Thank you to our generous sponsors

Since we began offering Summer STEAM in 2013, the Virginia STEAM Academy has benefited from the generous support of the following businesses, foundations, government agencies, individuals, community/civic organizations and universities.

Generous lead sponsors over the years

Businesses, Foundations, Science, Engineering and Government Agencies

  • Allfirst Industrial General Contractors
  • American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc.
  • Birdsong Charitable Foundation
  • Birdsong Corporation
  • BOSH Global Services
  • BOSHWay Foundation
  • Carilion Clinic
  • Chrysler Museum*
  • Continental Automotive Systems
  • Copico Printing Services
  • Costco of Leesburg
  • Doug and Tamra Adams Foundation
  • Edward Jones – Sean Dudley
  • Fort Monroe National Monument
  • Hampton Roads Sanitation District*
  • Hampton Roads Ventures
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • JNX Innovations
  • Kotnana Associates, LLC
  • Martins of Winchester
  • Math Enrichment Services
  • Metro Media Productions
  • NASA Langley Research Center*
  • National Institute of Aerospace*
  • Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • N-Vision Designs, LLC
  • Old Point National Bank
  • Peninsula Camp Foundation
  • Peninsula Community Foundation of Virginia
  • Peninsula Technology Incubator*
  • Pruden Foundation
  • Richard Bennett Trust Foundation
  • Riverside Health System*
  • Sam’s Club of Sterling
  • Science Museum of Virginia
  • Sentara Healthcare
  • Sera-Brynn*
  • STIHL
  • Suffolk Community Hospital Foundation
  • Suffolk Education Foundation
  • Taylor Education Consulting, Inc.
  • Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility*
  • Tidewater Wooden Boat Association
  • TowneBank
  • US Army Corps of Engineers*
  • Valley Health Community Foundation
  • Virginia General Assembly
  • Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center*
  • Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center Industry Association
  • Virginia Space Grant Consortium
  • Wegmans of Leesburg
  • WHRO
  • Wilbanks, Smith and Thomas Asset Management, LLC
  • William T. Mercer Foundation
  • WM Jordan Company, Inc.
  • Xojo
  • Zel Technologies, LLC

Individuals and Families

  • In Memory of Mr. Robert Alwood
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous 2
  • Anonymous 3
  • Anonymous 4
  • Dr. Narmatha Arichandran
  • Ramesh Balasubramaniam
  • Student Ambassador Kaushal Bhasin
  • Mac and Sandra Birdsong
  • Susan Blackman
  • Eric Blackmon
  • Drs. C. Clifford and Donna Boyd
  • Samuel C. Brown Jr., in Memory
  • LaJuana Buhmann
  • Don J. Carey III and LaKeisha Karshay Carey
  • Jim Cheng
  • Student Ambassador Bryce Clemons
  • Sherri Crawford
  • Arthur (Bev) and Nancy Davies
  • Gwendolyn Defilippi
  • E. Dana Dickens, III and Linda Dickens
  • Louise Epstein
  • Student Ambassador Gavin Estrella
  • John and Mary Ann Eure
  • Ezzell Family Fund
  • Student Ambassador Haley Faison
  • Student Ambassador Omar Faison
  • Chasidy Felton
  • Student Ambassador Joshua Felton
  • John Franklin
  • Miss Tarushii Goel
  • Student Ambassador Jeffrey Gu
  • Student Ambassador Joy Gu
  • John Gudgel
  • Mary and Louis Haddad Foundation
  • Conrad and Marie Haas
  • William Haley
  • Chet and Sandy Hart
  • Brian and Stacey Heller
  • Student Ambassador Gabrielle Heller
  • Student Ambassador Garrett Heller
  • Student Ambassador Molly Hellwig
  • Tammi Hellwig
  • Yolanda Hinton
  • Student Ambassador Sherzoy Jan
  • Thomas Jandl
  • Gretchen Johnson
  • Robert Johnson
  • Student Ambassador Maggie Jordan
  • Sharon Kelleher
  • Kathleen Killion
  • Student Ambassador Aneesh Kotnana
  • David and Kara Lewallen
  • Lewis Family Fund of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation
  • Lewis Family Trust
  • Mrs. Shan Liu
  • Dr. Milton & Mrs. Shirley Liverman
  • Student Ambassador Edwin Lu
  • Brian and Caroline Martin Fund
  • Student Ambassador Laney Moy
  • Student Ambassador Anjali Nair
  • Thomas Pinelli
  • Mike Pisarcik
  • Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson
  • Friends of Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson
  • Student Ambassador Sumanth Ratna
  • Student Ambassador Ayush Rautwar
  • Jeff Reynolds
  • AJ Robertson
  • Prabha Rollins
  • Ms. Andrea Rumrill
  • Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Rumrill
  • Student Ambassador Becca Russell
  • Student Ambassador Samantha Russell
  • Wenyao Shi
  • Lisa Simonick
  • Susan and Chris Skully
  • John Thomas
  • Jaya Tiwari and Chuck Armentrout
  • Student Ambassador Oliver Tu
  • Student Ambassador Gwen Tupelo
  • Student Ambassador Jonah Tupelo
  • Mr. Robert Tupelo-Schneck
  • Keith and Greta Vander Vennet Philanthropic Fund
  • Adrian White
  • Tammy Wiles
  • Wythe Fund
  • Anthony Yanez and Elizabeth Schlatter
  • Student Ambassador Mia Yang
  • Tammy Wiles

Community and Civic Organizations

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Rho Eta Omega Chapter
  • Cape Henry Rotary
  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation
  • Chesapeake Rotary Foundation
  • Chrysler Museum of Art and Chrysler Glass Studio
  • Elizabeth River Project
  • Ivy Foundation of Hampton
  • Jack & Jill of America, Norfolk Chapter
  • National Technical Association
  • Newport News Rotary Club
  • North Suffolk Rotary Club
  • Peninsula Engineers Council
  • Smithfield Kiwanis Club

Universities and Colleges

  • College of William and Mary, School of Education*
  • Norfolk State University*
  • Old Dominion University*
  • Radford University*
  • Richard Bland College of William & Mary*
  • Virginia Military Institute*
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University*
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Pamplin College of Business, the Pamplin Business Leadership Center, and the Apex Systems Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

*Official Partners

As careful as we try to be, occasionally and regrettably we err and fail to note all of our supporters. Please forgive us and let us know of any errors or omissions.

Updated 9/19/17