It is with a heavy heart that I share this.
My best friend and colleague, Laura Thompson, lost her sweet husband, Dustin, on January 25, 2020. He was only 41.
Those who know Laura know she has been a dedicated teacher for over 20 years.
Dustin often told Laura, “I wish I had a teacher like you when I was in school. Someone who cared about me the way you do about your kids.”
Laura can’t think of a better way to honor Dustin’s memory than to fund a scholarship for students where she teaches, Weiss High School in Pflugerville, Texas.
Laura’s goal is to ease the financial burden of as many students as possible as they leave high school and begin their journey in trade schools or colleges.
She has requested that in lieu of flowers and other remembrances for Dustin that donations are made to help the students she cares about so much. Dustin was so proud of the work Laura did and supported her dedication to her students.
Dustin was giving, kind, authentic, and dependable. There is no better way to continue to honor him than to help a student go out into the world to make it a better place just like Dustin did.
The outpouring of love and support for Laura is a testament to the love she has for her students.
If you would like to contribute to this scholarship fund, the details are below. Thank you for all you do!
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