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2020-2021 Recognition


Belles & World Dance Company contest results

We are so proud of our Southern Belles and World Dance Company. They did an amazing job at competition. 

"Belles and WDC persevered after multiple setbacks, they pushed themselves and their bodies past their limits, they kept moving forward even when things didn't seem bright, and they all agreed that giving up was not an option!  I couldn't be prouder of them!" - Miriam Vera (Belles & WDC director)

Southern Belles awards

  • Sweepstakes Officer Award (Division 1 ratings)
  • Sweepstakes Team Award (Division 1 ratings)
  • Gussie Nell Davis Award Officers (93s and above for all routines)
  • Gussie Nell Davis Award Team (93s and above for all routines)
  • Judges Awards (94s and above for all routines), they earned 5 out of our 7 routines : Officer Pom,  Officer Contemporary, Team Pom, Team Hip-Hop, Team Contemporary
  • Best overall Silver Officers for Presentation and Choreography
  • Best Overall Gold Team for Presentation, Precision, and Choreography
  • 2nd place Best in Class Officers in Small Division
  • 1st place Best in Class Team in Small Division
Belles at competition.


World Dance Company awards

  • Sweepstakes Team Award (Division 1 ratings)

  • Gussie Nell Davis Award Team (93s and above for all routines)
  • Judges Awards (94s and above for all routines), they earned all 3: Team Open "Merengue", Team Hip Hop "Reggaeton", Team World Dance "Folklorico"
  • Best Overall Silver Team for Presentation and Choreography
  • 5th place Best in Class Team in Medium Division
World Dance Company performs.


UIL Choir

We had two students participate in the solo competition, each performing pieces in Italian. The high rating available is "I". Please congratulate:

  • Karla Luna - I rating
  • Isaiah Alston - II rating

DECA district winners

We are so excited to congratulate our district DECA winners. These students will be moving on to the DECA State Competition:

  • Yomi Adefuye
  • Isabella Juarez

AVID college and career acceptances

The AVID department would like to recognize the following students for their College or Career Acceptances:

  • Juan Molina, who has enlisted in the United States Army
  • Rosa Martinez Garcia, who has been accepted into Texas Woman's University who has awarded her a $16,000 scholarship
  • Elias Hernandez, who has been accepted into Dallas College

Seniors, we are so proud of your accomplishments and we can't wait to see how far you go!

Welding students 

Check out these awesome SGHS welders, Alejandro Gomez (left) and Rey Vallejo-Romero (right).
They completed a rack that holds MS. Brown's goat fencing panels. These gentleman worked hard and completed the project in just three school days. Great job guys!

Two welding students pose next to goat pen they made.

Auto Collision Repair and the library

Auto Body Collision repair students and 3 panels.

The library was extremely excited to receive 3 panels from our Auto Collision Repair class. The panels feature Macbeth, Bob Dylan, Great Gatsby, and Dylan Thomas. 


We are very proud of these outstanding students for doing an amazing job and representing South at the AcDec competition.

  • Farid Cruz: 3rd place All Around in Scholastic Division, 3rd place in math, language and literature, Economics and Social Science
  • Fabiola Gomez: 1st Place All Around Honors
  • Joshua Reyes:  1st Place All Around Scholastic, 2nd place in Economics, 4th place in Art and Music
  • Mu Way: 4th place in Science, 5th place in Economics
  • Yulissa Orta: 1st Place All Around Varsity, 5th place in Economics

Student Leader 

Student welds tiny piece of metal.

We want to recognize Natalie Ordonez. Natalie is a senior and has been in the welding program for 3 years. She is our American Welding Society Student Chapter president. Natalie is also captain of the volleyball team. We are proud of her for being a great student leader!


Colonel Football

Football team salutes the Colonel after our first win.

Congratulations to our varsity football team! They won 35-30 against Wylie! They played with heart and determination. It's great to be a Colonel!

October ECHS/P-Tech students of the month

Congratulations to these students for showing great leadership:

  • ECHS 2023 - Daira Perez Rueda & Eduardo Rodriguez Cabello
  • ECHS 2024 - Katalina Lopez & Justin Molina
  • P-TECH 2024 - Jazmin Contreras Martinez & Christian Adame Valdez
ECHS student of the month.
ECHS student of the month.
ECHS student of the month.
ECHS student of the month.
ECHS student of the month.
ECHS student of the month.

English I test

Ms. Hendrix gives the following freshman students a huge shout-out for doing an outstanding job on their first English I test.

Person is standing on tall rock with outstretched arms.
  • Alexander Dominguez
  • Evelyn Solorzano,
  • Brayan Romero
  • Angel Ruiz  


Cross country

Cross country did a great job at their meet!

cross country meet.
cross country meet.
Cross country team at meet 2020.
Student places 7th at cross country meet.

Congratulations to Yasmin Herrera. At her first cross country race, she placed 7th. 





Early College High School Students of the Month

ECHS is proud to announce September Students of the Month. Students are nominated by their teachers.

  • ECHS 2023: Karla Banegas Vera & Efrain Mata
  • ECHS 2024: Carter Burke &  A’Layla Jackson
  • P-TECH 2024: Arav Sarwat & Stacy Salas

Mrs. Garcia, Mr. Gilmore, and Mrs. Cash delivered yard signs, certificates, and gift cards to the 6 students who were selected as Students of the Month for September. Congratulations!

ECHS Student of the Month.
ECHS Student of the Month.
ECHS Student of the Month.
ECHS Student of the Month.
ECHS student of the month.
ECHS Student of the Month.