Rockwall ISD’s music education program receives national recognition for the fourth year in a row

Rockwall ISD’s music education program receives national recognition for the fourth year in a row

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 17, 2020) Rockwall ISD has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Now in its 21st year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access […]

City of Rockwall honors Hometown Hero, Claudette Hatfield

City of Rockwall honors Hometown Hero, Claudette Hatfield

(ROCKWALL, TX) Not one to rest on her laurels, this Hometown Hero will admittedly never slow down. She will always find some way to help make things better in our community. That unique brand of optimism, ingenuity and tenacity is exactly what Main Street Board member Claudette Hatfield has dedicated to Rockwall for nearly 45 […]

Gail Copus Spann of Rockwall receives Perot Museum Gems & Minerals Legacy Award

Gail Copus Spann of Rockwall receives Perot Museum Gems & Minerals Legacy Award

Perot Museum presents its third-annual Legacy Award in recognition of Spann’s exemplary leadership and commitment as a longtime board member, collaborator, lender and docent The Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s annual Gems and Minerals Legacy Award was presented to longtime collaborator, lender, docent and Museum board member Gail Copus Spann. The award was presented […]

Rockwall-Heath Infiniti advances to Semifinals in ICHSA Contest

Rockwall-Heath Infiniti advances to Semifinals in ICHSA Contest

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX) The Rockwall-Heath High School A Cappella group Infiniti recently competed in the Southwest Regional International Contest for High School Acappella (ICHSA) Quarterfinals where they won first place. They advance to semifinals March 7 at Flower Mound High School. The winner at Flower Mound will advance to New York to the ICHSA Nationals. Blue Ribbon News […]

Rockwall High School counselors honored with CREST Award

Rockwall High School counselors honored with CREST Award

The Rockwall High School counseling department was recently honored for being one of a group of only 100 schools from across the state to win the CREST Award for Counseling Excellence for 2019-2020. In 2005, Texas School Counselor Association began a program called CREST to recognize schools with outstanding counseling programs. Schools receiving CREST awards have demonstrated a commitment using the […]

Rockwall Police Department Earns Coveted ‘Recognized Law Enforcement Agency’ Award

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 8, 2019) On March 7th, 2019, the Rockwall Police Department received the award of “Recognized Law Enforcement Agency” from the Texas Police Chiefs Association Law Enforcement Recognition Program.  Established in 2006, the Recognition Program evaluates a Police Department’s compliance with over 168 Best Business Practices for Texas Law Enforcement.  These Best Practices […]

Star Transit Receives State Honor

(TERRELL, TX – May 2, 2019) Congratulations to STAR Transit’s Board of Directors and staff for receiving the 2019 Texas Transit Association’s Outstanding Rural Transit System award. This award is given to public transportation systems that have designed and implemented programs that demonstrate innovative concepts or effective problem-solving techniques and have applied these successfully in the […]

Rockwall Noon Rotary Honors Paul Harris Fellow Award Recipient

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 28, 2019) The Rockwall Noon Rotary Club recognized Rotarian Jeremy Neill with the Paul Harris Fellow award during its luncheon program today. The award honors individuals who contribute or make donations in their name of $1,000 or more to the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. Neil is a “third level” Paul […]

Royse City ISD Communications Team Earns State-Wide Recognition

(ROYSE CITY, TX – Feb. 26, 2019) The Royse City ISD Communications team was recently honored at the Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) conference for outstanding work in school public relations. In total two Best-in-Category awards, five Gold Star awards and three Silver Star Awards were announced at the 2019 TSPRA Annual Conference in Cedar […]

Rockwall County Special Olympics Athlete, Trainer Receive Top Honors

  (ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 11, 2019) In a ceremony held Feb. 1 in Austin, Cole Randolph of Rockwall was presented with the Texas Special Olympics Male Athlete of the Year Award for Area 10 – an honor he earned earlier this fall while participating on the Rockwall County Special Olympics Team. Cole plays sports […]

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