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School volunteers recognized in Annual Banquet
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TRINITY — Trinity Independent School District held their annual banquet, recognizing people who volunteer their time for the school. This year there were 143 volunteers, 71 field trip chaperones, 52 room parents and 30 Watch DOGS volunteering for TISD. In this school year throughout the district there was 4,211 hours of volunteer time and 302 hours of volunteer time from mentors. The Watch DOGS volunteered 2,258 hours of time in the Lansberry Elementary and Trinity Middle School campuses. At Lansberry Elementary the Chaperones had 490 hours of Volunteer time and room parents had 156 hours. Field Day, held May 16, had 139 hours of volunteer time on that day alone from 40 different volunteers. There were 11 mentors serving in grades from Kindergarden through 11th. They include: David Ellerington, Anita Moon, Leigh Karnes, Mary Craven, L.C. Courtney, Dona Curren, Patrick Ross, Chuck Greuser, Irene Sanders, Cathy Courtney and Charlie Robinson. Volunteers recognized for donating over 100 hours of time include: Lisa Martin, Betty Nixon, Sarah King, Lori Phillips, Becky Skilling and Melanie Cranfill. The volunteer recognized for donating over 200 hours of time was Tina Hollingsworth. The volunteer recognized for donating over 300 hours of time was Kim Soria. The volunteer recognized for donating over 500 hours of time was Brenda Gilmer. The Outstanding volunteer of the year with over 600 hours of volunteer time was Joan Johnson. The top student volunteer was Gabriella Soria with 50 volunteer hours. Outstanding Watch DOGS of the year include: Herb Ragsdale with 1,010 hours of volunteer time; and Tim Kriner with 766 hours of volunteer time. Through out the district, the remaining people who volunteer their time for TISD include: A Kimberly Ackley, Melissa Allbright, Sarai Alvarez, Lori Arnold. B Bonita Baker, Lanetta Bass, Melanie Beasley, Dionda Bennett, Glenn Bonner, Brenda Brock, Kim Blair, Sarah D. Blanton, Melissa Bradley, Jennifer Budsize, Jill Buchler. C Martha Caceres, Lynn Castello, Marynn Carrico, Marsha Choate, Rosa Cleveland, Brandi Cannady, Misty Coleman, Kay Cook. E Rebecca Eaton, Brandi Ebner, Kathryn Edwards, Freddie English, Amber Eskue, Gary Eubanks. F Richard Farnsworth, Leshia Fisher, Pat Fountain. G Theresa Gallagher, Dallas Gallant, Gerald Garrett, Suzi Gearheart, Dana Gentry, Becky Garouard, Maria Gonzales, Norma Gray, Susan Green. H Gwen Hart, Melanie Hartsell, Melissa Henderson, Kaye Henry, Eva Hernandez, Vera Hester, Linda Hilton, Ella Holiday, Jessica H. Holloman, Katricia Hortman, Vicky Hewitt, Teresa Hickman, Shelia Hughes. J Sheena Jenkins, Traci Joyner, Blanca Juarez. K Mikayla Kane, Debbie Karnes, Roy Karnes, Kimberly Kembro, Elizabeth King, Richard King, Joanie Knight. L Kendra Lester, Rebecca Lewis, Ester Clark Lewis, Amy Littleford, Ashley Lloyd, Norma Lopez, Teresa Lopez. M Kristine May, Britney McCasland, Crystal McGuire, Ruby Milburn, Carol Miserlian, Dr. Kim Montgomery, Jillian Moore, Lynn Morrison, Michelle Mauldin, Wanda Myers. O Savanna Ogden, Traci Oliphant, Jamie Orozco, Bonny Ortiz. P Dennis Parker Q Christie Quan R Erin Riddle, Elizabeth Robinson, Lyndsey Robinson, Dwayne Ruffin. S Lameka Saldano, Terry Samford, Maria Sandaval, Eva Sanders, Devin Searcy, Teresa Searcy, Brenda Schiro, James Sheridan, Julie Simannok, Michaela Slimp, Buddy Slimp, Julie Smith, Katy Smith, Shirley Smith, Nancy Snider, Jim Stayton, Crissy Stephens. T Carol Thompson, Micky Traub, Maggie Trevino, Wanda Trow, Elizabeth Turman. U Elisa Ulcak V Jerry Vinson, Marie Vinson. W Michelle Wallace, Linda Walker, Catherine Walters, Pam Weaver, Bill Weaver, Lisa Wells, Kim Wheelus, Regina Wheelus, Cindy Williams, Deborah Williams, Hope Williams, Veronica Williams, Shane Williford, Gail Wilson, Joseph Wyble. Donations sent in to TISD were also released and recognized, a total of $2,924 in donations were received this year. School supplies donated by the community had the biggest total of $2,334. Businesses and charitable organizations that donated school supplies include: First United Methodist Church, VFW Post 6899 and Ladies Auxiliary, Order of the Eastern Star and Joe Werner Masonic Lodge, Avalon Place and Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church-Ladies Guild. Donations received for Nachos and Numbers night totaled $550 and came from businesses including HEB-Crockett, Lufkin Coca-Cola, and the Trinity Standard. A donation for National Teacher Appreciation Week was also received by Wildwood Florist in the amount of $40.