Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 11/19/2020 - 6:00 PM
Category: Recognition Item(s)
Type: Info
Subject: TASB Stand Up For Texas Public Schools Recognitions
District Goals:
Goal 2
Engaged Community
Enclosure: A copy of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) award letter which recognizes community leaders who are “standing up and supporting Texas public schools and the students who attend them.”
File Attachment:
Tasb Community Partners Recognition Letter.pdf
Summary: Altamesa Church of Christ, Pastor Micah Hobbs:
Altamesa Church of Christ has been instrumental in establishing the Tarrant County Foodbank Distribution site here in Crowley ISD. Parishioner, Mr. Rich Briggs’ knowledge, guidance, support and encouragement has been invaluable to our success. Not only does Altamesa church distribute free food to surrounding communities from their Neighborhood Needs center, they too support our distribution site with meat products.

C and C Florist, Ms. Teresa Davis and Katy Rogers:
Ms. Teresa Davis, owner of C and C Florist, volunteers her time and provides resources to support CISD students. While serving as chairman of the board for Crowley Chamber of Commerce, she initiated the Business Expo event and partnered with CISD’s CTE Center to involve students. She has hosted floral design workshops at the CTE Center and donated vases when needed. And for the past 25 years, she has donated homecoming queen bouquets to Crowley High School and provided flowers and stage décor for summer graduation.

Cetera Investment Services, Mr. Gilbert Perez:
Mr. Gilbert Perez is a financial advisor for Cetera Investment Services and a loyal CISD partner. He has volunteered his time to serve as a community partner on several site based management teams (CPOC) throughout the district. He’s volunteered as a judge for student competitions, a speaker for career day events, and a mentor in the 21st Century afterschool program. In addition, Mr. Perez has sponsored teacher appreciation meals, donated gift cards for teacher and employee recognition events, and has provided snacks and snow cones to various campuses for their field day events.

Christ United Methodist Church, Pastor Amber Massingill:
Christ United serves Crowley ISD students in various ways. They sponsor school supply drives, provides lunch and dinner for students, offer cooking and dance lessons free of charge, they support the Student of the Month recognition program, and provide tutors for weekly reading sessions at Meadowcreek Elementary. Moreover, they serve the community and district by supporting our food bank.

EECU Fort Worth, Ms. Maribel Moreland:
EECU supports and recognizes CISD’s monthly Heartbeat recipients with a gift. They also support various campus and district events by participating as career speakers and panel judges.

First Baptist Crowley, Pastor Aaron Summers:
First Baptist Crowley has been a community supporter for many years. They provide volunteers to read and tutor students weekly, and they support our Athletic department by providing meals and snacks to our high school athletes prior to games.

My Credit Union, Ms. Lacy Wade:
Over the years My Credit Union has supported CISD with volunteer judges for student competitions, mentors for high school students, and they’ve sponsored events to recognize students, teachers and staff members.

Tarrant County Food Bank, Mr. Nate Starmer:
The Tarrant County Food Bank has been providing food to our campus distribution site since 2016. Their contributions have fed thousands of CISD students, their families and the community.
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Recommended By:
Signed By:
Stan Swann - Chief of Student Services
Signed By:
Michael McFarland - Superintendent