HEB Excellence in Education Award Winners - facebook picture
Hillsboro ISD won $50,000 from HEB in the grocery chain's prestigious Excellence in Education awards Friday night in Austin.
Superintendent Dr. James "Buck" Gilcrease accepted the prize in the Small School District category. HEB gathered 40 educators, eight school districts and five early childhood facilities to honor them for their outstanding commitment to education.
In all, HEB gave out nearly $600,000 that night to educators statewide, highlighting its continuing emphasis on and partnerships with Texas schools.