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2019-2020 Recognition


Southern Belles and Dixie Darlings

Please congratulate your amazing Southern Belles and Dixie Darlings for their success at their first dance competition. The Dixie Darlings JV Drill Team received the following awards:

Sweepstakes and Superior ratings for Team, Bronze Best Overall Team Award for Choreography, and 3rd place Best in Class JV Team.

The Southern Belles Varsity Drill Team received a total of 11 awards:

Sweepstakes and Superior ratings for Dance Officers, Superior Division 1 for Social Council, Sweepstakes and Gussie Nell Davis Award for Team (receiving 93's and above for all routines), Judges Awards for Team Jazz (receiving all 94's and above from all judges), Judges Award for Team Hip-Hop (receiving all 94's and above from all judges), Bronze Best Overall Officer Award for Choreography, Silver Best Overall Team Award for Choreography and Presentation, 4th Place Best in Dance Officers, 2nd place Best in Class Team, Division 1 ratings for soloist, Captain Daisy Cabrera, and Outstanding Director Award for Ms. Vera. 

G Suite Certifications

Mrs. Wesley Hosier would like to congratulate Martin Louth and Fatima Arellano on passing their G Suite Cloud Certification exam. Both students worked diligently and earned an official G Suite Certification from Google. Great job!!

Lady Colonel Soccer

Congratulations to the Varsity Lady Colonel Soccer team on their 4-1 victory over North Garland! Nayeli Capuchino had 2 goals, Alex Goncalves had 1 goal, and Karen Castaneda had 1 goal! Way to go girls! 

SGHS Paraprofessional of the Year

Congratulations to our SGHS Paraprofessional of the Year, Christi Davis! Ms. Davis is an awesome Colonel! 

Davis named Paraprofessional of the Year


Colonel Band

Congratulations to these Colonel band members and their Directors as they head to the State UIL Competition! We wish you good luck!

Band members are on their way to the State UIL Competition


Girls Track and Field

Congratulations to Coach Froehlich and the Girls Track and Field team as they show off their medals! It was a cold and windy day on the field but they came away with some big wins!

Girls Track and Field showing off their medals



We are very proud of the following students who competed in their respective career areas in multiple competitions at SkillsUSA. Please congratulate the following students for their really hard work! Melanie Mendoza, Jaden Bohanon and Maria Angulo all state qualified 1st place in Photo Panel. Maria Angulo state qualified 3rd place in Job Skill Demo. 

Please congratulate the following competitors in the areas of: 

Applied Engineering: Celes Guintos, Anthoney Guenther, Charlenen Vargas, Darwin Murrillo, Kevin Corro, Jaden Bohanon, Melanie Mendoza, and Maria Angulo.

Quiz Bowl: Maria Angulo, Melanie Mendoza, Charlene Vargas, Darwin Murrillo, and Anthony Guether. 

Prepared Speech: Anthony Guenther

Congratulations everyone on a job well done!

Visual Art Scholastic Event

We are so proud of the following art students:

  • Maria Garcia
  • Crystal Hernandez-Romero
  • Nativitie Patino
  • Jersayn Rojas
  • Valeria Torres
  • Jessica Villalobos

These students earned the highest rating for their vase artwork at the Regional Visual Art Scholastic Event. They are now headed to state in April. Congratulations to these amazing artists and teacher Michaelyn Emmons.

Signing Day

Coach Vela and Vanessa pose in front of Colonel sign.


Vanessa Wharton has signed to play basketball at Mc Murry University in Abilene, Tx . We are so proud of her. 




Coach Priscilla Vela and Vanessa Wharton

Espinoza becomes National Silver Gloves Champion

Alex Espinoza wins National Silver Gloves title


Congratulations to SGHS Colonel Alex Espinoza, National Silver Gloves Champion! 




Students show their medal earned during band competition.
Students show their medal earned during band competition.
Students show their medal earned during band competition.

Members of the SG Band competed against over 2,000 other students in the Region at the UIL Solo and Ensemble contest.  We are proud to announce that 18 of our students and 2 of our ensembles walked away with 1st division solo medals.  We are very proud of all the students that competed, but would like to recognize a few of our students that performed at the highest level and qualified to perform in the State Solo and Ensemble competition that will be coming up in May.  Those students are:

  • Martin Louth for his Clarinet Solo
  • Emmanuel Garza for his Clarinet Solo
  • Fabian Else qualified on 2 different solos, a Snare drum and Marimba solo
  • Nelson Paramo on his Percussion solo
  • Emmanuel Garza, Martin Louth, and Joel Mendoza on their Clarinet Trio
  • Jorge Baez, Nelson Paramo, and Jacob Torres on their Percussion Trio

A huge congrats to these young men, and all of the band members that competed and represented South Garland so well!

Student Achievement

Student Henny Huynh receives certificate.

South Garland High School sophomore design student Henny Huynh scored two perfect scores to receive his Mechanical Design certification. Henny is pictured with teacher Mr. Richardson.




Microsoft Word Specialist Certified

Student pose with Microsoft Word Certification award.

We are so proud of these students. They have mastered Microsoft Word and earned a Word Specialist certificate. This achievement prepares them for success in the workforce and makes them more marketable as a potential hire.  As a Word Specialist, they can perform Word tasks such as creating and managing documents, formatting text, paragraphs and sections, creating tables and lists, applying references and inserting and formatting objects.