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2014 Ambassador Awards in HCISD


And the winners are…


Administrator of the Year

Yarda Leflet, Curriculum & Instruction


Assistant Principal

Soor-el Puga, Buda Elementary School


Counselor of the Year

Lori Schmidt, Lehman High School 


Child Nutrition Employee of the Year

Alicia Obregon, Hemphill Elementary School


Custodian of the Year

Juan Hernandez Soto, Elm Grove Elementary School


Hays High Five Employee of the Year

Esther Leal, Hays High School


Librarian of the Year

Jennifer Ripstra, Wallace Middle School


Maintenance Employee of the Year

Mike Baker, M&O


Nurse of the Year

Maria Mendoza Rodriguez, Science Hall Elementary


Principal of the Year

Michelle Chae, Lehman High School


Professional of the Year

Betsy Russell, Curriculum & Instruction


Secretary of the Year

Kathleen Hymes, Carpenter Hill Elementary


Special Ed. Employee of the Year

Lori Davis, Special Education


Substitute of the Year

Dottie Armstrong, Fuentes Elementary


Teacher Assistant of the Year

Miriam Raza, Dahlstrom Middle School


Technology Employee of the Year

Ray Gonzales, Technology


Transportation Employee of the Year

Linda Myers, Bus Driver-Transportation


Volunteer of the Year

Christine Cabrera, Chapa Middle School


All winners will be honored at the Ambassador Awards Reception which takes place from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. May 12 at the Barton Middle School cafeteria. The public is welcome to attend.


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