Red Oak ISD Parents of the Year named at annual event

Photo courtesy Red Oak ISD.
Red Oak ISD 2015 Parents of the Year include (left to right): Donna Knight, Zyaun Jones, Gregory Jones, Julie Rayburn, and Josie Rayburn.

RED OAK — The Red Oak ISD Practical Parent Education Program hosted its annual Phyllis Dodd Memorial Parent of the Year awards on Thursday, March 26 where the 2015 Parents of the Year were announced. Each year students from across Red Oak ISD nominate their parents for this honor with a written essay. These outstanding families are what make Red Oak ISD a special place.

This year’s top honors for Red Oak ISD went to Josie Rayburn, nominated by daughter Julie from ROJH, for Mother of the Year and Gregory Jones, nominated by Zyaun from ROJH, for Father of the Year. Each campus parent of the year recipients are as follows:

Red Oak Elementary Mother of the Year: Julie Wright
Red Oak Elementary Father of the Year: Jesus Guerrero

Eastridge Mother of the Year: Khadijah Karriem
Eastridge Father of the Year: Michael Whitten

Shields Mother of the Year: Tanika Middleton
Shields Father of the Year: John Ingram

Wooden Mother of the Year: Lori Bedolla
Wooden Father of the Year: Juan Carlos Gutierez

ROI Mother of the Year: Shannon Lampier
ROI Father of the Year: Brian Culpepper

ROJH Mother of the Year: Mahogany Byrd
ROJH Father of the Year: Everett Smith

ROHS Mother of the Year: Anitha Carter
ROHS Father of the Year: Robert Robbins

iScholars Magnet Academy Mother of the Year: Tanya Kirkland
iScholars Magnet Academy Father of the Year: Brian West

Little Hawks Day Care Mother of the Year: Megan Corns
Little Hawks Day Care Father of the Year: Justin Thomas