Mrs. Lillian Collins has taught for 24 years in the Clinton Public Schools system. She is married to H.B. Collins Jr, and has been happily married for 44 years. She received her Bachelor’s in Education from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and currently teaches 3rd grade at Southwest Elementary in Clinton. Her hobbies include working in her garden, reading, tutoring children, and spending time with her family. Her husband, H.B., maintains his own business.
She is the proud mother of four children. Steven Collins is a practicing attorney as well as a Political Science Professor at Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City. Stephanie Williams, married to Michael Williams, is an Assistant Principal at Whittier Middle School in Norman, Oklahoma. H.B. Collins III is a Special-Education Teacher at Creekwood Middle School in Houston, Texas. The youngest, Jeffrey Collins recently received his Bachelors of Science in Environmental Design from the University of Oklahoma. Lillian and H.B. have also raised a niece, Minnie Hadley, who will be attending the University of Central Oklahoma this Fall to become a teacher.
Mrs. Collins is also the founder and Executive Director of Eastside Academy, Inc, an after-school program for youths in need of additional instruction in math and reading. The Academy serves children grades Pre-K through 12th in the community of Clinton, OK.
Mrs. Lillian Collins achievements and accomplishments include Clinton Woman of the Year Award, Clinton Teacher of the Year, L'oreal Women of Worth Honoree, Powerful Difference Award (Pine Sol Cleaners), DIANA Award, and Doug Banks Hometown Hero Award. Mrs Collins also was the recipient of More Magazine award where she was 1 of 4 honorees to meet First Lady Michelle Obama. She recently also won the education award from the school foundation.
Mrs. Collins contact information:
Phone number: 580-323-1290