The Marble Falls Education Foundation recognized Dr. Alina Pruitt as its 2022-23 Inspiring Educator and Cord Woerner as Outstanding Alumnus during the organization’s annual Honors Banquet on May 19.

Both awards recognize excellence stemming from the Marble Falls Independent School District

The foundation’s Inspiring Educator award honors district educators who go above and beyond to encourage learning among their students.

The Outstanding Alumnus award recognizes Marble Falls High School graduates who have enjoyed distinguished success throughout their professional careers.

Pruitt, head of Marble Falls High School’s English department, has 21 years of teaching on the elementary, middle school, high school, university undergraduate, and graduate levels. She currently teaches AP literature and composition, rhetoric, and English 1 at the high school.