ViPS Awards 2007

Little Rock School District Volunteers in Public Schools (ViPS) hosted its twenty-fifth annual district-wide volunteer recognition reception, "An Evening for the Stars, on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.

Over 300 LRSD volunteers, parents and staff attended this fun event at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds.

Volunteers in LRSD schools contributed a remarkable 573,042 hours of service between March 1, 2006 and February 28, 2007, representing a monetary value to the district of over $10,755,993.

Winners of the 2007 ViPS Awards:

Cheryl Chapman and Bernadette Turner - Jane Mendel Award, ViPS' highest award

Linda Strawn and Gene Williams - Leadership Award

Raymond House - Parent Involvement Award

Lisa Gondek and Wendell Redmond - Mentor/Tutor Award

Arnella Hayes and Hawker Beechcraft Corporation - Resource Award

Immanuel Baptist Church - Faith Award

UALR Children International - Partners in Education Award

Dennis James, Shaun Smith, Jacquelyn Jackson and Susan Johnson - School Volunteer Award winners

Becky Ramsey and Barbara Anderson-Tegethoff- Administrator Award

Lee Ann Matson - Staff Award  

Frank Baker - Secondary Educator Award
William Felton-Primary Educator Award

Whitney Phillips, Vakeyia Dulaney and Kirk Jordan - Student Volunteer Award

School Awards

10+ Award:
Franklin Elementary
Brady Elementary  
Mabelvale Magnet Middle
McClellan Magnet High
Baseline Elementary
Bale Elementary
Dodd Elementary
Woodruff Elementary
Meadowcliff Elementary
Otter Creek Elementary
Stephens Elementary
Accelerated Learning Center

20+ Award:
Washington Elementary
Western Hills Elementary
Dunbar Magnet Middle
Geyer Springs Elemenentary
Pulaski Heights Elementary
McDermott Elementary
King Elementary

30+ Award:
Mann Magnet Middle
Terry Elementary
Williams Magnet Elementary
Jefferson Elementary

40+ Award:
Fair Park Early Childhood Education Center
Carver Magnet Elementary
Pulaski Heights Middle

50+ Award:
Booker Elementary

Elementary Top Performers:
Fulbright Elementary - most hours
Forest Park Elementary - highest ratio per student

Middle School Top Performer:
Forest Heights Middle School

High School Top Performer:
Central High School