Rockwall-Heath Mighty Hawk Band grads set to take the field in college marching bands

Rockwall-Heath Mighty Hawk Band grads set to take the field in college marching bands

ROCKWALL, TX (August 20, 2021) It’s that time of year! College football season is fast approaching, and outstanding marching bands across the country have been hard at work this month in preparation. This fall, two Class of 2021 graduates of Rockwall-Heath High School will be taking the field each Saturday for 100,000+ fans. They are both […]

Rockwall’s Austin Works named to Culver-Stockton College’s Honor Roll

ROCKWALL, TX (May 24, 2021) Austin Works from Rockwall, TX has been named to the Spring 2021 Honor Roll at Culver-Stockton College. By completing minimally 12 credit hours with a grade point average between 3.2 and 3.49 on a 4.00 scale, and no grade lower than a C, they have achieved this honor. Culver-Stockton College, […]

Five Rockwall ISD DECA students are State Finalists, three qualify for Internationals

Five Rockwall ISD DECA students are State Finalists, three qualify for Internationals

ROCKWALL, TX – March 18, 2021 –  Five Dr. Gene Burton College & Career DECA students are State Finalists and three will advance to compete at the DECA Virtual International Career Development Conference (ICDC). DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, business, finance, hospitality and management. International qualifiers will compete against DECA […]

Governor Abbott allocates emergency education relief funding for Texas higher education

Governor Abbott allocates emergency education relief funding for Texas higher education

JULY 9, 2020 – Governor Greg Abbott yesterday announced that the State of Texas will invest $57 million in federal funds to maintain the state’s need-based financial aid programs and keep more students enrolled at their colleges and universities. The investment of federal funds, advanced by Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker of the House […]

Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy DECA students qualify for State

Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy DECA students qualify for State

Twenty-two Dr. Gene Burton College & Career DECA students recently qualified for DECA State CDC. Leading up to the state competition, students will work to improve their business marketing knowledge and role-play presentation performances. Students who advanced: Alycia “Allie” Pfuhl (RHS) – Principles of Marketing Reiley Lynn (RHS) – Principles of Marketing Meghan McGriff (RHHS) – Principles of Marketing Haley […]

College & Career Academy dental students complete observation hours

College & Career Academy dental students complete observation hours

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 3, 2019) Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy recently launched a Dental Program where students who complete two years will graduate with a Dental Assistant Certificate and have completed several hours of both internship and observation. The dental students recently completed their first observation hours and seemed very excited about dentistry. […]

Chick-fil-A awards Rockwall student with college scholarship

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 21, 2019) Big congrats to Faith Mitchell! She received a Leadership Scholarship from Chick-fil-A Rockwall for her incredible work at the restaurant and in our community. Faith has been serving guests at Chick-fil-A in Rockwall for the past year and a half. She volunteers with AWANA and goes on mission trips with […]

Rockwall ISD to host parent meetings about course offerings at Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 6, 2018) Rockwall ISD will host parent meetings to detail course offerings at Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy throughout January and February. Meeting topics will include career and technical education, electives and dual credit. A middle school parent night will also be held to discuss student options in high school. […]

College and Career Day brings opportunities to students at Quest Academy

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 16, 2016) Early release days across Rockwall ISD mean an afternoon of fun. However, early release days mean something special for Quest Academy students. On early release days, presenters come into the classrooms from various colleges and professions to share what opportunities are available upon graduation. “A lot of these kids […]

Rockwall-Heath College Signing Day 2016

Rockwall-Heath College Signing Day 2016

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Feb. 3, 2016) Congrats to the Rockwall-Heath High School Class of 2016 for continuing their education and athletic career at the college level! Football Tyler McCalister- Midwestern State University Cory Wilkerson- Southwestern Oklahoma State University Girls Soccer Jayden Wheeler- Northwestern State University of Louisiana Source: Rockwallisd.com The Blue Ribbon News print edition […]