Champion Award

  • The Champion Award highlights individuals who have provided significant contributions and volunteer services to the Little Rock School District so unique they are deemed a true champion of children. 

    Mike Poore (2022)  In recognition of his 30+ year career as an educator and six years serving as the Little Rock School District Superintendent 2016-2022.

    Wendell Redmond (2018)  In recognition of his 20+ years of volunteer service during his career as an educator and throughout retirement.

    Jason Crader (2017) In recognition of his extraordinary commitment to the district's Mathletes program and his volunteer service.

    Greta Freeman (2016) In recognition of her outstanding work and support of the LR PTA Council and local units throughout the district.

    Craig O'Neil (2013) In recognition of 40+ years of service to the Little Rock School District, volunteering in the classroom as well as district-wide events.

    Mary Ross Thomas (2006)  In recognized of 45 years of service as a district volunteer with a commitment to weekly tutoring.

    Coach Clyde Horton (2005) In recognized for his inspiring attitude and ability to teach champion athletes the importance of respect and moral character.

    John Riggs, Jr (1999) In recognized for his involvement with Partners in Education and service as an LRSD School Board member and Board President.