DEL VALLE, Texas — The Del Valle ISD Board was awarded $25,000 for being named School Board of the Year winner for the H-E-B- Excellence in Education Award. The ceremony was held on Sunday, May 5, at the Fairmont Hotel in downtown Austin.

The Del Valle ISD Board of Trustees approved to donate $25,000 to the Del Valle Education Partners during the May 21 board meeting held at the Del Valle ISD Opportunity Center. The Del Valle ISD Board requested that the $25,000 be allocated to student scholarships.

“It’s extremely nice that the DVISD School Board reinvested the funds back into the Del Valle Education Partners to support the community and students,” said DVEP committee member Ron Wattinger.