H-E-B Announces Excellence in Education School District Awards
H-E-B announced the finalists for the retailer's 2014 Excellence in Education Awards program for school districts, early childhood education facilities and school boards.
Together, the 17 finalists will receive more than $80,000 and go on to compete for even greater cash prizes and the statewide title. Forty teacher and principal finalists will be announced in late February and March during a series of surprise visits to schools and classrooms across Texas.
The 2014 school district, public school board and early childhood finalists are:
Large School Districts
Dripping Springs ISD — Dripping Springs, Texas
Edinburg CISD — Edinburg, Texas
Alamo Heights ISD — San Antonio, Texas
East Central ISD — San Antonio, Texas
Clear Creek ISD — League City, Texas
Small School Districts
KIPP Houston — Houston
Brownwood Independent School District — Brownwood
Early Childhood Facilities
Del Valle ISD Child Development Center— Del Valle
Mainspring Schools — Austin
Ridgemont Early Childhood Center — Houston
Language Development Center — Eagle Pass
ChildCareGroup Bock Early Childhood Center — Dallas
Public School Boards
North East ISD
Winners will be announced at the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards ceremony on May 3, 2014 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston. The winning large district will receive $100,000; the winning small district $50,000. The winning public school board (if selected) and early childhood facility will each receive $25,000.