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Cedar Hill ISD Education Foundation Hosts Annual Golf Tournament

The Cedar Hill ISD Education Foundation (CHEF) Golf Tournament raised $22,587.50 toward scholarships and teacher grants.

The tournament, which was held on April 5 at Golf Club of Dallas, included 80 golfers.

First Financial Group of America won the top flight, followed by Frost Bank and Trinity Community Partners, respectively.

Huckabee won the second flight, followed by Complete Supply and Whitley Penn, respectively.

Todd Chappell had both the men’s longest drive and closest to the pin #17.

Other closest to the pins were Rodney Morris (#3), John Harwell (#7) and Marcus Oliphant (#13).

Mendez Rosales of Team McCurdy won the Putting Contest.

CHEF Awards Spring Grants to Support CHISD

The Cedar Hill ISD Education Foundation (CHEF) presented a total of $4,000 in grants during its March Grant Patrol event on Tuesday, March 5.

CHEF presented three of the $1,000 grants at Collegiate Academy Middle School.

KhaWonda Crawford and Shandria Russell each received $1,000 for “Growing While Engaging” toward their attendance at respective professional development conferences at the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta.

Collegiate Choir Teacher Barron Coleman earned a $1,000 grant for “The Magic Of Disney” toward a national music education conference at Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles this summer.

Cedar Hill High School educators Nidra Bursey and Stephanie Riley earned a total of $1,000 toward the Cedar Hill High School Class of 2025 Unification Project

Thanks to the grant, CHHS Junior Class officers will have the opportunity to attend a Group Dynamix team building event that will emphasize leadership training and social skills.

CHEF Announces 2023-24 STEM Teacher of the Year Finalists

The Cedar Hill Independent School District announced its 12 Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Teacher of the Year campus finalists.

The winner will be announced at the district’s Leadership & Service Ceremony on Thursday, May 9. The winning teacher will receive $10,000 – half to go toward their classroom and/or campus and half to go toward however they choose to use it.

The award was made possible through a #STEMSpired partnership with the Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation.

The inaugural STEM Teacher of the Year winner was Leslie Moore of Bessie Coleman Middle School, in 2022. She’s now at Cedar Hill High School.

Last year, Davie Moore of Collegiate Prep Elementary, no relation to Leslie Moore, was named STEM Teacher of the Year.


  • Bessie Coleman - Carlece Jackson
  • Cedar Hill High School - Dr. Aisha Meeks 
  • Collegiate Academy & High School – Kennedy Lemons
  • Collegiate Prep Elementary – Krystal Rising 
  • Highlands Elementary - Cynthia Bauter 
  • High Pointe Elementary - Tiffany Anderson 
  • Lake Ridge Elementary - Danika Vallier
  • Permenter Middle School - Barimah Amoo-Asante
  • Plummer Elementary - Lashcoka Thompson
  • Waterford Oaks Elementary - Chantelle Brinson