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Recent News & Events

Foundation Joins Forces with Terrell's EDC

January 15, 2020

EDC supports Terrell Youth with three grants.

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Christmas comes early for seven dedicated teachers

December 16, 2019

Seven TISD teachers received over $31,711 in grants to create exciting educational opportunities for their students.

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Lucky Winner of "Attendance Matters" Campaign

April 26, 2019

THS Junior, Angela Pittman, was the winner of a new Jeep for her attendance, being in good standing academically, and exhibiting excellent behavior at THS this school year.  The car was awarded by the Terrell Excellence Foundation and Platinum Ford as a result of a drawing in the "Attendance Matters" campaign.

Subaru and Foundation are Five Year Partners

May 10, 2019

Randall Noe, Subaru dealership owner, Randy Lee, managing partner, and Ms. Shannon Wagoner, Subaru sales manager, have partnered for five years with the Terrell ISD Excellence Foundation in the “Share the Love” Campaign.  During a two-month campaign, Subaru donated $250 to a selected charity for every car sold or leased.  As a result, the Foundation was presented with a check for $9,656.  During the five-year partnership, the total “Share the Love” gift equals $51,371.  

Spring Grants Awarded

Six grants were awarded in April to deserving teachers. The largest grant was received by Mr. Chad Nixon of Terrell High School's CTE department.

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Foundation Sponsors Professional Performance of Celebrated Ballet, "The Nutcracker"

November 05, 2018

The Foundation in partnership with Ballet North Texas will present the famous ballet, "The Nutcracker," on December 14, 7:30 pm at THS's Jamie Foxx Performing Arts Center.

Adults and children alike will be dazzled by the music, costumes, lighting, and the skills of professionally trained ballet dancers.

All proceeds from the holiday event will benefit the work of the Excellence Foundation to provide exceptional education opportunities to TISD students.

Terrell Economic Development Coorporation Partners with TISD Excellence Foundation

July 23, 2018

The TISD Excellence Foundation was thrilled to accept a $100,000 donation from the Terrell Economic Development Corporation.  TEDC chairman, Rick Carmona, and TEDC president, Dawn Steil, presented the check to Rhonda Knight, the new Career & Tech Director for THS.  The Foundation and the TEDC have been close partners since the inception of the Foundation in 2008.  Over the years, the TEDC has donated a little over $587,000.  The funds have been used to develop various departments in the Career & Technical areas of THS.  As a result, Terrell students are gaining marketable skills in such areas as welding, manufacturing, engineering, auto mechanics, health-science, etc.        

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