Spark Awards honoring individuals and organizations sparking innovation in their support of students, teachers & schools. Spark Awards are given out each year at GEA’s Education Summit.

2023 Honorees
Allen Tate Realtors- Greensboro Office
Chase’s Chance 
WFMY News2 Tools for School

2022 Honorees
Tom Sloan and the Guilford School Chess program
Summit Rotary Club
Greensboro and High Point Alumnae Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

2019 Honorees
Gibsonville Elementary Coding Project
Allen Jay Elementary Dual Language Immersion Program
Motivational Foundation and Communities in Schools of High Point, Inc.
Guilford Apprenticeship Program (GAP)
Men on the Move (North Carolina A&T State University)
Ready for School, Ready for Life

2018 Honorees
Heads Up Beauty & Barber Shop
Young Professional Educators Academy (SynerG and Action Greensboro)
The Food Project
Hunter Parents as Partners – Hunter Elementary School
Nexsen Pruett, PLLC

Tom Sloan, center, helps second graders at McLeansville Elementary school with their next chess move.
A Men on the Move volunteer tutors a GCS student.