VIDOR — Vidor Middle School student Nicholas Lewis, center, a finalist in the Better Business Bureau’s “Laws of Life” essay contest, is pictured with English teacher and contest coordinator for Vidor Middle School Michelle Reynolds, and Dr. Jay Killgo, Vidor ISD Superintendent of Schools. Nicholas presented his essay to the school board and guests at the March school board meeting. Of the 2,200 entries, Nicholas is in the top ten. At a ceremony and dinner presented by the Better Business Bureau on April 16, his place will be announced.
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Nathaniel Colbert, standing at left, was officially sworn in earlier this week as the newest member of the West Orange-Cove Consolidated Independent School District’s Board of Trustees.
Kiwanis Club gets schooled on LSC-O’s EMS program
Rickey Land believes there’s no reason why every person shouldn’t know CPR.
VHS Interact Club installs new officers
The Vidor High School Interact officers for the 2014-2015 school year are, from second at left to right: President Taylor Frazier, Vice President Tiffany Charleston, Secretary Madison Marino and Treasurer Mallory Gray. They are pictured with Rotary Assistant District Governor Bobby Simon of Nederland. Interact is a Rotary affiliate.
LCJH drill team secures awards at Galveston contest
The Little Cypress Junior High Golden Dazzler Dance Team attended American Dance/Drill Team camp in Galveston, Texas from June 24 to June 26.
KVLU radio adds new programming
Lamar University public radio 91.3 KVLU has announced the acquisition of two programs new to the station’s Saturday afternoon schedule.
Daleo, McNeil receive Catholic Daughters of America scholarships
Two local high school students have been selected as recipients of an annual scholarship award from a local organization.
LSC-O to resume ACE program
Due to the demand for highly qualified teachers who have received face-to-face instruction by highly experienced master teachers, the Alternative Certification for Educators Program, the ACE program, at Lamar State College–Orange will restart in fall 2014 on a limited basis.
Intrigued by robotics, student heads to Austin
Marissa Gray, student at Community Christian School and a FIRST Robotics FRC 5287 team member was accepted to First Bytes at UT in Austin.
Killgo shares info with Friends of the Library
Dr. Jay Killgo, Superintendent of Schools for the Vidor Independent School District, was the guest speaker at the Vidor Friends of the Library meeting this past week. Killgo discussed goals for the upcoming year for Vidor ISD and shared success stories, such as improved test scores and student achievement.
VISD offers fun summer camp events
Boys in Vidor ISD Community Education’s summer basketball camp had a great time this past week learning skills and drills. Other camps, which are open to anyone, not just Vidor residents, this summer are cooking, animals, princess camp, pirates, girls’ volleyball, drama, arts and crafts, science, soccer, and running. For more information, call 409-951-9700.
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