Palestine High School Alumni Association

Palestine High School Alumni Association, Palestine, Texas

HAT Awards

“HAT Awards”… Honor A Teacher!

The following teachers were awarded the HAT Awards from the PHSAA during 2015:

  • January- DeAnne Atkinson from Story Intermediate School. She is a Math Interventionist and helps struggling math students and provides support for all of the staff.

  • February- Eric Higginbotham from Story Intermediate School. He is a Reading Intervention teacher that helps struggling students and conducts a Reading Lab for students.

  • March- Julie Bell from Story Intermediate School. She is the Music teacher for 4th, 5th and 6th grade students. She teaches a piano lab and the Story Choir.

  • April- Kirra Ibarra from Story Intermediate School. She is a first year teacher and she is the LAUNCH Language Arts teacher.

  • May- Meredith Murray from Washington Campus and loves her job.

  • September- Richard Sylvester PHS

  • October- Daniel Curry-PHS

  • November- Sherry Richmond-Northside

  • December- Leanne Petty-Northside

The PHSAA Awards one teacher per month from all PISD campuses.  The teachers are awarded a crystal engraved clock and a check for $100.00.