Eight additional volunteers for CASA of Bastrop, Fayette and Lee Counties were sworn in on Oct. 22 by Benton Eskew (fourth from left), county court-at-law judge in Bastrop County. The new Court Appointed Special Advocates are (from left) Connie Sellers, Sandra Hart, Meghan McArthur, (continuing after Eskew) Tracy Rupp, Paul Egitto, Renee Benson, Teri Dusold and Teresa Sterling.
CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties endeavors to provide trained volunteer advocates in all child abuse and neglect foster care cases assigned by the courts. CASA volunteers are screened and highly trained and then appointed by judges to represent and advocate for a child’s best interest in the child protection system. Another CASA volunteer training is scheduled for January 2020. To learn more about becoming a CASA volunteer, call 512-409-0771.