San Antonio educators named finalists for 2016 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards

Additional finalist to be announced this week


SAN ANTONIO – Three San Antonio educators were named finalist in H-E-B’s annual education award.

Maria E. Cover, principal at Driggers Elementary; Sarah Aguirre, teacher at Colonies Elementary; and Delia McLerran, principal at Young Women’s Leadership Academy were announced as finalists.

Each finalist received $1,000 for themselves, while teachers receive $1,000 for the schools and principals receive $2,500.

Five additional San Antonio-area finalists will be announced in the coming days.

All finalists are invited to compete on a statewide level for larger cash prizes totaling $430,000 on May 12-13 in San Antonio.