BENNETT SIGNS WITH KILGORE JR. COLLEGE
Hemphill High School senior, Lana Bennett, signed her letter of intent to play college softball for Kilgore Junior College on May 12, 2015. She is the daughter of Clint Bennett and Shannon & Janie Thibodeaux of Hemphill, and the granddaughter of Earl & Kathie Adkins and Derrell & Sandy Bennett, all of San Augustine. Lana has been a starter for Hemphill Varsity Lady Hornets for four years, and has been honored with 2nd Team All-District Outfielder her 9th and 10th grade years, and 1st Team All-District Outfielder her junior and senior years. She has been awarded Most Athletic all four of her high school years. She also plays select softball for Nitro in Nacogdoches. Lana will attend Kilgore Junior College in the fall, where she will be pursuing a career in physical therapy. Lana is shown in the picture with her parents and her HHS softball coach, Kenzie Kitchen.
EDUCATION AWARD WINNERS
Two HISD teachers have been selected as recipients of a 2015 Gilbert I. "Buddy" Low Excellence in Education Award, sponsored through the Beaumont Foundation. Mrs. Debbie Ener, a 5th grade science and social studies teacher, and Mrs. Sherri Eddings, high school business and technology teacher, will be honored at a reception and gala on May 21. According to the Beaumont Foundation's board of directors, this prestigious honor is given in recognition of commitment to excellence in education and superior dedication to inspire a spirit of learning in students. Mrs. Ener and Mrs. Eddings are shown below with their campus principals, Mr. Jeremy McDaniel and Mr. Marc Griffin. Congratulations!!
FORMER HHS GRADUATE RECOGNIZED IN SCIENCE MAGAZINE
1996 HHS graduate, Michael Tidwell, has co-authored an article that was published in and featured on the cover of February's issue of Science Magazine. Michael, who is a research scientist specializing in the area of organic chemistry, was recently instrumental in break-through research relating to new ebola drug treatment. Please click on the following link to read more about Michael's research. HISD is extremely proud of Michael and his extraordinary accomplishments and success! http://www.sciencemag.org/
IMPORTANT HISD CLINIC ANNOUNCEMENT!
HEMPHILL ISD MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Hemphill Independent School District is to equip all students in a safe learning environment with the skills necessary to lead productive and satisfying lives.
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