H-E-B Makes Surprise Visit to GPISD Teacher

Houston, Texas: On Thursday, February 25th a group of H-E-B representatives carrying gifts of balloons, flowers and cake descended upon GPISD's Green Valley Elementary with the news that bilingual teacher Hilda Nañez was a finalist for the 2016 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards. This award, sponsored by H-E-B, is one of the largest monetary awards programs for educators in Texas and the nation. Mrs. Nañez was presented a $1,000 check for herself and a $1,000 check for her campus. She has been invited to compete against other educators for the chance to win greater cash prizes ranging from $5,000 to $25,000. Overall statewide winners will be announced in May.


Hilda Nañez

Pictured: Hilda Nañez





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