City of Houston donates backpacks and school to five FBISD Schools
Five Fort Bend ISD schools received backpacks filled with school supplies from the City of Houston as part of Mayor Annise Parker’s backpack giveaway program. Receiving 25 backpacks each were: Blue Ridge, Briargate, Ridgegate and Ridgemont Elementary Schools, and the Ridgemont Early Childhood Center. Houston City Council Member, Larry Green (District K) joined his staff members in delivering the backpacks to the campuses just in time for the start of the new school year. Shown at Ridgegate Elementary School, which also received school supplies from St. Luke’s Sugar Land Hospital, are: (standing from left) Vicki Jones, Director of Human Resources, St. Luke’s Sugar Land Hospital, Houston City Council Member, Larry Green; Lavanta Williams, Ridgegate Elementary School Principal; Donna McPherson, Prek Aide; Katina Scott, Supervisor of Volunteer Services, St. Luke’s Sugar Land Hospital; and (front row, from left) Karen Pavon, 2nd grade Bilingual teacher; Sean Burgess, 2nd grade General Education teacher; and Silverio Romano, 5th grade Bilingual teacher.
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