Leesville High School
2019 LHS Senior Awards Day
At Senior Awards Day at Leesville High School on May 7, the LHS Alumni Association and a group of generous alumni distributed $8,000 in scholarships to the following distinguished seniors: Leon Hopkins, the L.S. “Buck” Hooper Award, presented by Ray Ortiz, president of the alumni association; Sydney Parker, the Dick Berry, Sr., and Hannah Holt, the Dicky Berry scholarships, awarded by Lisa Berry Franklin and Jimmy Berry; Madelyn Phillips, the Nettie Williamson Memorial, announced by Ray Ortiz; Sarah Stafford, the Mae Ann Owen Memorial, awarded by Charles Owen; Caleb Westfall, the Chad Clark Memorial, awarded by the Honorable Vernon Clark; the Albert “Al” Dunn, Jr.,Scholarship, awarded by Tandy Schwartz, Jennifer Schwartz Mount, and Kelly Schwartz Dillon; and the Edward and Imelda LeBleu Watson Scholarship for Education Majors, awarded to Ryleigh Hicks and presented by Ray Ortiz.
The group of recipients, all honor graduates, who earned college credit and advanced placement credit while in high school, in addition to academics participated in a variety of diverse activities while in high school—band, dance, theatre, athletics, student government, and various service clubs through which they volunteered at trash bash, cemetery cleanup, helping at senior care facilities during Christmas break, and setting up carnival games for children at Mayfest. Most, also, gave back to their communities through church activities. Their work experience included serving in various libraries, school offices and out-of-school venues, such as restaurants.
The LHS Alumni Association is proud to recognize such an accomplished group of seniors.
We are in the process of planning for Homecoming 2019. This year Homecoming will be Friday, October 25, 2019. The Wampus Cats will be hosting the Bolton Bears. Please check back soon for more details on events and class updates.