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The RBC Wealth Management Bad Pants Open

The Oil States team celebrates winning the “baddest pants” award- Nikki Mitchell (Bad Apple), Matt Autenrieth (Sleepy), Lloyd Hajdik (Happy), Mike Kief (Sneezy), Allan Taylor (Prince Charming), Ryan Harry (Dopey), Cindy Taylor (Snow White), Chris Drakey (Grumpy), Joey Trahan (Mirror), Eddie Anderson (Bashful), David Osburn (Evil Queen), Chris Cragg (Doc)

More than 300 golfers wore their baddest pants, played their best golf and raised more than $440,000 for Texas Children’s Newborn Center at the Clubs of Kingwood on Oct. 2. The RBC Wealth Management Bad Pants Open, an annual golf tournament now in its 22nd year, has raised more than $7 million over the last two decades to support continued innovation and excellence in the research, treatment and care of critically-ill and premature infants in the neonatal […]

Katy ISD Celebrates Grant Recipients

2019-2020 Inspiring Imagination Teacher Grant Recipients Honored by Katy ISD Board of Trustees (Katy, Tx) – The Katy ISD Board of Trustees recently honored the more than 350 Katy ISD teacher recipients of the Katy ISD Education Foundation’s Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program.  Grants for the 2019-2020 school year were awarded to teachers at forty-two Katy ISD campuses. Grant activities range from weather station tools to 3D printers, drums to virtual reality goggles – all […]

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Earns National Recognition for Quality and Safety  

KATY, Texas (Sept. 23, 2019) – Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital was one of three Memorial Hermann Health System hospitals to earn national recognition as a top performer for excellence in delivering high-quality care by the Vizient Quality and Accountability Ranking at the 2019 Vizient Connections Education Summit in Las Vegas on Sept. 19. Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital received the 2019 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award for Complex Care Medical Centers and ranked sixth nationally of […]

Katy ISD Education Foundation Announces Fireflies & Foodtrucks

Tickets on Sale Now for Legendary Fall Celebration Thursday, October 17, 6 – 9 P.M. (Katy, TX) – The Katy ISD Education Foundation announces the return of its annual Fireflies & Foodtrucks fundraising event on Thursday, October 17, 6 – 9 P.M. at Katy’s own No Label Brewery.  The event will benefit the foundation and its Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program. The Katy ISD Education Foundation celebrated a spectacular milestone this year with $1,600,000 awarded […]

Katy ISD Offers Community Education Classes for Adults  

KATY [September 17, 2019] –  Have you ever wanted to learn how design a cake, play the guitar, or maybe even how to dance the salsa?  The Katy Independent School District Community Education classes are now in session and are aimed at providing opportunities to build expertise, learn a different skill or enjoy a new activity. With a variety of topics and options, the Community Education courses at Katy ISD provides the general public with learning […]

Katy ISD Announces Advanced Placement (AP) Exams Available to Students  

KATY [September 18, 2019] – Registration for Advanced Placement (AP) exams is now taking place for all Katy Independent School District high school students.  Now through October 25, enrolled students and homeschooled students can receive details and register at their designated campus.  Late registration takes place on November 16, with a $40 late fee per exam. “Students who participate in AP courses experience college-level instruction, as well as the opportunity to possibly earn college credit,” said […]

National Charity League Inc. Lady Bird Chapter Hosts Back to School Senior Fashion Show

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Katy, TX , August 11, 2019 – This past August, the National Charity League, Inc., Lady Bird Chapter (NCL, Inc.) hosted a Peace, Love, and NCL Runway Fashion Show at the Redeemer Community Church in Katy. The Class of 2020 organized the event which has become a back to school tradition for the chapter. The senior class modeled fashions from Sassafras Boutique and Gifts (Katy), and jewelry from Park Lane Jewelry (Katy). Proceeds from the […]

Cross Creek Ranch Wins Community of the Year

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(Fulshear, TX – Aug. 19, 2019)—Cross Creek Ranch was recently named Community of the Year in the Texas Association of Builders’ (TAB) 2019 Star Awards. The awards program recognizes leading builders, remodelers, architects, designers, sales professionals, marketing professionals and construction professionals across Texas and surrounding areas. Companies submitted 574 entries into this year’s competition, with winners announced Aug. 8 during the Sunbelt Builders Show™. “This is one of the industry’s most prestigious awards,” said Rob […]

Four FFA Members Awarded Farm Credit Scholarships  

AUSTIN, Texas – Four college-bound students were awarded scholarships from Farm Credit Bank of Texas during the 2019 Texas FFA State Convention in Fort Worth on July 18. The recipients of the rural funding bank’s $2,000 scholarships were Tommy Butler of Perryton FFA, Cheyenne Byrer of Elgin FFA, Jacob D’Agostino of Taylor-Katy FFA and Tanner Myers of Huffman FFA. All four students have been active in their communities and local FFA chapters and plan to pursue careers in agriculture. Tommy Butler, a recent Perryton […]

Katy ISD Offers Full-Day Pre-Kindergarten Program  

KATY [July 29, 2019] – As part of House Bill (HB) 3 which was passed by the 86th Texas Legislature and signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott, Katy Independent School District will transition from half-day to full-day pre-kindergarten (pre-k) for eligible students beginning with the 2019-20 school year. Full-day classes for pre-k students will begin on August 14, 2019.  Parents of preregistered pre-k students will receive a notification letter mailed on Tuesday, July 30, notifying them that their […]