District Accolades | June 2019

June 2019 Board Meeting 

  • Dallas ISD salutes the graduating Class of 2019. The full list of valedictorians and salutatorians can be seen on the Hub.
  • Seven Dallas ISD graduating seniors earned prestigious Gates Scholarships, which covers all college-related costs at the university or college of their choice. Only 300 seniors nationwide earned the award. The Dallas ISD students are:

Victor Nunez: Trinidad “Trini” Garza Early College High School

Ana Saucedo: School for the Talented and Gifted

Janeth Mendoza: Hillcrest High School

Rogelio Mendoz: Skyline High School

Ammar Alinur: School of Science and Engineering

Timothy Ogunfunmi: School of Science and Engineering

Ismael Carreno: School of Business and Management

  • Twenty-four Dallas ISD students were chosen to study abroad this summer as part of the Global Navigator scholarship program. The program focuses on language proficiency, local interactions and intentional reflection by sending students to countries all over the world. The purpose is to encourage and prepare students to connect and communicate across cultures and make positive impacts on today’s global/local society.
  • Congratulations to Sunset High School’s Miguel Mendoza of the Class of 2019. He was named to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Team.
  • Congratulations to Rosemont Elementary School nurse Adriana Mariscal who was honored as the Dallas ISD Health Services Employee of the Year at the Health Services Recognition Celebration.
  • Kudos to Helaine Marberry who was named Dallas ISD Counselor of the Year for 2019. Marberry serves as counselor at the School for Talented and Gifted at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center.
  • The Dallas ISD Librarian of the Year award goes to Heather Hornor from Skyline High School. Hornor has served as librarian at Skyline for seven years. As librarian at the city’s largest school, she gets to positively impact a huge group of high school students.