Hubbard Middle School Encourages Local Healthcare Workers Through Holiday Letters

Carrying on their annual tradition of giving back and serving others, Hubbard Middle School is not letting a worldwide pandemic stand in the way of giving back to others.

Hubbard 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program were each tasked with handwriting at least two letters to local healthcare workers. One hundred fifty six letters offered words of appreciation for their hard work and encouragement to continue caring for those in our community.

“All the letters came straight from my students’ hearts and minds,” Candace Veatch, AVID teacher at Hubbard said. “I am so proud of their kindness and thoughtful sentiments.”

Ms. Veatch delivered some of the letters to the Neuro ICU department at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances where they were distributed to around 25 doctors and 50 nurses on the floor.

“Everyone has loved reading the notes,” CHRISTUS nurse Katrina Streckert, said. “It has really lifted our spirits. I’m placing the letters in our stockings to make sure everyone gets one.”

There are still about 80 student letters that will be delivered to CHRISTUS this week. For more information, please contact Jennifer Hines at 903-262-1064.