LLNS gifts to benefit science programs in five local school districts

Feb. 28, 2013

(From left) Jim Bono, LLNL; James Franco, Tracy; Bryce Custodio, Dublin; Tony Dennis and Kevin Johnson, Pleasanton; Kelly Bowers, Livermore; and Stan Hitomi, San Ramon. Photo by Julie Korhummel/PAO (Download Image)

LLNS gifts to benefit science programs in five local school districts

Linda A Lucchetti, lucchetti1@llnl.gov, 925-422-5815
Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLNS), the entity that manages the Laboratory (LLNL), has distributed gifts of $10,000 each to five school districts in the neighboring cities of Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon and Tracy in support of their respective science programs.

The gifts totaling $50,000 were presented to district representatives at the Laboratory's Science on Saturday lecture series at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. Accepting the gifts were:

Superintendent Kelly Bowers, Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District; Kevin Johnson and Tony Dennis, Pleasanton Unified School District; Bryce Custodio, Dublin Unified School District; Stan Hitomi, San Ramon Valley Unified School District; and Superintendent James Franco, Tracy Unified School District.

LLNS provides funds to non-profit organizations dedicated to science, technology, engineering and math education