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TV Spotlight Falls On Judson Student Trainer

Go Public, in partnership with WOAI-TV and David Chancellor started a series of features that profiles great stories in education. Judson High School's Brandon Ivey typifies what Rocket Pride is and goes deeper into how public education serves students by helping them find and use their talents. Brandon blesses others with his gift of encouragement. Take a look at the story that aired on WOAI-TV on February 18, 2019.


Veterans Memorial ROTC Gets Air Time

Reporter/Anchor David Sears chats with ROTC students Caraline Mitchell and Kayla De La Rosa

KSAT-TV came out to visit Veterans Memorial recently to put the spotlight on the school's ROTC program.  It's a young program, as most things are at this newest high school, but it is growing and making an impact.  The story will air Friday as a sidebar story leading up to this week's Patriot vs. Highlands Owls football game.  As a lead-in to the game, the telecast typically shows some academic feature that spotlights something about each school.  The crew spoke to two students and recorded video of a weekly inspection.  Be looking for it on KSAT-TV.  

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

The month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which aims to raise awareness of the impact it can have on the emotional, physical, and mental well-being of families and communities, while also sharing information about treatment options. One in five children in the United States have a serious debilitating mental disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

JECA Teacher Receives Citizenship Award

A JECA teacher and member of the Psi Alpha Chapter of the Omega Psi Fraternity, Inc. has been named winner of the Citizen of The Year Award for the 9th District (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana). Coach Jermaine L. Coleman, Sr. is in his second year as the PE and Fit for Life teacher at JECA, where he “pairs high expectations with calmness, consistency and patience,” said one campus teacher. “In his early career, he is able to embrace the importance of putting students’ needs first and developing strong relationships with the students, staff and community abroad.” 

The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was established in 1911 on the historic campus of Howard University and is geared towards community enhancement, educational well-being, and the overall betterment of mankind. Coach Coleman was recently recognized by the local chapter affiliate - Psi Alpha for being the Citizen of the Year based upon his continuous community support of various activities and organizations with having over 4,000 documented community service hours for the 2016-2017 school year. Due to his unwavering support of some many local and state activities, Coach Coleman has received recognition from both local and state officials along with numerous non-profit organizations and during the recent 9th District Convention held in Houston. He was named the overall Citizen of The Year out of the four combined states that make up the 9th District. “I am truly humbled and grateful to receive this award”, Coleman stated. “The heart of the school is the community, and the success of the student takes a collaborative effort from all”.

Anne-Marie Hilton is JISD's EXCEL Teacher Of The Year

Anne-Marie Hilton was named KENS 5 Teacher of the Year for Judson ISD. She was presented with the KENS 5/Credit Human ExCEL Award in her Wagner High School classroom with her students looking on. Congratulations Ms. Hilton!

Be on the look out for an in depth story with more photos of this great event in the upcoming March Judson Post. The online newsletter is emailed out to staff and parents every month by the JISD Communications Department from the email address media@judsonisd.org

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