Jun 20, 2013 11:49 AM
ROCKPORT - A local superintendent received an award today.
Joseph Patek, who works for the Aransas County Independent School District, was named the regional superintendent of the year.
The annual award is sponsored by The Texas Association of School Boards.
It honors public school district superintendents for excellence and achievement in educational leadership. Mr. Patek says it is a huge honor.
The Aransas County School Board nominated Mr. Patek for the award.
Later this year, he and the other finalists will compete for the award for state superintendent of the year.