Some of our favorite local feel-good stories of 2022

While so much of the year-in-review stories spotlight some of the heartbreaks and tragedies of the previous year, there was so much of excellent news in 2022.

If you’re needing a reminder about only a few of the good issues that occurred within the San Antonio space over the past year, listed here are some feel-good stories that ought to make you smile. You can observe the hyperlinks to learn and watch the total stories.

People (and a minimum of one animal) doing superior issues

  • Two North East ISD lecturers have been honored in Nashville this year as winners of the Country Music Association (CMA) and the CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence award. Johnson High School Band Director Jarrett Lipman and Roan Forest Elementary School Music Teacher Matthew Trevino have been honored at an occasion hosted by Country Music Hall of Fame member Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn on Oct. 19.
  • We realized about Janie Barrera — the longtime chief of the nonprofit lender LiftFund who earned her MBA from the University of the Incarnate Word after turning into a nun.

Celebrating local sports activities

  • UTSA celebrated its C-USA Conference championship after a 48-27 domination over North Texas within the championship sport. They have been cheered on throughout a Rowdy River Rally on the Arneson River Theater. The Roadrunners reeled in 27 all-conference certificates and three C-USA All-Freshman Team choices. C-USA named quarterback Frank Harris Most Valuable Player, Kevorian Barnes was named C-USA Freshman of the Year and Jeff Traylor was C-USA Coach of the Year for the second year in a row. And Harris introduced he’ll come again for yet another season with the Roadrunners.
  • For the primary time in program historical past, Boerne performed within the state championship sport. They suffered a heartbreaking loss in AT&T Stadium, however it was a spectacular year. The Greyhounds end their historic season with a 15-1 general document.
  • Poth High School additionally performed for the state championship within the UIL Class 3A Division II, ending their season with a 14-2 general document.

Banner year for San Antonio Zoo

  • Dr. Dante Fenolio, vice chairman of conservation and analysis for the San Antonio Zoo, was awarded the Humane Hero Award by the American Humane group.

This story is simply cool

This checklist could appear lengthy, however it’s only a small share of the excellent news and nice folks we’ve featured on KSAT this year. We stay up for protecting extra good-news stories in 2023.

You can learn many extra stories about folks doing good issues on the Something Good web page on our web site.

Read extra year-end stories for 2022 right here.

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