Ms. Trimmer and Ms. Cantu

Somerset ISD 2021-2022 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching Award Winner

Join us in congratulating Ms. Rachel Trimmer, Somerset ISD's 2021-2022 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching Award Winner!

The Science Mentor has been an educator for the past 15 years and has spent every year in Somerset. Ms. Trimmer is an alumna SHS Class of 1990.

"I hope my students know people are there for them. I am there for them,” said Ms. Trimmer. “I want them to know they can do it. They can do anything they set their minds to.”


KENS 5 Excel Teacher

Congratulations to Ms. Lorena Cantu! Ms. Cantu has been named the KENS 5 Excel Teacher for Somerset ISD. The bilingual educator has been teaching for 11 years and proudly serves our district as the bilingual lead for SSGT Michael P. Barrera Veterans Elementary. In addition, Ms. Cantu serves as a UIL coach for grades 2nd-4th in the categories of creative writing, ready writing and oral reading.

“I chose to become a teacher because I wanted to make a positive impact in the lives of children. I want them to have a passion for learning and become all they want to be,” Ms. Cantu said. “My hope is that they always remember how much I believed in them and encouraged them along their educational journey.”

Ms. Cantu will was also featured on KENS 5.