FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) offers students opportunities to gain leadership skills, and one Smithson Valley student competed among the best leaders for the FIRST Dean's List Award.
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Brothers at Smithson Valley High School not only qualified to participate in this year's National Cyber Scholarship Competition, they also earned distinctions for their abilities. The competition was steep and the puzzles and challenges were difficult, but with their skills and talent, they persevered.
A Canyon Lake High School student engineering team competed virtually in the 2021 Autonomous Innovative Vehicle Design Challenge and won three awards for its entry.
The Exceptional Senior Award honors students who have consistently displayed high levels of character, leadership, integrity and diligence. The award is in its second year and is presented to seniors across Texas' 21st Congressional District.
For 20 years Comal ISD has honored the top graduating seniors from each of its high schools with a special academic recognition banquet. The 2021 honorees along with their chosen mentor teachers were honored once again with a banquet, but instead of one banquet, the district hosted four.
Being ranked in the top 5, 10 or 15 percent of the graduating class is not an easy feat. That's why Comal ISD students who earn this ranking are celebrated and honored. Here's a list of the 2021 honor students.
Four Comal ISD students from the Class of 2021 were National Merit Finalists this year, and one was a National Merit Scholarship Winner. This places these graduates among the top 1 percent of 1.5 million students.
Comal ISD is proud of its students who choose to serve in the United States military after graduation. The Class of 2021 continues this tradition to serve with students who are enlisting, entering military academies and attending college on ROTC scholarships with the intent to serve.
The Class of 2021 from Comal ISD walked the stage at five graduation ceremonies recently. Collectively, they earned more than $26.3 million in scholarships, 58 joined the United States military with three appointments to military academies and four were named National Merit Finalists including one National Merit Scholarship Winner.
Comal ISD Superintendent Andrew Kim has been appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to serve a six-year term on the State Board of Educator Certification.