Student Named Texas Health Ambassador
Congratulations to Wakeland incoming junior Riley McCain who is the first and only Frisco ISD student to be selected by the Texas Department of Agriculture as a representative of the Health Ambassadors for a Ready Texas (HART)! This achievement recognizes
McCain’s campus leadership in promoting good nutrition, healthy lifestyles and Texas agriculture. Starting in the new school year, McCain will work with the District to support the HART initiative. Congratulations!
CTEC Students Awarded ACE Scholarships
Congratulations to three Career and Technical Education Center students who have earned scholarships through North DFW ACE, a local organization that matches mentors with architecture, construction and engineering students. Congratulations to these students!
Memorial senior Ashwin Yogaratnam - $35,000 in both local and national ACE scholarships
Memorial senior Kyla Johnson - $10,000 local ACE scholarship
Lone Star junior Agam Sheth - $1,500 local Architecture Summer Camp scholarship
Kroger Teaches Prescription Drug Safety at LTHS
Thank you to representatives from Kroger Health and EVERFI who visited Lebanon Trail High School last month to reinforce important lessons about prescription drug safety. Health students completed a digital course on substance use disorder, medication
safety tips and how to intervene when faced with a situation involving drug misuse. During the visit, Kroger pharmacists shared different methods of safe prescription drug disposal. One student was awarded a Kroger gift card and 529 College Savings
gift card for their poster promoting safe use of prescription drugs!
Liberty Baseball Player Honored
Liberty senior shortstop and pitcher Cade McGarrh, who was named the District 9-5A Most Valuable Player, has also been selected for the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association’s prestigious All-Star game. McGarrh, who has signed with Texas
Tech, will play in the All-Star game later this month.
American Legion Honors NNDCC Student
The Lebanon Trail High School Navy National Defense Cadet Corps held its first end-of-year award ceremony and invited several members of American Legion Post 178. Representatives of the organization presented an award to Wakeland student Grace Yang, an
outstanding cadet. Yang was awarded the American Legion Peter J Courcy Post 178 Scholastic Excellence Award and will attend the United States Military Academy in the fall. Learn more about the NNDCC program.
Independence Visual Artist Places Second in Contest
Congratulations to Independence incoming junior Deeksha Bompada on winning second place in the Expressions by Walgreens national art challenge. Bompada was recognized for Cyclic in the Visual Arts category.