Mansfield ISD Magazine Fall 2019 - Page 13

Mansfield ISD received the 2019 Educational Partner of the Year award from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tarrant County for going above and beyond to advocate for mentoring within the community. Timberview High School’s William Menifee won the 2019 Juanita Craft Humanitarian Award for making an impact in his community. He was recognized during the Texas State Fair. As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, D.P. Morris Elementary School held an assembly that showcased cultural dances, songs and food. The MISD Educational Technology Department helps students become lifelong digital learners. Kids at Imogene Gideon Elementary School enjoyed a lesson that incorporated virtual reality headsets. The MISD Education Foundation gave away 52 grants this fall, including this grant at Asa E. Low, Jr. Intermediate School that has a goal of connecting kids through fishing. Local business representatives came out to The Phoenix Academy’s annual Career Exploration Day to teach students the skills they need in the workforce. MANSFIELDTODAY 13