State Fair announces 2021 Big Tex Choice Awards Food Competition Semi-Finalists

State Fair announces 2021 Big Tex Choice Awards Food Competition Semi-Finalists

DALLAS, TX (July 15, 2021) State Fair of Texas concessionaires are officially off to the races with a new lineup of incredible, edible innovations for the public to taste at the Fair this fall. The 17th Annual Big Tex® Choice Awards offers another year of exciting bites for all appetites. The 2021 lineup is bursting […]

Utley Middle School Theatre earns 2nd Place at District UIL One-Act Play Competition

Utley Middle School Theatre earns 2nd Place at District UIL One-Act Play Competition

ROCKWALL, TX – April 6, 2021 – Utley Middle School Theatre recently performed Any Body For Tea? by C.B. Gilford and took home 2nd place at the 2021 District 15AAAAA UIL One-Act Play Competition. The following students earned distinctions:  Laci Parsons – Honorable Mention All-Star Cast Graci Mohan – Honorable Mention All-Star Cast Hannah Owen – […]

Best of the Best: Rockwall Stingerettes win big at Showtime International Dance Competition

Best of the Best: Rockwall Stingerettes win big at Showtime International Dance Competition

ROCKWALL, TX – March 12, 2021 – The Rockwall High School Stingerettes Varsity Drill Team, the Showstoppers Elite Team and Officers competed at the Showtime International dance competition February 27 in Mansfield.  The team entered in the Contemporary, Jazz, and Hip-Hop categories where they won first place in all three! The Showstoppers Elite team entered in Open, […]

Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath art students compete at State VASE Competition

Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath art students compete at State VASE Competition

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – March 3, 2021 – Four Rockwall High School art students recently advanced to the State level VASE art competition.  Congratulations to Orion Groark, Aleah Holt, Hannah Smith and Emily Tran. This will be Hannah Smith’s third consecutive trip. Six Rockwall-Heath High School art students recently advanced to the State level VASE competition.  Congratulations […]

Rockwall ISD culinary students advance to state competition

Rockwall ISD culinary students advance to state competition

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – March 3, 2021 – During the month of February, Rockwall ISD Culinary students competed in the Region 3 Culinary FCCLA Competition. Heather Zertuche, Jirapa De Meyer Heepkaew and Audrey Borek placed 1st in the Food Innovation competition. Madeline Mueller placed 1st in Sports Nutrition, Roberto Avila placed 2nd in Cupcake Presentation and Ryker Hayes […]

Every Rockwall ISD student who competed at DECA District Competition advances to State

Every Rockwall ISD student who competed at DECA District Competition advances to State

  ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 27, 2021 – Fourteen Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy DECA students recently competed at the DECA Virtual District CDC and all 14 of these Rockwall ISD students advanced to the DECA Virtual State CDC. They will now work to improve their knowledge and skills for their exam, role-play […]

Rockwall High choir student earns highest honor as Texas All-State musician

Rockwall High choir student earns highest honor as Texas All-State musician

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 – Ashlyn Sisco, a member of the Rockwall High School Choir Department, has earned the prestigious honor of being named a Texas All-State Musician. Despite the innumerable challenges encountered throughout this school year, 2021 All-Staters remained committed to their personal musical development. They demonstrated the very perseverance and dedication […]

Rockwall-Heath Mighty Hawk Marching Band reaches finals for first time in 6A UIL Area C Marching Contest

Rockwall-Heath Mighty Hawk Marching Band reaches finals for first time in 6A UIL Area C Marching Contest

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – December 9, 2020 – The Rockwall-Heath High School Marching Band competed in the UIL Area C Marching Contest on December 5 at Mesquite Memorial Stadium, where they placed 9th. This is only the second appearance by the Mighty Hawk Band at the 6A Area Contest in school history, and the first time […]

Rockwall High Speech & Debate Team places in top 6 at competition

Rockwall High Speech & Debate Team places in top 6 at competition

ROCKWALL, TX – December 9, 2020 – The Rockwall High School Speech and Debate Team recently attended a competition where they competed in informative and persuasive extemporaneous speech. Congratulations to these students: Rawan Albdeiri – 1st Randall Klaver – 4th Mary Renee Stevens – 5th Gracie Cearley – 6th Jordan Lugo placed 4th amongst novice speakers. Source: […]

Rockwall ISD culinary teams advance to state

Rockwall ISD culinary teams advance to state

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall ISD Culinary Team recently competed at the ProStart DFW Regional Competition where the main Culinary Team won first place and the Restaurant Management Team won second place. Both ProStart teams received mixed feedback at competition, but came out on top in the end! “When time for the awards ceremony came, we […]

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