FISD Applause! Applause!

Nov 19, 2021

Students Win at International Robotics Competition 

Three Frisco ISD students were a part of Team USA that won the First Global Challenge International Robotics competition amongst 161 countries. Congratulations to Frisco High School student Hrithik Maniyambeth and Lebanon Trail High School students Champers Fu and Max Fan for their achievement that was recognized by several media outlets.

The team designed a robot they call the Plastic Pirate that collects plastic waste from the ocean's surface. Congratulations to the students for winning a Grand Prize at the tournament, a Gold Medal for the Global Grand Challenge Award in the Environment category and a Silver Medal for the Global Challenge Award for Phase 1 in the Environment category. Learn more.

Student Presented with Team Behind the Team Scholarship

Congratulations to Independence High School senior Lily Holmes who was the latest FISD recipient of the Frisco Bowl Team Behind the Team Scholarship Award presented by Town and Country Roofing. 

Students Earns Volunteer Service Award

Congratulations to Heritage High School junior Hrishikesh Srirangam and Wakeland High School senior Kethana Uppalapati for earning the President Volunteer Service Award!   

American Legion Post Partners with Frisco High Fine Art to Honor Veterans

The Frisco High School band, choir and orchestra partnered with the American Legion Post 178 Color Guard in a memorable Veterans Day tribute to honor local area veterans earlier this month. The program honored and listed the names of the 11 young people who lived in Frisco who were killed in action since World War I. Each is honored at the Veterans Memorial in Frisco Commons with a plaque at the Wall of Honor, as well as a trail marker describing their service.

The 11th soldier honored was Corporal Peter John Courcy, U.S. Army – Operation Enduring Freedom, who was killed in action on February 10, 2009, in Afghanistan. He was 22 years old. Because Peter had attended Frisco High School, a special tribute honored him.

Community Parade a Success Thanks to Partners

Securing trailers was difficult this year for the parade due to the chronic shortage of truck drivers. The District and the City are thankful for those who were able to provide trailers for yet another fantastic parade! This includes RPMx Excavation, Frisco Wholesale Lumber, the City of Frisco and EarthtechUSA.     

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