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Destination Imagination Global Champions recognized by CISD Board of Trustees

The Conroe Independent School District Board of Trustees gave special recognition to Destination Imagination Global Champions at Tuesday’s Board meeting. The team, comprised of seven 2015 graduates of the Academy of Science and Technology (AST), was awarded first place at the DI Global Finals that took place May 20-23 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

DI is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering students’ curiosity, courage and creativity through open-ended STEM, fine arts and service learning challenges. The challenge selected by the team was called Feary Tales with the requirements to have a fairy tale type story with a character with a phobia, an optical illusion, and two types of art. Their pride and joy was the chameleon costume programmed with lights that changed as the animal’s moods changed which they said took over 100 hours of work to accomplish. click here for complete story

Softball: The Woodlands HS Leach, Seneca receive 16-6A softball honors

The Woodlands freshman Alayis Seneca was named the All-District 16-6A Newcomer of the Year.
The Woodlands freshman Alayis Seneca was named the All-District 16-6A Newcomer of the Year.

The Woodlands’ Aubrey Leach and Alayis Seneca both received postseason superlative honors as the softball 16-6A All-District Team was recently announced.

Leach, a senior who is heading to the University of Tennessee and was most recently named The Courier’s Player of the Year was selected as offensive Player of the Year for the district. Seneca, a freshman for the Lady Highlanders, was named Rookie of the Year.

Atasocita’s Shelby McGlaun was the district’s MVP. Her coach Ashley Boyd received Coach of the Year honors after the Lady Eagles won the district title. click here for complete story