alliantgroup Houston Independent School District Elementary Science Teacher Award Luncheon

alliantgroup hosted the inaugural alliantgroup Houston Independent School District Elementary Science Teacher Award Luncheon last week.

More than one hundred guests were in attendance at the alliantgroup headquarters in Houston, Texas to honor the alliantgroup Houston Independent School District Elementary Science Teacher Award nominees and honorable mentions.  KPRC-TV meteorologist Khambrel Marshall served as the event emcee.

The alliantgroup Elementary Science Teacher Award was created to reward local teachers who are increasing student achievement and engagement through innovative lesson plans that emphasize the importance and intrigue of science.

One nominee was chosen from each of HISD’s six regions.  Each finalist receives a cash award of $1,250 as well as $500 to spend on their classrooms.  The grand prize winner receives a personal cash prize of $3,500 plus $500 to spend on their classroom.

Winner:

Deirdre Ricketts – Stevens Elementary School

Finalists:

Denise Conway – Helms Elementary School

Anthony Jones – T.H. Rogers School

Minerva Perez – Burnet Elementary School

Sara Rodgriguez – Shearn Elementary School

Crystal Williams – Hartsfield Elementary School

Honorable Mention:

Denissia James – Blackshear Elementary School

Maritha Green – Whidby Elementary School

Na’Talya Johnson – Paige Elementary School

Mimi Chan – Sinclair Elementary School

Amber Pepper – Houston Museum of Natural Science

Leticia Sifuentes – Briscoe Elementary School

This award is just one of many educational initiatives alliantgroup supports as part of its continuing commitment to STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education.

By | April 29th, 2019|alliantgroup Gives Back|

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alliantgroup Houston Independent School District Elementary Science Teacher Award Luncheon
Casey Curry, joined alliantgroup as the company’s Community Relations Director early 2018. As a meteorologist by trade and media personality based in Houston, you may have seen Casey on FOX, ABC and NBC, as well as the guest meteorologist on the weekend edition of Good Morning America in New York City.