The Board of Trustees and administration recognized 4 art students from Manzano Middle School for placing in the 2012 Texas Junior Duck Stamp Contest sponsored by the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in March. Valeria Ruelas placed 2nd and Cesar Davila, Eduardo Martinez, and Marcos Vasquez earned Honorable Mentions. Ysabella Piccio from Paredes Elementary School was recognized by the Board of Trustees and administration for qualifying as a finalist in the 2012 Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest in April.