The Camdenton R-III School District Education Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce its 2018 Hall of Leader recipients. Sue Kupfer, Outstanding Educational Professional and Judge Bruce T. Smith, Distinguished Alumni will be inducted, April 20, 2018, during the Foundation's Elegant Evening.

The Camdenton R-III School District Education Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce its 2018 Hall of Leader recipients. Sue Kupfer, Outstanding Educational Professional and Judge Bruce T. Smith, Distinguished Alumni will be inducted, April 20, 2018, during the Foundation’s Elegant Evening.

“These two outstanding individuals are extremely deserving of this honor,” said Stan Green, president of the Camdenton Education Foundation.

Sue Kupfer will be honored as an Outstanding Educational Professional for 42 years, 35 at the Camdenton School District, retiring in 2013. She shared her command of the English language and instilled that “words matter,” in her students. Mrs. Kupfer notably coached numerous Speech and Debate teams, Project Pass, taught at the Mary Dickerson Juvenile Justice Center, and was the first Laker girls Pom-Pom squad coach at Camdenton High School.

Distinguished Alumni, Judge Bruce T. Smith, is a 1973 Camdenton graduate. He is currently one of only six judges in the nation serving as a federal administrative law judge. He has been awarded numerous, prestigious Air Force medals and accolades. He is a CNN, FOX, and NPR commentator as an expert on legal military matters. A pro bono program he founded has been implemented nation-wide.

The Hall of Leader induction will be a highlight at Elegant Evening. This event will begin at 5:30 pm, Friday, April 20 at Camdenton High School. This sole fundraiser benefiting Laker students and educators will showcase talented Laker youth. Their amazing talents will be displayed including the visual arts, music provided by the Laker Stage Band, Camdenton Jazz Band, and Theatrical Scenes from CHS theatre students. The Lake Career & Technical Center’s culinary art students will be serving delicious appetizers, dinner, dessert, and much more.

For details, visit our website at www.camdentonschools.org, under the community tab.