Winners of the Calvin B. Smith Award

The Calvin B. Smith Award is named in honor of the first director of HOTRHF, who revived the history fair for the region in 1986. This award is presented to the most outstanding participating teacher at HOTRHF.

1995 ● Virginia Babb ● Lorena Middle School

1996 ● Cindy Britt ● Lake Air Middle School

1997 ● Louise Powell ● Waco Ninth Grade Center

1998 ● Pearline Halsell ● St. Louis School

1999 ● Greg Blanchard ● Lorena High School

2000 ● Helen Matthews ● Mexia Jr. High School

2001 ● Greg Blanchard ● Lorena High School

2002 ● Jenice Long ● Lake Air Middle School

2003 ● Karen Brown ● A. J. Moore Academy

2004 ● Pat Browder ● Lorena Middle School

2005 ● Larry Havard ● Lorena Middle School

2006 ● Toni Lafferty ● C.H. Yoe High School

2007 ● Dee Anne Reaves ● St. Mary's Catholic School - West

2008 ● Leaslie DeVille ● Midway Middle School

2009 ● Courtney Copas ● Waco High School

2010 ● William West ● Riesel High School

2011 ● Steve Harralson ● West Middle School

2012 ● Courtney Copas ● Waco High School

2013 ● Leaslie DeVille ● Midway Middle School

2014 ● Mary Duty ● Atlas Academy

2015 ● Lyssa Davoust ● Waco High School