Newman and David Peters of La Porte High School; Kathleen Breaux of La Porte Junior High School; Lori Bennett, Christopher Cummings, Kimberly Hall, Sharon Kamas and Sharon Nutt of Lomax Junior High School; Julia Thibodeaux of Baker Sixth Grade Campus; Russel Evans, Elizabeth Kinnear, Amanda Parker, Steve Robson, Sandra Warren and Deon Williams of Bayshore Elementary; Debbie Alli, Amber Collins, Robert Green, Linda Hyde, Latisha Peltier, Anita Polvado, Laura Teepe, Angie Weldon and Kelly Yu of College Park Elementary; Brad Paschal and Kathleen Restrepo of DeWalt School; Genoveva Arrona, Laura Garcia, Kimberly Gueldner, Monica LeVrier and Becky Wingstrom of Heritage Elementary; Becky Joseph of La Porte Elementary; Jensy Antony, Dawn Beard, Brenda Crager, Denise Pool, Lori Siltman and Diane Weeden of Lomax Elementary School; Melissa Cooke, Beverly Reynolds, Allison Timm, Jane Troxell and Katherine Wortham of Jennie Reid Elementary; and Donnis Barrett, Sara Campise, Denise Harrison-Fitzmaurice, Trina Marshall, Terri May, Sara Plunk, Amber Weatherford and Shannon Wood of Rizzuto Elementary.
The event will include a silent auction, and cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted.
For more information on tickets or to reserve a table, contact the La Porte ISD Communications Department at 281-604-7019.