NEWS RELEASE
GALENA PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
A TEXAS RECOGNIZED DISTRICT
Communications Department
14705 Woodforest Blvd., Houston, TX 77015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 13, 2008
CONTACT: Craig Eichhorn
(832) 386-1231
ceichhorn@galenaparkisd.com

Flores signs with the University of Texas

          Lauren Flores, a senior point guard for the North Shore Lady Mustangs, signed with the University of Texas on Nov. 12
          Flores has led the Lady Mustangs to an incredible 88-17 record with two district titles and one appearance in the regional quarterfinals during her years at North Shore. She was named MVP of District 22-5A and All-Region and All-State by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and All-State by the Texas Girls Coaches Association as a junior.
          She averaged 22.1 points per game, while dishing out 6.1 assists per game and grabbing 7.1 rebounds per game in her junior year. She also shot 47 percent from the field was named to the second team Houston Chronicle All-Greater Houston Team.
          Flores was a unanimous selection to the District 22-5A first team All-District as a sophomore and was the District 23-5A Newcomer of the Year as a freshman.
          She also qualified for the finals of the 2008 Clutch City Shootout held at halftime of the Houston Rockets vs. Denver Nuggets game on March 2 at the Toyota Center. Flores is also a member of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Board.

Lauren Flores
  Lauren Flores (left), signs her letter of intent with the University of Texas while her father, Leonard, looks on.