Mrs. Bender Honored as Distinguished Educator for Lubbock County

The award is presented annually to remarkable educators as recognition for their diligent efforts in educating the generations of tomorrow and encouragement that their hard work does not go unnoticed. Mrs Bender deserved this award and recognition for her efforts and love of kids.
 
Each of the distinguished educators was nominated by area school superintendents for their commitment and passion for teaching and learning. Among the criteria for nomination was student performance, knowledge of subject matter, use of instructional resources and technology, leadership in the school and the school district, professional development, and community service.