Katy ISD Wins Big at TSPRA Conference

Courtney Doyle, Maria DiPetta, Leah Marchione, Sarah Klein, Claudia Deschamps and Dr. Andrea Grooms.

The Katy Independent School District was well represented during the Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) 56th Annual Conference when the Communications Department took home 14 star awards for their outstanding work in communication, branding and school public relations.  Katy ISD competed against 1,331 other entries from several school districts in the region and won five gold, five silver and four bronze recognitions.

“Our Communications Department does an outstanding job keeping our parents and community informed and up to date on District initiatives, activities and programs,” said Dr. Lance Hindt, superintendent of schools.

“Every day, the experience, passion and enormous creativity of our team ensures there are opportunities for our community to learn about student and staff accomplishments, as well as engage in decision-making processes impacting our students,” said Dr. Andrea Grooms, Chief Communications Officer.

The recognitions include:

Gold Star:

  • 1. 2017 Student Excellence Event Program
  • 2. Stockdick Junior High Branding
  • 3. Bryant Elementary Logo
  • 4. Welcome Home Dr. Hindt Convocation Video
  • 5. Katy ISD Update – January 2017

Silver Star:

  • 1. 2017 of the Year Program
  • 2. Bethke Elementary Dedication Program
  • 3. Cast Away Video Script
  • 4. Heigh Ho Video Script
  • 5. State of the District Prezi

Bronze Star:

  • 1. Superintendent Keynote Speech at Katy Chamber of
    Commerce, Teacher of the Year Celebration
  • 2. Jenks Dedication Program
  • 3. K9 Officers Marcel and Juno Video
  • 4. Superintendent’s Message – April 2017

Every day the Katy ISD Communications Department works to disseminate information to over 77,000+ students, their parents, community members and other stakeholders across the Katy community.