The 26th Annual Lab School Gala honored outstanding achievers with learning disabilities.
By Sheila Mulhern
Family, friends, alumni, government leaders and corporate sponsors came together for the 26th Annual Lab School held at the National Building Museum with US Senator Mark Warner of Virginia as the Keynote Speaker. For over 40 years The Lab School has provided a unique learning experience for bright children with moderate to severe learning disabilities.
The night also honored the 2010 Outstanding Alumni Award recipient, Jason Hunter ’01. Additional individuals with learning disabilities who were honored included Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch, Army Veteran and Public Speaker; and John Muir Laws, Naturalist, Artist, Illustrator and Educator. They now share the honor with past gala award recipients including Charles Schwab, Magic Johnson, Danny Glover, Tom Cruise, Richard Avedon and many more.