The Davidson County Education Foundation (DCEF) is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to the enrichment of educational opportunities in Davidson County, NC. Our mission is to provide and support innovative programs that benefit the students of the Davidson County Public School System. DCEF was established in 1992 by local school supporters led by businessman Bernard H. Thomas who served as its first president. DCEF is an organization whose Board of Directors is comprised of local school supporters who volunteer their efforts on behalf of the students and staff of the Davidson County Schools. Innovative programs include the Bernard H. Thomas Student Leadership Academy, STARS - Students Teaching and Reaching for Success Academy, Teacher Mini-Grant Program, Endowed Scholarships and Project Potential Scholarships.

DCEF's Third Annual 'Run Friends Run' 5K Walk/Run

OCTOBER 1, 2016
Thank you for supporting our Third Annual “Run Friends Run” 5K Walk/Run to benefit our many DCEF programs and enhance the education of all students in the Davidson County Public School System! We appreciate everyone that attended and made our 3rd event so successful. Looking forward to 2017!

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Honor a School Employee - Become a "Friend of the Foundation"!

Want to participate? Why not honor a past or present school employee: superintendents, district office personnel, principals, teachers, assistants, bus drivers, cafeteria employees, and custodians?

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Teacher Mini-Grants

Teacher Mini-Grants are designed to give teachers and students extra learning opportunities by providing extra materials or experiences related to the academic curriculum. Mini Grant criteria require projects to be closely aligned with North Carolina’s Standard Course of Study.

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ATTENTION GRADUATING SENIORS!!!!!!!

SCHOLARSHIPS – SPRING 2017 The DCEF is pleased to announce that the applications for our 31 scholarships will be sent to each high school counselor’s office in February, 2017.  The deadline for returning the completed application to the counselor was Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The DCEF Scholarship Committee, in addition to the DCEF Board, or the Sponsor’s family

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DCEF Looks Forward To Busy 2017

DCEF (Davidson County Education Foundation) is preparing for a busy 2017.  Whether you’re a high school senior looking for financial help for college, a student in the 5th-9th grades looking for summer enrichment,  or a teacher looking for help implementing  a new idea for your classroom, or wanting to walk/run for your health and at

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