The Tyler ISD Board of Trustees recognized the achievements of students and staff during its regularly scheduled meeting Monday, March 27, 2017. The primary focus of the 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 March. The elementary student of the month is Nicholas Goodwin, a fourth-grade student at Wayne Boshears Center for Exceptional Programs. Haleigh Russell, an twelfth grade student at Robert E. Lee High School, is the secondary student of the month. The above video highlights these two outstanding students.
Also recognized were students from Robert E. Lee and John Tyler High Schools and staff member from Transportation. Nadine Turner, Tyler ISD Bus Driver, Aliya Harris, a junior, Austin Hanes and Chloe Russell, ninth graders at Robert E. Lee High School for their quick actions in assisting fellow student Bailee Joyner, a ninth grader, during an asthma attack on the school bus. Ms. Turner pulled the bus over and contacted the Transportation Dept who in turn contacted EMS. Aliya, Austin and Chloe attended to Bailee until the paramedics arrived. As a result of the swift action taken by her classmates and Ms. Turner, Bailee received the treatment she needed and returned to class the next day.
Ta’Corian Tilley and Triston Ferguson, both seniors at John Tyler High School, recently qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) National Tournament to be held in Montgomery, Alabama June 18-23. Tacorian will compete in Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking and Triston in Congressional Debate. Classmate Jose Romero earned an Alternate spot in Congressional Debate.
The Tyler ISD MarchTeacher of the Month is Alejandra Carmona, a fourth grade teacher at Austin Elementary School.