For the second year in a row, the COCISD Child Nutrition Department has earned Best of the Bunch in the Texas Department of Agriculture’s (TDA's) Local Products Challenge. The Local Products Challenge encourages school nutrition departments to incorporate more Texas products into meals, and to teach children about healthy lifestyles and Texas agriculture. The COCISD Child Nutrition team earned the award by meeting the highest standards of the challenge.
This week's Black History Month Profile features Dr. Gladys West, one of the "Hidden Figures" of our nation's space program, whose mathematical calculations resulted in the Global Positioning System (GPS) we use every day in the modern world.
In honor of Black History Month, each week in February we will feature profiles of courageous men and women who have impacted our nation and our world. This week tells the story of Charles Hamilton Houston (Sept. 3, 1895 - April 22, 1950), an attorney and law professor whose ground-breaking efforts ultimately resulted in the desegregation of American schools, among other major achievements.