United I.S.D.'s Clark Middle School joined two Laredo I.S.D. Schools in winning an award from the Rio Grande International Study Center focusing on protecting the environment. Students came up with a bulletin board that highlighted why it was impotant to protect the environment. For their efforts they received a plaque and tree to plant on their campus. Two L.I.S.D. schools took top honors in the high school and elementary categories. Those schools were Nixon High School and Alma Pierce Elementary.