Northwest ISD, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD and Georgetown ISD have been recognized by the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) and the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) for their design and instructional vision. Their school designs received Stars of Distinction in this year’s TASA / TASB Exhibit of School Architecture; two of the schools, Lance Thompson Elementary School (Northwest ISD) and James Tippit Middle School (Georgetown ISD), also qualified for the prestigious Caudill Class.
The Exhibit of School Architecture awards are given at the discretion of a 12-member jury, which includes: four school board members, four school administrators, and four members from the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) Southern Region. The juried exhibit awarded Stars of Distinction for Excellence to 25 projects in one or more of the following six areas: design, value, sustainability, community, planning, and school transformation. Click below to view the submissions.
Stars of Distinction for each campus include:
- Northwest ISD, Lance Thompson Elementary School: design, value, sustainability, planning, and school transformation / Caudill Class finalist
- Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, Cannon STEM Elementary School: school transformation
- Georgetown ISD, James Tippit Middle School additions and renovations: design, community, planning, and school transformation / Caudill Class finalist