At the October 15, 2008; Workforce Solutions Alamo Award luncheon, the Alamo Academies won the Workforce Solutions Alamo Board Chair Frontier Award recognizing a business (private for-profit or non-profit) in the 12-county Alamo workforce development area that has developed and implemented a unique and innovative program/initiative designed to advance workplace learning and promote the continuous development of its employees.  This award is intended to raise the awareness of the value and importance of life-long, continuous learning in creating a competitive edge for the business, its employees and the community in the global economy.