Extraordinary Nolan Catholic High School Student Honored

Damon Ramirez is known for his leadership, work ethic, athleticism and instincts…is a smart, max effort player and considered a tough competitor.”    Damon was the baseball team’s primary leadoff hitter as a junior and selected 1st Team All District.  He is a 4-year letterman in football, selected 1st Team All District and 2nd Team All State for two consecutive years.  Ramirez carries a 97+ GPA, a National Hispanic Merit Scholar, and had perfect attendance his freshman and sophomore years.

Damon was presented the prestigious Don Miller Award by Ernie Horn at the end of the 2016-2017 school year at the Nolan Catholic High School’s annual sports banquet.  Go Vikings!!   

Hero Award Winner – Beth Carpenter

On July 9, 2017 Lone Star Park and Score A Goal In The Classroom were honored to present the 2017 Bayard H. Friedman HERO Award to Beth Carpenter, an over thirty-one-year employee of the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw I.S.D.!  Beth is a very outstanding custodian at Eagle Mountain Elementary School, where her daughter Rebecca also works in the Physical Education Department as a third generation employee!!

“HERO DASH” SCHOOL HONOREE THE BEST!

Mrs. Carpenter is a Hero to all her students and staff, continually demonstrating great values and leadership.  Congratulations to Beth and to her husband, Nicholas!  We deeply appreciate who she is, and all she does – “with such class!!” 

B. H. FRIEDMAN HERO HONORED 5-12&14-2017

DEBBIE O’BRIEN has been named the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Bayard H. Friedman HERO Award for being selected the most outstanding secondary school teacher in all of the North Texas schools!  Miss O’Brien received her new crystal trophy and check for $1,000 at the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra performance at Bass Hall on Friday, May 12; and was recognized again at the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra concert on May 14, 2017.

Debbie is currently the orchestral music teacher at Fort Worth I.S.D.’s combined Benbrook Middle-High Schools, and has produced many Texas state winners in her twenty-nine years of teaching.  She received her Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Texas in Arlington, and her Master’s Degree from Texas Christian University.  Congratulations, Debbie!!  

How to Nominate a New HERO for Your Schools

Hero Procedures  Are you a K – 12 grade educator and wish to nominate an outstanding candidate to receive the Bayard H. Friedman Award at an upcoming public event?  Please see the attached information, and be sure to attend the Score A Goal In The Classroom monthly meetings at St. Paul Lutheran Church at 5:15 p.m. on the 3rd Wednesday of every month to learn more.

You may also call the office at 817-429-4024 for more information