On Friday, the Fabens Independent School District was named as one of three finalists in the state of Texas for the H-E-B Excellence in Education District Award grant.
Fabens ISD is the only school district in west Texas to be named a finalist.
“The Fabens Independent School District is extremely honored to receive this recognition. It is a true testament to the great community we have and to the commitment made by all of our staff and students,” said Dr. Veronica Vijil, the superintendent of schools for Fabens ISD.
“We have a learning organization that is student-centered, focused on student outcomes, and embraces the growth mindset philosophy,” Dr. Vijil added.
According to the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards website, this honor is designed to recognize school districts and is based on the following criteria:
• Commitment to student achievement through innovative programs
• Parent/Community involvement
• Professional development opportunities for teachers and administrators
A panel of Excellence in Education judges is planning to visit two secondary campuses in the district on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Grant winners will be announced in May 2020.