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Humble ISD wins 19 awards in state communications contest

TSPRA Star Awards

The Texas School Public Relations Association awarded Humble ISD the top award in the state for District Special Event/Celebration in the Star Awards Communications Contest. Humble ISD received a Crystal Commendation for a surprise pep rally held at Atascocita High School last school year to celebrate Superintendent Dr. Guy Sconzo being chosen as a finalist for Texas Superintendent of the Year.


Humble ISD also received a Crystal Certificate of Merit in the School and Community Partnerships category for its participation in the Greater Lake Houston Heart Walk. School Board Trustee Heath Rushing served as chair of the Greater Lake Houston Heart Walk in 2013 and 2014.


“Highlighting district students/staff who experienced heart disease was an effective way to personalize the appeal,” the judges wrote.


Humble ISD received a Best in Category medal in the electronic newsletter category for its publication “Your Schools.”  Humble ISD received 16 other awards.


The Humble ISD Education Foundation took home Gold Star Awards for the Foundation logo, Shadow Forest Elementary School exercise path campaign brochure, and Academy for Advancing Leaders brochure.


The Public Information Office received seven Gold Star Awards for an AHS Choir program, “Your Schools, Your Choice” print ad, “How to Welcome Media to your Campus” computerized presentation, “Family Album,” “Your Schools” and “Uplift” electronic newsletters, and Humble ISD Police 20th Anniversary Celebration special event. Five Silver Star Awards were received for the district communications plan, computerized presentations on social media, new graduation plans, and planning for college, and Dyslexia Inspiring Moments video. The Integrated Athletics Inspiring Moments video was honored with a Bronze Star Award.


The awards were announced Feb. 25 during the Texas School Public Relations Association’s 53rd Annual Conference. In addition to receiving awards, Humble ISD staff were invited to present. Jerri Monbaron and Christy Tarkington of the Humble ISD Education Foundation spoke on growing engagement, support and advocacy for Education Foundations.