At the March 2018 LISD Board of Trustees meeting, Kay Ray, executive director of the Longview ISD Foundation, presented inscribed bricks in Foundation Plaza to the LISD 2017 Teachers of the Year.

The 2017 Teachers of the Year are Kaylyn Willis, teacher at Ned E. Williams Elementary School, and  Kristina Graegin, teacher at Judson Middle School, and 

Each year LISD purchases bricks in the plaza to honor the Teachers of the Year.

Foundation Plaza is located on the southeast corner of Lobo Stadium on the campus of Longview High School.