The Longview ISD Foundation Announces Its Annual Raffle in Conjunction with the 24th Annual Lamplighter Awards

Each year the Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. holds a raffle in conjunction with its Lamplighter Awards banquet.

Tickets are one (1) for $5.00 or three (3) for $10.00.  When buying a ticket, one can check the item he or she hopes to win, spreading tickets among the items or putting all tickets on one item. 

The Foundation will hold three separate drawings on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at 6:30 PM at the 24th annual Lamplighter Awards banquet at Pinecrest Country Club.  Winners need not be present to win.

Information about the raffle is also on the Foundation’s website at

To purchase raffle tickets, contact Kay Ray, Foundation director, at 903-452-7015 or or purchase from any Foundation board member. 

Raffle tickets are also available for purchase from Kacy Swaim in the Longview ISD Community Relations Department at the LISD Education Support Center, 1301 E. Young Street, and at Henry and Moore Jewelry in the shopping center adjacent to Hobby Lobby on Loop 281.

To purchase raffle tickets, buyers may also text Kay Ray or email her exactly which items to check on their raffle tickets and then pay by Venmo at Gloria Kay Ray@longviewisdfoundation or Kay Ray@besmart1, both of which will legally and securely transfer money to the Foundation’s checking account.

The 2024 Lamplighter Awards Raffle items are:
Ladies Vahan open style 14K gold and sterling silver bracelet with sparkling diamonds (.09 ct diamonds total weight) illuminating the links.  Refined, timelessly styled bracelet makes a bold, beautiful statement. Donated by Henry and Moore Jewelry. Retail value:  $1,750.00  
Dallas Cowboys 2024 Thanksgiving Day Football Game Fun~Six (6) Club Level seats with a parking pass.
Donated by Leah and Matthew Hickman and Mitzi and Jon Fontenot.  Retail value: $3,000.
DINE ACROSS LONGVIEW GIFT CARD BASKET ~ $25 gift cards to Longview’s favorite eateries plus a four-course luncheon for ten in the Lobo Bistro prepared by the culinary arts instructors and students.  Retail value:  $800.00