Recent highlights: A school dedication, Pride festival and other events and awards in The Woodlands area this fall

1. Courtesy Conroe ISD Communications
1. Courtesy Conroe ISD Communications

1. Courtesy Conroe ISD Communications

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2. Courtesy Conroe ISD Communications
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3. Courtesy The Woodlands Pride
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4. Courtesy The Woodlands Pride
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5. Courtesy The Woodlands Township
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6. Courtesy The Woodlands Garden Club
New school dedicated in Conroe ISD

Conroe ISD honored longtime district educators David and Sheree Suchma at an Oct. 8 dedication ceremony for the newly opened David and Sheree Suchma Elementary School in Conroe. The ceremony featured remarks from Principal Tara Vandermark, CISD Superintendent Curtis Null, board of trustees President Datren Williams and the Suchmas along with musical performances by CISD students.
1. David and Sheree Suchma attended the dedication ceremony for the school.


2. Null (left) and Williams (right) present the Suchmas with a portrait during the dedication ceremony for Suchma Elementary School held Oct. 8.


The Woodlands Pride celebrates second festival


3. A festivalgoer dances to music by DJ Athenz at the second Woodlands Pride festival in Town Green Park on Sept. 28.


4. A crowd gathers to watch the headlining act Can City at the festival Sept. 28.


Community updates


5. The Woodlands Township received a Gold Medal Award for its parks and recreation department at Northshore Park. Pictured from left are: Township Secretary Ann K. Snyder, Assistant General Manager John Powers, Director of Parks and Recreation Chris Nunes, General Manager Don Norrell and board of directors Chair Gordy Bunch.


6. The Woodlands Garden Club celebrated its 25th anniversary Sept. 10 with 55 members. The garden club, open to all residents of The Woodlands area, participates in programs with CISD, creates arrangements for hospice facilities and helps The Woodlands Township with Arbor Day festivities. Officers installed this fall are, from left: Sherry Copeland, Bitsey Crimson, Betty Lahiri and Sharon Podolski.
By Ben Thompson
Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2019 and is a reporter for The Woodlands edition.


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