The Leaders of Tomorrow 2015-16 class received their graduation certificates on May 18 at a luncheon ceremony with parents, school faculty and L.O.T. Crew program leaders attending.
A total of 33 eighth-grade students representing all Nacogdoches county middle schools completed the program designed to build leadership skills. Throughout the school year, the group spent nine days exploring an area with hands-on exercises and discussions.
Pictured are he 2016 L.O.T. Crew graduates from left to right beginning on the front row: Kaitlyn Johnson, Lexi Weems and Lexi Mooney; second row: Parker Hagler, Maverick Jackson, Amanda Moses and Emily Wheeler; third row: Jaleigh Johnson, Drayton Brown, Jack Summers and Boe Zienko; fourth row: Wyatt Hagle, Tyana Duffield, Hannah Lambright and Erin Taravella; fifth row: Carly Spencer, Keera Holzapfei, Noemi Ceja and Rachel Wilder; and back row: Jake Smith, Jordan Bryant and John Read. (Photo by Barbara Holl)
L.O.T. is a program of the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee with contributions from Stephen F. Austin State University. The program's presenting sponsor is Etech. Silver sponsors are Cotton Patch Cafe and Drewery Construction, Inc. Bronze sponsor is Nacogdoches Economic Development Corp.