Band Director Accolades

Mr. Jesse Espinosa was named HISD's Sterling McCall VIP Service Teacher of the Month- April 2018! HISD School Board Trustee, Elizabeth Santos presented Mr. Espinosa with the award on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.   Mr. Espinosa was also recognized by HISD Interim Superintendent Ms. Grenita Lathan for leading the Waltrip High School Band program; one of the top 5 Title I music programs in the United States.  The Waltrip Band is also the Southwest Division Winners of the 2018 Inaugural Music Ed Alliance Dr. William P. Foster Project Award of Excellence, and his latest efforts allowed the Waltrip Ram Band to be finalist at the Dr. William P. Foster Project Award of Excellence and they are working to be considered for the National Award.