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Petroleum Academy yields Teacher of the Year finalists

2014 February 20
by HISD Communications

Jeff Stear

Jeff Stear (Milby HS) and Astra Zeno (Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy) were recently named two of only three finalists for the IPAA/PESA Teacher of the Year award.

Nominees were eligible for consideration if they worked at one of the five campuses in Texas with an active petroleum academy, through a partnership with the Independent Petroleum Academy of America (IPPA) and the Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association (PESA).

Four HISD high schools (Milby, Westside, YWCPA, and the Energy Institute) and one in Fort Worth (Southwest) currently offer that program.

As finalists, Stear and Zeno each received a check for $1,000 and a framed certificate.

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4 Responses leave one →
  1. Ashley Duran permalink
    February 21, 2014

    Congrats Mr. Stear!

  2. Mary Smith permalink
    February 21, 2014

    Congratulations! What an honor!

  3. February 23, 2014

    Guess he’s a keeper! Congratulations Mr. Stear!

  4. Xraka White permalink
    February 24, 2014

    Congratulations Astra! You ROCK!

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