Evolution Fitness & Wellness Celebrates Three Years in Business

Evolution Fitness & Wellness’ owners Jackie and Jason Bachmeier celebrated the third anniversary of the only gym in Cy-Fair focused on functional longevity specifically targeting the 50-plus population. Jackie is a certified functional-aging specialist who is dedicated to increasing her client’s quality of life through movement. She says being a certain age doesn’t have to mean slowing down and living with chronic illness and disease. The well-rounded program addresses six areas of functional ability: musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory, balance, mobility, neuromuscular, as well as cognitive and emotional balance. EFW.fit

CFISD Athletes Named to Basketball Associations’ All-State Teams

Led by Jersey Village HS seniors Kayleigh Truong and Kaylynne Truong, five CFISD basketball standouts earned all-state accolades by either the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches or the Texas Girls Coaches Association. Kayleigh and Kaylynne were named all-state honorees by both organizations. Also named to the TABC all-state team was Cypress Creek High School sophomore Rori Harmon. Cypress Ranch High School junior Riane Burton and Cypress Springs High School senior Tiffany Mack also earned TGCA all-state honors. In addition to all-state honors, nine athletes from five different high schools earned TABC all-region accolades. They include Rori and the Truongs. On the girls’ side, all-region honors were also earned by Riane, Tiffany, Cypress Creek High School sophomore Kyndall Hunter and Langham Creek High School senior Dyani Robinson. On the boys’ side, Cypress Ranch senior Delor Johnson and Cypress Springs senior Bonke Maring earned all-region honors.

Boots & Suits Gala June 1

The third annual Boots & Suits Gala presented by Halford Busby benefitting Boots for Troops will be held June 1 at The Woodlands Resort from 6:30–11:30 p.m. The event will include the Miss Boots for Troops Combat Boot Runway Show and Auction featuring five gorgeous ladies modeling combat boots. Each pair of combat boots has a very personal story attached, which will be shared as the ladies walk the runway. The boots will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. The winners will get them in a specially made shadow box featuring the story behind the boots which they can display in their home or office to help the story live on. BootsForTroops.org

Cypress Woods Student Earns Prestigious Speech and Debate Accolades

Cypress Woods High School junior Angela Zhong recently earned two national honors, as she was named among six finalists for the National Speech & Debate Association Exemplary Student Service Award and was selected to the 12-member USA Debate Development Team. Nominated by Cypress Woods debate and world geography teacher Jacob Koshak, Angela was selected as a finalist from more than 120,000 student members in NSDA, the national honor society for speech and debate participation. The award was introduced in 2017 and given to a student who serves his or her school, community, city, region or state using skills honed through speech and debate. Angela served as a student representative in the human trafficking branch to the NewGen Peacebuilders for the International Rotary District 5890 Conference for Peace and Conflict Resolution. She also helped organize drives for school supplies after Hurricane Harvey.

New LSC-CyFair and SFA Partnership Benefits GIS Students

Lone Star College-CyFair has added new career options for students interested in Geographic Information Systems through a partnership with Stephen F. Austin State University. Spatial science is the study of spatial information describing the Earth, its physical features and the built environment. Spatial technology is a part of daily life, ranging from personal Global Positioning System navigation devices to the sophisticated system for air-traffic control. SFA’s spatial science program offers two areas of specialization for LSC-CyFair GIS graduates who plan to participate in the collaborative program: natural resources and land surveying. A third emphasis area, cultural resources, will also be available at a future date. Within the next decade, the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects a faster-than-average growth in the occupational fields representing key spatial science careers. LoneStar.edu/CyFair

Cy-Fair, Cypress Ranch Finish First, Second at Prestigious Madrigal Choir Festival

Cy-Fair High School’s Cy-Fair Singers won first place out of 38 competing ensembles and were named the 2020 honor choir at the prestigious Madrigal & Chamber Choir Festival, held March 2 in San Antonio. As the honor choir, the group will return to the festival in 2020, perform a 30-minute concert and present the top award to next year’s winner. The Cypress Ranch High School Chamber Choir was named the first runner-up. Chamber choirs from Cypress Creek, Cypress Woods and Langham Creek high schools earned “Performance of Distinction” awards.

Cypress Woods Student Surprised with KPRC Senior Scholarship

Cypress Woods High School senior Sebastian Aguirre was one of the Houston-area high school students selected to receive a KPRC Senior Scholarship, sponsored by Texas Mattress Makers. Sebastian was nominated by Cypress Woods college and career specialist Stephanie England. Sebastian is heavily involved in volunteering and community service, not only through his involvement with the National Honor Society and Key Club at Cypress Woods but also working alongside his mother, Erika. She attended the announcement also. Morning anchor Owen Conflenti surprised Sebastian during the senior’s forensics class to present him with the scholarship.

Now Open: Local Table Features Farm-Fresh Cuisine, Hip Atmosphere

Brought to you from the family who opened Hungry’s Café, the neighborhood bistro in Memorial and Rice Village, Local Table debuts in Cypress offering delicious dishes featuring locally sourced ingredients in a casual yet trendy atmosphere at Bridgeland’s Lakeland Village Center. The eatery provides a social gathering place for Cypress residents to enjoy casual dining with friends in a family-friendly environment. Enjoy inner-city vibes with friends in the suburbs at Local Table. LocalTableHouston.com