SAN ANTONIO - Big honors for several teachers in the San Antonio area.

H-E-B’s annual "Excellence in Education Awards" recognized the state’s top teachers and schools with prizes of nearly $430,000.

Northeast Independent School District teacher Mike Bailey took home the “Lifetime Excellence in Education” award. The Bradley Middle School teacher won $25,000 for his campus and for himself.

The “Rising Star Elementary” award went to Ricky Davis from Schertz Elementary in Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District.

Alamo Heights Independent School District won the award for “Best Small District in Texas” and Pre-K for S.A. took home the award for the Early Childhood category.