The 2018 edition of the McAllen Memorial High yearbook, known as The Spur, earned a Bronze Star from the Interscholastic League Press Conference/UIL state convention on May 5.

It was one of only 36 yearbooks that received a Star which puts it in the top 10 percent of all yearbooks across Texas. McAllen Memorial’s yearbook is the only yearbook in the Rio Grande Valley to ever receive a Star and this is its fourth one (the 2007, 2009 and 2014 yearbooks also earned Stars). The 2018 Yearbook Editor was Kristina Valdez and the Co-Editors were Mariana Garcia and Quinn Sullivan. The Memorial High Journalism Teacher is Ms. Kelsey Martin.