*2016 BAYARD H. FRIEDMAN HERO AWARD Recipients were chosen as the best in their fields of education in North Texas and honored by Score A Goal In The Classroom, as follows:
Beverly Fletcher, FWISD – Visual Arts Director – Honored at the Dream Makers Art Festival and the Nutcracker Ballet at Bass Hall (2-25-16 and 12-23-16) / 2) Ramon Niño, III, FWISD – Mariachi Music Teacher – Honored by the Fort Worth Symphony at Bass Hall (5-14-16) / Dr. Germán Gutiérrez, FWYO Conductor – Honored also by the Fort Worth Symphony at Bass Hall (5-14-16) / Camille Haley, Birdville ISD – Drama Teacher – Honored at the Casa Mañana Buckley Awards (5-19-16) / Charlie Qualls, FWISD – Maintenance – Honored at Lone Star Park (7-9-16) / and Tim Buchanan, Aledo ISD – Athletic Director-Coach – HOnored at the Aledo Bearcat Stadium.
2016 HOLT HICKMAN HERO AWARD Recipient – Sue Testerman was honored at the November 19, 2016 Shrine Circus performance for being chosen the most outstanding 2016 Dyslexis Therapist/Teacher in North Texas. Sue works effectively and affectionately with her students in the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD.
All the above professionals in the education arena are deeply admired and appreciated by all their colleagues, and their students and families. We applaud them as HEROES of our community!! *XTO Energy, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil, awarded these individuals with a well-deserved $1,000.00 honorarium!