The Deer Park ISD Board of Trustees held its regular meeting April 25. The original meeting date was April 18 but was postponed because of flooding in nearby areas.
At the meeting, the 2016 Scholastic Writing Regional and National Award winners were recognized.
Deer Park Junior High Silver Key winners are Xavier Cantu, Maximus Gonzalez, Jordyn Waters, Katlyn Cothran, William Marker, Alexa Montalvo, Aaron Briggs, Shaunna Allett, Skylar Breakiron, Lance Hinton and Cara Williams. DPJH Gold Key winners were Alyssa Eldridge, Samantha Rosas, Sophia Schaper, Italy Pena. Harris County Gold Key and national winners were Alyssa Hartis, Taylor Gleason and Peyton Vasquez.
DPJH teacher Paula Shamburger was recognized for being the 2016 recipient of the Susan O’Connor Writing Educator Award for the Harris County Department of Education Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Shamburger had four Gold Key, four Silver Key, and four Honorable Mention-winning students.