Shallowater ISD Superintendent, Dr. Kenneth Border, has been selected as the 2018 Region 17 Education Service Center Superintendent of the Year.

Sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards, the award program honors outstanding administrators for achievement and excellence in public school administration.

All regional winners will be interviewed in August and five finalists selected by the TASB State Selection Committee. The winner will be announced at the 2108 Texas Association of School Administrators/Texas Association of School Boards Conference, in Austin, on September 28. Below is an excerpt from a press release from Shallowater ISD:

"Dr. Border has served as Superintendent of Shallowater ISD since January 2015. He began his career as a Principal in Shallowater ISD, in 2006. He has also been Head Baseball Coach, Secondary School Coordinator, and Assistant Superintendent for the District. In addition, he has served as the Executive Director for the Shallowater Education Foundation. . . . Dr. Border stated, “I am extremely humbled by this award. It is truly a reflection of the hard work of the students, teachers, parents and community members of Shallowater ISD more than it is a reflection of me. Shallowater ISD is an amazing school district, and I am simply honored to serve as its superintendent.”