PRESS RELEASE


May 9, 2017

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

Texas Association of Secondary School Principals Chooses Texas High School Seniors for Top State Awards

Texarkana, TX – Raga Justin and Ricky Cooks, Texas High School seniors, have been selected by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) for two of their top state awards.


Raga Justin

Ricky Cooks

Justin was one of twenty students in the state named as a member of the TASSP All-State Academic Excellence Team.  This prestigious award was designed to recognize Texas high school seniors for their outstanding academic achievements and the rewards of superior scholarship.  She is the daughter of Jeff and Cheruba Justin.

Cooks was one of five students in the state selected for the TASSP Teens Serving Texas Award.  This prestigious award was designed to recognize Texas high school seniors who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of community service, leadership and personal accomplishments.  He is the son of Sharon and Ricky Cooks, Sr.

Both will be awarded a $500 scholarship and formally recognized during the TASSP Summer Workshop in Austin, Texas on June 15, 2017. 

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