After the shooting at Columbine High School in 1999, the Scott family has made it a priority to teach students about bullying and the effects that it can have, and how to get rid of bullying in their schools. Darryl Scott, the founder of Rachel's Challenge, is the father of Rachel Scott, the 17 year-old girl who was the first to be killed at Columbine.
Since 2010, Commerce Independent School District has honored former students of Commerce High School or Norris School. Along with former students, they are recognizing former staff members that had a great impact on the students of CHS of Norris School. Nominations for 2014's winners are now open.
The winners will be announced at an induction ceremony as part of the homecoming events on Sept. 26.
The voting committee consists of four or five people made up of faculty, staff, and community members, all of which remain anonymous.
Commerce fans who intend to make the Friday drive to Pottsboro for this week's Tigers football game should probably carpool. That's the message Pottsboro Superintendent Dr. Kevin Matthews communicated to Commerce ISD late last week: