H. Browning Spence Education Award
The H. Browning Spence Education Award was created to help area youth who are preparing to exit or who have exited the local foster care system, achieve their educational goals. The program was established in honor of JWB’s late Deputy Director, Dr. H. Browning Spence, and provides monetary awards to promising youth to help further their education. Each year, recipients are honored at the annual Cooperman-Bogue KidsFirst Awards Luncheon. The 2020 H. Browning Spence Education Award nomination schedule will be announced in January 2020, after which time nominations will be accepted.
JWB would like to acknowledge our sponsors who make this award possible. Thanks to their generous support, each year three promising young adults receive a monetary award of $1,000 each.
- Julie Weintraub’s Hands Across the Bay
- Christine Spence
- Dixie Lee Spence
- Mary Catherine Spence
- Matt and Erin Spence
- Paul Tash
- Martin LePire
- Peggy Yates
- Dr. Starr Silver and Byron Kolitz