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EPISD is Best of El Paso

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(EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT -- Oct. 22, 2021) — El Pasoans voted, and EPISD is clearly among the Best of El Paso according to El Paso Inc. 

EPISD placed in 12 education categories that included: Best High School Teacher, Best PK-8/Intermediate School, Best Middle School Teacher, Best Principal, Best Public Elementary School, Best Public High School and Best Public Middle School. 

In first place, El Paso High School teacher, Ludmila Silva, was voted as El Paso’s Best High School Teacher and MacArthur PK-8 was awarded first place in Best PK-8/Intermediate School. 

The community voted online in the annual Best of El Paso contest that highlights local talent, organizations and businesses.

EPISD has proudly served El Paso for 138 years and is the legacy school district in El Paso. 

Congratulations to all the winners! 

Best of El Paso EPISD Winners

  • Ludmila Silva – El Paso High School
    Best High School Teacher, 1st place
  • Laura Strelzin Bagley – Franklin High School
    Best High School Teacher, 2nd place 
  • Heather Kendrick – Franklin High School
    Best High School Teacher, 4th place 
  • Vanessa Munoz – Hornedo Middle School
    Best Middle School Teacher, 3rd place 
  •  Pedro Delgado – Young Women's STEAM Research & Preparatory Academy
    Best Middle School Teacher, 4th place
  • Mark Paz – El Paso High School
    Best Principal, 4th place
  • Lundy Elementary School 
    Best Public Elementary School, 3rd place
  • Franklin High School
    Best Public High School, 2nd place 
  • Coronado High School
  • Best Public High School, 3rd place
  • El Paso High School
    Best Public High School, 4th place
  • Hornedo Middle School
    Best Public Middle School, 2nd place
  • Wiggs Middle School
    Best Public Middle School, 4th place
  • Brown Middle School
    Best Public Middle School, 5th place
  • MacArthur PK-8
    Best Public PK-8/Intermediate, 1st place 
  • Ray Jackson - Locally Sourced EP
    Best Radio DJ/Local Podcaster, 3rd place
Story by Liliana Gonzalez