The Leonard ECA Foundation
The William B. and Helen S. Leonard Foundation for the Endowment of Evangelical Christian Academy (ECA)


May 2019 - Ezekiel Award Recipient Announced
The recipient of The Ezekiel Award for excellence in Christian witness and teaching for 2019 is Mrs. Natalie Jagers. Mrs. Jagers' qualifications and achievements are noted on the Ezekiel Award page.
 
May 2018 - Ezekiel Award Recipient Announced
The recipient of The Ezekiel Award for excellence in Christian witness and teaching for 2018 is Mrs. Leigh Jones. Mrs. Jones' qualifications and achievements are noted on the Ezekiel Award page.
 
May 2017 - Ezekiel Award Recipient Announced
The recipient of The Ezekiel Award for excellence in Christian witness and teaching for 2017 is Mrs. Pam Gergen. Mrs. Gergen's qualifications and achievements are noted on the Ezekiel Award page.
 
May 2016 - Ezekiel Award Recipients Announced
Two recipients have been named for The Ezekiel Award for excellence in Christian witness and teaching for 2016. They are Mrs. Karen Leidecker and Mrs. Kerry Singleton. Mrs. Leidecker's and Mrs. Singleton's qualifications and achievements are noted on the Ezekiel Award page.
 
May 2015 - Ezekiel Award Recipient Announced
The recipient of The Ezekiel Award for excellence in Christian witness and teaching for 2015 is Mrs. Marie Burley. Mrs. Burley's qualifications and achievements are noted on the Ezekiel Award page.
 
May 2014 - Ezekiel Award Recipient Announced
The recipient of The Ezekiel Award for excellence in Christian witness and teaching for 2014 is Mrs. Darla Blue. Mrs. Blue's qualifications and achievements are noted on the Ezekiel Award page.
 
May 2013 - Ezekiel Award Recipients Announced
Two recipients have been named for The Ezekiel Award for excellence in Christian witness and teaching for 2013. They are Mrs. Lori Wolf and Mrs. Karen Stephens. Mrs. Wolfe's and Mrs. Stephen's qualifications and achievements are noted on the Ezekiel Award page.
 
May 2012 - Ezekiel Award Recipient Announced
The recipient of The Ezekiel Award for excellence in Christian witness and teaching for 2012 is Mrs. Tricia Harbach. Mrs. Harbach's qualifications and achievements are noted on the Ezekiel Award page.
 
May 2011 - Ezekiel Award Recipients Announced
Two recipients have been named for The Ezekiel Award for excellence in Christian witness and teaching for 2011. They are Mr. Matt Holst and Mrs. Sarah Goldschmid. Mr. Holst's and Mrs. Goldschmid's qualifications and achievements are noted on the Ezekiel Award page.
 
May 2010 - Ezekiel Award Recipient Announced
The recipient of The Ezekiel Award for excellence in Christian witness and teaching for 2010 is Mr. Justin Kohl. Mr. Kohl's qualifications and achievements are noted on the Ezekiel Award page.
 
April 2010 - ACSI Assessment and Recommendation
An Accreditation team from the Association for Christian Schools International visited both of ECA's campuses starting on April 26th, 2010. At a meeting of the Board and Faculty on April 28th the team announced that they are recommending ECA for the unconditional five year accreditation to the ACSI Commission which will convene in June.  This is the highest level of accreditation and is valid for the kindergarten through twelfth grade program.

In responding to the announcement Jim Johnson, ECA Superintendent, remarked "While we still need all of your prayers to grow into the school God intends for us to be, today we rejoice in the affirming comments from the ACSI Accreditation Team about the caring culture and quality educational programs currently present at ECA."

November 2009 - New Brochure Released
LECAF's new brochure has been released in time for the 2009 End-of-Year Appeal. The new brochure includes details of the more detailed options that are now available for giving (see page 7).

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April 2009 - Ezekiel Award Recipients Announced
Two recipients have been named for The Ezekiel Award for excellence in Christian witness and teaching for 2009. They are Mr. Dale Hart and Mrs. Emily Wilson. Mr. Hart's and Mrs. Wilson's qualifications and achievements are noted on the Ezekiel Award page.
 
April 2008 - First Ezekiel Award Recipient Announced
The William B. and Helen S. Leonard Foundation for the Endowment of Evangelical Christian Academy (ECA) is pleased to announce that the recipient of The Ezekiel Award for excellence in Christian witness and teaching for 2008 is Miss Anne Lichlyter, a fifth grade teacher at the Evangelical Christian Academy Elementary Campus. Miss Lichlyter is a 1996 graduate of ECA and a 2000 Graduate of Covenant College. She has been teaching at ECA since the 2000-2001 school year. The formal presentation will be made at the last Elementary Chapel, Wednesday, May 21, 2008 and at the Secondary Graduation on Friday, May 23, 2008.
 
August 2007 - Christian Education Symposium Announced
Truth, The Christian Mind & Christian Education
A Symposium on Christian Education, Honoring William B. Leonard, has been announced for Friday, September 7th, 2007, to be held at Village Seven Presbyterian Church, Colorado Springs. The symposium will feature Dr. Del Tackett, Major General (Retired) Bentley Rayburn and Dr. George Murray.
 
Please contact the Foundation at 719-637-0100 for further information. 

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