MISD fishing, golf and soccer teams recognized
Posted by : May 2, 2013| On :
Monitor Staff Writer
MABANK–the Mabank ISD School Board recognized the girls golf and soccer teams as well as the new fishing team at its April 22 meeting.
The girls golf team won the region tournament by 28 strokes and the district tournament by 51 strokes.
The girls soccer team finished as District 31-4A champs, going the furthest ever in the school’s girls soccer history.
The Mabank High School fishing team, which began in the fall of 2012 under the direction of coach Dustin Clark and boat captains Strider Browning and Michael and Mitchell Holstein also did well in competitions. Ninth grader Hailey Browning and Hunter Streybeck took first place in the Lake Tawokoni Tournament, catching three fish weighing more than six pounds.
Steven Calliet and Justin Shelton each won $1,000 scholarships and a one year sponsorship from Dobyns Rod Company for catching 16.45 lb of bass during the Lake Ray Hubbard State Tournament.
The fishing teams next tournament is Saturday, May 4, at Cedar Creek Lake.
In other news, board members:
• approved to move the May board meeting to Monday, May 20, due to the Memorial Day holiday.
• heard MISD superintendent Dr. Russell Marshall explain why the board chose not to join the CSCOPE program.
“We feel good about where we are and we didn’t get this way by using other curriculums,” Marshall said.
• approved the application for a $858,000 grant through TEA for Title I, Part A School Wide Program for instructional specialists.
• heard the graduation ceremony is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at the Curtis Culwell Center (formerly Garland Special Events Center) in Garland.