HEB names Lamar CISD names 2009 Top Large School District
April 06, 2012
The HEB grocery store chain named Lamar CISD the top district in Texas, awarding the District with the 2009 Excellence in Education Award for Large District. The district received $100,000 for the honor.
The District has a long history of honors from the grocery giant.
Ray Elementary teacher Donald Clark won the award for Lifetime Achievement in 2006. In 2012, Lamar CISD’s Project L.E.A.R.N was one of five finalists for the first-ever H-E-B Early Childhood Award.
Velasquez Elementary teacher Sharon Horn was named a finalist in the Leadership category in 2009. In 2008, Long Elementary’s Deborah Hubenak was a finalist in the Lifetime Achievement Award category, while Velasquez Elementary’s Beth Dow was a finalist in the Principal of the Year category.
In 2007, Hubenak was a semifinalist, as were two Campbell Elementary teachers, Pam Brown and Kelli Martin.