Tuesday, April 18, 2017
5:00PM-7:00PM
White Oak Music Hall
2915 N Main St., Houston, TX

Challenge Award Honorees

Maconda Brown O’Connor Award 
CITIZENS FOR GOOD SCHOOLS

Andrea White Award 
JIM WINDHAM, Founder and Former Chairman, Texas Institute for Education Reform (now Texas Aspires)

Challenger Award
RELAY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
Chris Fraser, Senior Dean of Relay and Founding Dean of Relay Houston
Davida Gatlin, Managing Director of Operations, Relay Houston

Strengthen Award
EARLY MATTERS
Veronica Chapa Gorczynski, Executive Director
Jim Postl, Former President and CEO of Pennzoil-Quaker State Company

PASADENA ISD CONNECT
Dr. DeeAnn Powell, Pasadena ISD Superintendent
Karen Hickman, Associate Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction
Toni Lopez, Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction

Innovate Award
THE LEARNER’S JOURNEY
Dr. Scott Muri, Spring Branch ISD Superintendent
Dr. Elliott Witney, Associate Superintendent for Research and Design

TALENT UNBOUND
Mike Olson, Founder and Executive Director

Connect Award
GREATER HOUSTON PARTNERSHIP
Bob Harvey, President and CEO, GHP
Scott McClelland, President, Houston Division, H-E-B; Executive Committee, GHP

HOUSTONIANS FOR GREAT PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Doug Foshee, Chairman, President and CEO of Sallyport Investments, LLC