Shanty Vera and Oscar Murillo received the Irma Gutierrez Cortez Scholarship that every year helps Irvin High School graduates achieve their post-secondary academic goals. The scholarship is named after Irma Gutierrez Cortez, who spent her life helping the Northeast community and Irvin students.
Michelle Cummings from Mesita Elementary and Donna Betancourt from Hillside Elementary were named the Region 19 School Nurses of the Year by the Texas School Nurse Association.
Richardson sixth graders are wrapping up their school year by designing model rollercoasters inspired by international landmarks they have studied. The students first selected a country and designed a backpack they would use traveling through that country. The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme project then ended with the creation of rollercoasters made of cardboard and popsicle sticks.