Turner College and Career High School senior Taylor Bossley won Reserve Champion ORB Heifer, senior Jayce Morgan won Swine Grand Champion Senior Showmanship and Pearland High School tenth-grader Mary Mathis won Reserve Champion Southdown Lamb. TCCHS senior Breanna Camario won Reserved Best in Class in Art II.
Following an intense competition, 85 students from Pearland and Dawson high schools secured spots in the all-region choir during the Texas Music Educators Association Region 19 auditions on Oct. 7. Additionally, 79 students from all four Pearland junior high schools won places in the all-region junior high choir during auditions held the weekend of Oct. 19.
Eleven Pearland Independent School District students have been named scholars in the 2020 National Hispanic Recognition Program.
Two Pearland High School students, Laurel Smith, eleventh-grader, and Riya Patel, senior, were among a select group of female students to participate in the “First Bytes Summer Camp” offered by the University of Texas at Austin during this past summer.
Cindy Barcenas is a Pearland Independent School District Bilingual/ESL educator who is passionate about being a voice and support system for her students. With nine years of educational experience, Barcenas was recently nominated as the 2019 Bilingual/ESL Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Texas Association for Bilingual Education (TABE).