Rockwall ISD Culinary State Champs Advance to Nationals

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 12, 2019) Rockwall ISD culinary students from Gene Burton College & Career Academy placed first at Saturday’s ProStart State Competition – making this the third time RISD students have earned this honor. They will compete at the National Invitational representing the State of Texas the week of May 8-10 in Washington, D.C. […]

Panther PRIDE Robotics Roars into State Competition

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 19, 2019) The Panther PRIDE Robotics competition team from Dorothy Smith Pullen Elementary School recently competed in the VEX IQ Challenge held in Greenville, Texas emerging victorious. The 6th grade team, comprised of Bronwyn Ferris and Grant Jordan, competed against other middle school teams in grades 6-8. The team won Robot Skills Champion, […]

Rockwall High School Orange Wave Band Heading to State Contest

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 30, 2018) The Rockwall High School Orange Wave Band qualified for the UIL State Marching Contest after two spectacular performances in prelims and finals at the Area C Marching Contest. The group will travel to San Antonio this Sunday and perform in prelims at the Alamodome in San Antonio on Monday, […]

Rockwall High School student heads to State for original music composition

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 24, 2018) Mitch Jackson, a second-year piano student at Rockwall High School, will be competing at the state level of PTA Reflections for his original music composition. Sixty thousand students across the state of Texas participate and less than three percent advance to the state level. If Mitch advances beyond state, he […]

Heritage Christian Academy Senior Claims State Tennis Championship

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – April 12, 2017) Early this week, HCA had six student-athletes qualify and compete in the TAPPS 3A State Tournament in Waco, TX. Despite the rainy weather and delay in play, HCA had a solid showing including senior, Kyndall Misak, cruising to a second straight girls’ singles state championship. Misak concluded the two-day […]

Three Rockwall-Heath DECA students to advance from state competition

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – March 12, 2017) Sixteen Rockwall-Heath HS DECA students recently competed at a state competition and three will advance to DECA’s ICDC (International Career and Development Conference) being held in Anaheim, California this April where they will join 12,000 world-wide competitors. Zimri Ramos advanced for Fashion Merchandising Promotion Plan and Josh Hunter and Erin Kinsey advanced for Marketing […]

Springer art student’s Christmas card design heads to state competition

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 22, 2015) Haley Petton, 6th grade student at Springer Elementary School, was chosen to represent her art project to go to state competition for the opportunity to be a Christmas card design sold in stores for the holidays. Thanks to art teacher Denise Hoover for providing this opportunity. Congratulations, Haley, and […]

Heath Hawk student makes history, selected to State Orchestra

(HEATH, TX – Nov 10, 2015) Heath Hawk Orchestra is proud to announce, for the first time in Heath history, one of its String Orchestra students has made it to State Orchestra. Alyson Davis competed on October 31st in an audition process against 198 other cellists across the entire state of Texas. Alyson ranked 23rd in the State. […]

Conservative Businessman Justin Holland to run for Texas House

ROCKWALL COUNTY,TX. (July 2, 2015) Rockwall County businessman, Justin Holland announced he will seek the Republican nomination for Texas House of Representatives in State House District 33. HD 33 covers portions of Collin County and all of Rockwall County. The 33rd District became open in the upcoming election upon the announcement by State Representative Scott […]

Rockwall-Heath Mighty Hawk Band advances to State

ROCKWALL,TX. (June 30, 2015) On June 26th, the Wind Ensemble from Rockwall-Heath High School advanced to state in the TMEA Honor Band Contest. The listening was held at Keller Central High School. The process included a blind listening of the live unedited recordings by the winning bands from Regions 3, 4, 21, and 25. Through […]