Lathan receives Outstanding Texan Award

HISD Interim Superintendent, Dr. Grenita Lathan

Houston Independent School District Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan has been named one of this year’s Outstanding Texans by the Texas Legislative Black Caucus (TLBC). 

The award is given to individuals from the public and private sector who demonstrate exemplary service and commitment to their community. 

“I am truly honored to receive this distinguished award, and I am grateful to the Caucus, especially state Sen. Borris Miles, for this amazing recognition,” Lathan said. “This award is the result of our entire team, which consistently gives 1,000 percent toward our goal of making HISD the best school district in the nation.”   

Lathan received her award at the TLBC Outstanding Texan Award Gala in Austin on Monday. The chair of the Caucus for the 86th Legislature is State Rep. Harold Dutton.