BHS teacher Madison Ruiz awarded VFW Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year

Brenham High School teacher Madison Ruiz has been honored with the VFW Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Award for District 17. Ruiz was born and raised in Brenham and graduated from Brenham High School in 2012. She attended Blinn College, earning an associates degree in 2013, and earned a bachelor’s degree in history in 2015 from The University of Texas at Tyler. Ruiz has been a teacher at Brenham High School since 2015, and says her deep passion for history and social studies fuels her overall goal for every one of her students to become successful global citizens.

L to R: Barry Blue, Thomas Williams, AP human geography and AVID2 teacher Madison Ruiz, Ben Seeker, Rayburn Nicholes.  (Photo by Ashley Ramsey)