The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce recognized  Joe Waldrum of Deweyville ISD as the School District Employee of the Month. 

Mr. Waldrum has been an educator for a total of 41 years. The first seven years, he taught in Glenwood, Ar. The past 34 years he has taught at Deweyville High School. Along with his teaching assignments, Mr. Waldrum has also been a coach for 26 years. Nineteen of these years have been while at Deweyville High School. He has been an FFA advisor every year that he has been in education. In his time at Deweyville, Mr. Waldrum has taught hundreds of students. 

Many of his present students will tell you that he taught not only their siblings, but their parents as well. Mr. Waldrum will do anything at any time for anyone that is in need. He is a true Deweyville Pirate and is an important asset to our students, faculty, school, and community.