Board Notes: Tyler ISD recognizes student, staff achievements during Nov. board meeting

November 15, 2016


The Tyler ISD Board of Trustees recognized the achievements of students and staff during its regularly scheduled meeting Monday, Nov. 14. The primary focus of the Tyler ISD Board Recognition Program is to acknowledge accomplishments of District students, staff, departments and campuses.


The Board first recognized the efforts of the two District students of the month for November.  The elementary student of the month is Kimberly Rivera Torres, a third grade student at Jones Elementary MST Academy. Jose Bernal Espinoza, a tenth grade student at Early College High School is the secondary student of the month. The above video highlights these two outstanding students.


John Tyler High School student Triston Ferguson received accolades for his first place finish in the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest. Triston advances to compete in the National SAR Oration Contest to be held July 10-11 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest is a competition where students are required to write and memorize a speech that took an event, person, or document from the American Revolution and compared it to something in today's society.


Additionally, the Robert E. Lee High School Band was recognized for earning their 17th consecutive first division rating at the Region 21 UIL Marching Contest.  


The Tyler ISD November Teacher of the Month is Kristi Corey, a fifth grade reading, writing and social studies teacher at Orr Elementary School.  Congratulations, Mrs. Corey!




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Tyler ISD Communications

Jennifer Hines

Executive Director of Communications and Public Relations

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Sandra Stanley Communications Coordinator

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Amy Pawlak 

Public Relations Coordinator

Lynne Hubbard

Switchboard Operator

Marla Boone

Communications/ Volunteer Assistant

Angela Duitch

Coordinator of TISD-TV & Digital Media

Jessica Poe

Digital Communications Specialist

Jacob Walker

Digital Media and Video Specialist

John Landes

Coordinator of Government Relations

Tracy Varnell

District Mail Clerk

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