Brownsville ISD was selected as a $10,000 grant winner in America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education from the Monsanto Fund.  Local farmers nominated BISD to apply for a merit-based grant to enhance math and science education.  Pictured at the check presentation at Vela Middle School on Monday, October 22 are Dr. Carl A. Montoya, Superintendent; Harvey Buehring, Monsanto Field Claims Specialist; Michelle Flores, Teofilo Flores, Catarina Flores and Sonia Flores, members of a local Brownsville farming family who nominated BISD; Rosie Ara, Vela Middle School Principal; and Dina Chavez, BISD Grants Program Specialist.