On Dec. 10, the Humble ISD Board of Trustees convened to recognize excellent work by teachers and students, hear thankful words from Quest, and give thanks to Glenn Redmon and his family for his services within the Humble community.

The meeting opened with several beautiful festive live melodies by the Riverwood Middle School Madrigals.

Dr. Elizabeth Fagan proclaimed, “We are thankful to all of you for sharing your talents with the board and all in attendance.”

Humble ISD received the first-ever District of Distinction Award from the Texas Art Education Association. Deputy Superintendent Dr. Roger Brown gave a presentation to all attendees.

“This is the first award of its kind. Humble came in the top 2% out of 1,200 school districts in the running for these prestigious honors in the areas of visual arts, community experiences and collaboration,” said Brown.

Several members of FFA representing Humble, Atascocita and Kingwood talked about all the accomplishments of the chapters within the past year. Of the many accolades, two members advanced to represented Humble ISD at the state level. The chapter leadership announced that the Humble Livestock Show and Rodeo will take place in January 2020 instead of February.

Humble ISD Foundation Chairman India Loth thanked the board and all teachers.

“We would not have the great students and supports in place without the partnerships and efforts from our teachers. All together, our teachers and staff have pledged $343,227 towards the foundation and all activities,” stated Loth.

The next presentation came from distinguished student, student president and Honor Society member Daniel Winter.

“On behalf of the students of Quest Early College High School, we would like to thank the Humble ISD Board for their continued support of our students and campus. Due to your support, our school was able to participate in many service projects and grow as individuals in preparation for our future. One of our proudest moments came when we worked together as an entire school to create our float for the Christmas parade. Many thanks for several amazing years,” he said.

As the meeting ended, many teachers were recognized for their service to the students of the district and approvals were granted for additional staff in terms of teachers and paraprofessionals.

Robert Sitton, board vice president, took a moment to reflect on the service of all board members and area leaders within the past year.

“I would like to take a moment to thank the late Glenn Redmon who passed away suddenly within this year. We especially remember his contribution to the local FFA program and to Special Kids Day. He will truly be remembered and we ask for prayers for his family during this holiday season,” concluded Sitton.

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