La Porte ISD earned the coveted "Super Show" award at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 2013 School Art Program awards presentation on March 3.
The "Super Show" award is given to school districts that were deemed as having truly outstanding art shows and exhibitions, explained Matt Burke, LPISD director of performing and visual arts. Of the 89 participating school districts, only 26 Super Show awards were given, and this is the first time that La Porte ISD has earned this award.
Representing La Porte ISD at the show were district Best of Show winners Sarah Pilkinton, sophomore at La Porte High School; Joana Ledezma, eighth grader at La Porte Junior High School; and Alyssa Powell, fourth grader at Jennie Reid Elementary.
Sarah Pilkinton and Taylor Cochran, also of La Porte High School, also received awards as 3D Best of Show winners.
Representing LPISD as district gold medalists were Samantha Vasquez, fifth grader at Bayshore Elementary; Justin Flores, eighth grader at Lomax Junior High; and Krystal Denham and Raiven Vialva, seniors at La Porte High School.