Inspire Awards

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Thank you to all those that attended our 8th Annual Inspire Awards on October 3, 2018 at the Mays Family Center at the Witte Museum. We had record attendance and another incredible slate of honorees! View the Inspiring SAISD Alumni poster below to learn more about our 2018 honorees. The posters are displayed in all of our 90 schools across SAISD this 2018-19 school year.

Our 2019 event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 2, 2019 back at the Mays Family Center. We hope to see you there!

We are lining up our Host Committee now, so let us know if we can count on your support!



Nominations are accepted until 11/28 the year prior for Inspire Awards Alumni Honorees.

Click for a listing of our past Inspire Awards Honorees

Click here for the Alumni Nomination Form

SAISD Alumni Honorees


Jim Lehrer

Roy Barrera Sr.

Maria Hernandez Ferrier


Dr Jaime Garza

Lionel Sosa

W.E. Moerner




Dr. Ricardo Romo

Sonia M. Rodriguez


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

Edith McAllister &  Bill Sinkin

Karyne Jones & U.S. Congressman Charles Gonzalez


 Lanierites & Dr. Carlos Orozco

Senator Leticia Van de Putte & Julie Wisdom-Wild

 Mayor Julian Castro & Al Silva

Friends of SAISD Foundation Honorees

Innovative Teachers, Schools, or Program Honorees



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

Derrick Brown

Lamar Elementary 

Technology & Media Team- Rhodes MS 

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