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'Everyday Hero' Recipients Honored at March 10 Board Meeting

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

"Everyday Hero": Pictured (from left) are Sheila Carter, Todd Raymond, Allen Taylor, Dr. Nita Ellis, Bobbie Thompson, Christi Burton, Maxine Hill, and Grant Priess (photo by DERIK MOORE).Weatherford ISD Board members were pleased to honor both staff members and Durham School Services Employees the "Everyday Hero Award" for their hard work and quick thinking skills during a minor accident involving an SUV and a school bus in February.

Among those recognized was Bobbie Thompson, a Durham School Services employee and driver of the school bus that was hit from behind. Thompson immediately evacuated all the children from the bus, went back inside and verfied all students were out, and then went back to be with the group outside at a safe distance from the bus.

Others recognized included WISD School Resource Officers Todd Raymond, Allen Taylor; WISD Director of Operations, Safety, and Security Grant Priess; WISD Executive Director of Student Services Dr. Nita Ellis; Christi Burton, Assistant Principal at Ikard Elementary; Maxine Hill, bilingual teacher at Seguin Elementary; Sheila Carter, nurse at the Ninth Grade Center; and several other staff who helped on the scene.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, March 3

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Waxahachie JV Tournament at Waxahachie Country Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats at Crowley, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Crowley at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity Orange at Glen Rose Invitational at Squaw Valley Golf Course Links Course.

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Brock at Brock High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, March 6

  • Aledo Varsity at Chisholm Trail Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at Bearcat Brawl at Split Rail Links and Golf Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *Senior Night & District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, March 9

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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