Two Granbury students, a teacher, and a
campus secretary were recognized for their personal achievements by the
Granbury Masonic Lodge No. 392 during a presentation at the Granbury ISD school
board meeting on April 18, 2016.
Representing the Masonic Lodge, Gary
Merritt praised the four recipients of the Mirabeau B. Lamar
Award. Named for one of the presidents
of the Republic of Texas, the honor is bestowed on outstanding achievers
who have overcome personal difficulties or hardships as well as those who
accept the challenge to excel in helping make our communities, state, and
nation stronger. Merritt was joined for the presentation by Lee Shifflett.
Honored were Granbury High School
students Alondra Acosta and Lillian Hyde, Mambrino School pre-kindergarten
teacher Jana Baker, and GHS campus secretary Cynthia Hawkins.
Merritt praised each honoree for their
accomplishments, as he awarded each of them a certificate and medal.
Acosta was unable to attend the school