TOT Officers announced for Spring 2016 at LSC-O

Published 9:04 am Friday, January 29, 2016

Special to The Leader

The Teachers of Tomorrow (TOT) organization at Lamar State College – Orange has selected officers for the spring 2016 semester. The group includes Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) education majors on the campus who are currently or have taken taking Introduction to Teaching or Introduction to Special Populations classes. The sponsor of the group is long time educator Dorraine Babcock.

President elect, Amy Wood, a 2012 Vidor High School graduate, served as vice president of the TOT group last year. Amy plans to attend Lamar University after graduating from LSC-O to obtain her bachelor’s degree. She is the daughter of Janice and Michael Wood. Amy’s siblings are Michael Wood, Jr., Katina Watson and Maranda Mosley.

The TOT organization elected Melanie Lee as the vice president. She is a 1993 graduate of Redbank Valley Jr./Sr. High School in New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.   While in high school Melanie served as vice president of the Library Media Club. Melanie’s major at Lamar State College – Orange is AAT-1 and she plans to earn her bachelor’s degree in elementary education at Lamar University. She has four children, Louis Bazan, Jr., Izabella Lee, Alexander Lee and Elizabeth Lee. Melanie is the daughter of Ruth Marie Spencer and James Kovach.

Michelle Jackson was elected secretary of the TOT organization. She is a 2006 graduate of Vidor High School.   While in high school Michelle was the sports trainer and served as vice president of the group. After graduating from LSC-O, Michelle plans to earn her bachelor’s degree in history from Lamar University. She is the daughter of Floyd and Tina Jackson and has two siblings, Floyd Jackson, Jr. and Robert Jackson.

Cedric Lee will serve as public relations officer of the TOT group. He is a 1983 graduate of West Orange-Stark High School. While in high school Cedric participated in sports and the student government where he served as class representative. Cedric is a volunteer at his church. He plans on obtaining his bachelor’s degree at Lamar University and wants to become a junior high school art teacher. Cedric is the son of William and Luveor Lee, has five sisters and one brother. He has two sons, Erik and Sheldon.

If anyone would like information about the TOT organization or the associate of arts in teaching degree plan, please contact Suzonne Crockett, Education and Mathematics Division Director at Lamar State College – Orange at 882-3053.