Name: Carla Houston

Employed: 25 years

Job: Lunch Clerk

Hometown: San Angelo

Describe your job:  I collect breakfast/lunch money for the district.  I am the point of sale in the cafeteria/dining hall.  I process lunch applications, direct certification lists, migrant lists, and other lists regarding eligibility for food programs.  I also fill in as substitute bus driver and other duties as assigned.

Describe your day:  My day starts at 7:30 a.m. in the cafeteria for breakfast duties then gather money folders in elementary.  I put the money into the Nutri Kids system.  Brunch is at 9:35 a.m. in the cafeteria.  Elementary lunch starts at 10:40 a.m. in the dining hall and ends at noon.  High School lunch starts at 12:20 p.m. through 1 p.m.  My lunch break is 1-1:30 p.m.  After lunch, I work the deposit then leave at 1:45 p.m. to pick up students at Fairview.

What is unique about Miles ISD:  Miles ISD is unique in the compassion the teachers show their students and willingness to go the extra mile for all students.

Favorite part of your job:   I enjoy seeing the students coming through the lunch line and resolving puzzles.

Favorite quotes:  The Lord has blessed.  The school has done more with less than others.

Favorite Food – Hamburgers

Favorite Holiday – Fourth of July/Christmas – toss up

Ideal Vacation – Schlitterbahn with family