The 2019 Katy ISD “Teacher of the Year” community luncheon will be presented by Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union in partnership with Katy ISD on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at the Merrell Center from 11 am to 1 pm.
Business leaders and prominent members of the community will gather together at the luncheon to honor outstanding teachers from each campus who have demonstrated excellence and leadership among their peers and in their classrooms. Winning recipients from all 68 Katy ISD campuses will be recognized at the luncheon for their contributions and presented with a gift bag from the business community.
“Outstanding teaching and learning is taking place inside Katy ISD classrooms every day because of our thousands of teachers who dedicate their expertise and talent to meeting the diverse needs of our students,” said Superintendent Ken Gregorski. “These amazing professionals provide our learners the confidence, skills and determination to create the future in which they are most passionate. Our school community is truly grateful for their service," added Gregorski.
Organizers of this year’s luncheon are proud to announce Keith Garvin, Anchor for KPRC-TV Channel 2 News will serve as the emcee and City of Katy Mayor Charles Brawner will be the guest speaker.
“Supporting education in our community has been a long-standing tradition,” said BVSCU CEO Yvonne Kershner. “The Teacher of the Year luncheon is a wonderful way to celebrate the hard work of our teachers and schools. This is a fantastic event that really provides an opportunity to recognize our talented educators,” she added.
Summa Cum Laude sponsors for the event include Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union, Houston Methodist Hospital and Members Choice Credit Union. Cum Laude sponsors include First Community Credit Union and PBK, Inc. Honor Roll sponsors include the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce, Memorial Hermann Medical Group and VLK Architects, Inc. Academia sponsors include Bridgeland, Frost Bank, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Mann Eye Institute and Laser Center and Profile by Sanford. Spirit sponsors include Chick-fil-A, Hasta la Pasta Italian Grill, Shell Federal Credit Union and Tommy Hilfiger.
Founded in 1954, Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union is a trusted financial partner serving the community's financial needs by offering competitive savings account products, affordable loan products along with easy access online and mobile banking. To learn more about Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union’s products and services, call 281-391-2149 or visit www.bvscu.org.
Front Row left to right: Portia Willis, Houston Methodist Hospital; Randy Theilig, Members Choice Credit Union; Mayor Charles Brawner, City of Katy; Superintendent Ken Gregorski, Katy ISD; Shellye Carpenter, Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union; Back Row left to right: Yvonne Kershner, Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union; Christina Frith, Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union; Caroline Champion, Houston Methodist Hospital