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Transportation Services takes 2013 Top Fleet Sustainability Award

2013 May 23
by HISD Communications

The National Association of Fleet Administrators awarded the Houston Independent School District its Excellence in Public Fleet Sustainability award for 2013.

This award is bestowed based on specific criteria such as documentation of key performance measurements which includes fleet composition of conventional fueled vehicles versus vehicles that use alternative fuels such as biodiesel and propane.

Read the full story here.

Congratulations this week also go out to:

  • Melina Flores (Herrera ES) who was named HISD’s Librarian of the Year for 2013 and Deborah “Debbie” Morice (Red ES), who was named HISD’s Elementary Nurse of the Year for 2013 and Violet Clarke (Chavez HS), who was named the district’s Secondary Nurse of the Year. Read the full story here.
  • Coach Bruce Glover, the head boys’ basketball coach at Bellaire HS, for being selected to coach the “Top 100 High School Players from the Class of 2014” at the National Basketball Association’s Basketball Camp. The camp will be held at the University of Virginia June 11–16, 2013.

    Princess Jenkins

  • Facilities Planner Princess Jenkins, who was honored by the Harris County Department of Education Cooperative for After-School Enrichment (CASE) for her work as site coordinator at Crockett ES’s 21st Century Learning Center after-school program from August through March. Jenkins received the “New Kid on the Block” award, which is given to one new site coordinator who demonstrates strong leadership, organizational and communication skills during the first year of service.
  • Mary Jane Reyes, who was one of the 100 Outstanding Nurses recognized by the Houston Chronicle in its 12th annual Salute to Nurses recently. Reyes serves as an intake consultant for the district’s Child Study department.

Also, stay tuned…

HISD’s Construction and Facilities Services department will be honoring its Custodian of the Year, Plant Operator of the Year, and several more outstanding grounds crew members at its awards ceremony in early June. The winners will be publicized in the June 13 edition of eNews.

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