San Antonio, Texas 78212
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THOMAS JEFFERSON HS HISTORICAL PRESERVATION SOCIETY
In addition, thank you to the following businesses for sponsoring a school!
Adopt-A-School today for $500 to sponsor 10 student entries and 10 for you too!
Lovely Hair International
Spurs Sports & Entertainment
Nominations for the 2013 INSPIRE AWARDS are now being accepted! If you know an outstanding and inspirational SAISD alumnus, friend of SAISD or SAISD teacher, download the nomination form. All nominations rollover annually. Nominations for 2013 are due 4/15/13.
Golf Fore Excellence Tournament
Thank you to the 55 companies that supported this event! It was a great day on the course and because of you, we are able to award over $109,000 in innovative grants during the week of May 21, 2013 to classrooms across San Antonio ISD. The ideas are dreamed up by students and teachers, and made possible by you. At the end of the week, a list of grant winners will be posted. Below, Golf Co-Chairman Javier Leal is joined by our title sponsors in presenting a check to SAISD representing the awards being given this week. Contributors to golf are welcome to join us in the deliveries! Check out our FB page for event photos at Facebook.com/SAISDFoundation.
We welcome back and thank Mullen Pension & Benefits and Waste Management for serving as the Title Sponsors for this event for a second year! Click here to view event brochure and introduction letter. Sponsors included:
Morganti Texas / Casias Construction LLC JV
Cabrera Capital Markets / First Southwest
Community Arenas / M.R. Beal & Company
Dell / eBryIT
Gateway / Hon
O'Connell Robertson / Jaster-Quintanilla
Terracon / MTR Engineers
Turner / Sabinal
BEVERAGE CART SPONSORS
RBC Capital Markets
Jennifer and Jack Hall
4E Run/Walk & Health Festival (5K &10K)
Thanks to the 1,000 runners/walkers and the 40 schools who registered for our event. Special thanks to our title sponsor SRG Athletics as well as HEB, Humana, and all of our sponsors listed to the left of the page.
It was great to have the Spurs Coyote getting the crowd started and City Manager Sheryl Sculley as our Race Starter. The 200 M Youth Obstacle Course by Mile Strong Kids, Spurs Pop-A-Shot and the activities by Bexar County Health Collaborative provided lots of fun activities for the kids at the free Health Festival.
Race winners and time detail can be found at the Athlete Guild site here. We will also be positing our winning schools very soon! Thank you to all of our volunteers, especially Travis Early College High School, Girls on the Run, Coaches through SAISD Athletics, Frost Bank and Teach for America. Email us photos and feedback to Jgeelhoed@saisdfoundation.net . We are glad to post photos and we welcome your feedback as we work to grow this event every year. Photos from Alamo City Photography will be available soon on our website.
If you left items at the event or are in need of a race bag or shirt, please call us at 554-2235 M-F or contact us by email.
SRG Athletics warming up runners Kids enjoying the Health Festival
Brandon Logan, Sheryl Scully, Bob Rivard Ready to Start the 10K!
and Steve Spriester at Race Start
2nd Annual INSPIRE AWARDS 10/30/2012
This event honored and celebrated some of the present, past and future shining stars in SAISD. Honorees this year included alumnus Dr. Robert Brown, President of Boston University and U.S. Congressman Charles A. Gonzalez. New food and drink stations at this year's event included SAISD alumus Lisa Wong's Acenar, The Guenther House and Tycoon Flats, all located in the heart of San Antonio and SAISD - we thank them for their support!. Nominations for the 2013 INSPIRE AWARDS can be submitted anytime before February 22, 2013. If you know an outstanding and inspirational SAISD alumnus, friend of SAISD or SAISD teacher download the form on the left panel. All nominations rollover annually. More photos from the event can be found on the Photo Gallery link to the bottom left.
Excellence Honorees - Alumni Service Honorees -Alumni
Drs. Robert & Beverly Brown Edith McAllister & Bill Sinkin
Leadership Honorees - Alumni Innovation Honorees- Teachers
Karyne Jones & Daisy Medina (represented by her husband)
U.S. Congressman Charles Gonzalez Kimberly Nwosu & Virginia Boyce
Mike Mitchell Memorial Golf Classic November 2012
Thanks to all those who came out to support this event! Together, over $24,000 in scholarships were raised which will be awarded in May 2013 to students from Sam Houston High School. Mike Mitchell was a strong supporter of Sam Houston as well as its feeder middle school and elementary campuses in SAISD. Many thanks to his friends, fellow basketball players, family, and the community who came out to honor him and support students in SAISD through the Mike Mitchell Scholarship Fund of the SAISD Foundation. Special thanks to Eagle Drilling for their support.
Annual Golf Fore Excellence Tournament May 2012
Click here to see coverage of the event held May 2012 courtesy of KSAT and Steve Spriester, a proud parent in SAISD, who joined us at the event. With the funds raised from this tournament, we were able to award $95,000 in classroom and school grants for the 2012-2013 school year. Many of the grants were given in the names of our Title and Exemplary Sponsors of this event. Title Sponsors: Mullen Pension & Benefits and Waste Management; Exemplary Sponsors: The Boeing Company; CPS Energy; Escamilla Poneck & Cruz, LLP; Frost Bank; Linebarger Goggan Blair Sampson, LLP; Spurs Sports & Entertainment; State Farm; and Voyager, A Member of the Cambium Learning Group.
INSPIRE AWARDS September 2011
2011 INSPIRE AWARD HONOREES
EXCELLENCE HONOREES - ALUMNI LEADERSHIP HONOREES - ALUMNI
SERVICE HONOREES - ALUMNI INNOVATION HONOREES - TEACHERS
Click on the Photo Gallery at the bottom of the page to see photos from past events.