From Staff Reports
Sachse and Garland schools in the Garland ISD recently received the 2015 Texas School Counselor Association CREST Award for excellence in counseling. Statewide, 56 schools were recognized with the distinction.
Weaver Elementary school counselor Amanda Knight said she was shocked when she received the email stating that Weaver Elementary School was a CREST winner.
“I immediately called our principal, Dr. Miley, to share the news because she worked closely with me on the application,” she said. “It is definitely an honor to be recognized as a school that shows counseling excellence.”
Weaver was one of 12 GISD elementary schools recognized this year. Other schools recognized include Austin Academy for Excellence; Bullock Elementary School; Classical Center at Vial Elementary School; Davis Elementary School; Garland High School; Hillside Academy for Excellence; Lakeview Centennial High School; Liberty Grove Elementary School; Montclair Elementary School; Naaman Forest High School; Park Crest Elementary School; Roach Elementary School; Sewell Elementary School; Stephens Elementary School; Walnut Glen Academy for Excellence and Weaver Elementary School.
To be recognized as a CREST Award winner, campus counseling programs must show a dedication to improving the lives and achievement of students in academic, career and social domains.
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