Inspire Awards

Thursday, September 29, 2016


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.

Listed below are the sponsors of the 2016 event held in September at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center with 520 guests. Thank you to our sponsors, donors and guests of this event who helped us bring in $172,920 to students in SAISD.



2016 Sponsorship Levels

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

6th Annual INSPIRE AWARDS September 29, 2016

Title Sponsor


Inspiration Sponsors

Distinguished Sponsors

Star Alumni Sponsors

Manny & Debbie Ruiz


Ernest & Aimee Bromley

Dr. William E. Moerner

Additional Supporters


Past Inspire Awards Honorees

Tom C.

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