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LCM recognized by Chamber of Commerce

Special to The Leader

Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD is the District being recognized by the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce as their Student and Employee of the Month for February.

Senior Ayson Simmons was the student recognized. Nominated by Coach Brad Jeffcoat, he talked about the qualities that Ayson exhibits. “Ayson Simmons is not the best basketball player I’ve ever coached, but he is the best kid I have ever been around. He is the most respectful, the most dependable, and the most coachable kid to ever play for me.  I am very proud of the year he’s had in basketball and even prouder of the person that he is.”

Ayson is also described as a “Quiet leader that lets actions speak much louder than words. He’s loyal, trust-worthy, responsible and self-motivated, with great follow through.

Ayson’s future goals include earning a degree in Business and Management.

Lindsey Fruge, center, was recognized by representatives of the Chamber Ambassadors as “Employee of the Month.”

The Teacher of the Month is journalism and English teacher, Lindsey Fruge.  Lindsey received two nominations from colleagues, Melanie Claybar and Michelle Courmier.

According to Ms. Courmier, “Mrs. Fruge always has a positive outlook and attitude. She is a dependable team player who always takes time to ensure that her students are able to achieve their goals.”

Among other accolades, Ms. Claybar said, “Lindsey works tirelessly with her yearbook and newspaper staff to serve all of LCM. She has embraced social media to keep staff and students informed and to post positive information about LCM. She and her Bearfacts staff have received numerous awards for their reporting. She cares about her students and fellow teachers and does her best to leave a positive mark on everyone she meets.”

LCMCISD is pleased to have these two representatives of our students and staff recognized by the Chamber and appreciate their efforts to highlight the many outstanding things being done by the LCM family and other districts throughout Orange County.