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8-19-2015 Lytle Elementary transformation/renovation project earns highest school architecture award!!

Caudill Class of 2015 & Stars of Distinction Announced

The TASA/TASB Exhibit of School Architecture showcases new and renovated Texas schools and celebrates excellence in planning and design of the learning environment. With an emphasis on learning, community context, aspects of enhance value, and designs that supports learners, the exhibit becomes a digital resource for all engaged in creating optimize student learning. Read more.

The TASA/TASB Exhibit of School Architecture Juries represent Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA), Texas Association of School Boards (TASB), the Texas Society of Architects (TSA), and the Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI). We received 52 outstanding projects and through five weeks of review and deliberation juries have recognized and celebrated 26 projects and awarded 60 Stars of Distinction. Three projects were selected as the Caudill Class of 2015.

Stars of Distinction

Recipients of the Stars of Distinction in the Areas of Community, Design, Planning, Sustainability, Value, and Special Area: School Transformation can be found here.

Caudill Class of 2015

Coppell ISD
Richard J. Lee Elementary School
Superintendent: Mike Waldrip | Board President: David Apple
Architect: Stantec

Katy ISD
Robert R. Shaw Center for STEAM
Superintendent: Alton Frailey | Board President: Charles Griffin
Architect: Stantec

Lytle ISD
Lytle Elementary School 
Superintendent: Michelle Smith | Board President: Farra Ringer
Architect: Stantec

Projects on Display at TASA/TASB Convention
All projects submitted to the exhibit will be displayed digitally in the new, interactive Exhibit of School Architecture at the TASA/TASB Convention. Convention is held October 2-4, at the Austin Convention Center. Find more information and registration at