Awards for Excellence in Texas School Health - Winning Programs

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CONGRATULATIONS to our 2015 Awards for Excellence Winners! They are listed below and descriptions of their programs follow. You can be a winner, too. Sign up at www.dshs.state.tx.us/schoolhealth/fridaybeat.shtm to receive the School Health Program’s e-newsletter, Friday Beat, to be notified each year when applications are available.2015 Awards for Excellence banner

2015 TEXAS HEALTH INSTITUTE AWARDS

DISCOVERY AWARDS

"Safe Cycling to Edinburg Schools"
Edinburg CISD
Edinburg, Texas

Albert Lopez, R.N., Coordinator of Health Services - Program Coordinator

 

"FBISD Clinic Drug Take Back Program"
Fort Bend ISD
Sugar Land, Texas

Mary Kiernan, Specialist, Substance Abuse - Program Coordinator

"Asthma Obstacle Course"
North East ISD
San Antonio, Texas

Diane Rhodes, Assistant Director - Program Coordinator

 
DISCOVERY AWARDS

VANGUARD AWARD

"Herbs for Healthy Kids Diets"
Dickinson ISD
Dickinson, Texas

Judy Lee, R.D.N., Director of Food and Nutrition Services - Program Coordinator

"Stay and Play Recreational Area"
Little Cypress Intermediate School
Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD
Orange, Texas
Kelly Meadows, R.N., LCM Director of Health Services- Program Coordinator 

VANGUARD AWARD

REACHING FOR EXCELLENCE GRANTS

“Kids School Health Advisory Council (KSHAC)”
North East ISD
San Antonio, Texas
Rachel Naylor, Director for Physical Education, Health and Athletics Program Coordinator

 


"Healthy Kids Challenge: Kids Marathon"
Tyler ISD
Tyler, Texas
Amy Pawlak, Public Relations Coordinator - Program Coordinator

"Healthy Families Initiative"
University of Texas Elementary School
University of Texas Charter School
Austin, Texas
Robert "Coach K" Knipe, Physical Education Teacher - Program Coordinator

"Vistas Green Team"
Vistas High School Program
Klein ISD
Houston, Texas
Daree Stracke, R.N., Health Clinic Staff R.N.- Program Coordinator

REACHING FOR EXCELLENCE GRANTS

Robert M. Bernstein, M.D., Special Recognition Award:

"Herbs for Healthy Kids Diets"
Dickinson ISD
Dickinson, Texas

Judy Lee, R.D.N., Director of Food and Nutrition Services - Program Coordinator

2015 TEXAS PEDIATRIC SOCIETY FOUNDATION
AWARDS OF ACHIEVEMENT

"Healthy Kids Challenge: Kids Marathon"
Tyler ISD
Tyler, Texas
Amy Pawlak, Public Relations Coordinator - Program Coordinator

"Vistas Green Team"
Vistas High School Program
Klein ISD
Houston, Texas
Daree Stracke, R.N., Health Clinic Staff R.N.- Program Coordinator

 

"Adolescents as Agents of Change through Apples, Activity and Audiobooks"
YES Prep Brays Oaks
YES Prep Public Schools
Houston, Texas
Kyle Stallard, Physical Education Teacher and Course Leader- Program Coordinator

 
TEXAS PEDIATRIC SOCIETY FOUNDATION ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

2014 Awards for Excellence Winners

Contact the program coordinators for additional details for any initiatives in which you have interest.

We are also proud to showcase the past award-winning Awards for Excellence programs. You are encouraged to read about and contact these exemplary programs as well.

2013 Awards for Excellence Winners

2012 Awards for Excellence Winners (PDF, 330KB)

2011 Awards for Excellence Winners

2010 Awards for Excellence Winners

2009 Awards for Excellence Winners (Word 317)

2008 Awards for Excellence Winners (PDF, 1,778 KB)

2007 Awards for Excellence Winners (PDF, 1 MB)

2006 Awards for Excellence Winners (PDF, 200 KB)

2005 Awards for Excellence Winners

Winners prior to 2005

 

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Last updated May 29, 2015