Two DSISD secondary teachers -- Lauren Milner at Dripping Springs High School and Paige Frontera at Dripping Springs Middle School -- have recently been honored by local organizations.
Mrs. Milner, who teaches Health Science Technology, was awarded Teacher of the Year in the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) District 5 competition after receiving that honor by Local VFW Post 2933. She will now advance to the VFW Teacher of the Year state competition.
Mrs. Milner is in her fourth year teaching at DSHS and she also is the sponsor of the school's ROTC club. She is an Army Veteran who holds a bachelor's degree in International Business/French from St. Joseph's College, a master's degree in Sports and Health Sciences from American Military University, and an MBA from Trident University.
Mrs. Frontera placed second in the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Outstanding History Teacher state contest. She was nominated by the Dripping Springs Sarah Pound Chapter.
Mrs. Frontera teaches Texas and American History at Dripping Springs Middle School and is the team leader for that department. She is in her 19th year at DSMS and her 23rd teaching. Mrs. Frontera earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin with a double major in Government and History.