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LEF Awards Six Fellowships to LISD Teachers and Staff

Following a blind review by a volunteer-based committee, the Lewisville ISD Education Foundation is awarding six fellowships to LISD professionals and paraprofessionals. These fellowships provide financial assistance to recipients who are seeking higher education degrees and certifications.

“Our mission is to support great education and great educators,” says Thomas White, LEF Executive Director. “Fellowships not only allow us to encourage LISD staff to pursue professional development, they also help to enrich the classroom experience for students who benefit from teachers and administrators who are continuing to learn and contribute to their profession. This program is what helps make LISD one of the best district’s in the state.”

Congratulations to this year’s LEF Fellowship recipients!

BAILEY FRY, Dr. Jerry Roy Fellowship

Bailey is currently a LISD special Education Program Interventionist and is pursuing an Administrative Certificate at Lamar University.

BRADLEY WILLI, Doug Killough Memorial Fellowship

Bradley is an Assistant Principal at The Colony High School and is seeking a Doctorate of Educational Leadership at Dallas Baptist University.

ERICKA CASTILLEJA, MSU Texas Excellence Fellowship

Ericka is a Billingual Language Assessment Clerk. She is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree to become a bilingual teacher from Midwestern State University.

LESLIE MCREYNOLDS, Minnie Mae & Mack Bogard Teacher Fellowship

Leslie is currently at Donald Elementary teaching art. She is pursuing a Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling Master’s Degree at Texas Woman’s University.

MARIBEL CANTU, Dr. Jerry Roy Fellowship

Maribel is currently an Instructional Math Coach at Vickery Elementary. She is seeking a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership at Dallas Baptist University.

BLAKE BOGUS, Dr. Jerry Roy Fellowship

Blake is an English teacher at Hebron High School and is pursuing a Teacher Leadership/Curriculum and Instruction (ESL Concentration) Master’s Degree at Lamar University.

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