Fort Bend ISD taking submissions on names for new elementary schools

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Friday, January 30, 2015
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FORT BEND COUNTY, TX (KTRK) -- Fort Bend ISD is opening two new elementary schools, and the district wants your help naming both campuses.

The first school will open up this August on 17727 Abermore Lane in the Aliana community of Richmond. For now, the district is calling the school "Elementary 46."

"Elementary 47" will open up next year on 17828 Winding Waters Lane in the Riverstone community of Sugar Land.

Here are the rules to submit:

  • Nominations for Elementary 46 and Elementary 47 must be written and submitted in a brief one or two paragraph statement containing biographical/historical data and reasons justifying the suggested name.
  • Names nominated shall generally be names for persons or places.
  • If a person, the individual should have attained prominence locally or nationally, and have made a significant contribution to society.
  • If a place, the name should include historical relevance.

You can send in your nominations by mail to the office of Dr. Christie Whitbeck, Deputy Superintendent, 16431 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77479. You can also fax them to 281-327-1812 or email them by clicking here.

The deadline to submit names is Friday, February 20, 2015.