Jose Solis, a teacher at Del Castillo Elementary School, and Holly Distefano, a Vela Middle School teacher, were named BISD’s 2011 Teachers of the Year. Each received an award and Dell netbook computer. Griselda Rodriguez from Egly Elementary was the 3rd runner-up and Maria E. Garcia from Perez Elementary was 2nd runner-up in the elementary division. Roxana Vieyra from Faulk Middle School was 3rd runner-up and Sarah Prock from Oliveira Middle School was 2nd runner-up in the secondary category.