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Lamar CISD Employee Recognitions

May 26, 2020 | Community Relations
Each year, Lamar CISD honors employees for their service to the children of our community. While we might not be able to celebrate in person for the time being, we are grateful for the individuals below and thank them for their years of service to our District. 

Do you remember what was going on in the world in 2015? Five years ago, Birdman was selected as “Best Picture” at the Oscars and the average price of gas was $2.51. Back in 2015, Disney banned the selfie stick from all of its theme parks, David Letterman hosted “Late Show with David Letterman” for the last time and the cost of a 30 second Super Bowl ad was just over 4.5 million dollars.

5-year employees: Helen Achigonye, Oluwatosin Akande, Ricardo Alanis, Jessica Alaniz, Jennifer Albright, Kelly Alderman, Cedric Allen, Ray Allen, Scott Altorfer, Herlinda Alvarez, Dominique Alverio, Amy Amacker, Michael Ameen, Aaron Anderson, Lisa Andres, Leah Argento, Karina Arguello, Tammy Armstrong, Courtney Arnold, Marisa Baker, Angie Balderas, Georgia Barbosa, Nitza Batista-Torres, Maria Bazaldua, Amanda Bell, Randy Belmarez, Adelaida Benavides, Claire Beyrouty, Cherry Bickham, John Bijarro, Christina Blackmon, Jenny Blakeman, Tracie Bogany, Kirby Bosse, Sarah Brackin, Carolyn Bracksieck, Wendy Bradford, Tiffany Bradshaw, Loren Brock, Brandon Brooks, Cara Bryan. Antoinette Buckley, Michelle Camilli, Kelsey Campbell, Christine Cantu, Vanessa Cantu, Faith Cao, Adonia Carabajal, Traci Carballo, Kay Carnahan, Brendalee Carson, Brittany Carter, Valeria Casarez, Torrey Castaneda, Cynthia Castellanos, Rose Causey, Rebecca Cavasos, Ashley Cernosek, Jane Champagne, Pedro Chapa, Lisa Charles, Millie Chatham, Clacie Ciaccio, Shannon Clark, Kelly Cloud, JB Collins, Amanda Compean, Patricia Compean, Lauren Cook, Cristina Cooper, Cristina Cora, Amanda Corneh, Heather Cornejo, Pauulette Cousins, Julie Crawford, Caitlyn Cross, Carrie Cruickshank, Gregory Cruse, Joshua Cruse, Karen Dailey, SAMAR Darwiche, John Davin, Kasandra Davis, Sean Davis, Thomas Davis, Benjamin De La O, Gabriel De Loera, Libby Decker, Richard Delrodario, David Dickens, Dustin Drake, Clarice Dumont, Dana Duran, Darla Durbin, Victoria Echeverria Hernandez, Ashley Edwards, Eli Elarabi, A Shanta Ellis, Joia Emery, Jennifer Emokpaire, Amy Evans, Gena Evans, Kelley Falleroni, Ashley Farrell, Tami Farrington, Syeda Fasi, Tiffany Ferris, William Flemming, Leticia Fonseca, Tyalian Fontenot, Jacob Frank, Deborah Fredrick, Angelique Fuller, Marisol Salmones Vallejo, Jennifer Gabriel, Brittany Gamel, Kristina Garcia, Maria Garcia, Miriam Garcia, Doneisha Gartica, Leymi Garza, Holly Gesink, Richuard Ghinelli, Emily Giametta, Jamie Glassco, Brittany Godwin, Ashley Gomez, Juan Gomez, Cristina Gonzalez, Kelley Goodman, Chelsey Gouti, Lana Grammer, Jimitra Granger, Rosalind Green, Mallory Guel, Alexandra Gutierrez, Jose Guiterrez, Richard Guzman, Roberta Hall, Linda Harrell, Carl Harris, Dayna Hawkins, Lekenwic Haynes, Jami Hernandez, Santos Hernandez, Stephanie Herrington, Roy Hill, Tana Holmes, Jordan Howland, Marilupe Hren, Morgan Hunter, Terry Hydo, Renovato Ibarra, Jose Ibarra, Kenota Jackson, Stacy Jacob, Angela James, Angela Johnson, Tiffany Johnson, Brooke Johnston, Mary Jones, Michael Jones, Valorie Jones, Monika Jordan, Amanda Kanak, Deidre Kelly, Yoon Kim, Amber King, Rachel Knox, Lauren Koen, Stephen Koen, Jennifer Korczynski, Ajuanda Lamothe, Krystal Landaverde, Kandi Laney, Linda Lara, Jayme Lee, James Lefever, Alison Leslie, Lindsey Lester, Dolean Lewis, Flor Linan-Shaw, Danielle Lippold, Ana Lopez, Sarah Lopez, Shadi Lotfimoghaddam, Michael Lutanno, Amber Malone, Chasity Marks, Ann Marro, Amanda Martin, Eloisa Martinez Hernandez, Valerie Martinez, Samuel Mata, Lucinda Matthew, Marshall McBride, Martharene McClain, Robert McConnell, Stephanie McElroy, Jessica Mendieta, Rachel Medoza, Shattoiia Middleton, Ketelyn Miksch, Valerie Millwee, Kionne Mitchell, Monique Mitchell, Ofelia Moncada, Marangely Montes, Janet Montgomery, Amanda Moreno, Latasha Morris, Marla Moss, Samantha Mouret, Jessica Murray, Krystina Navarro, Tania Negreros, Nicole Nelson, Sue Nguyen, Lamanda Nipps, Angel Noble, Jennifer Nowak, Dahlia Obrien, Carol Ogura, Tega Okiti, Roberta Olivares, Migdalia Orellana De Guzman, Jose Ortega Rico, Macinda Ortega, Steven Ortega, Rene Ortiz, Kevin Parker, Lina Patino, Vivian Patton, Danielle Paul, Lisa Pena-Gaber, Eduardo Perez-Silva, Nelda Perez, Nicholas Perez, Amber Perkins, Michelle Peterson, Criselda Pfitzinger, Dorothy Phillips, Kasey Phillips, Ronald Pierce, Sheryl Pierce, Jerry Pirtle, Rijean Pitre, Diana Pooley, Arletha Qualls, Carmen Quijada, Patricia Quinones-Guerra, Joe Ramirez, Maria Ramire, Melissa Ramos, Francisco Rangel, Leona Ray, Geovanna Regalado, Laura Rendon, Juanita Reyes, Jose Reyna, Stephanie Rhodes, Jill Richardson, Brenda Richbourg, Kimberly Rios, Brittany Roberts, Chelsi Robinson, Yolanda Robinson, Aura Rodriguez, Michele Rodriguez, Ruben Rodriguez, Corine Rogers, Vicmarie Roman, Jacqueline Salazar, John Salazr, Olga Salazar, Jose Sanchez, Virginia Sanchez, Madison Sanders, Arthur Sandoval, Jorge Santos-Feliciano, Lezlie Seahorn, Kelly Shepard, Allison Sherwood, Stephanie Shimala, Susan Shivers, Paula Sierra, Erika Silva, Stephen Simons, Kanwal Sirajuddin, Anita Smith, Brandon Smith, Madison Smith, Martin Smith, Maegan Snapp, Beth Sresthaphunlarp, Latristaca Stephens, Cheryl Stiles, Jennifer Stuckey, Amanda Sutton, Steven Swallers, Latrina Swanigan, Ryan Tatum, Nancy Tejada, Bryant Thompkins, Nakia Thompson, Deborah Tielke, Elizabeth Tinajero, Kevin Tinnin, Lacie Tivet, Maria Torres-Cortez, Yvette Torres, Shavonne Tracy, Ted Tran, Holly Treece, Pauline Tremaine, Milagro Turcios, Damien Turner, Sheila Turner, Kristen Twilley, Amanda Ulrich, Paula Uribe, Stephanie Varela, Lizet Vasquez, Ma Vega De Diaz De Leon, Brett Velliquette, Benigno Ventura, Chrystie Vickery, Aida, Villarreal, Courtney Villarreal, Jessica Villarreal, Marisol Viveros, Nikeshia Walkerm Daniel Ward, Jeremy Washington, Anne Wertz, Brittany Williams, Tarchelle Williams, Anitra Wilson, Elizabeth Wood, Nancy Wood, Julie Yeager, Andrea Yocum, John Younker, Kristin Zapalac, Nicholaus Zapalac, Guillermo Zarate and Veronica Zemlicka.

Back in 2010, The Hurt Locker was the Academy’s choice for “Best Picture” and one gallon of gas was right around $2.96. The top song of the year was “TikTok” by Ke$sha, Sony produced its final cassette walkman and Starbucks began offering free Wifi in all of its stores.

10-year employees: Bridget Adams, Rufina Alas, Lisa Alexander, Keri Almendarez, Vanessa Andrews, Gloria Argueta, Monica Arratia, Thomas Avinger, Laura Bailes, Theodore Baines, Brenda Ballou, Courtney Barrera, Catherine Barth, Cara Becerra, Amy Bennett, Rosalinda Breaux, Tamisha Brooks, Randolph Brown, Janet Buffamante, Blake Burton, Ashley Callis, Nelsy Carberry, Michelle Cardwell, Jorge Carmona, Belem Castro, Jenny Cawthon, Priscilla Chapa Judith Cochren, Lisa Contreras-Enriquez, Maria Cortez, Samantha Cortez, Donna Cowart, Marqueshah Coy, Tanesha Crockett, Christopher Crummel, Christopher Cuellar, Phyllis Davidson, Angela Detiveaux, Christopher Dittfurth, Myrna Duran, David Eakin, Gene Eubanks, Susan Evans, Rachelle Ferguson, Vurnell Ford, Courtney Gagnon, Melanie Galdamez, Carolyn Gallman, Cynthia Garcia, Maria Garza de Martinez, Roger Gilanyi, Barbara Gorka, Tommy Granger, Rachel Guidry, Alma Guzman, Jill Halligan, Erika Hernandez, Mary Hernandez, Sonya Hernandez, Norma Herrera, Mark Hesterlee, Kesley Humphrey, Alyson Jarvis, David Jeffery, Eddie Jenkins, Jacques Johnson, Ashley Jones, Charlie Jones, Delana Jones, Diedre Jones, Sylvia Jones, Jackqueline Joseph, Lisa Jurena, Thomas Kelley, Harriet King, Sierra King, Jennifer Kipping, Tammy Korenek, Antonina Krenek, Guadalupe Liendro, Jennifer Linebaugh, Rosalia Lopez, Kimberly Lynch, Willow Malick, Alma Martinez, Judy Martinez, Mario Martinez, Alyssa Matthys, Vanessa McClain, Kelly McInroe, Colonious McNeal, Paulina Medina, Henva Medlow Petronila Melgar, Keith Merrick, Lawrence Mills, Pamela Mitchell, Rosabel Monge, Nancy Montecillo, Brian Moore, Anadelia Moreno, Feliberto Moreno, Veronica Moreno, Alyce Neiman, Stephen Noto, Jackie Ogunlana, Meagen Oliver, Jacqueline Ortega, Mary Ortega, Nicholas Palacios, Shalesha Pierce, Wanda Polk, Keith Pope, Jake Popp, Melissa Pratt, Crystal Puryear, Reyna Ramirez de Aguilar, Maria Ramirez, Sanjuana Ramirez, Carin Reeves, Harold Reeves, Elsa Resendez, Melissa Rivera, Roderick Robinson, Isabel Robles, Stephanie Rodenberg-Lewis, Blanca Rodriguez, Sylvia Rodriguez, Dolores Rosales, Roxanne Salazar, Mary Salinas, Nirsa Sanchez, Tara Scott, Winfield Scott, Cheran Sherrod, Gloria Smith, Penny Smith, Samuel Smith, Soraya Soto, Karinda Sowell, Heather Squires, Sarah Stevens, Shana Story, Brandon Strother, Erica Sury, Tori Swindle, Sandra Tamez, Jason Thompson, Gregory Tielke, Traci Toler, Brandi Turner, Meredith Vance, Sonia Vasquez, Tara Vernon, Todd Voelkel, Bruce Vogler, Crystal Walker, Todd Wandling, Erin Wehring, and Kendra Willeby.

In 2005, one gallon of gas was right around $2.30 and Million Dollar Baby was the Academy’s choice for “Best Picture”. Fifteen years ago, the world was introduced to YouTube, J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” hit the shelves and the top song of the year was “We Belong Together” by Mariah Carey.

15-year employees: Cynthia Alanis, Trudy Alexander-Love, Lydia Almazan, Sally Alonzo, Carolyn Anderson, Gayle Armendarez, Heather Ashton, Angela Brenner, Frederick Brooks, Candace Bruce, Christine Bryan, Silvia Castrejon, Paul Cerny, Rosalinda Compean, Stephanie Counter, Risa Crosby, Nicole Davis, Courtney De La Torre, Kelley Diller, Karla Engelbrecht, Richard Fagert, Karen Flores, Isabel Fonseca, Brian Forshee, Dennis Fyke, Oamela Fyke, Theresa Gage, Lydia Garcia, Erik Garner, Georginia Guillen, Kyndra Gurbach, Tanya Gutierrez, Janice Harvey, Laura Haugvoll, Pamela Heikkila, Guadalupe Hernandez, Sandra Herrera, Shanna Hicks, Jennifer Hines, Deborah Holzhuter, Lisa Horsch, Shereka Irvin, Vanetta Jackson, Cyra Kanga, Chrissy Konyha, Fellicia Kulhanek, Henry Luna, Rita Luna, Marci Macha, Renee Madrigal, Rhonda Mark, Dawn Marshall, Melissa Martinez, Kevin McCune, Maria Mendoza, Timothy Morris, Maria Munoz, Dana Nowlin, Delores Perry, Kimberly Ramaker, Ismael Rangel, Christopher Riggs, Janicee Riverra, Amanda Roberts, Lisa Robinson, Cynthia Rodriguez, Aimee Rubin, Allison Ryan Brooks, Toni Scott, Jana Simoneaux, Winnifer Stubblefield, Sonia Tarbes-Fernandez, Jenny Timberlake, Diana Trevino, Rhonda Vela, Cassie Venable, Luz Villafranco, Peter Villagomez, Jelena Winnicki and Linda Wolfgang.

The turn of the millennium brought us Peanuts in the newspaper for the very last time, a gallon of gas for approximately $1.56 and the closure of Broadway’s Cats. In 2000, Microsoft founder Bill Gates stepped down as CEO and the year’s “Best Picture” was American Beauty.

20-year employees: Ronnie Arnold, Carolyn Atkins, Enrique Becerra, John Becerra, Verna Berry, Laura Brown, Tiffany Broxson, Amy Cedillo, Maria Chavez, Kelle Coleman, Angela Cruz, Eva De La Garza, Maricela Dehoyos, Manuela Deluna, Debra Evans, Donna Fletcher, Isabell Frank, Edna Freeman, Rebekah Garvel, Maria Garza, Natividad Gonzalez, Richard Hanzelka, Robert Hedin, Michelle Hernandez, Wesley Hines, Lana Kettler, Lashun King, Janice Knight, Sandra Knight, Deborah Korenek, Deborah Kretschmer, Charles Marcucci, Mary Martinez, Ruth Maus, Lisa Mays, Ysidro Merlos, Willie Miles, Jennifer Montier, Deborah Nesbitt, Anne Nguyen, Stephanie Nififfer, Susana Ortiz, Saundra Pletka, Tracie Pryor, Victoria Rivas, Rosalind Robinson, Peggy Ryan, Sonya Sanzo, Stefanie Stanley, Ann Stockton, Lal Terrell, Jenna Valenta, Amalia Villarreal, Diann Villarreal and Bradford Wheat.

Back in 1995, gas prices were $1.15 per gallon, Forrest Gump claimed "Best Picture" at the Oscars and the world was introduced to eBay and the DVD. 25 years ago, we also saw Michael Jordan's return to the NBA after taking a year off to play baseball and Toy Story was released as the first fully computer generated movie. 

25-year employees: Joan Batts, Patricia Bertuglia, Lynnette Brown, Javier Chavez, Clara Conner, March Davila, Jorge Dehoyos, Susan Dynes, Jeffrey Herbst, Blanca Herrera, Kayla Hoth, Myron Howard, Rhonda Huseman, Dianna Irving, Lynn Kahlenberg, Rashana McDaniel, John McKeever, Christine Muzik, Ronald Oberhoff, Jeffery Peters, Gloria Rameriez, Joyce Reyes, Cecilia Rodriguez, Maria Vasquez and Leanne Wells.

Thirty years ago brought us the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope into orbit, Driving Miss Daisy as the Academy's choice for "Best Picture" and a gallon of gas for $1.15. You could purchase a loaf of bread for 70 cents and the world marveled at Kevin McCallister's antics when his family left him "Home Alone." 

30-year employees: Rosita Galvan, Shannon Hood, Louisa Longoria, Jill Ludwig, Iris McNair, Michelle Moehlig, Karen Mumphord, Virginia Stoeltje, Jeannette Vasquez and Paula Zamora.

1985 brought us the first version of Microsoft Windows, the first “.com” domain name and the removal of Route 66 from the United States Highway System. 35 years ago, Amadeus claimed “Best Picture” at the Oscars and one gallon of gas would cost you $1.12.

35-year employees: Sharon Baldwin, Adela Diaz and George Whileyman.

In 1980, the world was introduced to the Rubiks Cube, CNN and Post It notes. One gallon of gas would ring up at approximately $1.19 and the year’s “Best Picture” was Kramer vs. Kramer.

40- year employee: Shirley Schmidt.

In 1975,  America was introduced to the Ford F-150, the first episode of Saturday Night Live and mood rings. Congratulations to our two employees who have been with Lamar CISD for 45 years! 

45-year employees: Louis Ringer and Marcelle Slovak.