The Geekie Awards 2014LeVar Burton has be awarded the Geek-of-the-Year Award at The Geekie Awards 2014, for his independent and innovative efforts in raising over $6 million to help over 10,000 classrooms by bringing back “Reading Rainbow.”  The Geekie Awards is an award show by geeks for geeks, celebrating the highest quality geek-genre content, art, games and products in the world.

“As a self-avowed Geek, I’m honored to be named Geek-of-the-Year by the Geekies!” said LeVar Burton. “At its essence, Geek culture promotes values that I readily identify with: diversity, inclusion, creativity and innovation just to name a few. I look forward to being in attendance on the night. In a word, I’m geeked! “

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