Jamie Fails Named Public Relations Rookie of the Year
Kerrville ISD Public Relations Specialist Jamie Fails was named the 2015 Rookie of the Year at the Texas School Public Relations Association’s (TSPRA) annual conference held in San Antonio recently. The award is given annually to a public relations professional who exhibits a creative, dedicated, and professional approach to school communications. The award goes to a TSPRA member serving in their first 36 months in school PR.
“We are extremely proud of Mrs. Fails and all her accomplishments on behalf of the district,” said Dan Troxell, Ph.D., Superintendent. “Mrs. Fails has forged strong relationships with key constituents and broadened the reach of the school district with her work on important initiatives. The Rookie of the Year award is truly an honor and demonstrates Mrs. Fails’ excellence in school communications.”
Fails took over the role of district communications in June 2012 after a ten year teaching career, including five years at Daniels Elementary. Prior to teaching she worked for a large public relations agency in Houston. Fails holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Kerrville ISD Job Fair Sat., March 7
Kerrville ISD will hold its annual career fair on Saturday, March 7 at 8:00 a.m. The fair will be held at Tivy High School, located at 3250 Loop 534 in Kerrville, TX.
District representatives will be on hand to interview certified teachers, paraprofessionals, secretaries, custodians, child nutrition workers and bus drivers. The doors will open at 8:00 a.m. for registration and meet-and-greet. All attendees are guaranteed at least one interview between 8:30-11:30 a.m. Afternoon call-backs will be scheduled for selected candidates. Attendees should bring three copies of their resume.
For more information, call Kerrville ISD Human Resources Secretary Desi Hickman at 257-2202. For a list of available jobs, click HERE.
Golden Girls Shine at Competition
The Golden Girls took home several accolades at a dance team competition held in early February. The team won three first place trophies for their contemporary, military and novelty routines, as well as judge’s choice awards for outstanding precision and outstanding entertainment. The novelty routine was the overall top scoring routine at the competition. Each of the team’s routines scored a 95/100 or higher, earning them a Platinum Sweepstakes and Grand Champion award. Naomi Exum was awarded third place in the Miss High Kick competition and Abbey Appel was one of the top five soloists out of thirty competitors. Way to shine Golden Girls!