Champion Award

  • The Champion Award highlights individuals who have provided significant contributions and volunteer services to the Little Rock School District so unique they are deemed a true champion of children. 

Wendell Redmond, 2018

Wendell Redmond
  • In recognition of her outstanding work and support of the LR PTA Council and local units throughout the district.

Jason Crader, 2017

Jason Crader

Rachel Morse, Suzi James and Patty Evans, 2008

  • In recognition of their years of district volunteer service and their dedicated focus on mentoring programs at the middle school level.

Coach Clyde Horton, 2005

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  • Recognized for his inspiring attitude and ability to teach champion athletes the importance of respect and moral character.

  • After retiring from middle school teaching, Mr. Redmond has been volunteering as a tutor and mentor for almost 20 years.

Greta Freeman, 2016

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  • Jason was recognized for his extraordinary commitment to the district's Mathletes program and his volunteer service at Carver Elementary.

  • In recognition of 40+ years of service to the Little Rock School District, volunteering in the classroom as well as district-wide events. Also pictured, ViPS Board members Bettye Baxter and Gerry Rayford.

Craig O'Neill, 2013

Mary Ross Thomas, 2006

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  • Recognized for 45 years of service as a district volunteer with a commitment to weekly tutoring.

John Riggs, 1999

John Riggs
  • Recognized for his involvement with Partners in Education and service as an LRSD School Board member and Board President.