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Boynton Beach City Counsil grants Kids' Dreams funds for Boynton Beach Students

Mayor Stephen Grant contact Kids' Dreams for information about Kids' Dreams support of youth from Boynton Beach. In response to his request for additional information, Kids' Dreams Officer, John Levey, made a presentation before the Boynton Beach City Council on December 6, 2016. Present in the packed audience with the Boynton Beach community was Boynton Beach Policy Chief Jeff Katz who also commended Kids' Dreams on it efforts in helping Boynton Beach youth. Mr. Levey explained that Kids' Dreams has provided thousands of dollars in funding to the Title 1 school children of Boynton Beach with college scholarships, camp experiences, academic experiences, support of the Thespians at Boynton Beach High School and financial awards to the winners of the Alan Lebow Awards for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance at the Kravis Center. He included information about the special student who received a check for $1000 to pursue her dream of becoming a marine biologist. This is another important step in linking Kids' Dreams with elected officials in support of economically-underserved youth. Mr. Levey assured the audience that all funds from Boynton Beach would be directed specifically for the benefit of Boynton Beach residents.


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2016 Vince Como Networking Event featuring Kids' Dreams


Kids' Dreams funds Summer Study Trip for BBCHS Student
West Palm Beach, FL (June 8, 2016) — Kids’ Dreams assisted Sarah Van Roekel of Boynton Beach High School to follow her academic pursuits. Ranked number one in her class, Van Roekel received a scholarship to study marine organisms this summer in Bonaire. Kids’ Dreams assisted Van Roekel with her tuition for the program, helping her fulfill her dreams... Read the article here.


Kids' Dreams Hosts 2016 Scholars' Luncheon
West Palm Beach, FL (June 8, 2016) – Staying true to its name, Kids’ Dreams made college aspirations a reality for Title 1 high school students in Palm Beach County. A total of $25,000 in scholarships were awarded this year to cover the costs of college expenses for some of the best and brightest in the area. Kids’ Dreams invited this year’s scholarship winners and returning past scholars to join Kids’ Dreams volunteers at a luncheon hosted by Kids’ Dreams... Read the article here.


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Where art thou, students? Winning Shakespeare awards. The Sun Sentinel highlights the hard work and perseverance of the participants in the 2016 Alan Lebow Awards. Read the article here.


palm beach postSeventh Alan Lebow Awards in the News, The Palm Beach Post

Top Cat: Royal Palm student takes $1,000 thespian honor. The Palm Beach Post covers the 2016 Alan Lebow Awards and its top winner, Marcella Marques, from Royal Palm High School. Read the article here.


palm beach postAlan Lebow Awards Endowment in the News, The Palm Beach Post

Annual Bard contest for teens gets financial boost. The poetry of 16th century England was on the minds of young thespians who participated in the fourth annual Alan Lebow Award for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance at a recent reception at the Kravis Center. Read the article here


Palm Beach Daily NewsSixth Alan Lebow Awards in the News, Palm Beach Daily News

Shakespearean acting awards given at Kravis. Read the article here.


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Boynton Beach Theatre Academy students win awards. The Sun Sentinel covers the achievements of Boynton Beach High School participants in the 2015 Alan Lebow Awards. Read the article here.


Kids’ Dreams Helps Low Income Students Participate in STEM Kids’ Dreams Helps Low Income Students Participate in STEM Science Passport Program at South Florida Science Center
Elementary-age students from Title I schools throughout Palm Beach County will be able to learn important science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills thanks to a grant from Kids’ Dreams. The Palm Beach County-based nonprofit founded by Broad and Cassel Managing Partner Patricia Lebow supports programs that enable students who attend low income (Title I) schools to gain exposure to enriching educational and cultural experiences they otherwise may not have. Read More...

$20,000 in College ScholarshipsKids’ Dreams Provides $20,000 in College Scholarships
Kids’ Dreams Provides $20,000 in College Scholarships (Palm Beach, Fla.) – Twelve college-bound Palm Beach County students, who have graduated from Title I high schools, are receiving financial support for their education thanks to scholarships from Kids’ Dreams, a 501c3 public charity dedicated to providing educational and cultural opportunities for economically disadvantaged youth. The top three recipients of the scholarships are: Tamana Akthar, Daniela Perez and Joelishia Banfield. Tamana, a graduate of Pahokee High School, is attending Florida Atlantic University Honors College to study business management and accounting. Read More...

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Kravis Center For The Performing Arts Hosts Fifth Annual Alan Lebow Award For Excellence In Shakespearean Performance. The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts hosted the fifth annual Alan Lebow Award for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance featuring selected Title One High School students. Read the article here.


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BB High students awarded for Shakespearean performance. The Sun Sentinel praises Boynton Beach High School Theater Academy for it’s excellent showing at the 2014 Alan Lebow Awards. Read the article here.

Palm Beach Daily NewsFifth Alan Lebow Awards in the News, Palm Beach Daily News
Student winners of Shakespeare competition take Kravis stage. ‘‘All the world’s a stage,” wrote William Shakespeare, “and all the men and women merely players.” Read the article here.

Student Talent Shines at Fifth Annual Alan Lebow AwardsStudent Talent Shines at Fifth Annual Alan Lebow Awards
More than $5,000 in prizes and $1,000 college scholarship awarded
(Palm Beach, Fla.) – For the fifth consecutive year talented Palm Beach County students were honored for their outstanding performances of Shakespearean scenes at the Alan Lebow Award for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance, hosted by Kids’ Dreams at the Kravis Center. The program, which was created by Kids’ Dreams in memory of its late co-founder Alan Lebow, supports high school students from Title 1 schools in their love of poetry, drama, film and literature. Read More...

SF TimesFifth Alan Lebow Awards in the News, South Florida Times
Students win cash for their best Shakespeare acting. Victor Monsalve, a sophomore at Boynton Beach Community High School and Majesty Smith, a junior at Inlet Grove Community High School in West Palm Beach, walked away with the top prizes in the fifth annual Alan Lebow Award for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance. The students received $1,000 each for topping the competiton. Read the article here.

2014 Literacy Days CheckKids' Dreams Donates $9,000 for Annual Literacy Days in the Gardens
Donation works to inspire at young age a love of literacy, learning for at-risk youth WEST PALM BEACH (December 12, 2013)– A recent donation of $9000 is working to help hundreds of Title I at-risk youth, by inspiring a love of the written word, art and nature during the Sixth Annual Literacy Days in the Gardens on January 13 and 14 at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens. The donation came from Kids’ Dreams, Inc. a non- profit working to provide Palm Beach County Title I students with opportunities for culture as well as academic support in conjunction with law enforcement mentoring. Read More...

Palm Beach Daily NewsFourth Alan Lebow Awards in the News, Palm Beach Daily News

Mad for Shakespeare: Lebow contest honors young thespians. The poetry of 16th century England was on the minds of young thespians who participated in the fourth annual Alan Lebow Award for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance at a recent reception at the Kravis Center. Read the article here


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Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Hosts Second Annual Alan Lebow Award for Excellence in Shakespearean performance. The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts hosted the second annual Alan Lebow Award for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance, featuring selected Title One High School students, at a special reception in Persson Rehearsal Hall on January 22. Read the article here.


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Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Hosts First Annual Alan Lebow Award for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance. The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts hosted the first annual Alan Lebow Award for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance at a special reception in the Persson Rehearsal Hall on March 20. Read the article here.

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