Special Recognitions - April 2017Honoring the accomplishments of CISD students and staffApril Students of the MonthAngel Granados (DeZavala Elementary) and Board Member Raquel DobbinsEvelyn Manzanares (Cobb Elementary) and Board Vice President Patrick LacyIsrael Del Rosario (Campbell Learning Center) and Board Secretary Steven Dennis
Yahir Ferreitz (McMullan Elementary) and Board Member Alex YbarraGlenda Sanchez (Alice Johnson Junior High) and Board Vice President Patrick LacyKaile Mitchell (Aguirre Junior High) and Board President Greg JohnstoneJanay Janece Coombs (Kolarik Ninth Grade Center) and Board Secretary Steven Dennis
Shalom Rivera (Schochler Elementary) and Board Member Alex YbarraNoemy Salinas (Crenshaw Elementary) and Board President Greg JohnstoneNot pictured/Unable to attend: Elizabeth Vaca (Hamblen Elementary), Sara Garcia (Brown Elementary) and Kimberly Sanchez (Channelview High School)Alice Johnson and Aguirre Symphonic Band & Ensemble Sweepstakes AwardsWomen's State Champion powerlifterLady Falcon powerlifter LaDazeja Charles was recognized by the Board after being named State Champion at the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association State Meet in her weight class and for setting a new state record in the deadlift. She is congratulated by Board President Greg Johnstone.Lady Falcons PowerliftingThe Lady Falcons Powerlifting Team was recognized for finishing in the top 10 at State Competition and finishing fifth out of 31 teams at the Regional Contest. Members of the team are Joselin Lara, Jenny Sierra, Gissel Perez, LaDazeja Charles, Madison Hall, Dejah Carr and Kennedi Henderson. Coaches are Cherissa Jordan and Ephraim Patterson.Falcon Powerlifting
Board Members recognized Falcon Boys Powerlifting Team's strong showing this year as they competed in the Texas High School Powerlifting Association Regional Meet. The three young men competing as a team in the different weight classes were Jessy Yanez, Bernard Childs and Dawson Nobriga. Nobriga placed third at Regionals in the 165 weight class with a combined total of 1300 pounds, which qualified him for the State Meet. He finished 13th in the state in his weight class with a total of 1275 pounds. Bernard Childs placed fourth at Regionals in the Super Heavyweight Class with a combined total of 1490 pounds. Jessy Yanez finished seventh in the 132 weight class with a combined total of 970 pounds. The Falcon Boys powerlifters are coached by Averion Hurts. (not pictured: Dawson Nobriga)Alice Johnson 7th Grade Girls Track: District ChampionsBoard members honored Alice Johnson Junior High’s Seventh Grade Girls Track Team after they finished their year in grand fashion as District Champions. Alice Johnson defeated Cunningham Junior High by three points to take the title. The team is coached by Linda Hendrick, Vickie Stanton, Ben Storch, Katrina Terrell, Crystal Buckler, Jasmine DeJohn and Leslie Ballew.