Mansfield School & Family Magazine Summer 2017 - Page 19

Imogene Gideon Elementary Basketball team receives their trophy after winning the championship game of The Jr. Hoops Basketball Club playoffs. For the first year of the MISD Elementary Basketball League, teams from Janet Brockett, Imogene Gideon, Louise Cabaniss, Thelma Jones, Erma Nash and Glenn Harmon elementary schools played weekly games against each other and concluded their season with a playoff tournament. Five-time NBA All-Star Sidney Moncrief made a stop at Mansfield ISD’s Phoenix Academy and Behavior Intervention Center (BIC) to teach students about the road to his success despite his childhood difficulties. Congratulations to Legacy High Student Media on earning the top national awards at the recent NSPA National Journalism Convention. Legacy High was one of only three U.S. high schools to be awarded the top honor for both yearbook and newspaper. Three Mansfield ISD student-athletes returned home from the UIL Swimming and Diving State Meet with top medals in their event. Legacy High School senior Haley Yelle earned silver medals in the girls 200 and 500 meter freestyle. Jeff Jameson, also a senior at Legacy High School, earned a bronze medal in the boys 500 meter freestyle. Lake Ridge High School’s Hunter Jaynes brought home a medal in diving. The junior won a silver medal in the boys 1 meter diving event. Mansfield School & Family 17