Teacher presented with UIL award

LA FERIA — It’s hard work to be the best. But this chemistry teacher has the formula to keep wining.

Roumaldo Guerrero has coached the high school science team to three consecutive state championships, 2009-2012.

“It’s addicting and it’s a lot of fun,” Guerrero said. “The UIL experience has made my teaching experience so much more gratifying.”

Guerrero is one of only 15 teachers selected by the University Interscholastic League as being one of the best UIL sponsors in Texas.

He was awarded the 2015 UIL Sponsor Excellence Award.

The winners were selected by a panel of judges in the areas of academics, athletics and music from nominations submitted by school principals and superintendents across the state.

Throughout his 20 years as a UIL academics sponsor, Guerrero has coached science, mathematics, number sense and calculator applications.

Guerrero said he was asked to sponsor the science team when he was hired by the district.

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