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'Everyday Hero' Recipients Honored at March 10 Board Meeting

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

"Everyday Hero": Pictured (from left) are Sheila Carter, Todd Raymond, Allen Taylor, Dr. Nita Ellis, Bobbie Thompson, Christi Burton, Maxine Hill, and Grant Priess (photo by DERIK MOORE)."Everyday Hero": Pictured (from left) are Sheila Carter, Todd Raymond, Allen Taylor, Dr. Nita Ellis, Bobbie Thompson, Christi Burton, Maxine Hill, and Grant Priess (photo by DERIK MOORE).Weatherford ISD Board members were pleased to honor both staff members and Durham School Services Employees the "Everyday Hero Award" for their hard work and quick thinking skills during a minor accident involving an SUV and a school bus in February.

Among those recognized was Bobbie Thompson, a Durham School Services employee and driver of the school bus that was hit from behind. Thompson immediately evacuated all the children from the bus, went back inside and verfied all students were out, and then went back to be with the group outside at a safe distance from the bus.

Others recognized included WISD School Resource Officers Todd Raymond, Allen Taylor; WISD Director of Operations, Safety, and Security Grant Priess; WISD Executive Director of Student Services Dr. Nita Ellis; Christi Burton, Assistant Principal at Ikard Elementary; Maxine Hill, bilingual teacher at Seguin Elementary; Sheila Carter, nurse at the Ninth Grade Center; and several other staff who helped on the scene.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

  • AHS at Colleyville Heritage;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Southlake Carroll Invitational, Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 7:00 a.m.

Monday, September 8

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

Tuesday, September 9

  • AHS Varsity vs. Everman at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Burleson Kerr MS, Scrimmage;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Kerr MS at Aledo MS, Scrimmage;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Richland;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

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