Principal Ashley Marquez receives the key to the building from board President Earl Humbird and the Alvin ISD board of trustees. (Courtesy Alvin ISD)
Alvin ISD hosted hundreds at Iowa Colony High School on Sept. 27 to celebrate the opening of the district’s fourth comprehensive high school. The dedication ceremony featured performances from the new school’s choir and band as well as speeches from district officials. The 553,086-square-foot school started construction in summer 2019 and opened in August for the 2022-23 school year. www.alvinisd.net
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