The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands 4-22-16 meeting featured a presentation by Zach Garza, founder and Executive Director of Forerunner Mentoring. (He is also an Exchange Club member.) This is a 501c(3) non profit organization that mentors fatherless boys who live in the Lake Highlands area. Zach was a coach and teacher for several years at Lake Highlands Junior High. As he worked with many of his students, he became aware of the many young boys who were living in … read more
The Exchange Club meeting on April 15, 2016 featured representatives from the Richardson Independent School District who presented back ground information on the upcoming bond election which will take place on May 7th. RISD now has some 38,700 students at 55 campuses. The proposed bond will be for $437.1 million dollars. It will provide funds for maintenance of existing facilities and equipment, construction and renovation of new facilities and additions such as libraries, technology updates, career and technical education and multi … read more
The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands presented monthly student awards for April to four Lake Highlands High School students at its meeting on April 8th. These will be the final awards for the 2015/2016 school year. Character Counts awards were presented to Christopher Polito and Lanie Jackson. These awards recognize students who display strong character traits, serve as role models to other students, and participate in school and community activities. They are selected by LHHS teachers and staff. Christopher is … read more
Published in “Exchange Today” Spring, 2016 edition by the National Exchange Clubs. Information furnished to the National Exchange Club by ECLH member Steve White. Download the printable PDF.
The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands presented its Quarterly Police and Fire Rescue Department awards at its meeting on March 25th. The Fire Rescue Award was presented to Captain Todd Wilson by club Community Service Director Chuck Curtiss and Chief Bret Stidham. Captain Wilson has worked for the department for 29 years, much of it with Station 57 on Audelia Road He is well known for his ability at large emergency events. He also serves as a mentor to the … read more