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Gallegos ES educator named finalist for TCEA Teacher of the Year

2015 January 29
by HISD Communications

Alex Jones, a science lab teacher at Gallegos Elementary School, has been named one of only three finalists for Texas Computer Education Association’s (TCEA) Classroom Teacher of the Year. The award is presented annually to the educator who best recognizes the importance of technology in school and actively tries to promote its use in his or her classroom.

Read the full story here.

Congratulations also go out this week to:

  • High School for the Performing and Visual Arts alumnus Jasper Snow, who will be performing on an episode of National Public Radio’s “From the Top” program starting this week. Get the full story here.
  • Carnegie Vanguard High School students Cole Bennette, Ariel Simmons, and Kerrigan Quenemoen, who have been recognized recently for their performance in art, fencing, and piano, respectively. Also recognized was Kerrigan’s partner, a student from Bellaire High School Read the full story here.
  • Ten students at HISD’s Inspired for Excellence and Harper Alternative School, who received new Kindle Fire tablets as part of an attendance-boosting initiative. Read the full story here.
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