Kate Huston, right, the 2012 Schroon Lake Citizen of the Year, is congratulated by Rosemarie Ritson of the Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce. Nominations are now being sought for the 2013 Citizen/Organization of the Year.
continued She is a past president, board member and van driver for the Schroon Senior Citizens Club; a former Town of Schroon Lions board member; Adirondack Marathon transportation chairwoman and driver; a member of the Our Lady of Lourdes parish council, the church social committee and church bereavement committee; she is a church lector and eucharistic minister; a volunteer at the Tri-County nursing home; and a member of the Schroon Lake Fish and Game Club.
Huston is now the chairwoman of the community’s annual July 4th celebration and served five years as the chairwoman of the town’s Old Tyme Christmas holiday.
Huston came to Schroon Lake after spending 18 years as assistant director of transportation at Shenendehowa school. She drove school bus in Schroon Lake for five years and still drives as a substitute. She has 33 years experience in school transportation.
The Hustons have been married 37 years. They have six children and 14 grandchildren.