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December 15, 2015
Granbury ISD school board trustees honored several students and a teacher during its monthly meeting on December 14, 2015.
Lady Pirates Karis Beasley and Amber Strange were honored for the achievements on the Granbury High School volleyball team. Beasley was named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association’s All-State team, while Strange will play in the TGCA All-Star game. Pictured above are (left to right) Strange, head coach Tammy Clark, and Beasley.
Reading Bee McWilliams
Trustees also recognized Aubrey Ward, a second grader at Emma Roberson Elementary School, for winning the district reading bee and advancing to the Texas Reading Bee in November at Texas Christian University. Ward read at the level of a college student during the competition. Pictured above are (left to right) reading coach Melinda Winterbauer, Ward, and Roberson principal Kellie Lambert.
Evelyn McWilliams, a kindergarten teacher at Roberson Elementary, was honored for being named 92.1 Hank FM’s Hometown Hero. Lambert praised McWilliams for her long career in public education, service to the campus, and work in the community. McWilliams (right) is pictured with Lambert.
Four GHS band students were honored for placing second in the chamber ensemble competition at the 40th Annual Percussive Arts Society International Convention in November at San Antonio. Pictured are (left to right) Addison Jackson, Ashleigh Hallmark, Reagan Hall, Tyler Rau, and GHS band director Tahlequah Kirk.
Three GHS theater arts students were recognized for advancing in competition to the International Thespian Festival during the state contest earlier in December at Dallas. Pictured are (left to right) GHS theater director Mark Weeks, Caleb Wood, Kate Jennings, and Brennan Ross.
Student council members from Brawner Intermediate School led the pledges to the United States and Texas flags at the beginning of the board meeting. Pictured are (left to right) assistant principal Leslie Ghiglieri, Averie Coffman, Katherine Sullivan, Maci Boyd, and principal Jincy Ross.

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