The Alton School Board honored several students and two retiring district employees at their meeting last night. Among the students honored were 28 athletes and 4 recognized for academics. Alton School District Special Ed Director Mark Lambert and Director of Human Resources Mark Cappell both spoke before the board for the last time as district employees. Lambert says districts like Alton are few and far between.

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Cappell reflects upon his career with Alton Schools.

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Outstanding baseball, softball, tennis, and track stars were honored as well as Rotary Student of the Year Matthew Hopkins, Rotary Student of the Month Olivia Farmer, Optimist Middle School Student of the Month Domanic Brown, and Boys and Girls Club of Alton Student of the Year Celestine Gardner.

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