Honor roll

HISD Transportation ranks among top 50 on Green Fleet Awards list

The Houston Independent School District’s Transportation department has been ranked 13th among the top 50 green fleets in North America by the 100 Best Fleets in the Americas organization.

The winners of the 2015 Green Fleet Awards were announced during the National Green Fleet Conference in Columbus, Ohio, on Sept. 24.The most recent designation marks the fifth year in a row that HISD transportation has made the list.

Get the full story here.

Congratulations also go out this week to:

  • Tanya Thompson, a recently retired educator from The Rice School, who was named the Secondary Teacher of the Year for 2015 by the Texas Association for Bilingual Education. Read more about her here.
  • Atherton Elementary School, which was awarded a $750 music scholarship from the Gospel Music Heritage Month Foundation to support its fine arts programs. Read more here.
  • The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, which recently became the only school in HISD to join the Coalition for Leaders for Advanced Student Success. Get that full story here.
  • Bellaire High School Class of 2002 member Andrea Sreshta, who (along with a classmate from Columbia University) won a $100,000 grant to fund their invention. Find out what they created together to make the world a brighter place here.
If you or someone you know has won an award that should be included in the Honor Roll, let us know at info@houstonisd.org.

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