Virginia Nolen Hollis (Clare), our 2023-2024 “Lamar Award of Excellence for Personal Achievement” winner!

Clare earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Pathology and a Master’s Degree in Special Education, focusing on mild to moderate disabilities, from the University of Central Oklahoma.

She has undertaken various demanding roles, including teaching at a facility catering to students with extreme behaviors and juvenile delinquents.

Clare has served as the Functional Academics Teacher at Ford Middle School for the past five years and is dedicated to her students.

Congratulations Clare, you are an inspiration to us all!