Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union is teaming up with local businesses to sponsor the Katy ISD “Teacher of the Year” recognition event on Thursday, April 29. This virtual event will be …
Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union is teaming up with local businesses to sponsor the Katy ISD “Teacher of the Year” recognition event on Thursday, April 29. This virtual event will be conducted over Zoom from 11 a.m. to noon and the KISD community is invited to join in the celebration.
“Supporting educators in our local community has been our top priority for over 67 years,” said BVSCU CEO Yvonne Kershner. “Presenting the Katy ISD Teacher of the Year event is just one of the many ways we give back to our partners in education. We welcome the opportunity to recognize and honor those who make a difference in the lives of our future community leaders.”
Business leaders and members of the community will gather virtually to honor outstanding teachers from each campus who have demonstrated excellence and leadership among their peers and in their classrooms. Winning recipients from all 73 KISD campuses will be recognized during the event for their contributions. Each campus winner will receive a gift bag, filled with numerous items donated by the local business community and a $100 gift card.
“Our teachers are a huge part of the success of Katy ISD,” said KISD Superintendent Ken Gregorski. “Their commitment and dedication to our students, especially during the challenges of the past year, make us proud to have them on our team. We are so appreciative of BVSCU’s commitment to teachers and value their partnership with the district.”
“It is with great admiration that we recognize the extraordinary work of these Katy ISD teachers,” said Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Houston Methodist West Hospital Kyle Stanzel, “The past year has presented educators with unprecedented challenges, and it has been inspiring to see your strength and commitment to our children. Thank you for continuing to dedicate your time, energy and skills to your students and ensuring they have the tools for future success."
Summa Cum Laude sponsors for the event include Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union and Houston Methodist West Hospital. Magna Cum Laude sponsor includes the YMCA of Greater Houston. Cum Laude sponsors include the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce, Memorial Hermann Medical Group, and PBK, Inc. Honor Roll sponsors include Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union, Katy Times, Shell Federal Credit Union, and VLK Architects, Inc. Academia sponsors include the City of Katy, Equitable Advisors, Nightlight Pediatric Urgent Care, United Clothing Donation Services, and the University of Houston. Spirit sponsors include Chick-fil-A Mason Road, Cinco Ranch & Katy Green and Nelda Wilson Brooks, M Ed., LPC.
“Thank you to Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union for their incredible efforts in supporting the Katy ISD teachers,” said Katy Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Matthew Ferraro. “We are proud to be a part of such an amazing program. Teachers are truly the backbone of our community and we are thankful for their efforts day in and day out.”
BVSCU staff invite the community to join them virtually in celebrating excellence in education. To register to attend the event, visit http://bit.ly/bvscutoy21.
For more information about the 2021 Katy ISD “Teacher of the Year” virtual event, please contact Lisa McGarity at 281-644-3650.
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