FISD Transportation Team Takes Second Place in National Competition
Congratulations to Frisco ISD transportation employees Jem Seng and Linda Johnson for winning second place in the 2018 Transporting Students with Disabilities & Preschoolers (TSD) Special Needs Roadeo. The pair tallied 858 out of 1,000 possible points in the national contest, which challenges driver and attendant teams to demonstrate their skills behind the wheel and assisting students with physical and behavioral needs.
Business Professional of America (BPA) Students Advance to Nationals
Twenty-two high school students will represent Frisco ISD at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference scheduled for May in Grapevine. Students advanced after placing in competitive events at the state conference earlier this month. See the full list of national qualifiers.
In addition to the national qualifiers, Reedy High School junior Aishah Uddin was elected state BPA president. BPA is a national co-curricular organization for students preparing for careers in business, office and technical occupations.
Lone Star Football Player Named Community Hero
Congratulations to Nick Bolton of Lone Star High School for being named a Community Hero through a scholarship award program sponsored by Chicken Express and Dave Campbell’s Texas Football. Male and female student athletes that lead by example on the field of play and in the classroom can be honored as Chicken Express Community Heroes and receive scholarship money to continue their education beyond high school.
Wakeland is Top 5A Finisher in One-Act Play
Wakeland High School theatre was named as an alternate for Area at the Bi-District One-Act Play competition. Wakeland, Centennial and Heritage high schools had all advanced to Bi-District level in 5A competition. During the OAP season, many FISD theatre students won individual awards as well. More information is available on the Frisco ISD Fine Arts website.