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Superintendent's column: Torres, test scores give VISD reason to celebrate

On Tuesday, the VISD had the honor and privilege to celebrate Torres Elementary School at our Fine Arts Center as it was named the No. 1 school in the nation by PepsiCo and the grand champion of the PepsiCo Recycling Rally. The Torres Tigers earned the top spot and an award of $25,000 by recycling almost 185,000 aluminum cans and plastic bottles over the course of the year. We would like to extend our sincere appreciation and congratulations to art teacher Kecia Garcia, Principal Sherry Gorsuch, the entire Torres Elementary School staff, the city of Victoria, Waste Management, the Victoria business community and the Torres community for their outstanding recycling efforts. We also would like to acknowledge all of the East High School Titan students, coaches and sponsors who formed an elaborate spirit line to cheer on all the Torres students and staff as they came off the buses and entered the Fine Arts Center. It was a magical moment for all to enjoy. Read Story »

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