Category Archives: Achievement/Recognition

Law ES student wins 27th annual MLK Oratory Competition

To honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Foley & Lardner LLP hosted the 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Competition at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church on Friday, Jan. 13.

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HISD employee graduates with doctoral degree alongside sister

HISD Executive Officer of Specialized Learning and Services Khechara Bradford received her Doctoral Degree in Professional Leadership from the University of Houston-College of Education this past weekend alongside her sister, Ayana Lebron, who serves as Director of Special Education for Spring ISD.

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Groundbreaking HISD General Counsel retires after more than two decades of service

After serving 23 illustrious years in HISD, General Counsel Elneita Hutchins-Taylor has announced her retirement.

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HISD students raise money for the Houston Food Bank through Imagine Learning Math Program

HISD community partner Imagine learning hosted a celebration ceremony at The Rice School to recognize the top donating classroom and student for their Do Math Pay It Forward contest.

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Furr HS Head Coach wins 100th football game in HISD

Furr High School Head Football Coach Cornell Gray celebrated his 100th victory after the Brahmans defeated Kashmere High School 52-10 on Nov. 4, 2022, making him the first coach in school history to achieve this great milestone.

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Superintendent House honored by Houston Area Urban League for Black Excellence in Education

Superintendent Millard House II was presented the Black Excellence in Education Award at the Equal Opportunity Day Gala hosted by the Houston Area Urban League for his outstanding contributions in education.    

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HISD honors student winners of 2022 holiday greeting card competition

The holiday season kicked off in earnest as student artists and district leaders gathered at HISD’s Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center on Monday, Nov. 14, to celebrate the 2022 HISD holiday greeting card competition winners.

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51 HISD seniors named semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

The National Merit Scholarship Program has selected 51 Houston Independent School District seniors as semifinalists for the 2022-2023 scholarship competition year.

The scholarship program gives seniors the opportunity to compete for about 7,250 monetary scholarships to help jumpstart their college careers.

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North Houston Early College HS latest National Blue Ribbon School

North Houston Early College High School was named a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education during a ceremony Dec. 3.

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