Strong leadership skills lead to awards

Strong leadership skills lead to awards

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports With the school year nearly complete, Dallas ISD seniors are continuing to unlock opportunities for their future. One hundred and six students were selected for the Juanita Craft Scholarship, which awards $6,000 to those who attend schools in the fair park area. These schools include Franklin D. Roosevelt High School […]

Masons honor Hernandez for community service

Masons honor Hernandez for community service

By Will Friend Roy Stanley Masonic Lodge #1367, A.F. & A.M. presented their 2024 Community Builders Award to Jessica Hernandez, executive director of Owenwood Farm and Neighbor Space. The celebration took place last Saturday, April 13, during Owenwood’s Spring Festival on their campus at 1451 John West Rd. in Dallas. Hernandez is a first-generation immigrant […]

Chau’s contributions exemplify spirit of excellence

Chau’s contributions exemplify spirit of excellence

By Taylor Mayad The Meadows Museum, SMU, announces that Du Chau has won the 2024 Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award. The award is given annually to an outstanding North Texas artist who has exhibited professionally for at least 10 years and has established a proven track record as a community advocate for the visual arts. […]

Alumni now teaches film at Dallas ISD

Alumni now teaches film at Dallas ISD

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Dallas ISD students who don’t have film programs at their schools are getting the opportunity to become filmmakers through a partnership with their school and a program through Pegasus Media Project (PMP), a nonprofit arts organization. The program, Youth Portable Film Program, is led by local filmmaker Christopher Sonny Martinez, […]

Educators rewarded for hard work

Educators rewarded for hard work

By Deborah Brown Each year, the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce (GEDCC) recognizes the top educators in East Dallas schools, K-12, who are providing outstanding education for their respective students. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and progressive programs that are serving to improve and promote learning.  The […]

Local parish honors four Eagle Scouts

Local parish honors four Eagle Scouts

By Paul Gerst Four friends who started in Cub Scouts, continued to Boy Scouts and attended St. Patrick’s Catholic School in Dallas recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout. All are members of Troop 719, from the Lake Highlands neighborhood of Dallas. All became Eagle Scouts within a couple of months of each other.   […]

Coalition of groups serve abused children

Coalition of groups serve abused children

By Rosanne Lewis Dallas CASA, along with Dallas County Child Abuse Prevention Coalition (CAPCO) partner agencies, hosted the annual Dallas County child abuse and neglect prevention awareness event featuring a moment of silence for the 13 children who died in Dallas County due to abuse or neglect during fiscal year 2023. That evening the downtown […]

Teachers win awards

Teachers win awards

Each year, the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce recognizes the top educators in East Dallas schools, K-12, who are providing outstanding education for their respective students. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and progressive programs that are serving to improve and promote learning. The awards are given to […]

Event ready to inspire prairie lovers

Event ready to inspire prairie lovers

Step into the vibrant world of the North Texas Blackland Prairies on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake in Dallas. Enjoy a fun, free event for families created to celebrate the beauty and splendor of the Blackland Prairies here in North Texas. Embark on […]

League provides for future leaders

League provides for future leaders

Junior League of Dallas (JLD) awarded $40,000 in collegiate scholarships to 10 college-bound women from Dallas ISD during its 11th annual Women LEAD Speech Competition and Awards Ceremony held Saturday, March 23 at JLD Headquarters. The top 10 ranked finalists were selected from a highly competitive set of 26 applicants from Emmett J. Conrad High […]