The Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. cordially invites you to the eighteenth annual Lamplighter Awards Banquet
on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at 6:30 PM at Pinecrest Country Club.
Tickets for the dinner and awards program are $25 each.  Return your check made payable to the Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. and the attached reply form by Wednesday, March 28, to make reservations.  There will be no admission to the banquet without a paid reservation.  You will not receive a ticket; please check in at the registration table at the banquet for your seating.

Mail to Kay Ray, Longview ISD Foundation, Inc., P. O. Box 2807, Longview, Texas 75606.  For information, please call 903-452-7015 or email to or
Based on an idea inspired by the children’s book My Great-Aunt Arizona by Gloria Houston, this banquet will honor a student from each Longview ISD campus and the educator or education support staff member who has had a significant influence on him or her.
The Longview ISD Foundation is proud to present the 2018 honorees:
Bramlette Elementary School— Earl Bonner honored by Cash Carpenter
East Texas Montessori Prep Academy—Maria Felix honored by Elizabeth Landaverde
J. L. Everhart Elementary School—Bitia Saravia honored by Veronica Vasquez
Hudson Elementary School—Allison Beard honored by Mason Lundy
Johnston-McQueen Elementary School—Christy Scott honored by Kyler Wilson
and Lynn Bearden, retired counselor, honored by Riley McGrede
South Ward Elementary School—Charlotte Munoz honored by Emily Rodriquez
Ware Elementary School—Nyvonnia Gray honored by Kennedi Mathis
Ned E. Williams Elementary School—Carol Pruitt honored by Alya Spruills
Forest Park Middle School—Katie Thompson honored by Denim Worth
Foster Middle School—Nathan Brazell honored by Natalie Holder
Judson Middle School— Mattie Cuba honored by Kayden Turner
Longview Early Graduation High School—Pam Anthony honored by Luke Bailey
Longview High School—Wesley Dorsett honored by Matthew Boles
and Janel Garner, teacher at Foster Middle School, honored by Tahjaa Robertson
The Longview ISD Foundation will award the sixteenth annual Cornerstone Award to Pat Johnson, retired LISD director of instructional technology, for
 her years of support of the Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. and the annual Lamplighter Awards.
Please join the Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. in making this event a memorable one that will allow students to honor the employees of Longview ISD who have touched their hearts and minds during their school lives.  By attending the banquet you will show your support for Longview ISD students and educators.
The Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community organization whose mission is to request, receive, maintain and use funds to maximize the quality of education available in the Longview ISD.  Since 1996, the Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. has funded 668 grants through the annual Great Rewards for Great Ideas program, returning $701,431.90 to teachers, counselors, librarians and nurses throughout LISD so that they can offer the very best classroom instruction and programs to all students.  Since 2008, the Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. has funded 32 Campus Initiative Grants for a total of $90,060.12.