The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Misty Bellard as the School District Employee of the Month. After graduating from Orangefield High School, Mrs. Bellard attended Stephen F. Austin State University then returned to Orangefield to begin her teaching career. She serves as the Technology Department Chair, Academic UIL Coordinator, UIL Computer Applications Sponsor, and Orangefield High School Technology Director. As the Academic UIL sponsor, she assumes a great deal of responsibility sponsoring all of the UIL contests and events. This year, she took on an even larger task since Orangefield hosted the district UIL meet. Always with a smile on her face, Bellard tackles even the largest, most complicated events and manages to pull them off flawlessly.  Mrs. Bellard also volunteers her time to organizations such as Future Farmers of America Booster Club, Bridge City Little League Softball Coach and Christmas in Orangefield Planning Committee.

SOM OHS Emilee Adrio  Emilee Adrio was recognized as the Student of the Month by the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce.  Emilee is a senior at Orangefield High School where she is in National Honor Society, Spanish Club, volleyball, cross country/track, softball, basketball, FCCLA, and St. Henry’s Youth Group. She volunteers her time with many organizations such as Lion’s Club, OHS Athletic Booster Club, St. Henry Rosary Garden and Little Dribbler’s basketball. Emilee plans to attend Texas State University to major in Business and then pursue a law degree.

Photo (above right) – Misty Bellard, with Orangefield High School, was chosen as the School District Employee of the month by the GOACC.