Awards and Events



To date, the HISD Education Foundation has awarded over $3,400,000 in scholarships to Henderson High School seniors.  The Foundation is honored to work with families and estates to manage memorial and honorary scholarships.  In addition, we manage and award large scholarships including the Hale Family Scholarships, the Charles Richardson Education Scholarships, and the Grady Ash Academic Scholarships.


Educator Grants


Each year, Henderson ISD staff  members have an opportunity to apply for educator grants, which are funded through the Education Foundation.  The Foundation Board of Directors awards approximately $30,000 annually for innovative instructional projects.  To date, the Foundation has provided over $500,000 to teachers and staff on all HISD campuses.


Click here for the Classroom Grant Application

 Click here for the Campus/Department Grant Application

Tradition of Excellence Banquet


The “Tradition of Excellence Banquet” is the highlight of the academic year for Henderson ISD.  Each spring, the banquet honors the top ten percent of the Henderson High School graduating class, along with each student's most influential teacher. The banquet is a result of the Foundation's mission to support student achievement and encourage staff excellence. 


Moving Minds Run/Walk


Each year, the HISD Education Foundation partners with corporate sponsors to host the Moving Minds Run/Walk that features a one-mile walk as well as a 5K course.  Proceeds benefit the Educator Grant Program for Henderson ISD staff.  The next event will take place April 18, 2020. 

Register Online Here         Download Registration Brochure      One-Mile Route      5K

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5K Results with Times

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