Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Rockwall County Helping Hands Senior Director of Philanthropy, Melody Hail, was recently selected out of thousands of applicants from across the country for the Allstate Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program in Chicago. Chosen due to her extensive nonprofit background and years of experience, Hail has worked for Helping Hands for 10 years and has served the […]

Heritage Christian Academy in Rockwall Hires Safety & Security Director

Heritage Christian Academy in Rockwall Hires Safety & Security Director

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 7, 2019) Heritage Christian Academy has hired Michael Ashlock to serve as the school’s new Safety and Security Director. Ashlock comes to HCA from both the private and public sector where he has more than 20 years experience in all phases of general security and investigations with particular strengths in leadership, […]

Texas Health Rockwall introduces director at Wound Care Center

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 13, 2014) Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall is pleased to introduce Dr. Kaustubh Mestry as the director of the wound care and hyperbaric medicine center.  Dr. Mestry has extensive experience treating patients, including those with very complicated and difficult to treat wounds. “We are excited about the expansion of our wound care center, […]

Q&A with Sherry Hamm of Helping Hands

As Director of Emergency Assistance and Referral at Rockwall County Helping Hands, Sherry Hamm is passionate about faith, family and helping those in need. Her humble demeanor is one reason a Blue Ribbon News reader nominated this “phenomenal lady and amazing role model” for our Good People profile series. After devoting 24 years to teaching […]

Lake Pointe critical care director is D Mag’s Excellence in Nursing finalist

(ROWLETT-March 8, 2013) Lake Pointe Medical Center in Rowlett would like to congratulate Trish Batsell, the director of critical care services, on her achievement as a D Magazine 2013 Excellence in Nursing finalist in the intensive care category. The Excellence in Nursing nominees are those who have gone above and beyond in their profession. Batsell has worked with […]

Garland ISD Career, Tech Education director named tops in Texas

(Garland ISD) September 6, 2012 – Home to award-winning academics, fine arts, and athletics, Garland ISD is also home to award-winning administrators. Career and Technical Education Director Phil Gilbreath was recently named the Career and Technical Association of Texas Administrator of the Year. A member of CTAT for 38 years, Gilbreath has long been an advocate […]

Introducing the 2012-13 Wylie East Sapphires

Introducing the 2012-13 Wylie East Sapphires

Meet the 2012-13 Wylie East Sapphires Drill Team: (First row, from left) Audrey Jones, junior; Ashlenn Wellbrock, junior; Billie Watson, junior; Chandler Cobb, senior; Madison Wharton, senior; Haley Archibald, senior. (Second row) Sophia Lott, junior; Paola Ballentine, junior; Montana Rowe, freshman; Kristin Aaron, freshman; Diana Davis, freshman; Sydney Wood, sophomore; Veronica Villa-Blais, freshman. (Third row) […]

Y Challenge connects people, transforms lives

Y Challenge connects people, transforms lives

(Rockwall County) The holidays can be a stressful time for almost everyone.  The Rockwall County Family YMCA recently hosted a Transformation Challenge, which helped participants get fit, healthy and ready for the holidays.  Many great participants signed up, both from our Y membership and from our staff.  One way that the YMCA is different is the sense of community […]

Former library director receives Lifetime Achievement Award

(Rockwall) In a meeting of library supporters last week, Kathleen Melston received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Northeast Texas Library System. She is a former Library Director of the Rockwall County Library.   NETLS was established under the Texas Library Systems Act and provides services to 33 counties in northeast Texas  In presenting the […]

Plano selects human resources director

(Plano) The City of Plano recently announced the hiring of Jim Parrish as Human Resources Director, effective Oct. 3. Parrish’s prior service includes Deputy City Manager for the City of McKinney; Human Resources Director and Assistant Human Resources Director for the City of Amarillo; and service in the finance area for the City of Amarillo. He […]