Guy Sconzo selected as Golden Deeds for Education Award recipient
Dr. Guy M. Sconzo will be posthumously awarded the most coveted award in Texas public education. He will be announced as the 2020 recipient of the Golden Deeds for Education Award at the Texas Association of School Administrators Midwinter Conference, Jan. 25-27.
The Golden Deeds Award, presented by the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development and TASA, is given to an individual who has improved the educational system in Texas to enrich the lives of all public-school students.
Sconzo worked in education for four decades before passing away in April 2020, following a battle with cancer. He was a superintendent for 26 years, 15 of those spent with Humble ISD, and served as Executive Director of the Fast Growth School Coalition just before his passing.
According to Humble ISD, he advocated for the needs of all Texas school children. In 2007, he was named Texas State Superintendent of the Year by the Texas Association of School Boards. Under Sconzo’s leadership, Humble ISD was named the Best Large District in Texas in the 2015 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards.
Sconzo was also a community leader, serving on the Boards of the Flaming Arrow District of the Boy Scouts of America, Humble Area Assistance Ministries, Humble Intercontinental Rotary, Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce, Lake Houston Family YMCA, Lone Star College Chancellor’s Executive Advisory Council, Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital and University of Houston Impact Council.
Sconzo was a known to be a fan of Aggie football as his children attended Texas A&M University.
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