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Partners in Education celebrated for ongoing dedication to help SISD students, schools

 Various Partners in Education being celebrated

The Socorro Independent School District celebrated its Partners in Education with a drive-through parade in the spring to honor and thank them for their donations, service, and assistance in helping SISD students, employees, and schools.

The 2021 PIE drive-through celebration was conducted for business and organization partners, who make valuable, strategic investments in the communities where they live and work through their partnership with Socorro ISD schools.

These businesses help the district with volunteer time, talent and provide leadership and financial support.

In addition, outstanding Partners in Education were recognized with awards for their service. The awards included seven Team SISD business awards, four education empowerment awards, School Partnership of the Year and Business Partner of the Year.

The top award winners were Purple Heart Elementary School for School Partnership of the Year and Peter Piper Pizza for Business Partner of the Year.

“Thankfully, we were still able to continue our partnerships virtually even with this trying year,” said Deana White, principal at Purple Heart Elementary School. “As we begin to enter a safer era, I am so excited to see more businesses and partners back on campus for in-person events next school year.”

The Business Partner of the Year award is given to the business that has exceeded all expectations of a true partnership by building a relationship with an SISD school to provide a personal and individual touch that positively impacts students and/or the district.

“It’s such an honor and a privilege to be part of SISD and to help our community and our schools,” said Adriana Arredondo, field marketing representative at Peter Piper Pizza. “The personal connections that I make here makes me fall in love with this position at Peter Piper. I love being able to make a difference in our community.”

Here are the Partners in Education that were recognized for their achievements in helping students and staff in Team SISD:

Team SISD Business Award Winners
Knights of Columbus
El Paso Bakery
Walmart Neighborhood Market Store #3661
Alchemy Karate
Walmart Neighborhood Market Store #6813 

Team SISD Education Empowerment Award Winners
40th Brigade Engineer Battalion Unit
Project Vida
El Paso Constable Office Precinct 6
Ft. Bliss Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 16th Brigade Engineer Battalion

School Partnership of the Year
Purple Heart Elementary School

Business Partner of the Year
Peter Piper Pizza

Published July 9, 2021

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