Rockwall ISD earns A rating from TEA Financial Management and Reporting System

Rockwall ISD earns A rating from TEA Financial Management and Reporting System

Highest rating given by the state  ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 15, 2022) Rockwall ISD earned a Superior Achievement rating in the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas, or FIRST, based on data collected and reported during the 2021 fiscal year, which is the latest reporting year. Since the state began the FIRST system 20 years ago, […]

Downtown Rockwall wins award from Texas Downtown Association

Downtown Rockwall wins award from Texas Downtown Association

Siren Rock Brewery wins People’s Choice Best New Construction Project for 2022 ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 14, 2022) – Since it was constructed, Siren Rock Brewery has become a sought after venue in Downtown Rockwall. And now the City of Rockwall has won an award for the project. Rockwall residents rallied to vote, and the Texas […]

Royse City ISD again named National Showcase District for Capturing Kids’ Hearts

Royse City ISD again named National Showcase District for Capturing Kids’ Hearts

ROCKWALL, TX (May 23, 2022) Capturing Kids’ Hearts Founder Flip Flippen has announced Royse City ISD as a National Showcase District. This marks the third consecutive year that Royse City ISD has received this esteemed honor. Only 11 school districts in the United States were selected for 2021-2022. Capturing Kids’ Hearts was first introduced to […]

Rockwall ISD receives Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting

Rockwall ISD receives Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting

ROCKWALL, TX (March 23, 2022) The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) recently awarded Rockwall ISD the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting (COE). ASBO International’s COE recognizes districts that have met the program’s high standards for financial reporting and transparency. The school district earned the Certificate of Excellence for its Annual Comprehensive Financial […]

Rowlett Fire Explorer Post One named Junior Firefighter Program of the Year

Rowlett Fire Explorer Post One named Junior Firefighter Program of the Year

ROWLETT, TX (March 3, 2022) Rowlett Fire Explorer Post One has been recognized as the Junior Firefighter Program of the Year by the National Volunteer Fire Council. Explorer Post One is chartered by the Rowlett Citizen Corps Council and sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) Learning for Life Exploring Program, encouraging career education […]

Rockwall County Clerk earns prestigious 5-Star Exemplary Award

Rockwall County Clerk earns prestigious 5-Star Exemplary Award

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 12, 2022) Rockwall County Clerk Jennifer Fogg was recently presented with the 2021 Five Star Exemplary Award from the Texas Department of State Health Services for excellence in the vital statistics registration process. The 5-Star award is the highest honor possible and acknowledges Vital Statistics partners who understand the importance of vital statistics […]

Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper receives ‘Texas Prosecutor of the Year’ award

Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper receives ‘Texas Prosecutor of the Year’ award

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 27, 2021) In front of a crowd of over 1,000 prosecutors, investigators and key personnel, Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper received the 2021 “Texas Prosecutor of the Year” award from the Texas District and County Attorneys Association and the State Bar of Texas Criminal Justice Section. The award was presented at […]

City of Fate named 2021 Community Economic Development Award Winner

City of Fate named 2021 Community Economic Development Award Winner

FATE, TX (Sept. 19, 2021) – The Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) has announced the recipients of its annual Community Economic Development Awards (CEDA). The City of Fate, Texas entry was the winner in the category of communities 5,001 to 15,000 in population. Winners were recognized at an awards luncheon held in their honor Monday, […]

Rowlett Chamber honors ‘Hometown Heroes’ at Awards Banquet

Rowlett Chamber honors ‘Hometown Heroes’ at Awards Banquet

  ROWLETT, TX (August 30, 2021) – The Hometown Heroes Awards Banquet hosted by the Rowlett Area Chamber & Visitors Center (presented by Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe), was held on Friday, August 27, 2021. The event theme was Rowlett has Super Heroes and included guest appearances by Captain America and […]

Rockwall ISD earns Excellence in Financial Management Award

Rockwall ISD earns Excellence in Financial Management Award

ROCKWALL,TX – April 1, 2021 – At its virtual annual conference in February, Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO) awarded 10 districts with the Award of Excellence in Financial Management, including Rockwall ISD. This new program recognizes Texas school districts that have implemented professional standards, best practices and innovations in financial reporting. “It’s a […]

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