Picture of Helen Smith

The Plano School District and Plano Education Foundation will be dedicating a special bench in honor of Mrs. Helen Smith on Monday, April 25th at 5:30 PM.  The bench will be placed at Centennial School, located at 800 S. West Street in Plano, which currently houses children in grades 2-3.  Mrs. Smith was a beloved elementary school teacher at Centennial School from  1965-1990.  She was also very active in the Plano Education Foundation and Plano Library, hosting special historical events, American Girl parties and teas for children in the community.  

Sadly, Helen Smith, 89, of Plano, passed away on July 28, 2020. Her husband Ed Smith and family still live in the area and will attend the dedication in her honor.

Former colleagues, students, family and friends are invited to join in the celebration to
honor Mrs. Helen Smith and her long career of dedication to young people in Plano.