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Entries Tagged as 'Achievements'

Two-Time State Poetry Champ!

Judson Theater Department took it's second State Championship this year in Poetry Interpretation.  Shade' Smith is without a doubt the undisputed State Champion for this category in both TFA and UIL.  

Also, Jarred Jackson brought home second place in Prose at the same competition hosted on the campus of UT in Austin.  Congratulations to both students

Converse ES Student Wins Writing Contest

The National Elementary Honor Society recently solicited hundreds of schools to submit stories about the concept of responsibility.  Converse Elementary School was one of those campuses contacted.  The challenge was called the Watson Writing Project (Watson is the mascot of NEHS) and involved 430 other applicants.  Converse ES 5th grader Emerson Curtis was chosen to have her story published in the fall in the Watson Anthology.  That anthology is about the four pillars of the National Elementary Honor Society...scholarship, responsibility, service and leadership. Congratulations to Emerson on her efforts and her accomplishment of being a published author!

Wagner Athlete Honored By Coaches Group

Tristan Clark acknowledging crowd during State Tournament Pep Rally

Wagner High School's Tristan Clark was recognized by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches as its Class 6A Player of the Year.  This is just the latest in a string of awards for the 6'9" senior who has committed to play for Baylor University next year.  Clark helped the Thunderbirds to a 36-3 season that saw them reach the State UIL Final. He finished the year averaging almost 18 points and nearly 10 rebounds a game. Congratulations!


Salinas ES Teacher Gets State Science Award

One of Salinas Elementary School's science teachers was recently recognized for her excellence in teaching her area of expertise.  Mrs. Therese Ermer won second place in The Texas Medical Association’s Ernest and Sarah Butler Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching. She was honored in Austin by the Legislature for her accomplishment and earned a cash award for herself and for the school to purchase new science equipment.    



Special Students Selected Athletes Of The Year

JISD's Sammy Ybarra and Ashlyn Garcia...2017 Special Olympic Athletes of the Year for Region 20

Special Olympics is such a wonderful way of getting all kids of different abilities involved in being active and seeing what they can accomplish.  Region 20 Special Olympics recently recognized its Male and Female Athletes of the Year.  

The ceremony was hosted at the DoSeum near downtown San Antonio and JISD student-athletes Ashlyn Garcia and Sammy Ybarra were recognized by Area 20 Program Director Shawn Britt as the Region 20 Special Olympics Athletes of the Year.  

As they accepted their awards, both Ashlyn and Sammy made it a point to thank their parents and coaches.  It's a team effort, right?  Congratulations to these two wonderful students and their supporting cast.