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Board Recognitions Nov. 12, 2012

On Monday, November 12, 2012, the NEISD Board of Trustees met during their regular monthly meeting and recognized various groups and students across the district.
(Video: Recognitions)

Invocation and Pledge

Ed White Middle School students Caleb Carmichael and Alexander O’Neal delivered the invocation and pledge, respectively, for the evening.

Carmichael (shown below on left), an eighth grader at White, is a member of the National Junior Honor Society, Theatre Arts program, Safe School Ambassadors and is also a future participant of the school's spelling bee. He hopes to succeed and advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

O’Neal (shown below on right) is also an eighth grader at White and is a member of the Yearbook club and the Safe School Ambassadors program. He is also a student aide in the school's front office and, according to his principal, he does an exceptional job.

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NEISD Board of Trustees Member Edd White presents Carmichael and O'Neal with their certificates.

Board Recognitions Nov. 12, 2012Perfect Attendance

Octavio Reyna's kindergarten class at Olmos Elementary School received special recognition for earning perfect attendance for the first nine weeks of school. Reyna attributed the success of this achievement to the parents of his students, for their consistent encouragement of school attendance. Olmos principal, students and their parents joined Reyna in this recognition.

For more information: Olmos kindergarten class celebrates perfect attendance.

Board Recognitions Nov. 12, 2012


Board Recognitions Nov. 12, 2012National Recognition

The JROTC programs of both Johnson and Reagan high school were presented with plaques detailing their success in the 2011-2012 JROTC Leadership Symposium and Academic Bowl, which took place in Washington DC this summer. The Johnson Army JROTC Leadership Team and the Reagan JROTC Academic Team were each joined by their instructor and principal during the meeting.

Board Recognitions Nov. 12, 2012For more information: Reagan JROTC places 3rd at Army Academic National Championship and Johnson JROTC travels to national competition.

Photos (Right): Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian G. Gottardy shakes hands with Johnson Cadet William Coulter-Porth (top). Dr. Gottardy presents Reagan Cadet Samir Wahdwania with his school's plaque (bottom).


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Top - Johnson JROTC Leadership Team
Above - Reagan JROTC Academic Team


Green Building

Representatives from the U.S. Green Building Council presented the 2012 Green School Award certificate to NEISD. The district earned this recognition for the Agriscience Magnet Program renovation project, which is part of the 2007 bond program.

For more information: AMP earns Green Building Award.

NEISD Board Recognition Nov. 12, 2012

L to R: Ron Clary, NEISD Associate Superintendent for Operations; Garrett Sullivan, Executive Director for Construction Management; Dr. Brian G. Gottardy, Superintendent of Schools; Heather Gayle Holdridge, LEED AP, Central Texas-Balcones Chapter of US Green Building Council; James S. Davis, AIA, Garza Bomberger & Associates; and Jerry Lamping, Vice Chairman, San Antonio, CT-B Green Schools Committee

Posted on November 13, 2012