Luis Rodriguez, RGV LEAD Executive Director, welcomed representatives from the La Feria, Rio Hondo, and Santa Rosa school districts to the Texas Regional Pathways Network regional meeting.
Sharyland ISD held the annual Student Mentorship Pro-gram “Meet-and-Greet & Program Orientation Event, an RGV LEAD Mentor in-spired pro-gram, on January 12, 2022.
Join RGV LEAD with a round of applause as we recognize Judith Escamilla, Executive Director for Technology at McAllen Independent School District as the RGV LEAD 2022 Administrator of the Year!
RGV LEAD Regional Ambassadors from various high schools presented topics pertaining to leadership.
January 2021 | Vol.3, Iss. 5 Chromebook Winners! Congratulations to the Regional Conference door prize winners! RGV LEAD was ecstatic to give away two Chromebooks to a couple of lucky participants at the annual RGV LEAD Regional Conference! Luis Rodriguez, RGV LEAD Executive Director, gave the online spinning wheel a turn and the winners’ names were drawn. Pictured left displaying the Chromebook she won is Jeanette Lara, Workforce Solutions. Rain or shine, Director Luis Rodriguez is out delivering the RGV LEAD conference prize of a Chromebook to Mr. David Lyons, McAllen ISD Career Technical Education Coordinator. [...]
January 2021 | Vol.3, Iss. 5 Once a Mentee - Now a Mentor! Meet John Ryan Rodriguez, a native of Mission, TX. Rodriguez graduated from Sharyland Pioneer in 2017. During his time at Pioneer, John Ryan was active in organizations such as RGV L.E.A.D., Student Council, FFA, Band, UIL, and the National Honor Society. Once a Mentee - Now a Mentor! After high school, he attended Texas A&M University - College Station where he was a two-term senator for the university’s Student Senate. In addition to his academics, John Ryan worked as an undergraduate research & teaching [...]
January 2021 | Vol.3, Iss. 5 BISD Lopez Early High School Ambassadors Present at RGV LEAD Regional Conference Pictured: Leonardo Sanchez and Maisey Martinez Leonard Sanchez and Maisey Martinez, RGV LEAD Ambassadors from Brownsville Lopez Early College High School, led in the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance. In addition, these outstanding students presented in one of the breakout sessions on the topic of Cultivating Strong Educational Leaders. The presentation focused on what it means to be an educational leader, the growth of an educational leader. The students presented detailed slides on the traits of a leader, the [...]
January 2021 | Vol.3, Iss. 5 Need An Ice Breaker? You know those moments. Those awkward times when you’re in a room with people you don’t know or, perhaps, you’re at a meeting and you want to get to know more about the people in your group. Here’s a little tip on how to get to know people better. This icebreaker activity, presented by Heather Maye, Lyford High School Ambassador, was shared at the Young Leaders’ Summit. Break up into small groups. Take some time to reflect on who you are as a person. Think about your [...]
January 2021 | Vol.3, Iss. 5 RGV LEAD Scholarship Increases Monetary Awards There’s great news in the Rio Grande Valley! Thanks in part to the Shooting for Success skeet shoot and through the generous contributions of RGV LEAD partners, the traditional $5,000 RGV LEAD scholarship will continue to be awarded to one student. It will be paid out over two years. Additionally, four RGV LEAD scholar-ships of $1,000 each will be awarded to four recipients and will be paid out in one payment. READ MORE >