LISD foundation to honor top 10 students, influential teachers

Photo Source: Lindale ISD
Photo Source: Lindale ISD

LINDALE, TX (KLTV) - Released by the Lindale Independent School District:

LINDALE, TX - Ten extraordinary Lindale students will be honored at a special event Saturday while sharing the spotlight with the outstanding teachers that inspired them.

The Lindale ISD Education Foundation's second Academic Excellence Recognition Banquet will be held Saturday, May 8 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hide-A-Way Lake Lodge.  The theme for the banquet is "Celebrating Our Stars."

The students recognized are ranked as the top ten graduating seniors. Each student selected one teacher they felt made the biggest impact on their educational career to be honored with them at the banquet.

Student -Teacher

1. Josh Fountain - Mrs. Marcy Williamson
2. Enoch Shipman - Mr. Jamie Holder
3. Devin Reaves - Mrs. Sally Clemmons 
4. Landon Pasby - Mrs. Janice Caldwell                                                  
5. Kristen Parks - Mr. Jack Johnson
6. Eric Protsman - Mrs. Diane Drew
7. Justin Trantham - Mr. Duane Walton
8. Elijah Shipman - Mrs. Pamela Price                              
9. Kristi Karrenbrock - Mrs. Beth Jackson
10. Grace Stubblefied - Mrs. Kim Brody

"These students have put in the thousands of hours of work and effort to excel in academics and become role models for younger Lindale students," Foundation President John Driver said.  "Graduating as one of the top students is special but we want to add to that special feeling by letting the students know the community recognizes the scope of their achievement."

"This group of students also understands that there were special teachers that helped them on their journey and we want to acknowledge the dedication and compassion these teachers have shown to lead their students to excellence."

The Lindale ISD Education Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that supports students and faculty by awarding grants for innovative classroom projects and rewards exceptional academic performance through events such as the Academic Excellence Recognition Banquet.

Table sponsors for the event:  All About Seniors (Scot Kuslak), Childs Capital Group (Misty Childs), Edward Jones (Chet Walters), Lindale State Bank (Carroll Anderson), Southside Bank (Barham Fulmer), Bob Wells Nursery (Bobby & Sandy Wells), Don & Mary Achziger, John & Lila Driver, David and Tracy Irwin, Charles & Suanne Rouse, Lawrence & Carolyn Todd.