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Thank you to everyone who made our annual gala a huge success raising over $60,000!  Save the Date for our 2017 event:  November 4, 2017.









The Clear Creek Education Foundation (CCEF) honored an elite group of individuals who continually serve and represent the Clear Creek Independent School District (CCISD). Individuals within this group will received their award during the CCEF annual gala, which was held on Nov. 5 at South Shore Harbour Resort.

The Foundation considered numerous nominations from the community in selecting these award-winners. CCEF commends the following award recipients and enjoyed publically acknowledging their great works during the Nov. 5 event.

  • George B. Carlisle Distinguished Service Award for consistent demonstration of commitment to CCISD over time:

o   Scott Rainey

  • Distinguished Alumni Award presented to individuals who are CCISD alumni and are now accomplished professionals:

o   Janet Norman Brown

o   Thomas W. Horton

o   Riley Salmon

o   Dr. Brian Woods

  • CCISD Superstar Award bestowed to a select group of individuals who support and enhance CCISD whether CCISD alumni or not:

o   Jerry Smith 

o   Dale Jensen, CCISD Secondary & Region 4 Teacher of the Year

o   Kristi Roney, CCISD Elementary Teacher of the Year

  • Dennis Johnson Memorial Small Business Award will be presented to a small business owner within CCISD who demonstrates an unwavering commitment to the district through active participation in multiple activities:

o   Carol & Jim Saxe – Putt Putt Fun House

  • Citizen of the Year recognized by the CCISD Board of Trustees and CCEF goes to an outstanding member of the community who consistently demonstrates commitment to CCISD and excellence in public education through volunteer efforts:

o   Joyce BK Abbey