LISD Foundation to honor top 10 graduates, influential teachers

Friday, May 4, 2012 - 2:54pm

Lindale ISD’s top students and some of the district’s most dedicated educators will have a special night to shine, joined by their family, friends, school administrators and community leaders.
The Lindale ISD Education Foundation will host the fourth annual Academic Excellence Recognition Banquet on Monday, May 21 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hide-A-Way Lake Clubhouse. The banquet, themed “Celebrating Our Stars,” will recognize the top ten graduating seniors of the class of 2012 and the extraordinary teachers who influenced them.
The top ten students will be honored as Distinguished Scholars. Each student selected one teacher they felt had made the biggest and most positive impact in their educational careers to be recognized with them as a Distinguished Educator. This year, eleven students and eleven educators will be honored. Two students shared the exact same cumulative grade point average for the tenth position.
“This prestigious event is truly a marquee night for the Lindale ISD and the Lindale ISD Education Foundation,” LISD Superintendent Stan Surratt said. “To graduate at the top of your class is quite an honor and the foundation has made great efforts to make this achievement even more special for the students. The teachers are also honored for their influence, also another wonderful aspect of this event. We are so very proud of them all. ”
Distinguished Scholar/Distinguished Educator
1. (Valedictorian) Mr. Matthew Seawright/Mr. Duane Walton
2. (Salutatorian) Ms. Kelsey Leach/Mrs. Sally Clemmons
3. Ms. Annie Taylor/Mrs. Kim Brody
4. Mr. Micah Simmons/Mr. Mike Meador
5. Ms. Rachel Powers/Mrs. Teri Hodges
6. Mr. Randall Oliver/Mrs. Janice Caldwell
7. Ms. Tiffany Barrington/Mrs. Kristine Brown
8. Ms. Katherine Trevarrow/Mrs. Audrey Klein
9. Mr. Clayton Price/Mr. Ken White
10. *Ms. Kiersi Harmon/Mrs. Nancy Bernard
* Ms. Kelsey Wells/Mrs. Renee Ramsey
The Lindale ISD Education Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides funding for innovation classroom projects that have not been funded or are under-funded by LISD’s operating budget. The Foundation also recognizes the achievements of students and teachers through events such as the Academic Excellence Recognition Banquet.
Members of the foundation’s Honor Roll will also be recognized at the banquet as well as the recipients of the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award, Mr. Elton Caldwell, and the 2011 Distinguished Service Award, Mr. Bob Ashcraft. The Lindale ISD Alumni Association falls under the auspice of the foundation.
Tickets for the banquet are $20 and can be purchased at the LISD Administration Building at 505 Pierce Street.
The foundation would like to thank the following 2012 banquet table sponsors: BankTexas, Hide-A-Way Lake Kiwanis Club, Southside Bank , Representative Bryan Hughes, Lawrence and Carolyn Todd, Bob Wells Nursery, Don and Mary Achziger, WRL General Contractors, LTD. , Suanne Rouse, John & Lila Driver and Lindale State Bank.



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