Saturday, October 27, 2012


Dawn Lemaster North American Bus Driver of the Year

For bus driver Dawn Lemaster, there's a lot more to school bus driving than just picking up and dropping off students. Lemaster, has been a bus driver for Lake Orion Community Schools for 15 years.  Ten year old Charlotte Anker, a fourth grade student at Carpenter Elementary, nominated Lemaster, saying she was "the most fun, loving, caring and AWESOME bus driver I've ever had!" Lemaster makes riding the bus fun as well as educational, with an on-bus quiz game, a bus safety program and a portable library that encourages kids to read on the bus.  

Click here to learn more about this award

Click here to read Charolotte's essay

Orion/Oxford Kiwanis Club and LOHS Key Club present dictionaries to all Lake Orion 3rd grade students!



Stan Ford named 2012 Boys Track Coach of the Year

The Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association (MITCA) named Lake Orion's Stan Ford, "2012 Boys Track Coach of the Year." Last Spring, Stan led the Dragons to the MHSAA Division 1 State Championship.  The team also captured both County and League titles as well.