Allison Stamey has been in Lewisville ISD at Lewisville High School for 22 years. She taught her first two years at Trinity High School. She and her husband have three sons that also graduated from Lewisville High School and have lived in Lewisville for 26 years. Stamey is the Student Activities Director and Leadership teacher at Lewisville High School. She serves on the PediPlace Development Committee and the Texas Association of Student Council’s Credentials Committee and has led several programs helping Student Council advisors in our district and state. She was the Lewisville High School Teacher of the year and the Lewisville ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year in 2000-2001 and continues to help other Teachers of the Year with the district’s program.
She has sponsored Student Council for 21 years and continues to have a council with over 700 student leaders the volunteer hundreds of hours toward school and community.
She organizes food drives for CCA, Salvation Army, and the Childrens Advocacy Center. She has organized many homecoming activities and the annual Homecoming parade as well as assisted with Prom and oversees Graduation each year. Each day she works with 180 students, organizing them as they mentor at the district’s elementary and middle schools and working with them on school and community projects. One of the new projects Stamey has started is the Seniors Helping Seniors Technology teaching program. Three years ago, she and the Lewisville Senior Center Board member, Joe Seiler, put together an award winning program that is growing each year. Stamey’s students go every other week to the senior center and help our senior citizens learn technology. She is one of the organizers of the successful Hey Day each year.
In 2014, She was the Communities In Schools of North Texas Educator of the Year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ4bUl6M7ps This program is near to Stamey’s heart and they help so many of her students each year. This article is just one of the ways they help: https://cisnt.org/a-community-of-support/ Worked with the Chamber of Commerce Lead Forward Program. https://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/437/CMS/Lead_Forward_-_Media_Release.pdf
Since 2003, she has organized our Lewisville ISD’s Angel Tree, helping over 800 children in our school district. She is the director of two blood drives a year, winning Carter Blood Care’s Excalibur Award and has coordinated over 40 blood drives. In 2013, she was selected as the Lewisville Texan Journal’s Citizen of the Year for her school and community efforts. In 2015, she received the Lewisville ISD’s Building A Better Community Award for her hours of service to our surrounding communities. She was awarded by the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society for collecting over $70,000 through the 15 years of collections.
She takes student leaders on three weeks worth of training a year, building them into leaders of tomorrow.
She has dedicated her life to her family and to her students and our community. “I believe that organizing volunteers to get involved in our community helping the young to our senior citizens, shows my students first hand that they can start that ripple of love that will continue to spread through the years. It will enrich their life forever.”