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Garland ISD convocation rings in new school year

by | Sep 3, 2015 | Education

Kim Bearden, co-founder of the Ron Clark Academy and Disney Teacher of the Year, spoke at the annual GISD convocation offering words of encouragement. The event was held at the Curtis Culwell Center Aug. 20.

Kim Bearden, co-founder of the Ron Clark Academy and Disney Teacher of the Year, spoke at the annual GISD convocation offering words of encouragement. The event was held at the Curtis Culwell Center Aug. 20.

Garland ISD rang in the new school year Aug. 20 with approximately 7,500 Garland ISD employees at the Curtis Culwell Event center.

Garland High School sophomore Grace Omer emceed the event.

“As a second-generation Owl, a proud FFA member, president of the Class of 2018, captain of the JV cheerleading squad and PTSA board member,” Superintendent Bob Morrison said. “The active and involved 15-year-old was an outstanding emcee candidate.”

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