2022-2023 TEPSA Student Leadership Award Recipients

Your student leaders are making a difference! Help us recognize them for their volunteerism and service to your school and community.

Established in 2018, the award recognizes outstanding Texas Student Council and Student Leadership Teams. Award recipients will be announced prior to the end of the school year.

Applications accepted February 7 – April 28.

Award Preparation Form


Recipients receive:

  • Video Recognition at TEPSA Summer Conference General Session Thursday, June 8 at Kalahari Resorts and Conventions.
  • Notification sent to principal and superintendent
  • School and district listing on TEPSA Student Leadership website.
  • Trophy presentation at Student Leadership Workshops in the fall.

2021-2022 Award Recipients

Canutillo ISD
Bill Childress Elementary
Jonathan Flores, Principal

Community ISD
McClendon Elementary
Melanie Cottongame, Principal

Coppell ISD
Lakeside Elementary
Gema Hall, Principal

Copperas Cove ISD
Martin Walker Elementary
Betsy Orr, Principal

Denton ISD
Pecan Creek Elementary
Amanda Bomar, Principal

Desoto ISD
McCowan Middle School
Dr. Kelli McWashington, Principal

Eagle Pass ISD
Juan N. Seguin Elementary
Blanca Muzquiz, Principal

Elgin ISD
Elgin Elementary School
Sarah Farias, Principal

Fort Bend ISD
Madden Elementary School
Kristi Durham, Principal

Highlands Elementary
Angela Dow, Principal

Fort Sam Houston ISD
Fort Sam Houston Elementary
Dr. Joseph Cerna, Principal

Frenship ISD
Willow Bend Elementary
Jennifer Pierce, Principal

Goose Creek CISD
Highlands Elementary
Blanca Capetillo, Principal

Humble ISD
Oaks Elemenary
Kerri Smith, Principal

Katy ISD
Tays Junior High
Dr. Kris Mitzner, Principal

Killeen ISD
Reeces Creek Elementary
Sara Watson, Principal

Lamar CISD
Hubenak Elementary
Ernest Bainbridge, Principal

Dickinson Elementary
Dr. Karen Mumphord, Principal

Frost Elementary
Dr. Shannon Hood, Principal

Velasquez Elementary
Dr. Sherri L. Henry, Principal

Lewisville ISD
Liberty Elementary School
Tim Greenwell, Principal

Garden Ridge Elementary
Kelly Roden, Principal

Lockhart ISD
Plum Creek Elementary
Jamee Griebel, Principal

Maud ISD
Maud Elementary
Erica Fouche, Principal

McKinney ISD
Finch Elementary
Erika Echegaray, Principal

Walker Elementary
Melanie Raleeh, Principal

CT Eddins Elementary
Sharon Havard, Principal

Wilmeth Elementary
Kristin Ellis, Principal

Mesquite ISD
Rutherford Elementary
Holly Grubbs, Principal

Northside ISD
Peggy Carnahan Elementary
Andi Sosa, Principal

Edmund Lieck Elementary
Jessica Garza, Principal

Scarborough Elementary
Sandra Luna, Principal

Northwest ISD
J. Lyndal Hughes Elementary
Jessica McDonald, Principal

Pasadena ISD
Teague Elementary
Valorie Morris, Principal

Fred Roberts Middle School
Citlai Guerrero, Principal

Sparks Elementary
Erica Salazar, Principal

Jensen Elementary
Judy Diaz, Principal

De Zavala Middle School
Melissa Garza, Principal

Marshall Kendrick Middle School
Melissa Messenger, Principal

Morales Elementary
Jennifer Condado, Principal

Plano ISD
Hedgcoxe Elementary
Kristi Graham, Principal

San Felipe Del Rio CISD
Buena Vista Elementary
Jennifer Sutton, Principal

North Heights Elementary
Maytte Soliz, Principal

Madden Elementary, Fort Bend ISD
Dickinson Elementary, Lamar CISD
Hedgcoxe Elementary, Plano ISD

2022 ASCA School of Excellence Award

Recognizing student councils that have demonstrated excellence in community service, student leadership, citizenship and school spirit. Applicants are members of the American Student Council Association. For more information on joining, visit NAESP ASCA.

Deadline to apply: April 30, 2023

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Congratulations to the 2022 American Student Council Association School of Excellence Award winners in Texas!

  • Carolyn and Vernon Madden Elementary School – Richmond, Texas
  • Curtistene S. McCowan Middle School – Glenn Heights, Texas
  • Donald STEM Academy – Flower Mound, Texas
  • Elgin Elementary School – Elgin, Texas
  • Garden Ridge Elementary School – Flower Mound, Texas
  • Liberty Elementary School – Flower Mound, Texas
  • Little Cypress Intermediate School – Orange, Texas
  • Taylor Ray Elementary School – Rosenberg, Texas
  • Teague Elementary School – Pasadena, Texas

The Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA), whose hallmark is educational leaders learning with and from each other, has served Texas PK-8 school leaders since 1917. Member owned and member governed, TEPSA has more than 6000 members who direct the activities of 3 million PK-8 school children. TEPSA is an affiliate of the National Association of Elementary School Principals.

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