By KAROLYN GEPHART
Community members in Friendswood helped FISD teachers and staff have a happy summer at the end of the year luncheon held recently at Friendswood High School.
Beth and Alan Stanfield of Stanfield Properties provided a $500 American Express card as well as gift cards for businesses around town. These included Sonic, Dunn Brothers and more. Both Stanfields were at the luncheon and handed Transportation staff member Lezlie Cruz the $500 gift card after winning it.
Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union provided $250 in Amazon gift cards for giveaways at the luncheon. GCEFCU representative Joseph Ditto is a director on the Friendswood ISD Education Foundation.
Lakeshore Learning provided gift items for giveaways.
Concierge Botox donated a free spray tan.
Five of the six campus PTO groups provided large baskets for giveaways. The PTOs were from Cline Elementary, Westwood Elementary, Bales Intermediate, Friendswood Junior High and Friendswood High School.
“We want to thank our community partners that gave so generously to make sure our teachers and staff members start the summer in a positive, fun, happy way,” Superintendent Trish Hanks said. “The donors made our event special and we appreciate them very much.”