Centennial Librarian Awarded Funding for Robotics Team
Congratulations to Centennial High School librarian Dr. Tammy Turner who was awarded money by the College Football Playoff Foundation for her Donors Choose project. Thanks to this award, the Centennial Robotics Team now has money for new supplies, including a robotics field. Dr. Turner reports that the supplies have arrived and the students were excited to see it all come together. They are actively working on robot builds, teaching other students about how to earn points and showing off their handiwork to their peers.
Frisco High Freshman’s Invention Gaining Traction
Frisco High School freshman Lino Marrero was featured by a news outlet for his invention called Kinetic Kickz, which is a shoe insert that generates energy with each step. The mechanical stress generates a voltage that can then power small items like cell phones. Check out the feature and learn about the awards he has won for his work so far.
Independence Senior Writes Book
Independence High School senior Shreya Bhandari recently published a math addition book for kids. She donated more than 100 copies of her book to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County, Kairos International and the Ronald McDonald House. She was featured on TV and the radio for her donation. Watch the full feature. Keep up the great work!
Students Presented with Team Behind the Team Scholarships
Congratulations to seniors across Frisco ISD who are recipients of the Frisco Bowl Team Behind the Team Scholarship Award presented by Town and Country Roofing. Alex Fredrickson of Lone Star High School, Kate Graham of Liberty High School, Isabella Grogman of Lebanon Trail High School and Brianna Rochez of Memorial High School were each awarded a $750 scholarship at recent football games.
County Commissioners Recognize Wakeland Senior
Wakeland High School senior Thomas Davies was recognized at the Denton County Commissioners Court on Sept. 21 for being an American Legion Boys Nation Senator. Davies was the guest of Precinct 1 Commissioner Ryan Williams. Davies was also selected as a senator from the more than 600 Texas Boys State Statesmen to attend the 2021 American Legion Boys Nation in Washington, DC. Davies was one of 100 Boys Nation senators selected from more than 20,000 Boys State Statesmen from across the country. Congratulations on this recognition!