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Where Are They Now?

The Regional Day School Programs for the Deaf would like to share with you some success stories from our students and alumni.  Listed below are just a few of our honorees.  Please check back often as we add more to our distinguished list.


Lacy SimsFormer Deaf Education student, Lacy Sims, has received her Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). This is a one-year Certificate of Completion from Amarillo College.  Way to go Lacy!






Jinna HodgkinsJinna (Wright) Hodgkins, former RDSPD student, attended our program from Preschool through the 12th grade. Click here to read more about Jinna.







Ben DiazBen Diaz, former Lamar, Fannin, and Caprock student, played football throughout his four years at Caprock High School.  He was honored for his courage and perseverance.  
Ben graduated from Amarillo College's Auto Mechanics program.
Amarillo College has identified Ben as a potential member in The Society for Collegiate Leadership & Achievement (SCLA), an Honor Society with over 140 chapters nationwide. 
Click here to see his video interview.  As Ben says, "Never give up, practice everyday and you'll be a winner." 
Congratulations Ben!  "After Caprock, comes college"

Hayden MorrisHayden Morris, former RDSPD student, was spotlighted in the Pigskin Review for his leadership. Born profoundly deaf, Hayden has shown dedication and drive in both athletics and academics. He graduated from WTAMU with a degree in civil engineering.  

Click here to view the Pigskin Review article.




Amanda DavisAmanda Davis, former RDSPD student, shares the following:
"For the deaf students who struggle in life, my advice is never give up and keep doing what you want to do."

Click Here to read more about Amanda.



Luke StapletonLuke Stapleton, former RDSPD student, has achieved many milestones already in his life. He is currently practicing Law in the Oklahoma City area.

Click here to read more about Luke.


Erica TrevinoErica Trevino, former AISD deaf student, graduated from Amarillo College with an Associate of Forensic Science degree and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree from West Texas A&M University. Congratulations Erica! "After Caprock, comes college"