Garwood School named National Blue Ribbon School October 02, 2019 - 00:00 Posted in: News Garwood Elementary School in Rice Consolidated School District in Altair was named a National Blue Ribbon School. The U.S. Department of Education announced winners in a Sept. 26 press release. In January of this year, 26 Texas schools were nominated for the honors. Following the nomination, Garwood Elementary had to complete a rigorous ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!