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March 30, 2014

LCI educator is Reaud Award recipient

ORANGE — Summer Diamond, a fifth-grade English/Language Arts teacher at Little Cypress Intermediate was notified recently that she is a 2014 Reaud Excellence in Education Award recipient. She was surprised Friday afternoon when a “short staff meeting” following school turned into an announcement of her selection for this prestigious recognition.

Diamond and the other Reaud award winners will be feted at a reception in their honor on May 1, at the John Gray Library. Along with the honor of this recognition, the recipients will also receive a cash award of $10,000.

Fifteen recipients were selected from an impressive collection of nominations submitted by schools throughout Southeast Texas. Wayne A. Reaud, Chairman of Board, stated, “Education is the key to a better future and great teachers are the key to education. Our winners are outstanding representatives of excellence in education.”

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