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Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students November 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students November 2017</br>

ELKINS HIGH SCHOOL 2017 SALUTATORIAN RECEIVES YOUTH EXCELLENCE AWARD
Each year, the Vietnamese Culture and Science Association honors outstanding high school students during its Youth Excellence Recognition Luncheon. The honorees are Houston-area, Vietnamese-American high school graduates …

All the Right Moves All the Right Moves

Talented Sixth-Grader Charlize Lopez Is An Accomplished Student, Athletic And Artist
By Mara Soloway
When she talks, Charlize Lopez uses expressive hand gestures that seem to mimic karate moves, which makes perfect sense: this vibrant sixth-grader in …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students October 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students October 2017</br>

ELKINS HIGH SCHOOL BAND NAMED FINALIST AT TMEA HONORS BAND COMPETITION
At the Texas Music Educators’ Association (TMEA) Honor Band Competition, held in July, the Elkins High School Honors Band, directed by Chad Collins, was named …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students September 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students September 2017</br>

TEXAS FFA STUDENTS RECEIVE $1.4 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS FROM HLSR
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo leadership presented 70 Texas FFA students with $1.4 million in scholarships during the Texas FFA State Convention in Corpus Christi, Texas, …

Project of the Year Award Clements Graduate Earns Eagle Scout Project of the Year Award Clements Graduate Earns Eagle Scout

Garrett Hermes Of Troop 731 Tops More Than1,100 Other Eagle Scouts For The Honor
Garrett Hermes, an Eagle Scout from Troop 731 in Sugar Land, a recent graduate of Clements High School, and son of Keith …

Ethan Zahid’s Aptitude for Math and Science Recognized at State and National Levels Ethan Zahid’s Aptitude for Math and Science Recognized at State and National Levels

Dulles High Sophomore Has Mastered The Topics Through Passion And Extra Effort

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students August 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students August 2017</br>

HLSR COMMITS $1.4 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO TEXAS 4-H MEMBERS
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) warded 70 4-H members from 54 different Texas counties with $1.4 million in scholarships during the Texas 4-H Roundup …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students July 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students July 2017</br>

FORT BEND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY LADY EAGLESWIN STATE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FOR SIXTH TIME!
The Lady Eagles of Fort Bend Christian Academy defeated the Dallas Christian School Chargers 6-2 in the TAPPS Division II Softball Championship game …

Young Writer’s Imagination Takes Her to First-Place Award in Statewide Contest Young Writer’s Imagination Takes Her to First-Place Award in Statewide Contest

Jennifer Ernst Has Been Writing Since She Could Hold A Pencil
By Mara Soloway
Having a quiet environment to concentrate on her writing doesn’t work for young author Jennifer Ernst, who will be 16 in July and …

Fort Bend ISD 2017 Valedictorians and Salutatorians Fort Bend ISD 2017 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Fort Bend ISD is proud to announce the names of the 22 high school students who have earned the distinct honor of being named the 2017 FBISD valedictorians and salutatorians. These top scholars earned the …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students June 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students June 2017</br>

FORMER PRINCIPALS, STAFF AND STUDENTS RETURN FOR SMITH ELEMENTARY’S 50TH BIRTHDAY
Teachers and students at Lamar CISD’s Erastus “Deaf” Smith Elementary celebrated 50 years of education in April, with a ceremony featuring singing, refreshments and former students …

Young Artist Set to Illustrate Children’s Book Series Young Artist Set to Illustrate Children’s Book Series

By Mara Soloway
Anna Edwards feels she has made the right decision to pursue an art degree at the University of Texas at Austin this coming August instead of something that might be more financially lucrative. …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students May 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students May 2017</br>

FORT BEND AUSTIN STUDENT EARNS GIRL SCOUTS HIGHEST HONOR FOR SERVICE PROJECT
Jade Bryant, a junior at Fort Bend Austin High School, has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor in Girl Scouting. The …

Ridge Point FFA Students Show Their Skills in Poultry Judging Ridge Point FFA Students Show Their Skills in Poultry Judging

The Four Seniors Lead The Way For Upcoming Students With National And Other Championships
By Mara Soloway
Four seniors at Ridge Point High School have accomplished several firsts in this last year of their high school careers. …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Kayla and Tim
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Kayla and Tim

A damsel in distress and a chivalrous Texas A&M University Corpsman met by chance at Spence Park in College Station. Little did they know this encounter would become a prelude to matrimony, complete with a romantic spring proposal under the Century Tree!

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students April 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students April 2017</br>

FALCON PHOTOGS EARN GOLD KEYS
Thirteen Foster High School students earned awards in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards (South and Central Texas regions). Foster photographers and writers won two Gold Key Awards, four Silver Key …

Success in Academics and on the Field Propels Luke Metzer Success in Academics and on the Field Propels Luke Metzer

Colorado School Of Mines Rewards This Multifaceted Senior With A Scholarship
By Mara Soloway
Luke Metzer doesn’t want to hear his friends talk about taking a gap year before their first year of college. The 18-year-old senior …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students March 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students March 2017</br>

TROOP 1852 NAMES EAGLE SCOUTS
Boy Scout Troop 1852, chartered by Southminster Presbyterian Church in Missouri City, has announced its most recent Eagle Scouts: Fred McCloud, Vaughan Steves, Ben Rudzinski, Grant Townsend and Tyler Thompson.
Each scout …

Lessons in Moral Courage Lessons in Moral Courage

Mike Madden’s Students Learn To Not Let History Repeat Itself
Text and photos by Mara Soloway
Once each school year a hallway at Clements High School is transformed into a memorial for victims and survivors of the …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students February 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students February 2017</br>

FORT BEND HARRIS RETIREDEDUCA­TORS CHILDREN’S BOOK PROJECT
The Texas Retired Teacher’s Association’s (TRTA) local unit, Fort Bend Harris Retired Educators (FBHRE), on Dec. 8 presented over 285 new books to E. A. Jones students in kindergarten, …

Young Entrepreneurs Focus on Philanthropy Young Entrepreneurs Focus on Philanthropy

Brothers Ben And Grant Mize Combine Business Savvy With Hearts Of Gold
By Mara Soloway
If you saw their business résumés, you might think that brothers Ben and Grant Mize had already earned bachelors of business …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students January 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students January 2017</br>

Fort Bend Christian Academy Cast of Twelve Angry Jurors Win State Championship
Members of the Fort Bend Christian Academy Theatre Department advanced, for the first time in school history, to the TAPPS One-Act Play Championship. Their …

Homage to Grandparents and Passion for Community Fuel Eagle Scout Project Homage to Grandparents and Passion  for Community Fuel Eagle Scout Project

Rahul Chauhan Gives The Gift Of Garden Beds To Armstrong Elementary
By Mara Soloway
When Rahul Chauhan was looking for an Eagle Scout project for Boy Scout Troup 1845, a couple of factors made him decide on …

Culinary Arts Students Cook Up Special Menu for Regional Competition Culinary Arts Students Cook Up Special Menu for Regional Competition

“Too Many Cooks” Is Never A Problem In This Foster High School Program
Text and photos by Mara Soloway
All that this classroom of the Culinary Arts Program at Foster High School needs to transform it …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students December 2016
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students December 2016</br>

FBCA CHEERLEADERS RAISE FUNDS FOR BREAST CANCER
Fort Bend Christian Academy hosted its annual Tackling a Cure varsity football game for breast cancer awareness on Sept. 30.
Since October was breast cancer awareness month, the cheerleaders held …