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Katy ISD Board Election.  Early Voting: April 25 – May 3.  Election Day: May 7.
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Katy ISD Board Welcomes Newly Elected Members and Selects OfficersKaty ISD Board Welcomes Newly Elected Members and Selects Officers<div class="ExternalClassBB75131F27414A5796632A675E2E69D3"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">At the May Regular Board Meeting, Katy ISD's newly elected Board members Lance Redmon and Victor Perez took the oath of office and were officially sworn in.  Redmon will continue serving in Position 2, while Perez will serve in Position 1. Immediately following the swearing-in of these two Trustees, both assumed their roles as members of the Board for the remainder of the Closed and Regular Board meetings. </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Also, as is customary following Katy ISD Board elections, Trustees elected its slate of officers to serve for the upcoming school year.  Greg Schulte was elected as the 2022-2023 president, Lance Redmon as vice president and Ashley Vann as secretary. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">“I feel humbled by the Board's trust in my leadership and thank them and our community for the confidence you have both instilled in me to continue as your school board president," said Greg Schulte, Board President at Katy ISD.  “It is an absolute privilege to serve the Katy ISD community and I look forward to working alongside the Trustees as we move into the 2022-2023 school year," added Schulte.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">​The Katy ISD Board of Trustees is the governing body that oversees and shapes district policies.  Individuals serving as board members are not employees of Katy ISD, yet they dedicate countless hours to leading an A+ school district.<br></p><p style="text-align:center;"> <img src="/PublishingImages/Board%20Member%20Swear%20In%20May%2016,%202022%201.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:199px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>Swearing-in of Victor Perez and Lance Redmon</em><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><br></em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><img src="/PublishingImages/Greg%20Schulte-%20KISD%20BOD%20Dec%202020%20-%2009%20web.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:560px;" /><br></em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>Greg Schulte</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>President of the Katy ISD Board of Trustees</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><br></em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><img src="/PublishingImages/Redmon,%20Lance%20-%2009%205x7.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:560px;" /></em> </p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>Lance Redmon</em><br><em> Vice President of the Katy ISD Board of Trustees</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><br></em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><img src="/PublishingImages/Vann%20Web.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:560px;" />​</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>Ashley Vann</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>Secretary of the Katy ISD Board of Trustees</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><br></em></p><p><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Announces 2021-2022 Valedictorians and SalutatoriansKaty ISD Announces 2021-2022 Valedictorians and Salutatorians<div class="ExternalClass4E420EB825C646EA9B88DD090938AFA6"><p>​Katy ISD is proud to announce the top two students from each high school who have ranked highest academically in their respective graduating classes.  These students have worked extremely hard from the first day of their ninth-grade year until their senior year.  Many of them are now moving on to renowned colleges and universities throughout the nation.  The 2021-2022 valedictorians and salutatorians are:</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Cinco Ranch High School:</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Christine Alexa Wu – Valedictorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: Rice University</li><li>Major:  Biochemistry</li><li>GPA:  4.8696</li></ul><li>Jiyeon “Irene" Jeon – Salutatorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: Pepperdine University</li><li>Major: Biology</li><li>GPA:4.8636</li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Katy High School:</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Arman Joshua Saxena – Valedictorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: Rice University</li><li>Major:  Statistics and Business</li><li>GPA:  4.8525</li></ul><li>Ronak Aaron Saxena – Salutatorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: Rice University</li><li>Major:  Bio-Engineering</li><li>GPA: 4.8525</li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Mayde Creek High School</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Jonathan Huang – Valedictorian<br></li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University:  Harvard University</li><li>Major :Molecular and Cellular Biology</li><li>GPA: 4.8082</li></ul><li>Grace Dayeon Lee – Salutatorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University:  College of Natural Sciences Honor Program at University of Texas - Austin<br></li><li>Major:  Biology<br></li><li>GPA:  4.7963</li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Morton Ranch High School</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Logan Eric Greenland – Valedictorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University:  Texas State University </li><li>Major: Music Education </li><li>GPA: 4.7547 </li></ul><li>Tyler Scott Specksgoor – Salutatorian </li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: University of Houston </li><li>Major: Psychology </li><li>GPA: 4.6885 </li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Paetow High School</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Michael Jiang Liu – Valedictorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University:  University of Texas at Austin</li><li>Major:  Chemical Engineering</li><li>GPA: 4.7667</li></ul><li>Fabian Zuluaga Zuluaga– Salutatorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University:  Columbia University</li><li>Major:  Electrical Engineering</li><li>GPA:  4.7241</li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Seven Lakes High School</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Samitha Vijay Nemirajaiah – Valedictorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: Rice University</li><li>Major:  Health Sciences</li><li>GPA: 4.8971</li></ul><li>Joshua J. Zhou – Salutatorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: University of Texas at Austin</li><li>Major: Computer Science/Business</li><li>GPA:  4.8939 </li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Taylor High School</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Matthew Enping Xu – Valedictorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University:  University of Texas at Austin</li><li>Major: Electrical Engineering</li><li>GPA:  4.9057</li></ul><li>Lucy Heather Zeng – Salutatorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University:  University of Pennsylvania</li><li>Major:  Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research dual degree program, majoring in both science and engineering </li><li>GPA:  4.8533</li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Tompkins High School</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Pranav Srinivasa Akkaraju – Valedictorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: University of Texas Austin</li><li>Major:  Double major in Computer Science and Business in the CSB Honors Program</li><li>GPA: 4.8592</li></ul><li>Shieun Lee – Salutatorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: Rice University</li><li>Major:  Sociology</li><li>GPA: 4.8448</li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><br>Congratulations to all of these outstanding students!  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzMCYR">Pictures of the 2021-22 Valedictorians and Salutatorians</a><br></p><p><br></p></div>
Two Katy ISD Robotics Teams Compete at FIRST World Championship CompetitionTwo Katy ISD Robotics Teams Compete at FIRST World Championship Competition<div class="ExternalClass258085DCEBD946CE892579A6CB55A9DF"><p>​<span style="text-align:justify;">After a competitive </span><em style="text-align:justify;">FIRST</em><span style="text-align:justify;"> – For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology – World Championship event last weekend at Houston's George R. Brown Convention Center, two Katy ISD robotics teams placed among the top contenders. </span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">During the tournament, Cinco Ranch High School (CRHS) Team 624 “CRyptonite" placed fourth in the Hopper Division of 75 teams with a record of 7-2-1.  They also advanced to the quarterfinal round of the playoffs and received the “Excellence in Engineering Award."  Seven Lakes High School (SLHS) Team 4639 “RoboSpartans" placed 11<sup>th</sup> out of 75 teams in the Carver Division with a 6-3-1 record and advanced to compete in the quarterfinal round of the playoffs.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">“I'm extremely proud of these teams.  They were part of the top 23 teams in Texas to qualify to go to the world competition based on their robotics team performance," said Steve Adams, Facility Coordinator at Robert R. Shaw Center for STEAM. “The world championship event was competitive, but also a very memorable moment for both Katy ISD teams because they were competing against groups from all over the world," added Adams.</p><p>The <em>FIRST</em> Championship is an international competition where top teams from around the world compete to take the prestigious title of being named a “<em>FIRST</em> Robotics Competition World Champion."  Over 450 teams participated this year.  </p><p>​Both Katy ISD robotics teams also placed at the state tournament. CRHS Team 624 won the Mercury Division of 40 teams and placed third in the overall group of 80 Texas teams, earning them a State UIL Runners-up title.  They also received the “<em>Autonomous Award.</em>"  SLHS Team 4639 earned fifth place out of 40 teams in the Apollo Division and was recognized with the “<em>Entrepreneurship Award.</em>"  Other Katy ISD teams who participated in the state competition included Team 624 “Glow with the Flow" from Paetow High School, Team 5427 “Steel Talons" from Tompkins High School and Team 8576 “Golden Warriors Robotics" from Jordan High School. </p><p style="text-align:center;"> <img src="/PublishingImages/CRHS%20Robotics%20Team.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:267px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>Cinco Ranch High School (CRHS) Team 624 “CRyptonite</em><em>"</em><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em> </em><img src="/PublishingImages/SLHS%20Robotics%20Team%201.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:267px;" /><br></p><div style="text-align:center;"><em style="font-size:14px;">Seven Lakes High School Team 4639 “RoboSpartans"</em></div><p><br><a href="https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzMbhg">Photos of Kayt ISD Robotics Teams at World Championship Event</a> <br></p><p><br></p></div>

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5/20/2022

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5/22/2022

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5/23/2022 - 5/26/2022

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5/26/2022

Fish Camp-Class of 2026

8/11/2022

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Cinco Ranch High School

23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd

Katy, TX 77494

Principal: James Cross

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