Daughters of the Republic of Texas name Brock ISD Cynthia Walker as Outstanding Teacher of the Year
Austin, Texas— Friday, May 13, 2016 — The Daughters of the Republic of Texas have named Brock ISD teacher Cynthia Claybourn Walker as Outstanding Fourth Grade Teacher of the Year 2016. Sponsored by Frances Cooke Van Zandt Chapter, Ft. Worth, District II, Mrs. Walker teaches Fourth Grade Social Studies at Brock Elementary School, Brock, Texas.
Each year, the women’s nonprofit organization, The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, honors a Fourth grade and a Seventh grade teacher for their dedication to the preservation of Texas history. Local chapters throughout Texas nominate, and then select one or more area teachers who are innovative in their instruction of Texas history. Chapters recognize their honorees, and advance their nominations to District level. Finally, one Fourth and one Seventh grade teacher for each of ten Texas districts are reviewed at State level, to select the two Outstanding Teachers of the Year.
Cynthia and her husband Paul Walker attended the annual DRT Historical Dinner on Friday May 13th, 2016, held at InterContinental Hotel in Dallas. In addition to a commemorative plaque, she was presented with monetary awards for herself, and for her school. Mrs. Walker was selected based on her innovative methods of teaching Texas history. Her dedication and enthusiasm preserves Texas history through our Texas youth.
Founded in 1891, The Daughters of The Republic of Texas is the oldest patriotic women’s organization in Texas and one of the oldest in the nation. Their mission is to Perpetuate the memory and spirit of those who achieved and maintained the independence of Texas; Provide educational programs; Preserve and encourage research and publication of early Texas records; Memorialize historic sites. More information is available at www.drtinfo.org
Brock High School Recognized for Yearbook Excellence
DALLAS (special) - The Brock High School yearbook staff has been recognized by Balfour Yearbooks for capturing the moments of the year in words and pictures. The Brock High School yearbook is recognized in the 2016 Yearbook Yearbook, an annual collection of superior student work. The yearbook adviser is Pat Chaggaris.
"Congratulations to every school recognized in this 301 edition. As journalists we tell stories both visually and verbally. Ihave been privileged to edit this inspiration piece for the past eleven years, and Iam humbled by your efforts to tell your stories well. Being selected for Yearbook Yearbook is like being handed an Oscar, an acknowledgement of exceptional work," editor Marilyn Scoggins said. "We honor the best of the best in this edition of Yearbook Yearbook."
Yearbooks published by Balfour were evaluated in one or more of the following areas: theme development. layout design, photo content, secondary packages and cover design. The 2016 Yearbook Yearbook recognizes 2015 yearbooks. Brock High School's outstanding work earned an Honorable Mention recognition in Yearbook Yearbook.
Track and Tennis Bring Home Individual State Medals
Brock Track and Field competed in Austin on May 12th - 14th @ Mike A Myers Stadium on the campus of the Universtiy of Texas. Congratulations to Jared Steele for winning the Bronze Medal in the 800 Meter with a time of 1:57.
The Brock Tennis team competed in College Station on May 16th & 17th on the Texas A&M campus. Congratulations to Hana Folse for winning Gold in Girls Singles, Clayton Boles for winning Silver in Boys Singles, Matt Hoffman, Logan Moon, Dylan Davis, and Will Paschal for co-winning Bronze Medals in Boys Doubles.
The Brock ISD congratulates the athletes and coaches on outstanding individual performances.
Brock Golf Repeats State Gold
For the second year in a row, Brock Golf has brought home a state title. This year eleven players earned a trip to compete at the state level, a school record. At the end of the first round, Brock was tied with Troup for first place with a score of 321. The second round saw the Brock Gold team pull away from the leaders, shooting a 303 with a combined score of 624. The Brock ISD congratulates Coach Guyon and players for an outstanding season.
Brock Summer Camps
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Brock Tennis Brings Home TTCA State Silver Medal
The Brock Tennis Team competed in the TTCA State Tennis Tournament on March 11th and 12th. After extended rain delays, the team was able to play Early, Shallowater, and Wall finally coming up short against perennial finalist Mason. The Brock ISD wishes to congratulate the Brock Tennis Team and coaching staff on an outstanding season of team tennis.
Lady Eagles Win State Silver
The Brock Lady Eagles ended an impressive 34-5 season by bringing home the silver medal at the 2016 UIL 3A State Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 5th. The Brock ISD congratulates the coaching staff and players on an outstanding season.
Mighty Eagle Band Accomplishments
Members of the Mighty Eagle Band recently competed at the Region Solo & Ensemble Contest. Of those members participating, 10 advanced to the State Solo & Ensemble Contest in May. Students advancing to state in Solo & Ensemble is a first for the Brock band program.
The Band recently performed at the UIL Concert & Sight-reading Contest for the third straight year. The Mighty Eagle Band received Superior Ratings, the highest possible recognition, for the second year in a row. Congratulation to the Mighty Eagle Band for your many accomplishments! The Brock ISD is proud of your success.
Brock Wins 3A Division I
State Football Title
The Brock Eagles, after just two seasons of UIL competition, won the 2015 UIL Class 3A Division I State Football Championship. The Eagles defeated three time and current reigning state champion, the Cameron Yoe Yoemen, Thursday, December 17th at NRG Stadium in Houston by a score of 43-33. This is an outstanding accomplishment and the Brock ISD wishes to congratulate the players and coaching staff on an amazing season that ended with a perfect 16-0 recordd.
Brock Eagles - Class 3A Division I State Football Champions!!!
Congratulations to the 2014-2015 Class 3A Lone Star Cup Champions -- Brock ISD!
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