Fort Bend Leadership Forum class graduates

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Forum Class of 2017 graduated last May. Under the direction of Division Co-Chairs Dustin Fessler and Barkley Peschel, the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Leadership program celebrates its most recent graduating class of outstanding leaders. Participants study the qualities that make a community leader, analyze leadership roles, and […]

Dulles students win 8th in National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C.

A team of high school students from Sugar Land won 8th in the national competition for the 2017 National Science Bowl (NSB). As a result, they received $1,000 for their efforts. The students are Andrew Liu, Shree Mohan, Abin Antony, Shreyas Balaji and Anish Patel. “The National Science Bowl continues to be one of the […]

ACHIEVE Fort Bend County supports summer reading program

ACHIEVE Fort Bend County spearheaded a summer reading program for first graders attending Title 1 schools throughout the county. Facilitators from each of the school districts worked with ACHIEVE Board Member Cathy Duvall, a former Fort Bend ISD leader in reading, to identify eligible students and to document their reading levels. Books were then ordered […]

Dulles student to travel with Youth Ambassadors to Columbia

Louise Zeng, 16, of Missouri City is one of 10 youths traveling to Washington, D.C., for one week and onward to Colombia for three weeks as part of Partners of the Americas’ U.S. Youth Ambassadors (YA) program, taking place in July. The 10 youths, accompanied by an adult mentor, will spend the three weeks abroad […]

Dulles student wins Scholastic Art and Writing Awards gold medal

Lauren Yanga, a sophomore from Dulles High School, has earned National Gold medal in the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Lauren’s art work “Never Forget” was in the less than 0.5 percent of entries selected as national gold medal by professional judges from among more than 330,000 pieces of art and writing that were […]

Fort Bend Aggie Moms’ Club Awards Scholarships to Local Texas A&M Students

The Fort Bend County Aggie Moms’ Club, an organization of friendship, education, networking and support, recently announced the recipients of the 2017 scholarships and its graduating seniors. The organization seeks to support students through scholarships and donations to campus organizations by participation in fundraising events throughout the year. The moms come together to learn the […]

Stafford karate teacher hopes to compete in Olympics

Kickstart Kids helps youngsters learn martial arts By Stafford MSD Communications Rommel Gargoles is a 33-time world karate champion and a member of the United States Karate Team. He may have a chance to compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan. His students at Stafford Intermediate and Stafford Middle schools know him as “Master […]

FBISD students selected for Duke TIP Grand Recognition

Fort Bend ISD recently announced that 37 students in the district qualified for Grand Recognition and 246 students qualified for State Recognition through the Duke Talented Identification Program (Duke TIP) for their exceptional scores on the ACT or SAT. The seventh grade talent search identifies, recognizes and supports high-performing students. The program offers qualifying seventh […]

Stafford third grader raises funds for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

By Stafford MSD Communications Lydia Mathew looked around her house and saw plenty of toys she hadn’t used in a while. So the Stafford Elementary School third grade student told her parents she wished to sell the toys and donate the proceeds to a worthy cause. Around the same time, Stafford Elementary and Stafford Primary […]

Stafford sixth grader’s first book published at age 11

Father and son collaborate on books about childhood, parenthood By Stafford MSD Communications Before Zion Harper graduated from Stafford Intermediate School this month, he was already a published author. The 12-year-old Harper, who completed sixth grade on June 1, wrote “You Could Be A Better Son,” which was published when he was 11 years old. […]

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