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Proud Moments for Computer Programmer Proud Moments for Computer Programmer

IBM, Google, And Dulles Student Sushain Cherivirala 
By Cindy Ziervogel
Sushain Cherivirala writes code, completes sophisticated computer tasks, fixes bugs, builds hardware and walks away with huge wins from contests sponsored by industry heavyweights such as IBM …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students

CLEMENTS HS SENIOR NAMED FINALIST IN NATIONAL THEATER ARTS COMPETITION – Ryan Brophy, a theater student at Fort Bend ISD’s Clements High School, was recently named a National YoungArts Foundation Finalist in theater for his …

First-time Poet Wins First-Place Award First-time Poet Wins First-Place Award

Seventh-grader’s work is, for some, a sensory experience

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students

FORT BEND ISD CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH – Fort Bend ISD celebrated Black History Month by recognizing the rich culture, accomplishments and contributions of African Americans in all aspects of life. FBISD campuses hosted cultural …

The Curious Mind of Nithin Parsan The Curious Mind of Nithin Parsan

Sixth-grader is on a constant mission to know how things work
By Cindy Ziervogel
Sixth grader Nithin Parsan loves everything science. He reads above-grade level science books for fun, builds quirky but useful objects for his family …

Remember the Name: Ryan Brophy Remember the Name: Ryan Brophy

Clements senior sets his sights on a theatre career 
By Cindy Ziervogel
R yan Brophy was named a National YoungArts Foundation Finalist in theatre, a title some would argue is a step away from the highest in …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students March 2014 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students March 2014

LAMAR CISD ARTISTS SHOWN AT HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO ART SHOW – The following students were honored for their artistic ability as part of the Lamar CISD/Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art program.
Each of …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Feb 2104 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Feb 2104

FBISD STUDENTS SELECTED FOR STUDENT LEADERSHIP 101 – Fort Bend ISD welcomed 33 high school juniors to the 2013-14 season of the district’s Student Leadership 101 program. Sponsored by the FBISD Board of Trustees, the …

Team Elkins Wins Grant To Build Invention Team Elkins Wins Grant To Build Invention

The plan: A better way to clean 3-D glasses at movie theaters

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Jan 2014 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Jan 2014

BAINES MS STUDENTS PERFORM MY SON PINOCCHIO JR. – Disney’s My Son Pinocchio Jr. was performed at Baines Middle School with an audience record of more than 1,000 attendees, including the special performance for the local …

A Rising Star A Rising Star

Danielle Fournier Encourages Other Teens In The Fight Against Obesity
By Cindy Ziervogel
Danielle Fournier has a heavy goal —she wants to see the elimination of childhood obesity. At the very least, she plans to help reduce …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Dec 2013 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Dec 2013

WINNING STREAK FOR BUSH HS NAVY JROTC – For the 11th consecutive year, Bush High School Navy JROTC cadets earned the first place Overall award for their outstanding performance at the Fort Bend ISD Drill …

One of the Proud One of the Proud

Cadet commander was honored to place a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery
By Cindy Ziervogel
Even though Samantha Guerrero always possessed the right mix of skills, attitude and background for military service and leadership, it took watching …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Nov 2013 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Nov 2013

AUSTIN HS SPANISH STUDENTS SCORE WELL – Several Spanish language students from Stephen F. Austin School who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2013 National Spanish Examinations were recognized by the Fort Bend …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Oct 2013 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Oct 2013

ELKINS HS STUDENT WINS 2013 WORLDWIDE STAR SEARCH AWARD – Elkins High School junior Ehweavworia “Aria” Enaohwo received the “Star of the Year 2013” award presented by Worldwide Star Search during the company’s 2013 Summer …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Sept 2013 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Sept 2013

HARVEY ZHU WINS SEVENTH PLACE IN ONLINE CHESS TOURNAMENT – Brazos Bend Elementary School second-grader Harvey Zhu participated in the second annual Online National Chess Invitational Championship. He competed against several other top players from …

Seeing Dancing Doubles Seeing Dancing Doubles

OR IS IT THE TADEMY “TRIPLETS” WHO TURN MORE HEADS?
By Cindy Ziervogel
If fans at a George Bush High School dance team performance think they’re seeing double, they are. If they wonder if it’s an illusion, …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Aug 2013 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Aug 2013

LOCAL AUTISTIC TEEN ARTIST RECOGNIZED AT TEXAS SENATE – The Texas Senate recognized 17-year-old  Grant Manier for his outstanding achievements as an artist. Grant is a student at FOCUS Academy who has been diagnosed with …

Travis High Theater Students Win State Championship Travis High Theater Students Win State Championship

The One-Act Play champs will be a hard act to follow
By Don Maines
Travis High School won its second state championship of 2013 when theater students performed scenes from Israel Horovitz’s “Unexpected Tenderness” at University Interscholastic …

Isabella Marino is the first to admit she’s not like other fifth-grade girls Isabella Marino is the first to admit she’s not like other fifth-grade girls

Her Career Plans: Computer Programmer or NFL Kicker
By Cindy Ziervogel
Isabella Marino, a fifth-grader in Cornerstone Elementary School’s Gifted and Talented program, is passionate about two things: computer programming and football. It’s a Sunday toss of …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students

TRAVIS HS SENIOR RECEIVES RANDY ARNAUD SCHOLARSHIP – Ryan Bell, a senior at Travis High School, has been selected from more than 170 applicants as the recipient of the Randy Arnaud Memorial Scholarship from the …

Art, Inspired by Dad – Michelle Huang Art, Inspired by Dad – Michelle Huang

Michelle Huang is only 16, but she’s drawing attention as an artist
By Cindy Ziervogel
Michelle Huang is just halfway through high school and she has already earned some of youth art’s most coveted titles. Michelle …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students

FBJSL AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS TO HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS FOR OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEERISM – The Fort Bend Junior Service League presented Arielle Schochler and Victoria Rigsby with college scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each for their outstanding volunteer …

Samir Rahi’s nonprofit school organization Samir Rahi’s nonprofit school organization

By Cindy Ziervogel
Just about any kid and even some adults could stand to learn a life skill or two from Samir Rahi, a freshman at Clements High School. Samir learned most of the skills; time …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students May 2013 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students May 2013

FOSTER HS ARTIST NAMED GRAND RESERVE CHAMP – Foster High School student Rachael Faye Becker is the Reserve Grand Champion at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo School Art Show. Her piece, “Peek-a-Boot,” was the …

Youth Volunteer of the Year Named Youth Volunteer of the Year Named

Volunteering seed planted at an early age
By Cindy Ziervogel
Trevor Schnupp never thought he’d be recognized for having fun.  And fun is how the 18-year-old Dulles High School senior described all his years of volunteer work. …

Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Signs on as Title Sponsor for Sugar Plum Market Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Signs on as Title Sponsor for Sugar Plum Market

The Sugar Plum Market features more than 100 vendors from across Texas with unique items perfect for gift-giving.
The Fort Bend Junior Service League  announced that Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is the title sponsor of …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students April 2013 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students April 2013

 
LAMAR CONSOLIDATED HS SPEECH STUDENTS COMPETE – Four Lamar Consolidated High School students competed with more than 1,000 students from all over the state at the Texas Forensic Association State Tournament in March. Drew Heugel …