Champions For Learning Reveals 2020-2021 Celebration of Champions Honorees

Celebration of Champions


(February 01, 2021 – Naples, FL) Champions For Learning is proud to announce their 2020-2021 Celebration of Champions honorees.

The honorees are being recognized at the Celebration of Champions virtual experience on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 6:00pm. These individuals will be honored for their impact on the lives of students through mentoring, leadership, collaboration and community involvement with educators or students. The honored Champions exemplify what it means to make a commitment to our students and their futures.

Celebration of ChampionsThe 2020-2021 Celebration of Champions honorees are: Frank Daveler, Lynn Davidson, Beverly Feagin, Kiara Gonzalez-Duran, Yadira Vintimilla, as well as this year’s Heart of the Apple recipient, Nany Potter. To learn more about the 2020-2021 Champions, please visit:

“We look forward to sharing the stories of this year’s Champions and the impact they have made in our community,” says Susan McManus, President of Champions For Learning. ”The Celebration of Champions honorees truly exemplify how our community comes together to make a difference in the lives of students and their families.”

Proceeds will ensure Champions For Learning student programs will continue to help change lives for generations to come through College & Career Readiness programs and scholarships.

We would like to thank our generous sponsors:
Presenting sponsor: Florida Gulf Coast University

Major sponsors: Karen & William Lutz, Naples Daily News, Naples Illustrated, Stock Development and Suncoast Credit Union.

Individuals may register to watch the virtual experience and participate in the online auction at no cost. To register, simply go to Virtual watch party sponsorships are also available. For more information, please contact Jason Kurek at 239-643-4755 or

About Champions For Learning™
Champions For Learning™, the education foundation in Collier County, is an independent, community-based, non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization that strives to create life-changing learning experiences for every student. With a vision of a community that is 100% engaged in support of student success, Champions For Learning serves a unique role in bringing the community together to support a culture of learning and innovation. The organization has been awarded the highest four-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency by Charity Navigator and achieved the highest distinction as an exemplary Local Education Foundation. Become a Champion for Learning and visit