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LJH awards Green and White Scholarships

Posted Date: 05/18/2018

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On May 8, 2018 at the LHS Honors Night, Livingston Junior High Green and White Scholarship Fund was able to present students with scholarships totaling $16,000.00. Scholarships were presented by Jared Nettles, Principal and Elaine Wood, Campus Coordinator. The LJH Green and White committee would like to extend a heartfelt appreciation to the teachers who gave to our fund through donations from their paychecks, as well as participating in fundraisers. We are also very proud of our students who were willing to pay a dollar donation to our Teacher vs. Student basketball and volleyball games, as well as purchasing items from the concession stand at our dances. These fundraisers helped to make a difference in the lives of the following 2018 graduates of LHS.

Ansleigh Brister is the daughter of Frank and Melanie Brister. While in junior high, Ansleigh participated in UIL Academics, cheerleading, and athletics as well as being a member of the National Junior Honor Society. During her high school years, Ansleigh volunteered at junior high activities such as UIL Academics and concession stands. Ansleigh plans to attend Texas Tech.

Will Broussard is the son of Brian and Andrea Broussard, he did not attend school at LJH, however, he has been a positive role model for younger students, in particular, our athletes. While in high school, Will has volunteered at several LJH activities. Will plans to attend Ouachita Baptist University.

Kierra Jackson is the daughter of Earnest and Derrika Jackson. As a junior high student, she was involved in the National Junior Honor Society, athletics and pep squad. She has helped at LJH concession stands throughout her high school years. Kierra will be attending Texas A&M.

Kaden McFarlain is the son of Scotty and Suzonna McFarlain, he attended LJH during his seventh and eighth-grade years and was involved in Student Council, Cubs for Christ, athletics and the Rodeo Art program. During his high school years, he has volunteered at LJH concession stands and UIL events. Kaden will attend Angelina College.

Penny Miller is the daughter of Joseph and Kristina Miller. While attending LJH she was active in Cubs for Christ, Student Council, UIL Academics, Theatre Arts, the Gifted and Talented program and National Junior Honor Society. Throughout her high school years, she has volunteered numerous hours at LJH UIL Academic and theatre events as well as concession stands. Penny will be attending Sam Houston State University.

Marti Mosely is the daughter of Chris and Amber Moseley. As a junior high student, she participated in FFA showing animals. While attending LHS she has helped at the LJH concession stands. Marti will attend Angelina College.

Josh Staples is the son of Keith Staples and Susan and Raymond Ortiz. When attending LJH he participated in UIL Academics, athletics and was the athlete of the year in seventh grade, in addition, he participated in the National Junior Honor Society and the Gifted and Talented program. Throughout his high school years, he volunteered for numerous junior high events. Josh will attend Texas A&M University.

Dakota Piper is the son of Bubba and Coby Piper and the grandson of John and Jean Taylor. As an LJH student, he was involved in athletics and in eighth grade received the Tommy Fuller Memorial award. Dakota will be attending the Lamar Institute of Technology.