RISD Superintendent Dr. Jeannie Stone, Catherine Bryant, Kevin Lieb and LHHS Principal Frank Miller

It was all smiles Friday as the Exchange Club of Lake Highlands presented awards to students and teachers whose work has had lasting impacts in our community. On hand to help honor the winners were proud campus principals and RISD trustees.

Youth of the Year: Catherine Bryant and Kevin Lieb

A.C.E. Awards (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence): Blen Hussain and Jakyron Joseph

Teachers of the Year:

Brittany Suits, Algebra I at Forest Meadow Junior High

Cathleen Barnette, 2nd grade at Merriman Park Elementary

Amanda Goldberg, 1st grade at Lake Highlands Elementary

Kelly Moss, Choir Director at Lake Highlands Junior High

Karen Scoggins, Developmental Special Education at Skyview Elementary

Claudine Figueroa, 3rd grade at Thurgood Marshall Elementary

Congratulations, all!

Exchange Club President Mark Holmes with Blen Hussain

Exchange Club President Mark Holmes with Jakyron Joseph

Forest Meadow Principal Kerri Jones with Brittany Suits

Cathleen Barnett with Merriman Park Principal Katie Barrett

Amanda Goldberg with LHE Principal Becky Stevens

RISD Board President Kim Caston present Teacher of the Year Award to Kelly Moss

Skyview Principal Ingrid Dodd with Karen Scoggins

RISD Board President Kim Caston presents to Claudine Figueroa