Bravo Awards

The Bravo Awards are presented at the TCWSE Annual Conference for exemplary practitioners, innovative programs, and initiatives that promote community and parental involvement.

2022 Award Nominations

The 2022 Bravo Awards will be presented during the Awards Luncheon at the January 2022 TCWSE Conference in Austin. Only current TCWSE members may nominate individuals for these awards.

Nominations are open through December 3, 2021.

Previous Award Winners

Recipients are listed with their position and organization at the time of receiving the award.


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Year Recipient(s)
2021 Celina Estrada Thomas, Superintendent, Hutto ISD
Shweta Khade, Assistant Principal, Fort Bend ISD
Deann Lee, Retired Superintendent, Milsap ISD
Barbara Best Marchbanks, Retired Superintendent, McDade ISD
Sharon McKinney, Superintendent, Port Aranasas ISD
Shana Owens, Director of Special Programs, Corsicana ISD
Peregrina Ramos, Principal, Morton ISD
Shanequa Redd-Dorsey, Principal, Alto ISD
Anna Roe, Principal, Crowley ISD
Cara Schwartz, Executive Director, Special Education, Pflugerville ISD
Monica Simmons, Assistant Superintendent, Elysian Fields ISD
Jeannie Stone, Superintendent, Richardson ISD
2020 Jeanette Winn Moczygemba, Retired Superintendent, Karnes City ISD
Susan F. Reeves, Educational Specialist, ESC 20
Demeka Simmons, Principal, Shepherd ISD
Tamy Smalskas, Assistant Superintendent, Student Engagement & Support, Sherman ISD
2019 Kimberly Baumgardner, Education Specialist, ESC Region 20
Janie Goodwin, Educational Specialist, ESC Region 20
Crystal Mayes, Principal, New Caney ISD
Vanessa Fox-Norton, Principal, San Antonio ISD
Valerie Walker, Assistant Principal, Pflugerville ISD
2018 Denise Kornegay, State & Federal Programs Director, Paris ISD
Kathry Washington, Principal, Goodrich ISD
Linda Wheeler, Assistant Principal, Katy ISD
2017 Lorena Zertuche, Principal, Katy ISD
2016 Crystal Dockery, Superintendent, Hunt ISD
Diane Frost, Superintendent, Corsicana ISD
Lisa Lauderdale, Intermediate Principal, Mexia ISD
Brenda Sellers, Elementary Principal, Mexia ISD
Val Sunday, Assistant Principal, Mexia ISD
2015 Denise Daniels, Assistant Principal, Katy ISD
LaTonya Goffney, Superintendent, Lufkin ISD
Stacey McGraw, Education Specialist, Allen ISD
Terri Watkins, Superintendent, LaMarque ISD
2014 Karla Burkholder, Director, Instructional Technology, Northwest ISD
2013 Sharon Ross, Superintendent, Jefferson ISD
2012 Genie B. Linn, Associate Professor, University of Texas at Tyler
Joyti Malhan, Dean of Instruction, Young Women's College Preparatory Academy, Houston ISD
Melissa McIntosh, Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum & Instruction, Jefferson ISD
Karen Lynne Saunders, Principal, Snyder Academy, Snyder ISD
2010 Pam Bryant, Superintendent, Clarksville ISD
Deardra Hayes Whigham, Senior Academy Director, Uplift Education
Wendy Ruthart, Assistant Principal, Chisum Elementary, Chisum ISD
2007 Patricia "Patti" Moore, Middle School Principal, Bryan ISD
Lisa Hall, Elementary Counselor, Valley Mills ISD
2006 Margret A. Montgomery, Consultant, Mongtomery Consultant Services, Inc.
2005 Monograph Authors, Women as School Executives‚ Leadership: A Bridge to Ourselves
2004 Diane Ashley, Instructional Officer, Compensatory Education, Katy ISD
Sharon Boutwell, Administrator, Curriculum, Staff Development, and Strategic Planning, Spring Branch ISD
Jose Colorado, Assistant Principal, Katy ISD
Meredith Gunn, Instructional Officer, Staff Development, Katy ISD
Nancy Vaughan
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