President’s Award for Educational Excellence
June 7, 2018 - The President’s Award for Educational Excellence was established to recognize academic success in the classroom. It is designed to encourage students to achieve high academic standards by recognizing and rewarding them for educational excellence. To receive this award, fifth grade students must have high achievement on the math or reading portion of the 5th grade STAAR test and earn a grade point average of 90 or above in the fourth and fifth grades.
The following students received the Presidential Award for Educational Excellence and letters of congratulations from President Trump and the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos.
Deovion Barnes, Jennifer Castro, Parker Chase, Landyn Fleming, Chance Gray, Avery Hamilton, Nicole Harvey, Bradley Jamison, Taylor Jones, Lane Loggins, Carsey Lovell, Haleigh Lynch, Elizabeth Marin, Ethan McVickers, Kaylin Miller, Jake Nicosia, Thomas Powell, Malachi Sierra, Jacob Smith, Kennedy Smith, and Kayden Stutts.
President’s Award for Educational Achievement
The President’s Award for Educational Achievement is given to recognize students who show outstanding educational growth, improvement, commitment or intellectual development in their academic subjects but do not meet the criteria for the President’s Award for Educational Excellence. This award is meant to encourage and reward students who work hard and put forth their best effort in all academic areas.
The following student received the Presidential Award for Educational Achievement and also letters of congratulations from President Trump and the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos.
Delanie Bass, McKenzie Gillaspie, Madalyn Lindley, Landon Ponder, Eli Shofner, and Baylee Whiteside