(Spanish books titles also available upon request – call Ernie Horn at 214-533-1333).
* Reading List for 1st Graders Fall 2014 * Reading List for 2nd Graders This Fall 2014 * Reading List for 3rd Graders This Fall 2014 * Reading List for 4th Graders This Fall 2014 * Reading List for 5th Graders This Fall 2014
(Recommended Spanish book titles also available – call Ernie Horn, Executive Director of Score A Goal In The Classroom, at 214-533-1333).
On May 3, 2014, Texas Christian University and Score A Goal In The Classroom presented the 2014 Bayard H. Friedman Award to Jennifer Nicholson of the Fort Worth ISD for being named the most outstanding math teacher in all of North Texas! Jennifer is the head of the Math Department at Northside High School, and was recognized in 2013 as the Freese and Nichols Academic Chair for Teaching Excellence in Secondary Mathematics.
Tom Taber, with XTO Energy, presented Earnest Colvin with a $1,000 honorarium in addition to his Bayard H. Friedman Hero trophy Friday night, May 23, for being named the most outstanding 2014 Instrumental Music Teacher in all of North Texas! Mr. Colvin received a thunderous ovation at the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s concert at Bass Hall during the award ceremony. He has been a music theory and band teacher with the Fort Worth ISD for 34 years. Earnest is married to Alfreida, who herself is an elementary principal in Fort Worth; together they have been very active in making a difference in our community’s young people!
We salute Mr. Colvin for being a tremendous inspiration to his students at Trimble Tech High School! He has also been instrumental in encouraging countless other students who have gone on to become productive citizens and musicians.
Casa Manana and Score A Goal In The Classroom made the surprise announcement at the Betty Buckley Awards Night on May 22 that Jessica Owens has been named the 2014 Bobbie Wygant HERO Award winner for being the most outstanding Drama-Fine Arts Director in all of North Texas! Jessica is on staff at Colleyville’s Covenant Christian Academy, is married to her wonderful husband, Jeff, and has two fine sons who are also all excellent musicians.
Jessica received her Master’s of Music in Vocal Performance from Baylor University, and has made a dynamic impact on the drama and fine arts programs at her school. She was presented with a $1,000 honorarium from XTO Energy/Exxon Mobil.
The Fort Worth Safe Communities Coalition and Score A Goal have named Mr. Omar Ramos as the recipient of the 2014 Bayard H. Friedman Hero Award for being the most outstanding school principal in North Texas. In addition to the award, Douglas Hooten, Executive Director of MedStar Mobile Health Care, presented Mr. Ramos with a $1,000 honorarium. Mr. Ramos was honored at the May 16 board meeting of the Fort Worth Safe Communities Coalition. Omar is the principal at Trimble Tech High School, and his leadership is highly valued in that position.
Lacey Espree, FWISD W.C.Stripling Middle School teacher, was the Score A Goal In The Classroom School Incentive Program’s “It’s Kool to Go to School” HERO OF THE YEAR for the 2013-2014 school year. Lacey won a three-day, two-night, all expense trip for two to San Diego, California’s Omni Balboa Resort. She also won VIP tickets to a San Diego Padres baseball game for her outstanding school year achievements and perfect attendance!!!!
On April 8, 2014, the Dallas Stars and Score A Goal In The Classroom will honor DeeDee Rodriguez, Administrative Assistant to the Dallas ISD Superintendent of Schools. DeeDee has been with the Dallas ISD for the last 15 years and has been selected the 2014 recipient of the Bayard H. Friedman Award for being the most outstanding school administrative assistant in North Texas! She not only possesses a near-genius work ethic, loyalty, and integrity; but also the ability to serve as a special liaison between the superintendent’s central office staff, school campuses, civic leaders, elected officials and community members.
The Dallas Mavericks and Score A Goal In The Classroom recently named Wendell Ivory the 2014 recipient of the Bayard H. Friedman HERO Award for being selected the most outstanding school basketball coach in North Texas. The award presentation took place March 23rd at the Mavericks vs Brooklyn Nets game when KXAS/NBC 5 also presented Wendell with a $1,000 honorarium in appreciation for all he does for his community’s children.
Wendell is head basketball coach of Fort Worth ISD’s Trimble Tech High School. He has been named the “7-4A District Coach of the Year” for three years – 2012, 2013 and 2014! He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Sam Houston State University, and his Master’s Degree in Education from Prairieview A&M.
Congratulations to Wendell, his wife Valencia, and two children, A’nya and Jai!
The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and Score A Goal In The Classroom School Incentive Program named Bryan Priddy of the Texas Boys Choir and Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts the 2014 recipient of the Bayard H. Friedman HERO Award. The presentation of the award and $1,000 by XTO Energy/Exxon Mobil was made at the March 7 performance of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra at Bass Hall.
Bryan assumed the positions of Artistic Director of the Texas Boys Choir and choral faculty of Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts in August of 2008, and is nationally recognized as an exemplary music director. He received his Bachelor Degree in Music Education from Georgia State University, his Master of Church Music Degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and his Master of Music Degree from the Eastman School of Music, University at Rochester.