VIERA, FLA. ­– Seven philanthropic individuals, businesses and/or organizations were honored at the 2018 ABC Awards Applauding Brevard’s Champions on January 24, at the King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne.

Brevard Schools Foundation began the ABC Awards in 2012 as a way to celebrate teachers, employees, administrators, volunteers and business partners of the year that support the mission of BPS with outstanding contributions.  Foundation Awards of Distinction were added in 2014 to recognize those who have made a significant difference in the lives children with their private support.

“Highlighting these private partners and their invaluable contributions shows how tremendously committed our community is to public education.” said Janice Kershaw, President of Brevard Schools Foundation. “We’re pleased to channel their support towards supporting innovation, engaging communities and changing lives for students and teachers.”


Foundation Awards of Distinction 2018 Honorees are:

Group Champion: BIMDA

Corporate Champion: Lockheed Martin

Individual Champion: Susan Moore

Family Champion: Eddy & Crystal Hanson, Avery’s Light

Local Business Champion: Highland Mint

Take Stock in Children Champion: Charlotte Wienckoski

$1 Million Milestone: The Boeing Company


Contact: Katherine Allen

Phone: (321) 633-1000 ext. 474