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Focus Awards

The Foundation for DCPS rewards innovative teachers and staff with $1000 Focus Award Grants in the following categories:


  • Health
  • Literacy
  • Technology
  • Great Expectations

Heritage Park Teachers Katelyn West and Josh Scherrer Receive 2017 Focus Awards Video here.

Check out Jennifer Richardson and Quinton Owens in this Focus Award Video.


The Focus Awards grants are typically awarded in the spring and are presented to recipients in their schools.


2016 Focus Award Recipient Information Here


Click here to view the 2015 Focus Award Recipient Video.


2015 Focus Award Recipient Information here


2014 Focus Award Recipient Information here


2013 Focus Award Recipient Information here


2012 Focus Award Recipient Information here





General donations and sponsorships and ticket purchases during fundraising efforts fund the Foundation Focus Awards. Join one of these investment programs today to support our DCPS children and staff!


Nominations for Focus Awards open in December and close in March. We hope you will nominate a special DCPS employee.


Email Vicki Quisenberry or call (270)231-5583 if you have questions.