Classroom and Space Sponsors

Newport News

Citizenship Classroom
MAIHS Foundation in memory of Richard F. Abbitt*

Corporate Suite
Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.
City of Newport News
Newport News Shipbuilding
Riverside Health System
Smithfield Foods, Inc.
W. M. Jordan Company

Corporate Walk
TowneBank in honor of Gordon L. Gentry, Jr.

Courage Classroom
C.A. Barrs Contractor, Inc.

Determination Classroom
Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Spencer, Jr.
in memory of Thelma Taylor Spencer*

Edwin Joseph Library
Adrianne Ryder-Cook Joseph
Antonia Joseph
Mariela Joseph
Bentley Barton
Jay Joseph

Molly Joseph Ward 
George Joseph

Aubrey and Peggy Layne
Everett G. Allen, Jr.
Pacy Oletsky
Bob Ashe
Doug Perry

Will Old
Ray Compton

Ethics Classroom
Charles* and Sallie Allen Family

Excellence Classroom
Sentara Healthcare

Faith Classroom
POMOCO Auto Group in honor of Dois Rosser, Jr.*

Friedberg Levin Hall
Friedberg and Levin Families

Deborah Cox Wood and Family

Health Clinic
Riverside Health System

Honesty Classroom
The Beazley Foundation in honor of Fred Beazley*

Humility Classroom
Tommy Meehan and Jonathan West in memory of Caleb Dwight* and Cora Dimmock West*

Innovation Lab
Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Integrity Classroom
Langley Federal Credit Union

Joseph and Dallas Mahanes Dining Hall at AAD Middle and High School
Mr. and Mrs. Norman C.* and Linda M. Hardee 
in memory of Joseph and Dallas Mahanes

Patriotism Classroom
William Topkis Roos*, U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1949 Joanne Kates Roos, Hood College, Class of 1952

Perseverance Classroom
Bay Electric Company in honor of Alvin and Veda Biagas*

Sculpture Garden
Hudgins Contracting Corp.

Teamwork Education Hallway
Bank of America

Wall of Dreams
W.M. Jordan Company in honor of Robert Taylor Lawson*

Virginia Beach

Sentara Healthcare and Optima Health

Caring Classroom
Tidewater Children’s Foundation

The Commons
The Batten Educational Achievement Fund of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation

Community Garden
Something in the Water, Virginia Natural Gas, and WPL

Courage Classroom
Atkinson and Beisel Families and Chick’s for Charity

Determined Classroom
Clarkson Family Foundation

Gratitude Classroom
McLeskey Family Foundation

Ms. Frances Luter and Mr. Joseph W. Luter, IV

Humility Courtyard
The Perry Family Foundation

Integrity Classroom
Fredrickson Family Foundation

Leadership Classroom
Hampton Roads Toyota Dealers Association

Dominion Enterprises

Motivation Lobby
Hampton Roads Community Foundation

Optimism Classroom
The Ruffin Family Foundation

Perseverance Classroom
Craig and Sue Grube in memory of Les and Gig Grube* and Bob and Sue Coda*

Respect Classroom
PRA Group, INC.

Responsibility Education Hallway
The Beazley Foundation

School Bank and Store

Social Justice Classroom
Fine Family Fund

Teamwork Education Hallway
Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.

Trustworthy Classroom
Charles Barker Automotive

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Gifts may be named in honor of the donor or as commemorative tributes or memorial gifts and can convey a character trait significant and meaningful to the donor. Thank you to all of our space and classroom sponsors in Newport News and Virginia Beach. For more information on sponsoring a space or classroom, contact us at 757-599-9472.

Major gift naming opportunities are available for gifts of $150,000 or more, typically to sponsor a classroom or other school spaces.

The Banners

Every morning, students at An Achievable Dream academies recite “the banners,” positive affirmations that reinforce the school’s beliefs and expectations. Dreamers of all ages — even Alumni who have long-since graduated — can always tell you their favorite banner!