Awards & Accolades: The Legacy at HPPM

Congratulations to HPPM for winning the National PTA School of Excellence for 2016-2018! This is a recognition program that supports and celebrates partnerships between PTAs and schools to enrich the educational experience and overall well-being for all students. As a National PTA School of Excellence, families feel welcomed and empowered to support student success, and PTA is a key partner for continuous school improvement.

 

HPPM PTA 2016-2017 MEMBERSHIP AWARDS

  • Golden Apple Award for 100% Faculty Membership
  • MARS (Men Are Really Super) Award for 50+ Men Memberships
  • Community Award for 50+ Community Memberships
  • Generations Award for 50+ Grandparent Memberships
  • Silver Award for membership totals equaling at least 50% of student enrollment 

HPPM PTA 2015-2016 Membership Awards

  • Golden Apple Award for 100% Faculty Membership
  • MARS (Men Are Really Super) Award for 50+ Men Memberships
  • Community Award for 50+ Community Memberships
  • Generations Award for 50+ Grandparent Memberships
  • Silver Award for membership totals equaling at least 50% of student enrollment
  • Platinum Award for membership totals equaling at least 75% of student enrollment

HPPM PTA 2014-2015 Texas PTA Awards

  • Head Start Award for 50 new members by August 31
  • Early Bird Achievement for 75% of previous year's membership by September 30
  • Silver Award for membership totals equaling at least 50% of student enrollment
  • Platinum Level Volunteer Award for reporting 10 times the school enrollment in volunteer hours.
  • Golden Apple Award for 100% faculty membership

HPPM PTA 2014-2015 Richardson ISD Council of PTAs Awards

  • Shining Star PTA for paying Council dues on time, having up to date bylaws, achieving a membership increase, donating to council funds, volunteering at the Clothes Closet, participating in the Used Book Fair, and having a president or designated representative attend at least 50% of Council meetings.
  • Membership Trifecta for increasing membership for 2014-2015 school year, achieving a five-high membership high, and receiving the Golden Apple Award for 100% faculty membership. 

 



Special volunteers who have served Hamilton Park Pacesetter Magnet in many ways are honored here. We continue to congratulate them and thank them for their service.

 

HPPM PTA Presidents

2016-2018 Ashley Davidson

2014-2016 Prudence Simkin
2012-2014 Nicole Phillips
2010-2012 Liz Gluckman
2009-2010 Melanie Gilmore
2007-2009 Lanecia Jackson
2006-2007 Janet Birkhoff
2005-2006 Tina Tatum
2003-2005 Linda McClinchie
2002-2003 Greta Walls-Cole
2001-2002 Georgia Wagenhurst
1999-2001 Greta Walls-Cole
1997-1999 Suzanne Siegel
1995-1997 Tina Tatum
1994-1995 Mr. and Mrs. Bill Scott
1992-1994 Lana Hanks
1991-1992 Mr. and Mrs. Jim Stamm
1989-1991 Mr. and Mrs. Michael Wyner
1987-1989 Arnold Kaber & Marlene Cohen
1985-1987 Shelia Bailey
1983-1985 Rev. and Mrs. Henry Masters
1981-1983 Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Tipping
1979-1981 Mr. and Mrs. Gary Schoen
1977-1979 Linda Bradbury
1976-1977 Ocelia Lewis
1974-1976 Doris Robertson
1972-1974 Gilda Jones
1971-1972 Mildred Brown
1970-1971 Norcell Maxey
1968-1970 Lois Williams
1966-1968 Mozelle Lindsey

 

HPPM PTA Volunteers of the Year

The Volunteer of the Year award is given to a PTA member who has demonstrated an exceptional volunteer commitment to HPPM (100+ hours of service) and has worked to promote the goals of the PTA.

 

2017 Beth Capps & Joanna Newcomb 

2016 Annette Simpson

2015 Ingrid Arredondo & Kelly Bond
2014 Ashley Moghal Davidson
2013 Regina Harris & Janna McElya
2012 Prudence Simkin
2011 Elbert Moye & Julie Roach
2010 Anna Braden & Nicole Phillips
2009 Melanie Gilmore
2008 Colleen Garcia
2007 Melanie Gilmore & Kris Kennedy
2006 Linda McClinchie
2005 Lisa Ouellete
2004 Denise Schoppaul
2003 Linda Fyffe
2002 Kathy Ogle
2001 Sue Weiner
2000 Helen Coon & Bobby Brackens
1999 Nancee Wenning
1998 Lana Hanks & Lisa Oliver
1997 Alberta Armstrong
1996 Allisan Buckingham
1995 Carol O’Neil
1994 Mannon Hubbard
1993 Mr. and Mrs. Bill Scott
1992 Brenda Laurent
1991 Michelle Stamm
1990 Sally Wyner
1989 Laurie Dacus
1988 Suzi Candy & Marlene Cohen

 

Pacesetter Teachers of the Year

Awarded annually to honor Hamilton Park Pacesetter Magnet’s finest educators.

 

2017 Karen Breazeale, TaTanisha Jefferson & Lisa Wright

2016 Will Varner
2015 Courtney White & Katherine Fauss
2014 Harold Burger & Christi Knox
2013 Lisa Wright & Joanne Paulman
2012 Adam Mahaney
2011 Allison Davis & Ta-Tanisha Jefferson
2010 Marilyn Fenton & Susan Harris
2009 Deborah Wayne & Connie Wylie
2008 Lori Deckard
2007 Dorette Putonti
2006 Christie Isom
2005 Michele Yardley
2004 Linda Ford
2003 Isalene Welch
2002 Bonnie Clark & Ted Walker
2001 Arlene Wiley
2000 Judy Winchester
1999 Janet Fincher & Frances Fitzpatrick
1998 Ann Monroe & Myra Woodberry
1997 Steve Lemons
1996 Debbie Molotsky & Dee Ann McNeil
1995 Jeannie Castaneda
1994 Margaret Begley
1993 Ted Yungclas
1992 Karen Puckett
1991 Kay Johnson
1990 Jeannie Alley
1989 Kathleen Williams
1988 Barb Bausch
1987 David Fowler & Judy Sullivan 

 

Texas PTA Honorary Lifetime Membership

A volunteer who contributed significantly to the development of the work of the PTA, has given of his/her time and ability in the interest of the young people of Texas, and may or may not be a PTA Member.

 

2017 Tracy Panzer-Michele & Michael Thomas 

2016 Ashley Davidson
2015 Regina Harris & Julie Roach
2014 Nicole Phillips & Prudence Simkin
2013 Wayland Walker & Jennifer Verdugo
2011 Liz Gluckman & Bonnie Clark
2010 Colleen Garcia & Melanie Gilmore
2009 Debra Pendleton
2008 Janet Birkhoff & Christina Nakhoda
2007 Debbie Gober & Lisa Ouellette
2006 Linda McClinchie & Ted Walker
2005 Karen Bassett & Greta Walls-Cole
2004 Georgia Wagenhurst
2003 Karen Bright & Kathy Ogle
2002 Nan Phillips & Sue Weiner
2001 Sheree Bullard & Kim Orth
2000 Myra Woodberry & Pat Epstein
2000 Suzanne Siegel & Kathy Tedder
1999 Tina Tatum & Fae Harris
1998 Dr. Stephanie Hirsh
1997 Margaret Begley & Glenda Cammack
1996 Michael Savage, Dr. Sally Shaw, & Carol Thomas
1995 Lana Hanks & Mannon Hubbard
1994 Beth Lasher & Nancy van Breda
1993 Dee Ann McNeil & Judy Winchester
1992 Curtis Smith & Sally Wyner
1991 Karen Murrell & Thelma Van Dyke
1990 Dee P. Hobson & Mrs. C. H. Johnson
1989 Betty Smith & Bobbie Eldridge
1988 Manuel DeBusk
1987 Suzi Candy, Mary Ebey, & Patty Traub
1986 Janet Fincher, Dr. Sue Francis, & Cathryn Kane
1984 Marlene Cohen & William Nowlin
1983 Ginny Davies, Judith Pickering, & Dr. Arzelle Ball
1982 Sandra Grutzmacher, Mary Ann Halpin, & Eldon Tipping
1981 Lana Allston & Teta Smith
1980 Laura Muckelroy & Sharon Tipping

 

Golden Apple Award

The Golden Apple Award is given to a volunteer who had a direct, positive influence on the lives of the children at HPPM. The recipient does not have to be a PTA member.

 

2017 Andrea Hauglie

2016 Julie Roach & Prudence Simkin
2015 Ashley Moghal Davidson & Janna McElya
2014 Milu Edwards & Rashunda Hunter
2013 Laura Elkazzaz
2012 Ashley Ring & Stephanie Jones
2011 Jennifer Thacker
2010 Tracy Hundley & Gigi Mason
2009 D.A.D.S. Club & Café Entrée Amigas
2008 Anna Braden & Staci Friedel
2007 Lisa Hylbert, Heather Burris, & Colleen Garcia
2006 Stacey Clark, Deb Gober, & Claudia Solis
2004 John Fritz, Linda Fyffe, Josie Olivarez, & Karen VonKalow
2002 Darsi Grunewald & Marcel Weiner
2001 Laura Berry, Terry Stillson, Nan Phillips, & Isalene Welch


Bobby Eldridge Pacesetter of the Year

Awarded annually to two sixth-grade students who exemplify Leadership, Character and Spirit. In memory of “Miss Bobbie” Eldridge, Hamilton Park’s Community Liaison from 1991 to 2005, and dedicated to her unrelenting determination for children to reach for the stars and be Pacesetters.

 

2016-2017 Alex Smith & Caroline Badilla Lopez

2015-2016 Wilder Bessire & Ines Santana
2014-2015 Allie Stevens & Damone Dixon
2013-2014 Jaclyn Jackson & Eve Anders
2012-2013 Mason Rindfleisch & Labria Poole
2011-2012 Mark Mercer & Dasia Williams
2010-2011 Keaton Wallace & Miranda Gavitt
2009-2010 DeMarea Jones & Brianna Lester
2008-2009 Kahylen Minniefield & Kristin Birkhoff
2007-2008 Justin Davison & Caitlin Klemme
2006-2007 Kendal Harris & Nicole Kennedy

 

Freddie Nance Award

Honoring Exceptional Service in the Hamilton Park School and Community. Freddie Nance was an outstanding woman who gave tirelessly to the community. This award is given to an individual, or individuals, who have shown an exceptional commitment to community service on a broad scale.
The recipient should have demonstrated service to HPPM and other areas of the community at large over an extended period of time. The recipient does not have to be a PTA member, and the award is not given every year.

 

2017 Wayland Walker

2016 Michelle Patchen
2015 Dorette Putonti & Myra Woodberry
2014 Gabby Enriquez
2013 Liz Gluckman
2012 Janet Gavitt
2011 Melanie Gilmore
2010 Brandi Tayler
2009 Colleen Garcia
2008 Rod Rodgers
2007 Wayland Walker
2006 Ashley Stephensen, Brandi Blankenship, & Lori Beth Deckard
2006 Christina Isom, Amye Wilson, & Carolyn Jackson
2004 Nancee Wenning
2003 Laura Wallington, TI
2002 Gerald Bright
2001 Lanecia Jackson
1999 Suzanne Siegel & Lana Hanks
1998 Steve Lemons
1995 Brenda Laurent
1994 Tammy Stuckey
1991 Kitty Harty