Football Players Earn District Honors
Congratulations to the dozens of FISD football players who were selected to the 7-5A Division II All-District teams. Frisco High School’s Chase Lowery was named District MVP and Reedy High School’s Will Harbour was named Defensive MVP of 7-5A Division II, which includes FISD high schools Frisco, Lebanon Trail, Memorial and Reedy. The All-District honorees for 5-5A Division I, which includes Centennial, Heritage, Independence, Liberty, Lone Star and Wakeland, will be announced later this month. The full list of 7-5A Division II honorees can be found here.
IHS Senior Earns Full Ride to Duke
Congratulations to Independence High School senior Priscilla La, who has been awarded a financial package to attend Duke University worth over $82,000 a year through Quest Bridge Match. Her award will cover tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies and travel expenses for her four years at Duke. There were over 20,000 applicants and 6,000 finalists and only about 1,100 winners across the country. La is a member of the orchestra and winter guard and is a drum major in the IHS band. She plans to major in biology at Duke next fall. Congratulations on an award well deserved!
Coordinator Recognized by Science Association
Congratulations to FISD Elementary Science Coordinator Laura Lee McCleod, who was recognized for her hard work as the chair of CAST, the Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching. As a former President of the Science Association of Texas, she had the honor of being the CAST chair for two years, a position in which she facilitated meetings for volunteers to help plan the CAST conferences. Her hard work in FISD and throughout Texas is admirable.
Students Perform at Merry Main Street
Elementary student choirs from across Frisco ISD, including the Elementary Honor Choir, performed at Merry Main Street this past weekend, spreading cheer for all in the community. The directors and students had a great time performing and representing the Frisco ISD Fine Arts Department. The performances from numerous elementary schools were memorable and brought joy to all who were able to witness. Way to go!