First place in the junior division of the Pirates Escapades talent competition was awarded to Ariel Collier, right, for her original vocal solo. Junior competition’s second place award went to the LaPray sisters, left photo below, who sang. Third place in junior competition went to a twirling trio consisting of Leah Baker, Lakin Funderburke, and Reece Fielder, right photo below.
Roger and Sheila Friedeck were honored by Vidor Rotary Club at their Monday meeting. They were recognized by President Tim Andrews as Pillars of the Community, an award given by the club to single out Vidor citizens who have contributed in a huge way to the local community.
Congratulations to seniors Destiny Marsh and Steven Landry on being chosen the Career & Technology Students of the Month . Destiny shows great potential in her Pharmacy Tech class and Steven in both his pharmacy and construction trades classes.
Brandon Beach came dressed as a pirate to Vidor Elementary to read “Shiver Me Letters” to life skills and PPCD students. The students made hats, listened to the story, talked and danced like pirates. He is an ex-Life Skills student from Orangefield ISD, and is a former student of Vidor Elementary teacher Wanda McLane.
Recognized as Vidor Rotary Club Students of the Month are left to right: Koy Broussard, Serena Van Winkle, and Taylor Frederick (Vidor High School), Taylor Aucoin (AIM Center High School), and Tyler Hudgins (Vidor High School). The students were recognized by Vidor Rotary Club President Tim Andrews and the group, treated to lunch, and presented with certificates and books donated to the Rotary green bus in their honor. Each were selected for being outstanding students and campus leaders.
By Sally Andrews Coordinator of Community Relations
Vidor Elementary’s Christy Mauboles was named January Employee of the Month at the January 16 Board of Trustees meeting. She is a PreKindergarten teacher with 21 years of service. She is recognized for being a high energy individual whose students have a great time in her classroom because she teachers with extreme animation and enthusiasm. “Her co-workers all think she’s nutty in a good kind of way!” says one nominator.
Nole Enderle stands with Pine Forest principal Mr. Preston Clark. Nole was honored at the VISD Board of Trustees meeting on Monday evening for his donation of many bicycles and other toys to the Blue Santa program. November 8 was Nole Enderle Day in Vidor, and he also received a $500 DuGood Credit Union award ,which he is spending on more toys for Blue Santa.
Students of Little Cypress Junior High art teacher, Donna Cole, recently won ribbons and a first place medal for artwork that they entered in the Houston Livestock and Rodeo Art Contest. The work of Raeleigh Underwood earned a gold medal and is being exhibited at the show in Houston. Other students winning ribbons include