Wallis News

BISD board hears potential impact of legislative session

By Johnny Griffin, Editor
Brazos ISD trustees and Superintendent Earl Jarrett spent most of their meeting discussing the 84th Legislative Session and it’s potential impact on public school districts. There have been several bills introduced involving funds for public schools and while none have been signed into law, there are several that could affect funding, particularly when expected decreases 
to mineral evaluations in the area are also entered in the equation.

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Students participate in 60th Annual Youth Government Day

By Johnny Griffin, Editor
Students from the four high schools in the county were welcomed to the 60th Annual Austin County Youth Government Day by County Judge Tim Lapham. Lapham thanked the team he had around him, the elected officials of the county and especially the servicemen who were present who sacrificed so we could enjoy the life we lead in Austin County.

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BRAZOS HEADS TO AREA MEET THIS WEEK

Top left, Amber Garbs won second place in the Triple Jump at the 24-3A District Meet on April 8-9.

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Cougarettes just miss playoffs

The Brazos Cougarettes finished their district race with a 5-7 record, in fifth place and only one win out of the playoffs. They won two out of three games in the final week of competition.

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ACPOA SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Austin County Peace Officers Association gave a total of eight $500 scholarships to area students at their annual banquet on April 10. Recipients included, l-r, Luis Viera – Brazos High
School, Chelsey Villarreal – Sealy High School and Camille Loftin – Bellville High School. Also presented a scholarship at the banquet was, at right, Jessica Catlett, Faith Academy. Recipients not available to attend the banquet were: Jenna Hein and William Nicklaus of Sealy High School, and Alisia Rodriquez and Emily Wehring of Bellville High School.

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BHS students qualify for Regional UIL meet

Brazos High School students participated in the District UIL Academic Competition on March 27 at Wharton County Junior College. Results are as follows: Computer Science: Cody Kelner, 
4th, Regional Alternate; Sean Nolen, 5th place; 2nd place team, Regional Alternate, Cody Kelner, Sean Nolen, Charity Karl and Jaime Cerda; Number Sense: Jay Martinez, 4th place, Regional Alternate; Calculator Applications: Savanah Kovar, 2nd place, Regional Qualifier;

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