Inspire Awards

Tuesday, October 3, 2017


Annually, the Inspire Awards honors and celebrates some of the present, past and future stars in SAISD.  At this event, we honor SAISD Alumni, Friends of SAISD and Innovative SAISD Teachers and share their accomplishments and contributions with the San Antonio community.  We accept nominations for SAISD alumni stars to honor at this event on a rolling basis.  You may use the form to the right to nominate a distinguished SAISD alumnus and click on the link or scroll below to see the the outstanding alumni and friends we have honored to date.  Now our premier fundraising event, funds raised at this event support the majority of the classroom and school grants we award throughout the year.

This year our goal is 600 guests – we hope you will join us! We are proud to share this year’s distinguished honorees on the invitation below. And of course, we will also honor our some of SAISD’s most innovative teacher at the event as well. Your support of this year’s event will allow the SAISD Foundation to award 300+ teacher grants, support 150+ student scholarships, and make significant investments in SAISD’s transformational efforts this coming school year. Download your Invitation & RSVP Card to the right of this page today. Ready to purchase tickets or support the event? Click here to purchase tickets or pay for sponsorships online.



Click below to to support this year’s Inspire Awards event through sponsorships, tickets, or silent auction donations. This year is going to be the best yet. Stay tuned for more details coming soon.

2017 Invitation & RSVP Card

Purchase Tickets or Pay for Sponsorships Online

2017 Sponsorship Levels

2017 Silent Auction Form

Click Below for Listing of Past Honorees

Inspire Awards Honorees

Do you know a Distinguished SAISD Alumnus you would like to see honored?

Alumni Nomination Form

Title Sponsor

Presenting Sponsor

Inspiration Sponsors

Star Alumni Sponsors

Ernest & Aimie Bromley               Manny & Debbie Ruiz               Jefferson Alumni Table               Lanier Alumni

Lamar Elementary – First Baptist Church         

Past Inspire Awards Honorees

Tom C. Frost, Jr.

Dr. Lawrence Scott, Blanca Gebhart, Paul Perea, Dr. Traci Smith

Sonia M. Rodriguez

Dr. Joe Bernal

80/20 Foundation

Dr. Ricardo Romo

Drs. Robert & Beverly Brown, & David Frederick (not pictured)

Edith McAllister &  Bill Sinkin

Karyne Jones & U.S. Congressman Charles Gonzalez 

Daisy Medina (represented by her husband) & Kimberly Nwosu & Virginia Boyce

 Mayor Julian Castro & Al Silva

Senator Leticia Van de Putte & Julie Wisdom-Wild

 Lanierites & Dr. Carlos Orozco