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News & Events in the Greater Sharpstown Management District - February 11, 2014

Three St. Agnes Students Named to National Academic Squad

The National Field Hockey Coaches Association has named three St. Agnes students to the 2013 National Academic Squad: Alice Linesch, Angie Nowling, and Vivien Vu. New in 2013 for NFHCA, the High School National Academic Squad program recognizes high school seniors who have achieved a minimum cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.9 out of 4.0 or the equivalent through the first quarter of the 2013-14 school year, making the athletes Scholars of Distinction.

St. Agnes Feild Hockey Seniors

"This is a HUGE honor, and as a growing team, it is very exciting to have three awardees for our first nomination," said head field hockey coach Virginia Hudgins.


H-GAC Hosts Bike Friendly Workshop

H-GAC Bike Friendly WorkshopH-GAC, with the League of American Bicyclists and Bike Texas, will host Bike Friendly - Region, Communities and Businesses, a half-day workshop featuring presentations by prominent local and national experts. This workshop will feature information about becoming more bike friendly within our region. A dynamic group of speakers will be led by Bill Nesper, Vice President of Programs for the League of American Bicyclists.

Bike Friendly Workshop
Friday, February 21, 2014, 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Westin Houston Memorial City
945 Gessner Houston, TX 77024

Online registration is required. Register HERE.
For more information, contact Amanda Thorin at 713-627-3200.

For more information on the Houston-Galveston Area Coucil, visit www.h-gac.com.

Read the February 2014 The Vision Newsletter

Houston National College Fair 2014

The Houston National College Fair is a free, annual fair for all students. High school students, parents, adult students, graduate students and veterans, will receive tools to help their transition to college. Attendees meet with national college admission representatives, receive resources to support the college preparation and search process, as well as help applying, and paying for college. Approximately 300 counselors and representatives from colleges and universities' meet with students and their families to discuss admission and financial aid opportunities. Informational workshops will also be held.

The deadline for registration is Wednesday, February 12th, 2014. No on-site registration will be allowed. Register for the fair at: http://www.nacacnet.org/college-fairs/SpringNCF/Pages/Houston.aspx

College Fair Schedule:
Thursday, February 13, 2014

Morning Session: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
FAFSA Session: 5 p.m - 7 p.m
Evening Session: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Enroll Now in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund®

If you or someone you know is looking for an affordable way to save for a child's higher education, the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® could be the answer. There's no better time to discover the program or begin saving, but don't delay because the Texas Tuition Promise Fund is only open for this enrollment period through Feb. 28, 2014. (Enrollment for newborns is open through July 31, 2014.)

Save Now & Save Later

The Texas Tuition Promise Fund is designed to help families and individuals prepay for all or some future tuition and required fees at any two- or four-year Texas public college or university. Account holders purchase Tuition Units, which represent a fixed amount of undergraduate resident tuition and required fees charged by Texas public colleges and universities.


McNair Family Contributes $3M Toward Football Stadium

Huskies receive gift from Texans owners, long-time University supporters.

Huskies' new on-campus football stadium Rendering

Houston Baptist University has received a $3 million gift from Robert and Janice McNair to support the construction of the Huskies' new on-campus football stadium, HBU President Robert B. Sloan Jr. announced Saturday.


Bellaire Construction Update:

On Monday, 02/10/2014, the contractor closed the left turn lane at the intersection of Gessner and Bellaire.

In addition, the contractor will close the left turn lane at Corporate and Bellaire on Monday, 02/17/2014.

The Left Turn Lane closures will last approximately 30 to 45 days.

Contractor is completing the installation of storm sewer, paving the road, as well as the installation of pavers.

Please allow extra travel time, or find alternate routes to arrive safely at your destinations.

Please contact Ms. Yuzhen Liang at 832.955.8608 if you have any questions about the construction project.

Please refer to the Bellaire Construction Project website for details and updates.