Excellence in Education Award Winner

And the leadership award goes to…

Elementary school teacher Jimmie Walker won the H-E-B Excellence in Education Award for the state in the area of Elementary Leadership. She won $10,000 for herself and $10,000 for her school!

Walker and colleague David Foss, English Teacher at Alamo Heights High School, had both been selected as finalists for the Leadership Award. Both received $1,000 for themselves and $1,000 for their schools upon being selected as finalists.

The H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards celebrate public school professionals whose leadership and dedication inspire a love of learning in students of all backgrounds and abilities.

With more than $600,000 in cash prizes awarded to deserving teachers, principals, and school districts, the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards is the largest monetary recognition program for educators in Texas and one of the largest in the nation.

Read more about Jimmie Walker at Inside AHISD.

To learn more about the H-E-B Excellence in Education Award, click Community Involvement.