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UISD Honors Teachers/ Employees at Annual Awards Banquet


Posted Date: 04/26/2019

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It was a scene filled with anticipation and joy. This year’s annual UISD Employee Awards Banquet was held at Altezza Events and featured entertainment by the Trautmann Middle School Shorthorn Jazz Band, directed by Jorge Garcia. Highlights of the evening included awards for Teachers Of The Year, Instructional Paraprofessionals of The Year, Non -Instructional Paraprofessional/Auxiliary Employees Of The Year, Paraprofessional Of The Year, and Auxiliary Staff Member Of The Year.* Each winner was presented with an award by the Board of Trustees and Superintendent of Schools Roberto J. Santos.

The Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year will select and drive new automobiles from the Powell Watson Auto Group for one full year at no cost to them. The first and second place runner-ups for the Elementary and Secondary Teacher of the Year Awards received $1,500.00 and $1,000.00 gift certificates respectively from Ashley Home Store of Laredo. The UISD Board of Trustees and Superintendent Roberto J. Santos thank all award recipients for their commitment to excellence.

 

Teacher getting award

L-R: David Garcia, Assoc. Superintendent for Human Resources; Eduardo Zuñiga, Assoc. Superintendent for Student Support Services; Javier Montemayor, Jr., Board Member; David Gonzalez, Assoc. Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, UISD Elementary Educator of the Year for 2019: Roberto Valdez, Jr. – Juarez-Lincoln Elementary School; Gloria S. Rendon, Assoc. Superintendent for Administration; Joe Herrera, General Manager for Toyota of Laredo; Roberto G. Ortiz, Juarez-Lincoln ES Principal and Roberto J. Santos, superintendent of Schools.

Teacher getting award

L-R: David Garcia, Assoc. Superintendent for Human Resources; Javier Montemayor, Jr., Board Member; Alberto Aleman, Jr., UHS Principal; UISD Secondary Educator of the Year for 2019: John J. Mallon - United High School; Joe Herrera, General Manager for Toyota of Laredo; Gloria S. Rendon, Assoc. Superintendent for Administration and Roberto J. Santos, Superintendent of Schools.

Back row: Eduardo Zuñiga, Assoc. Superintendent for Student Support Services and David Gonzalez, Assoc. Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. 

 

 

UISD Award Winners for 2019

Elementary Educator of the Year

Roberto Valdez Jr. , Juarez-Lincoln Elementary School

Secondary Educator of the Year

John J. Mallon, United High School

Elementary Instructional Paraprofessional of the Year

Amabely Medina, Arndt Elementary School

Secondary Instructional Paraprofessional of the Year

Maria C. Arriaga, Cherish Center

Elementary Non-Instructional Paraprofessional/Auxiliary of the Year

Ana Guerrero, Kennedy- Zapata Elementary School

Secondary Non-Instructional Paraprofessional/Auxiliary of the Year

Rosa Guerra, Cherish Center

Paraprofessional of the Year

Benjamin Bondoc, UISD Police Dept.

Auxiliary Staff Member of the Year

Celia Reyes, Curriculum and Instruction Dept.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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