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Austin ISD Hosts "Latino Academic Achievement Awards"

Austin, TX—Austin Independent School District will honor outstanding Latino students in sixth through 12th grade and community members during the Latino Academic Achievement Awards. AISD will recognize more than 120 students in such areas as Outstanding Progress in the ESL Program, Appreciation of Culture and Language, Outstanding Community Service Volunteer and Young Latino Leader. The district requested nominations from the community for the Latino Parent Volunteer, Latino Community Service recipient and Latino Excellence in Advocacy awards.

Who: Austin ISD Latino students, community members and Superintendent Meria Carstarphen

What: Recognition of Latino student and community leaders

When: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 12

Where: University of Texas at Austin, LBJ Auditorium, 2315 Red River St.