Points of Pride (Week of Dec. 10)

Alief ISD News and Recognitions

Elsik High School student Ken Nguyen's design was selected for the 2019 Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference t-shirt.

Nguyen won the Texas BPA regional conference t-shirt design contest and will be attending the state leadership conference in Dallas. Approximately 3,650 BPA students will be wearing his original t-shirt design.

UIL 28-6A All-District Football Results


  • DEFENSIVE MVP: Jevon Leon (Hastings)
  • RETURN SPECIALIST: JaCorey Benjamin (Hastings)

All-District Team Nominations - Offense (1st rank):

  • OFFENSIVE TACKLE: Emmanuel Olalumade (Hastings)
  • OFFENSIVE GUARD: Just Eddy Mouelet (Taylor)
  • WIDE RECEIVER: Joseph Manjack (Hastings) and Shea Whiting (Taylor)
  • QUARTERBACK: Javon WIlliams (Hastings)

All-District Team Nominations - Defense (1st rank):

  • DEFENSIVE TACKLES: Kasual Savoy (Hastings)
  • LINEBACKERS: Isaiah Wheeler (Taylor)
  • DEFENSIVE BACKS: Gerred Wiltz (Hastings)

All-District Team Academic Nominations:

  • ELSIK: Patrick Nyema, Ayomide Ogunbami, Victor Gonzalez, Charles Roins, Glory Oluwole, Patrick Nyema, Ayomide Ogunbami and Victor Gonzalez
  • HASTINGS: Javon Williams, Jacorey Benjamin, James Owolabi, Kelvin Jefferson, Matthew Jenkins, Emmanuel Ibeabuchi, Tony Bonner, Emmanuel Olalumade and Jonathan Clark
  • TAYLOR: Durable Etuk, Eric Prier, Odera Chidume, Ezrah Thibodeauz, Shea Whiting, Derrell Mitchell, Victor Obi, Alphonzo Ward, Langston Lee, Xavier Sells, Eric Conley and Isaac Ugwu

Hundreds of Alief ISD elementary school students were selected to receive free bikes from CYCLE Houston.

Students from Hearne, Heflin, Landis, Rees, Smith and Youens who met their reading goals were selected for this celebration.

Congratulations to the Alief ISD UIL Academic Plus competition middle school winners!

O’Donnell Middle School won the district championship, Olle Middle School finished second, and Alief Middle School finished third.

Congratulations to the following first place winners in their respective individual events:

  • Seventh Grade Dictionary Skills: Susan Tran (O'Donnell)
  • Eighth Grade Dictionary Skills (tie): Clarissa Menchu (Olle) and Diana Santibanez (Olle)
  • Seventh Grade Listening: Chikanyima Brown-Nkemdirim (O'Donnell)
  • Eighth Grade Listening: Cynthia Tran (Killough)
  • Seventh Grade Maps, Graphs, and Charts: Thomas White (O'Donnell)
  • Eighth Grade Maps, Graphs, and Charts: Daniela Carrizales (AMS)
  • Seventh Grade Math: Vincent Nguyen (AMS)
  • Eighth Grade Math: Roman Medina-Avila (Olle)
  • Seventh Grade Science: Karla Ortez (AMS)
  • Eighth Grade Science: Saturnino Lopez (Holub)

Boone Elementary School received a $1,841 donation from First Book in partnership with DD’s Discount Stores.

The donation will be used to purchase a book for every student enrolled at Boone Elementary.

Miller Intermediate School was selected as a recipient of the 2019 Target Field Trip Grant.

Miller will receive $700 to fund learning opportunities outside of the classroom.

Want to share a Points of Pride with the Alief ISD Public Relations Department?

Email your Points of Pride submission to Tracy Lau at tylau@aliefisd.net.

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