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 2022-2023 Recognition


SGHS Cosmetology State SkillsUSA

This past weekend, Cosmetology students, that had advanced from district, competed at SkillsUSA Texas in Corpus Christi.  This was the first-time cosmetology had advanced to state! They all worked very hard and had a great time, please help me congratulate Joanna Hernandez, Linda Santos, & Abigail Cornejo.

Joanna Hernandez earned the silver medal in the Esthetics category this weekend at the SKILLS USA competition. She competed against 35 other schools and placed 2nd! Way to go Joanna!

SGHS Cosmo Class of 2024

Congratulations to the Cosmetology class of 2024, they have achieved 100% passing and all students are fully licensed cosmetologist ! 

GISD District Art Show

Congrats to the following students for winning 1st place out of the whole district:

  • Maria Vasquez - B&W ink
  • Edith Equihua - Ceramics Coil
  • Treyvion Norton - Color Pencil Abstract Drawing
  • Maria Vasquez - Colored Pencil Abstract Expression
  • Yadhira (Alex) Ayala - Mixed Media - Collage
  • Ashly Rafael - Painting Transparent - Abstract

Congrats to the following students for winning 2nd place out of whole district:

  • Jennifer Zenteno - Ceramics - Pinch
  • Gabriela Martinez - Color Pencil Abstract Drawing
  • Yessica Portillo - Mixed Media - Collage
  • Ashly Rafael - Mixed Media - Painting
  • Ashly Rafael - Mixed Media - Relief
  • Nataly Huerta - Painting Opaque - Abstract
  • Sydney Umana - Painting Opaque - Landscape
  • Emily Barrios - Painting Transparent - Animals 

Congrats to the following students for winning 3rd place out of whole district:

  • Shelby Huneycutt - Ceramics - Slab
  • Vanessa Perez - Ceramics Coil
  • Michelle Romero - Painting Opaque - Landscape
  • Paisley Evans - Paper Sculpture

Congrats to the following students for Honorable Mention out of whole district:

  • Jaretzy Mireles - Mixed Media - Collage
  • Cassandra Vera  -  Mixed Media - Collage
  • Ashly Rafael - Mixed Media - Painting
  • Luis Flores -  Painting Opaque - Abstract
  • Luis Flores - Painting Transparent - Portraits
  • Celeste Lamas - Paper Sculpture
  • Edith Equihua - Relief Sculpture
  • Douglas Vasquez Mendoza - Sculpture - Alternative Media
  • Christina Reneau - Painting
  • Mia Licea - Low Relief 


SGHS Theater

Congratulations to the UIL one act play cast and crew for an amazing run in their Season. They advanced to Bi-District! Their wonderful performance won the Best Overall Tech Crew Award!

Individual awards went to:

  • TA'NIYAH CASTORENA for Honorable Mention All Star Cast
  • EVELYN GALVAN for All Star Tech




Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Mrs. Kristen Martin for being selected as Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Martin teaches English for our ECHS program. She is amazing and consistently goes above and beyond!

Mrs. Martin and Mr. Alexander.

Mrs. Martin with admin Mr. Alexander


Paraprofessional of the Year

Congratulations to Mrs. Rosy Lopez for being selected as Paraprofessional of the Year. Mrs. Lopez works as principal's secretary and does an outstanding job making sure the school runs smoothly.

Mrs. Rosy Lopez.

Mrs. Rosy Lopez


VASE (Visual Arts Scholastic Event)

Several of our students participated in VASE, which is a regional art competition. Students competed with other high schools in our region and all of our students received high scores. Please congratulate the following students:

  • Amari Adams 
  • Emily Barrios
  • Mayra Estrada
  • Joseph Graham
  • Guadalupe Hernandez
  • Brianna Hernandez
  • Shelby Honeycutt
  • Nataly Huerta
  • Treyvion Norton
  • Ashly Rafael
  • Christina Reneau
  • Juliette Torres
  • Sydney Umama
  • Marisol Valdez
  • Jocelyn Velasco
  • Wilson Segovia
  • Edith Equihua
  • Rainey Thomas
  • Vanessa Perez
  • Kristy Gomez
Picture of VASE participants.


Future designers

What wonderful designs these student have created! Ms. Galbraith's Fashion Design 1 completed felt hand sewing projects, while her Interior Design class created gingerbread houses. What a fantastic job!

Mrs. Galbraith's classes projects.


Academic Decathlon

Congratulations to the Academic Decathlon team that competed this past
weekend. The team brought home 13 medals earned by:

  • Javier Andino
  • Rodolfo Murrillo
  • Alexis Mancilla
  • Emily Rodriguez
  • Jacqueline Reyes
  • Katie Martinez.

The team is lead by captain Luis Garcia, and Co-captain LaKeria Thompson. Mrs. Carrington is very proud of all their hard work. The team will move on to compete at Regionals! Way to Titan Up!