Shining Star Award

  • Shining Star The Superintendent Shining Star Award is meant to promote success in and out of the classroom. The student must exemplify outstanding characteristics both as a student and as a citizen of the community. The student must be able to  handle many different aspects of student life while maintaining excellence in the classroom. This award is designed to recognize students who promote and take pride in Judson ISD, in their home campus, and in themselves.

    Nomination Criteria

    To be nominated as Superintendent Shining Star Award, the candidate must be a current Judson ISD student. The student will leadership characteristics character in and out of the classroom as well as servant qualities within his/her community.. A student cannot receive the award more than once within a year.

    Who Nominates?

    Students will be nominated by Judson ISD faculty and administration each month. Each month the staff will have the opportunity to submit nominations.


    The selected student's picture and name will be showcased during the month of recognition on the district website and social media accounts. The student will also be highlighted in district publications. The superintendent will present a Shining Star certificate to the student as well as a lawn sign and bumper magnet for the parents.

March - Bella Gonzalez, WHS

  • This month Superintendent Shining star is a junior at Wagner TSTEM, Bella Gonzalez.

    Bella is a student that is an advocate for her peers she is the captain of the tennis team, robotics club member TSTEM A/B honor student. She realized a common struggle among her peers, Hunger. She held a year-long food and clothing drive for the Wagner student community. She spearheaded the group with volunteers and so far has had 4 distributions. She is a leader in and out of the classroom always influencing her peers to a “do more” attitude. She is a member of the TSTEM Wagner impact team, TSTEM student council, PTSO, robotics club, national honor society varsity tennis captain. Bella surprised by her teachers and family when awarded her recognition. We are proud to have students like Bella at Judson ISD. Congratulations Bella. 

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  • February - Dayanara Gutierrez, JECA

  • January - Gabriella Berry, WHMS