The Education Alliance extends its sincere thanks to the following individuals, corporations and foundations whose generosity makes our work possible. Donors receive recognition on our Web site, Annual Report and newsletter. Please contact Derek Vance at (304) 342-7859 to become a corporate donor.


Founders’ Circle ($100,000 and above)

Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
Corporation for National and Community Service


Leaders’ Circle ($25,000 – $99,999)

American Public University System, Inc.
Education Elevators Foundation
EQT Foundation
JP Morgan Chase Foundation


President’s Circle ($10,000 – $24,999)

Jackson Kelly PLLC
The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
ECA Foundation
The DOW Chemical Company Foundation
Bernard H and Blanche E Jacobson Foundation
Orrick Herrington, & Sutcliffe Foundation
The Daywood Foundation
West Virginia Department of Education


Summa Cum Laude ($5,000 – $9,999)

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America
Cabell County Board of Education
Bowles Rice LLP
Callen McJunkin
United Bank
Doddridge County Board of Education
Pleasant County Board of Education
Appalachian Power
AT&T Corporation
Fenton Foundation


Magna Cum Laude ($1,000 – $4,999)

Rudd Equipment
Monroe County Board of Education
Pocahontas County Board of Education
Raleigh County Board of Education
Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Northeast Natural Energy
First Energy Foundation
Jim Thomas
Scott and Carol Rotruck
Carbon Fuel Foundation
Raleigh County Board of Education
E.I. DuPont De Nemours & Company
Herscher Foundation
Dingess-Rum Properties
Howard Seufer
Joe Letnaunchyn
L. Newton Thomas
Robinson & McElwee PLLC
Stephen and Barbara Hopta
The Thrasher Group, Inc.
West Virginia Chamber of Commerce
West Virginia Economic Development Council
West Virginia University


Cum Laude ($500 – $999)

Carolyn Long
City of Ranson CVB
Dan Page
International Industries
Herchiel Sims
Kanawha Salines, LLC
Kapourales Properties, Inc.
Lacy Rice
Melissa Veltri
Mike Ross, Inc.
Nicholas “Corky” DeMarco
Priscilla Leavitt
Starvaggi Charities
West Virginia American Water
West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association
Williard and Jenny Phillips


Dean’s List ($499 or below)

Gayle Manchin
Lynne Schrum
Eagle Manufacturing Company
Christina Brumley
S. Ryan White & Katherine Roberts White
Sammy Gray
City of Charles Town
Jeri Matheney
Christina and Vernon Combs
Daniel Foster
Deborah Herndon
Margie Hale
Michael and Laura Albert
Richard Cassis
Stephen and Amy Golden
Thomas and Susan Campbell
Tom Tinder
Michelle Wittekind
Larry Gillespie
James Phares
Barbara Dunn
Norman and Martha Lass