Tag Archive: awards

Jun 03 2014

Longview ISD names 2014-15 Teachers of the Year

Great teachers inspire students. From Longview ISD Lamplighters Award that gives students opportunities to write about impressive teachers to Teachers of the Year who are chosen by their principals and peers, teaching is a profession like no other. It is true that the world rarely notices who teachers are; nonetheless, civilization depends on what they teach. Some people may not quite appreciate teachers. But,  once the school …

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May 01 2014

Foster Orchestra wins 15th straight Sweepstakes

The Foster Middle School Orchestra, under the direction of Joanie Russell, has earned the prestigious UIL Concert & Sightreading Sweepstakes award in its 15th consecutive attempt. A musical ensemble is awarded the Sweepstakes honor for earning top honors from judges for stage and sight reading performances. Six judges were unanimous in awarding superior honors to …

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Apr 17 2014

Foster Band wins coveted sweepstakes

The Foster Middle School Band this past weekend earned a rare distinction among Texas middle school bands – the coveted Concert & Sight-Reading Sweepstakes award. And the judges were unanimous in their decision, which is even rarer. Bands that compete at concert and sight-reading contests must first perform pieces that they’ve rehearsed for several weeks.  …

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Mar 11 2014

Excellence award:Kilgore College selects NISOD recipients

Kilgore College is proud to announce its recipients of the annual National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Awards. This year’s honorees from KC include Lori Truman, English instructor; Michele Daniels, speech instructor; and Paul Wills, psychology instructor. It also includes Minnie Stevens Piper nominee Paul Buchanan, geology instructor. NISOD’s Excellence Awards recognize …

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May 02 2013

Lighting the way

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The recent 2013 Lamplighter Awards Banquet gave students an opportunity to express their genuine appreciation to educators whom they respect and admire. Read on for some of their moving essays and a complete winner’s list. A “Pretty Slick” Teacher “I try to make it fun for you guys. It’s boring to just sit down and …

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Apr 25 2013

Guiding light

Jimmie Miller honored by Kaidin Sides-Johnston-McQueen Elementary School

The recent 2013 Lamplighter Awards Banquet held at Pinecrest Country Club was a great success with 334 people attending. Foremost, the evening gave students an opportunity to express their genuine appreciation to educators whom they respect and admire. At the 13th annual banquet, Kim Holcomb and Gene Jordan, Jr., emcees, presented each student and honoree …

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