Humble ISD Heart Walk team is the Top School District in the state of Texas for four years straight!
Humble ISD Heart Walk team is the Top School District in the state of Texas for the fourth consecutive year!
“I am excited to announce that Humble ISD is the number one school district in the state of Texas again," Amy Newman, Vice President of Youth Market for AHA said. “We appreciate the support of the Humble ISD employees, students and parents to promote a healthy lifestyle and raise awareness of heart disease and stroke.”
Our Heart Walk teams raised the most money out of all school districts participating in Heart Walks across the state of Texas this fall.
Humble ISD Heart Walk teams raised $33,885 for the American Heart Association (AHA) by participating in the Greater Lake Houston Heart Walk on Nov. 5. Forty-five Humble ISD Heart Walk teams registered a total of 771 walkers.
The American Heart Association presented the following awards to Humble ISD schools at the Heart Walk:
Top Fundraising Humble ISD Team: Whispering Pines Elementary
Top Fundraising Elementary School Team: Whispering Pines Elementary
Top Fundraising Middle School Team: Kingwood Middle School
Top Fundraising High School Team: Summer Creek High School
Top Fundraising Specialty Campus: Community Learning Center
Top Participating Elementary School Team: Pine Forest Elementary
Top Participating Middle School Team: Timberwood Middle School
Top Participating High School Team: Quest Early College High School
Top Participating Specialty Campus: Child Nutrition Services
Lifestyle Change Award: Lakeshore Elementary School Paraprofessional Courtney Rausin
There were 9 Humble ISD Heart Walk Teams raising $1,000 or more:
- Atascocita High School led by Team Captain Scott Peden
- Community Learning Center led by Team Captain Mike Heckman
- Eagle Springs Elementary School led by Team Captain Brittany Nicholson
- Kingwood High School led by Team Captain Pam Lard
- Kingwood Middle School led by Team Captain Jayne Brandon
- Oaks Elementary School led by Team Captains Susan Afyounizadeh and Sarah Belknap
- Summer Creek High School led by Team Captain Lori Garcia
- Summerwood Elementary School led by Team Captains Jennifer Brown and Courtney Land
- Whispering Pines Elementary School led by Team Captains Karli Burke, Joy Otto and Sutton Simon
Every walker and supporter made a positive difference. Overall, the 2016 Greater Lake Houston Heart and Stroke Walk brought in more than $119,000 raising funds and awareness for the fight against heart disease. The 2016 Greater Lake Houston Heart Walk was chaired by Scott Brady, who serves on the Executive Board of the Humble ISD Education Foundation.