Hundreds of educators and officials gathered this week to celebrate with the 2014 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award Winners.
Celena Miller, 5th grade science teacher at Cesar Chavez Elementary, Rising Star Elementary Award Winner. The Rising Star Category recognizes teachers with less than 10 years of experience. Winners received a $5,000 check for themselves and a $5,000 grant for their school.
Created and funded by H-E-B, with sales of more than $20 billion, 350 stores, will celebrate its 110th anniversary in 2015 and employs more than 80,000 Partners.
This is a wonderful collaboration between educators and business. Longevity is important to success, so it is great to see H-E-B honour those educators that have made a difference over the long-term.Rosbel Peña, from Alton Memorial Junior High School in the Mission school district, won the “lifetime achievement secondary” award, with more than 20 years of service to education. Peña won $25,000 in cash for herself and a $25,000 grant for the school.
Rosbel Peña had a surprise visit from representatives from H-E-B. to be named as a finalist for a 2014 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award, spotlighting him as one of the best educators in Texas.
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