Category Archives: Schools

School District Superintendent and Mariachi Director selected for art awards

On May 15, 2017, Dr. Susan Hull, Grand Prairie ISD Superintendent, received the 2017 Superintendent Award and Marta Ocampo, Mariachi Director at Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy, received the 2017 Teacher of the Year Award from the Arts Schools Network (ASN), the nation’s largest professional membership organization of specialized arts schools.

Grand Prairie ISD wins H-E-B 2017 Excellence In Education Award

Dr. Susan Simpson Hull, Grand Prairie ISD Superintendent of Schools, accepts the H-E-B Excellence in Education Award. Photo courtesy H-E-B.

On Sunday, H-E-B announced statewide winners of the 16th annual H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards during an awards ceremony at the Hilton Hotel in Austin. The Grand Prairie Independent School District was selected as the winner of the Large School District award taking a $100,000 cash award.

Immaculate Conception Catholic School receives Catholic Foundation grant

Matt Kramer, President and CEO of The Catholic Foundation (Far Left) and Aileen Pratt, Distribution Chair of The Catholic Foundation Board of Trustees (Far Right), presents a grant to (L-R) Linda Santos and Felice Hawkins of Immaculate Conception Catholic School. Submitted photo

Immaculate Conception Catholic School in Grand Prairie was one of 26 recipients of a grant from The Catholic Foundation. In total, the community grants presented at The Catholic Foundation’s spring ceremony on April 19 were more than $1 million.